Rockford theater group presents Edgar Allen Poe

Rich Raphael (L) plays Poe and Misty Bower has the role of Anabelle Lee in a stage adaptation of Edgar Allen Poe’s “In the Eye of the Raven.’’

A Rockford theater group will be presenting the works of Edgar Allen Poe in a stage production entitled “In The Eye Of The Raven.” Presented by Actors del Arte Ensemble, the comedy-drama offers several short stories by the famed American author. Actors will be portraying characters from several of Poe’s classic works. Two shows will be presented in November. The […]

A “Ship of Dreams” tells story of infamous shipwreck

(LtoR) Richard Raphael plays chief officer Michael Dawson, Randy Galaszewski portrays  Capt. Edward J. Smith and John Hogan plays Second Mate Samuel Fisher.

By John Hogan   The story of the most infamous shipwreck in history will be retold Nov. 15-17 in “A Ship of Dreams,’’ an original play about the RMS Titanic’s doomed maiden voyage 100 years ago. It is the first play presented under the newly-formed Rogue River Community Theatre Company and includes more than 40 […]

Rockford Education Foundation Presents Cameron Blake For Annual Fund Raising Event

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Tickets on Sale Now   The 17th annual concert event is scheduled for January 26, 2013 in the Rockford High School Fine Arts Center and will feature Rockford’s own Cameron Blake. The talent of Cameron Blake is refreshingly honest and rare in an age of predictable music. A graduate of the Peabody Institute of Music, […]

Second annual Idol a smash at RHS

2012 Rockford Idol winner, Lindsey Normington

It’s no secret that the young musicians at Rockford High School are consistently among the best in the state. Rockford students shine every year in the annual musical, marching band competitions, local bands, Solo & Ensemble, Band and Choir Festivals, Variety Show, and many other activities. Add to that Rockford Idol: on October 25th, RHS […]

Zombie Dash Pits “Survivors” Against the Undead in 5K Run through Downtown GR

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Halloween Weekend Night Race is One of Only a Handful in the World The Zombie Dash will be held Saturday, October 27, 2012, at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids. The run, with waves from 6:30 to 7:00 pm, will feature a five kilometer course along the Grand River, including “Apocalypse Avenue” east of the […]