ArtCapsule, Taste of Rockford slated for Saturday

The community is invited to hone their eyes and prepare their appetites for this year’s ArtCapsule and A Taste of Rockford. These crowd favorites are scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 4 from noon until 4 p.m. This is the third year for both of these events, hosted by the Rockford Area Arts Commission (RAAC), and they […]

LETTER TO THE EDITOR

Rockford Art Capsule–a real contest or drawing?  Dear Editor, Color me a little confused here. Have the organizers of Art Capsule given any thought to how seriously flawed the contest’s voting procedures and rules are? Done properly a contest should allow only one ballot per voter. Not so Art Capsule. Pads of tear-off ballots are […]

Art Capsule bigger, better despite rainy weather

Studio D2D’s Dan DeWard created this tribute to Rockford athletes. A young visitor to the studio admires the work.

Jeff Lewis, chair of the Rockford Area Arts Commission (RAAC) and the idea guy who came up with Rockford’s Art Capsule event, said more people voted on the 30 local art displays in 2011 than in the first year. “We had a thousand votes, which was more than last year,” Lewis said. This year’s event, […]