Art & Entertainment

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

August 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

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 its umpteenth year, has about 70 artists of all ilks planned. The work will be good—the show is juried, which means the RAAC is selective in what artists are [...]

Auction raises $50,000 for Strong Kids

February 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Generous donations, bidding for YMCA youth campaign Photos by THOMAS A. JOHNSTON II An ambitious goal of raising $50,000 toward the Wolverine World Wide YMCA was reached with the support of generous donors and bidders, and those who benefit will be children from local families struggling financially. The Wolverine World Wide YMCA Healthy Kids annual auction was held [...]