Category Archives: Arts & Entertainment

Rockford group to submit entry, perform at ArtPrize

by CINDY M. CRANMER A Rockford woman is working to turn her dream into reality with an ArtPrize performance that will feature 90 area singers as well as a song entry the public can vote on at the event. ArtPrize, … Continue reading

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Walk through history at encampment

The West Michigan Living History and Educational Association would like to invite the public to the 26th Annual Grand Rogue Living History Encampment on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 15-16. Every year on the second weekend after Labor Day, visitors can … Continue reading

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Local theatre group reaches higher level

The curtain is opening on a whole new approach to community theatre in Rockford, with the debut of the Rogue River Community Theatre Company (RRCTC). “The nonprofit corporation, formed this summer, is taking local theatre to a higher level of … Continue reading

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Rockford father-daughter bond forged in fear

Family values explored in ‘The Meaning of Normal’ by BETH ALTENA Anyone who knows Phil Mann can concede he does a convincing creepy. Surprisingly, so does his daughter, lovely 16-year-old Tiffany, a straight-A student who will be a junior this … Continue reading

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All types of talent to be presented at Art in the Park

Rain or shine, Rockford will be the center of a storm of art on Saturday, Sept. 8 along the banks of the lovely Rogue River during the Rockford Area Arts Commission’s (RAAC) annual Art in the Park. The event, in … Continue reading

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