Rochester Junior Woman’s Club Presents Donations to Four Local Organizations

The Rochester Junior Woman’s Club (RJWC) recently presented donations for $20,000 to four local organizations The Friends of the Paint Creek Trail representative Chris Gray, Mary DiCaro -Recreation Supervisor for RARA’s SCAMP Program, Rochester Symphony Orchestra representative Theresa Meegan and Angela Aufdemberge, President & CEO of Vista Maria’s Wings Program, were on hand at Meadow Brook Hall on June 9th, as club president Lisa Belisle presented the organizations with their … [Read more...]

Rochester Symphony Orchestra’s Concert Season Opens

The Rochester Symphony Orchestra opens its 55th season on Friday, October 23 at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church located at 620 Romeo Rd., Rochester, at 8 p.m. The program chosen, by Maestro Zeljko Milicevic, will include the music of Berlioz, Dvorak, a Schumann symphony and our favorite pieces from Les Miserables. It will be a beautiful musical evening in a very comfortable setting with free parking. What a gift to your children or grandchildren who are being musically trained to be … [Read more...]

Remembering Rochester: The Rochester Symphony Orchestra

Back in 2011, May was a 'golden' month in Rochester history as the Rochester Symphony Orchestra (RSO) marked a musical milestone by celebrating its 50th anniversary. On May 11, 1961, the Rochester Clarion announced to its readers that the organizational meeting of the new Rochester Civic Orchestra had taken place. The fledgling orchestra, 38 members strong, offered its first public concert at Rochester High School on May 18 of that year, under the baton of Frederic Johnson. Read the full … [Read more...]

Holiday fun is coming to town!

The flakes haven’t started falling, but of the holiday spirit is calling! Like cherished family traditions, the cities of Rochester and Rochester Hills will once again bring good will and cheer to its merry citizens with a festive variety of holiday events. Check (twice, if you must) and see if your favorite made the list. God bless us, everyone. Don’t be a Scrooge. Spend a delightful evening in the company of Meadow Brook Theatre’s talented actors as they bring Charles Dickens’ classic … [Read more...]

C.O.R.E. May 2012 Events

May is shaping up to be quite a busy month, so make sure you are clued in to all the great happenings around town! You Don't Look Like Anyone I Know Tuesday, May 1, 7:00 p.m. Rochester Hills Public Library, 500 Olde Towne, Rochester Join Author Heather Sellers as she discusses her award-winning Michigan Notable Book, You Don’t Look Like Anyone I Know. It is the story of how Heather uncovered her past, which had long been obscured by a family’s extreme circumstances and by face blindness, a … [Read more...]

Art Center Announces Winners of First Awards Ceremony

Rochester, Mich., - With immense support from eight municipalities both in Oakland County and Macomb County, Paint Creek Center for the Arts (PCCA) is pleased to announce the premiere social event of the season. PCCA’s first annual Regional Arts & Culture Awards will be presented March 24, 2011 at the Royal Park Hotel in Rochester. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to congratulate the winners alongside key players from across the region. The Regional Arts & Culture Awards are a … [Read more...]