Mendelssohn http://northernpublicradio.org en Mendelssohn Arts Center Buys Rockford Church http://northernpublicradio.org/post/mendelssohn-arts-center-buys-rockford-church <p>The Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center has purchased First Presbyterian Church in Rockford.&nbsp; The building went on sale in January. The funds to buy and renovate the church were given to Mendelssohn by donors.&nbsp; The center will use the building for new performance and rehearsal space.</p><p> Fri, 12 Oct 2012 14:59:00 +0000 WNIJ 19741 at http://northernpublicradio.org Mendelssohn Arts Center Buys Rockford Church Charlotte's Web To Become Part Of Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center http://northernpublicradio.org/post/charlottes-web-become-part-pf-mendelssohn-performing-arts-center <p>After more than 40 years in Rockford as an independent organization, <a href="http://charlotteswebofrockford.org/home.html">Charlotte’s Web for the Performing Arts </a>is becoming a division of the <a href="https://www.mendelssohnpac.org/index.cfm">Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center</a>.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Charlotte’s Web for the Performing Arts has long been known for presenting an eclectic mix of folk, blues and other types of ‘roots’ music. For most of its 128 years, the focus of what is now the Mendelssohn Performing Arts Center has been classical music.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 11:09:00 +0000 Guy Stephens 17913 at http://northernpublicradio.org