The curtain hasn't risen yet on the next Beloit International Film Festival, but it's safe to say big changes are waiting offstage. “We're pretty excited for this year. We're trying new things,” said Rod Beaudoin, executive director of the...
The Beloit Janesville Symphony will perform its Holiday Spectacular at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 14, at Beloit's Eclipse Center.
The Janesville Performing Arts Center will recognize the playwrights, composers and musicians in our midst during Local Talent Month in January. On tap are two plays, a symphony, a flute performance and a concert by teachers.
Just when you think the Holiday Light Show at Janesville's Rotary Botanical Gardens can't get any better, organizers dazzle you with more of everything. The 2013 show features 30,000 more lights than last year.
Janesville's First Lutheran Church likes to kick off the Christmas season by tapping into a centuries-old musical tradition: a cantata. The special-occasion compositions for voice and orchestra date back to 17th-century Italy.
Kahler Thiele, 10, is one of seven children who appear in the Fireside Dinner Theatre's holiday production, “A Fireside Christmas." He juggles several shows a week at the Fort Atkinson theater, along with school and family commitments.
Go ahead, have your chocolate. Wash it down with hot apple cider. Then work it off by shopping local merchants, chasing the Grinch or perfecting your triple lutz at the Janesville Ice Arena. You don't have to go far to find some fun.
Rotary Botanical Gardens will satisfy your pre-holiday sweet tooth at its annual Taste of Chocolate fundraiser Saturday, Nov. 23, at the gardens, 1455 Palmer Drive, Janesville. The event starts at 5 p.m.
After four animated movies, you'd think most of us would know Shrek. But it's quite possible we don't know him all that well. Parker High School students will dive deeper into the character and his friends next week in “Shrek the Musical.”
Nerds might be popular now, but they weren't in the '70s and '80s, when a socially inept friend could drive a guy insane. Consider that an intro to “The Nerd,” a 1981 comedy being staged by Janesville Little Theatre.
There's something familiar about this New York City restaurant and its Green Bay Packer-sized chef. It could be the bratwurst sliders, or maybe the brandy cocktails and waitresses in frilly aprons that make it feel homey.
This week's opening of Wisconsin Brewing Co. in Verona offers a nice segue into a quartet of local beer and wine celebrations.
Adam Miller already seems to have a firm grasp of his role as Craig High School's musical director, even though this is his first full-time teaching job. Among Miller's duties is producing the annual musical, "Footloose," which opens Friday, Nov. 1.
The Beloit International Film Festival wants to help launch the career of tomorrow's Steven Spielberg or Quentin Tarantino. Starting Nov. 9, organizers of the annual film fest will offer seven free workshops for students in grades six through 12.
Salsa music will blend with Asian flavors in an annual fundraiser coming up Saturday, Nov. 2. The Year of the Dancing Snake Gala supports the Janesville Multicultural Teacher Opportunities Scholarship.