Live to the point of tears.— Albert Camus
Every second Friday of the month, the Bookworm Bakery and Cafe hosts the Rockford Certified Slam; the only event of its kind on Rockford. We always have a feature poet, some of them nationally known.
Come show what you have then see what you can learn by this… read more
"Prairie Dreams: The Story of Clayville and its People," 2 p.m. July 4-5, 6 p.m. July 6, Clayville 1800s stagecoach inn historic site one mile east of Pleasant Plans on Route 126, Features stories of the people who built and traveled through Clayville,… read more
The Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts’ (UICA) annual Holiday Artists’Market is celebrating its 25th year! The indoor fine arts and crafts market will once again feature the work of dozens of the region's most accomplished creative talents. Admission to the m… read more
Stardust Poetry at Karma Café includes an open-mic and featured poet(s). The open-mic is semi-unmoderated. Adult language is permitted, but if any small children should happen to be at the café, please preface any piece that contains R-rated words so parents wi… read more
Join acclaimed composer and musician Jeff Haas and his quintet for a special night of jazz, classical and world music celebrating the 100th birthday of internationally known radio host Karl Haas. From arrangements of Karl Haas’ favorite works by Beethoven an… read more
The 2014 Progressive Insurance Chicago Boat, Sports & RV Show returns January 16-20, 2014, over the Martin Luther King, Jr. holiday weekend, transforming McCormick Place into an outdoor paradise, offering visitors a one-stop shop with big bargains on hundred… read more
A display of more than 100 international Nativity Sets and tour of St. Francis of Assisi Church.
Meets from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday evenings. Ongoing and open group - join at any time. Group is for female and male teens (or those in between) who may be questioning their sexual orientation, gender identity or both. Group will cover many topics including: det… read more
Frank Trompeter Quartet (jazz), 8:30 p.m. Dec. 20, Norb Andy's Tabarin, 518 E. Capitol Ave.
The Promise, a holiday season tradition for many in the Lakeshore area, weaves the Christmas story together using scripture and Christmas music with Classical and Contemporary Ballet. Performed by the Turning Pointe Ensembles, this year’s production features 90 … read more
Small movement class that is fun, pleasant, specifically created for overweight/plus-size people age 16 and older, that can accommodate bodies of plus size that are also mobility limited/impaired. This is not your traditional yoga class as our bodies don’t match… read more