Arts & Entertainment

Annual arts concert thrills crowd

April 28, 2011 // 0 Comments

by TOM SCOTT photos by TOM SCOTT The Rockford Area Arts Commion (RAAC) kicked off its 2011 summer seasonwith the Rockford Performing Arts Spring Concert featuring the Rockford Community Choir, The Rockford Community Orchestra & the Rockford Community Concert Band. The event was held at Rockford High Schools Fine Arts Auditorium Sunday, April 17. The Choir was led by [...]

Public invited to Sunset Moon

April 14, 2011 // 0 Comments

Rogue River Community Theatre is presenting “Sunset Moon” a Western musical comedy at Kent Theater in Cedar Springs on April 14 and 15 at 8 p.m. and April 16 at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. It is also playing at North Rockford Middle School in Rockford on April 28 at 8 p.m. Tickets at the door are adults $10 and student $4. For additional information call (616) 874-5264. [...]

Squire photographer catches Seger act

April 7, 2011 // 0 Comments

by TOM SCOTT Squire photographer Tom Scott was again granted a media pass with the understanding The Rockford Squire be the only publication to publish his photos. This is his second big concert at the Van Andel, following a photo shoot with Lady Gaga in concert last month. As expected, Bob Seger rocked the house for a sell-out crowd of well over 12,000 fans. Opening the [...]

ERMS to present Annie Jr. play

March 3, 2011 // 0 Comments

by FINE ARTS SUPER CREW PUBLICITY COMMITTEE Cast members of “Annie Jr.” are (l–r) Grace Kropiewnicki as Annie, Katie Montroy as Grace, Sarah Hale as Miss Hannigan, and Bradley Sinclair as Mr. Oliver Warbucks. The East Rockford Middle School sixth-grade Fine Arts Magnet (F.A.S.C.) will be performing “Annie Jr.” “Annie” is a unique musical play about a [...]

Magic of season captured with Lakes student concert

December 9, 2010 // 0 Comments

Lakes Elementary students, friends and family celebrated the joy of the holiday season with concerts held at the Rockford High School auditorium on Wednesday, Dec. 1. The show was directed by Lindsay Yntema and featured songs of the holidays, some audience participation and a “surprise” visit by Santa,played by Principal Blake Bowman. The first half of the concert [...]
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