Prince could play guitar like Carlos Santana or Jimi Hendrix, sing like James Brown or lay down the deepest grooves this side of Sly and the Family Stone.
Pop superstar Prince was found dead at his home on Thursday in suburban Minneapolis. He was 57.
Octane Interlounge in downtown Rockford playfully celebrates that '50s-'60s vibe with a bar/restaurant that is billed as “fun, casual dining,” says Gazette restaurant reviewer Joan Neeno.
Area bars such as The Rock Bar & Grill in Beloit continue to see good returns from dedicated trivia nights.
Craig and Parker high schools have joined forces to produce a musical, apparently a feat never attempted in the schools' near half-century of existence. The show is a classic tale of star-crossed lovers and two Manhattan gangs. “West Side Story” opens Thursday, April 28.
A fast look at some of the events going on in the area this week.
There are a few trailers that gain special attention, whether it's for the strong emotions they convey, their artistic direction or just their pure awesomeness.
The indie rock band Frightened Rabbit is a five-piece group from Scotland led by Scott Hutchinson on guitar and vocals and his brother Grant on drums.
This is a listing of local night spots featuring live entertainment. Call the Gazette at 608-755-8258, or fax your listing to 608-755-8349 by 5 p.m. Tuesday. There is no charge. Scheduling changes do occur, so when in doubt, contact the venue before you head out to see a band.
The Walt Disney Co.’s “The Jungle Book” opened with $103.6 million in North America.