The search is on for longtime director Steven Larsen's replacement. This season, nine talented conductors join the RSO to perform and greet the community. Who will be hired is entirely up to you. ...

After a 19-month hiatus due to COVID-19, Rockford's crown jewel theater is ready once more to welcome audiences indoors. Here's a sneak preview of what's to come. ...

As Rockford Symphony Orchestra's music director, Steven Larsen, prepares to begin his next journey, he's spending plenty of time reflecting on the many ways he's impacted the orchestra over the past three decades. ...

The arts are vulnerable even in the best of times, but in today's environment, there's been a deep impact on our area arts organizations and the artists who depend on them. Here are just a few ways they're making it through. ...

A group of generous neighbors came together to help fund a Rockford Symphony Orchestra performance, and in the process drew an entire community together for a common cause. ...

There are numerous ways to help others in our community. Browse the following organizations to see if you're familiar with the many volunteering opportunities in our region. ...

Every year, Rockford Dance Company dazzles local audiences with its production of "The Nutcracker." Learn why this year's production is leaping to new heights. ...

At the 1964 New York World’s Fair, brilliant minds conceived the idea of having an annual recognition ceremony for outstanding Illinosians. This year, the Lincoln Academy convenes in Rockford for the first time in nearly 50 years. ...

For loved ones who prefer "experiences" over "gifts," why not consider gifting them tickets to a holiday-themed show? Here are some of the best plays, musicals and concerts happening in our area this holiday season. ...

An exciting, yet challenging lineup is in store for Rockford Symphony Orchestra's 2017/2018 season. Mark your calendar now and take a peek at what's to come. ...