Arts & Entertainment

Local artist published in national magazine

July 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

Local artist Judith Diephouse of Rockford was recently published in the summer issue of The Decorative Painter, an international quarterly publication and the oldest decorative painting magazine currently published. With 40 years of history, the Society of Decorative Painters (SDP) is home to the world’s most experienced decorative painters, teachers and designers. [...]

Elementary students have opportunity to create works for Art Attack

July 19, 2012 // 0 Comments

by CINDY M. CRANMER Matt Zokoe, fourth-grade teacher, led the Lakes Elementary Student Council in coordinating the first-ever Lakes Art Attack. More than one-third of the students at Lakes Elementary School participated in the first-ever art competition and creativity display at the Rockford school. Art Attack, which the students considered as their version of ArtPrize, [...]

Picnic Pops opens with ‘Classical Fireworks’ best-of edition

July 12, 2012 // 0 Comments

The 18th annual D&W Fresh Market Picnic Pops promises to provide some of the best summer entertainment in West Michigan, served family style in a relaxed, natural setting. The series opens with perennial audience favorite “Classical Fireworks.” Two performances, led by Music Director David Lockington, will be presented at 8 p.m. Thursday and Friday, July 12-13 at [...]

Beyond The Rock crew runs video production at Big Ticket Festival

July 5, 2012 // 0 Comments

by KRIS DEYOUNG The Beyond The Rock crew gets the opportunity to run a large part of the video production for the Big Ticket Festival. Loud music, famous bands, world-renowned speakers, thousands of fans and, most importantly, elephant ears are all part of this year’s Big Ticket Festival, which took place at Allegan County Fairgrounds June 14-16. The Big Ticket Festival [...]

Rockford Start of Summer Celebration

June 14, 2012 // 0 Comments

Squire thanks friends for float Photo by MELANIE RAGSDALE Photo by MELANIE RAGSDALE The Rockford Squire staff would like to thank those who contributed to their Start of Summer Celebration parade float. Thank you to Ed Koehn Chevrolet for lending the truck, Post Berry Farms for the bushel baskets and crates, Rockford Ace Hardware for the beautiful plants, Pegasus Sports [...]
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