Arts & Entertainment

John Ball Zoo – It’s not your childhood Zoo!

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

People tend to think of a visit to the Zoo as a summertime activity, but the fall is an excellent time to visit too! For one thing, beginning September 16, John Ball Zoo admission is reduced to $5.00 for adults, and $4.00 for kids. Children two and under are always free. In the cooler fall months, animals are far more active. There’s fewer people so you’ll be able to [...]

Five Rockford artists with entries in ArtPrize 2013

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Five local artists have entries in one of the largest art shows in the nation this year. ArtPrize begins September 18, however artists have already begun installing works in an area covering three square miles of downtown Grand Rapids. This independently organized international art competition with an unprecedented $200,000 top prize decided by popular vote is all free [...]

RHS Arts Student of the Week, Lyssa Daniels

September 19, 2013 // 0 Comments

Photo courtesy of Gayla Fox Photography This week’s RHS Arts Student of the Week is Senior Lyssa Daniels, nominated by theater teacher Kaelynn VanBuren. In nominating Daniels, VanBuren says, “During our summer stock production of Urinetown, Lyssa really found a new level of creativity. As her teacher and director I was impressed by her growth and commitment.” An [...]

Third annual Labor Day Duathlon off and running

August 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

By John Hogan (L -R) WFGR 98.7-FM morning show host Andy O’Riley, Honey Creek Inn Duathlon organizer Don Kurylowicz and 98.7-FM morning show co-host Dave Kaechele, on the air outside The Grist Mill last week drumming up support for the radio station’s “98 days of Summer’’ promotion and the upcoming Labor Day Duathlon in Cannonsburg. Duathlon fever is starting to [...]

Annual Art In The Park event scheduled for Saturday September 7

August 29, 2013 // 0 Comments

Crowds of art-lovers will once again line the banks of the Rogue River for the 2013 Art In The Park event from 9 am to 5 pm on Saturday, September 7, hosted by the Rockford Area Arts Commission. Under the white tent canopies, visitors will find original paintings, pottery, sculpture, photography, pastels, jewelry, glassware and more offered by the 40 plus artists [...]
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