Tag Archives: Performing Arts
“It’s like, you know, so far out that it’s in, and so like, in, you know, that it’s far out, you dig? Like, it’s so hot that it’s cool, and it’s so cool that it’s hot!”
Get ready to get your groove on … The 13th Annual Groove Walk is one week away! The streets of downtown Rockford are going to be rockin’ and a rollin’, movin’ and a groovin’.
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
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
Infamous for its “Powered by You” Ford commercial, which aired in 2008, Pilobolous performed a series of mercury-fluid performances, executing unshakable sustained movements, discontinuous floor patterns, and unbelievable weight-sharing aerobatics.
I continue referring to the opening number as “Street Fighter,” as I remember it in the 1990s arcades. Modified martial arts pairings, combined with swift punch-kick combinations, kept the audience sitting on the edge of its seat. I kept thinking “Chun-Li versus …
Since 1997, Studio 11 Dance Company (633 Harlem Road in Machesney Park) has offered jazz, tap, ballet, pointe, hip-hop, modern, nursery ballet for ages three and four, boys hip hop, and adult classes. Performing annually in a June recital, dancers also have the opportunity to perform during community events or in a team at competitions. They also offer dance team prep classes, and will be offering modern dance classes twice a month.