Tag Archives: Local Artists
With the weather finally breaking, I can feel the excitement in the air!
There’s nothing better than going downtown Rockford on a warm summer evening, eating at an outdoor café and walking around enjoying all of the music and art that surrounds the Rock River. As I got out my calendar and started planning my next few months, I found plenty to do even before summer officially arrives.
Here’s a little warm up-
“The Signature Event”
· Thursday, April 28,2011
· 6-9:00 pm at Giovanni’s Restaurant
· Local artist share their “signature” work
The 8th Annual Affair for Alzheimer’s takes place tomorrow, Saturday, April 9, 2011 and it is an event you will never forget. Mark your calendars, write it on your hand and post it to your refrigerator, this is an amazing evening!
This is my 5th year as a participating artist and I have to admit, I am honored to be part of this incredible event each year. Let me fill you in with a little background information to entice you.
~ Prairie Street Brew House- 200 Prairie Street…it doesn’t get any cooler than this!
Without Shoes Modern Dance Company is holding auditions for its spring concert, which will be open to all adult dancers, children, and high school students with dance experience. Featuring songs by The Beatles and live music, the performance will take place Friday, March 25, 7:30 pm at Rockford College’s Maddox Theater, 5050 E. State St., Rockford.
What: Songs of Love and Flowers
Where: Rockford College Clark Arts Center Dance Studio, 5050 E. State St., Rockford
When: Sunday, January 23, 2011
· Children 10 and up: 12:30-1:00 pm
· High School Students: 1:10 – 1:45 pm
By Rebecca Fetter, Arts4All
The Northern Illinois chapter of the American Institute of Architects (AIA NI) has been gathering on topics ranging from movies related to architecture to lectures on historic buildings. Last month, AIA NI co-sponsored a lecture event with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
The event’s topic, ‘wholeness-based design,’ took an inside look at the sustainable architecture of Aldo Leopold Legacy Center, in Baraboo, Wisconsin, designed by Kubala Washatko Architects out of Cedarburg. Why is this building any different than other energy efficient buildings, you ask? Because the Leopold Center was awarded 61 points out of …
Mark your calendars: Fall ArtScene 2010 will be here before you know it!
On Friday, October 1 & 2, ArtScene will be free to the public, and held in galleries all over the Rockford region. The works of hundreds of skilled artists will be exhibited and sold in a wide variety of forms, genres, media, and styles.
Aardvark Studio, at 1109 Railroad Ave in Rockford , will awe you with the distinctive visual elements of Andrew Langoussis, Vincent S. Chiaramonte and Kathleen Rietz. Discover an exhibition of rich pigments, figure study, sculpture, drawing and more.