Arts & Entertainment

Rockford father-daughter bond forged in fear

August 30, 2012 // 0 Comments

Family values explored in ‘The Meaning of Normal’ by BETH ALTENA Anyone who knows Phil Mann can concede he does a convincing creepy. Surprisingly, so does his daughter, lovely 16-year-old Tiffany, a straight-A student who will be a junior this year at Rockford High School. The two were recently featured in a news segment titled “The Meaning of Normal” that [...]

Winners announced in third annual ArtCapsule in Rockford

August 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

BEST IN SHOW—Stacy Niedzwiecki, displayed at Epic Coffee House. Local talent filled Rockford during the third annual ArtCapsule event in downtown Rockford, and voters picked the winners in each of three categories as well as Best in Show. Local photographer Stacy Niedzwiecki was the overall winner with her photograph earning her Best in Show. In the Photography category [...]

Art camp has nature theme

August 23, 2012 // 0 Comments

Rogue River Community Theatre Company held their 9th Annual Summer Arts Camp at North Rockford Middle School July 16-20. It was a huge success. This year’s theme was about ecology, animals and nature: “All Creatures Bright and Beautiful.” Pictured are camp members and the [...]

Local band to release album August 10

August 9, 2012 // 0 Comments

Local band Vertical Bridge members work with famous names from Nashville. Pictured are (l–r) Jim Douglas (vocals), Brad Thomas (guitars), Dave Ellefson (bass player for Megadeth), Billy Smiley (producer, and founding member of Whiteheart), and Jamie Sorsen (drums). The past 12 months has been an exciting year for one local band. Vertical Bridge is set to release their [...]
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