Arts & Entertainment

High School Bands and Choirs combine for Christmas Collage

December 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

On Friday, December 14, and Sunday, December 16, the Rockford High School Choirs and Bands will present their annual Collage Concerts. These very popular concerts are a great way to enjoy a variety of holiday music presented by our very talented choir and band students. They are presented in collage style, with one group performing right after another, without [...]

Enjoy a Holiday Concert at Rockford High School

December 6, 2012 // 0 Comments

Photo by Tom Scott Take a break from your busy holiday planning and enjoy the delightful sounds of the season as the Rockford Community Band, Adult Choir, Children’s Choir and Symphony Orchestra present their annual holiday concert, sponsored by the Rockford Area Arts Commission.  Admission is free. The Rockford Community Choir, under direction of Renee Vande Wege with [...]

Rockford Aces to Perform Holiday Favorites with Renowned Artists

November 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

The Rockford Aces, an award-winning a cappella men’s ensemble from Rockford High School, will be performing holiday favorites with the Battle Creek Symphony and several renowned artists on Saturday, December 15, 2012 at the W.K. Kellogg Auditorium in Battle Creek. Among the artists featured are two of the top symphonic Broadway soloists in the country, Doug LaBrecque, [...]

Reader submits remarkable photograph

November 29, 2012 // 0 Comments

Extraordinary photo by Marilyn Keigley Many thanks to Marilyn Keigley who sent this picture to the Squire for publication. She took it after the lighting ceremony at the dam in downtown Rockford using a 30-second shutter speed. Keigley has been a Rockford resident for seven years, is a member of the Grand Rapids Camera Club, the River City Camera Club and she runs the Big [...]

Children’s author in Sand Lake for book signing

November 15, 2012 // 0 Comments

Johnathan Rand, author of the tremendously popular Michigan Chillers, American Chillers and Freddy Fernortner series of children’s books, will be doing a book signing at Bay Leaf Used Books in Sand Lake on Saturday, December 8th, from 11 am to 1 pm.  Fans can bring their own book for Mr. Rand to sign or purchase a copy at Bay Leaf Used Books. Rand’s Chiller series [...]
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