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Rockford event proves dog park would be another huge hit

August 25, 2011 // 0 Comments

Photos by BETH ALTENA Rock the Dam could have been called Rock the Dogs as the event had plenty of canine listeners and visitors as well as an impressive crowd of human music lovers. This should encourage organizers of the Rockford dog park, which is currently working on securing funding for the construction of the proposed park. These furry friends were just a few of the [...]

Rock the Dam battle of the bands ends with packed finale

August 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

Next new event this Thursday with Pub & Grub Crawl The singer of the Rockford youth band Blind Ambition wins the crowd during the finals of Rock the Dam. Organizers estimated the crowd for the final night of Rock the Dam battle of the bands to be as much as 700 fans who enjoyed a fine evening of impressive talent. The six-band showdown for winning youth and adult [...]

Music in the air and the Squire was there

August 18, 2011 // 0 Comments

by CLIFF AND NANCY HILL “A Prarie Home Companion’s” Garrison Keillor autographs a copy of The Rockford Squire. Last week was all about concerts for the Squire staff who stretched themselves thin by covering four local musical extravaganzas – two in downtown Rockford’s Garden Club Park and two at the Frederik Meijer Gardens and Sculpture Park Amphitheater. [...]

Art Capsule bigger, better despite rainy weather

August 11, 2011 // 0 Comments

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 [...]
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