Arts & Entertainment

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 [...]

Reds, area high school choirs bring sounds of season to diners

December 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

Since opening in August 2006, Reds on the River has partnered with Rockford Public Schools on numerous occasions, including co-op work opportunities, numerous fundraisers, benefits for the Rockford Education Foundation, and the Community Unity program with the sports boosters and Youth Initiative Community Service Club. The Rockford High School Chamber singers include [...]

Rockford students among Nutcracker dancers

December 2, 2010 // 0 Comments

Have you ever wondered how a mouse can become an angel? “No problem!” says 7-year-old Hanna Prost of Rockford. Who would think that this cute little Valley View Elementary School second grader can make that transformation effortlessly in but a few minutes, from a frightening little mouse who scares the living daylights out of Clara Stahlbaum to a sweet little angel [...]

Tim Robbins’ ‘Dead Man Walking’ to hit Rockford stage

May 6, 2010 // 0 Comments

“Dead Man Walking,” a play written by actor/director Tim Robbins—who also directed the 1995 Oscar-winning film—is a gripping drama that tells the true story of Sister Helen Prejean’s remarkable journey alongside convicted killer Matthew Poncelet as he faces his impending execution. The play will be performed at the Rockford Fine Arts Auditorium May 6-8 at 7:00 [...]

Rogue River Community Theatre presents ‘A Case of Monkey Business’

May 6, 2010 // 0 Comments

“A Case of Monkey Business” is a musical comedy about a jungle legend and a group of misfits who find themselves lost in the wilds of Africa. Throw in a caveman or two and pirates and you have a fun mixture of songs, laughs and hijinks for the whole family. The musical comedy will be performed at the Old Kent Theatre, 8 N. Main St., Cedar Springs on May 6 and 7 at 8 [...]
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