Rochester Community Concert Band presents ‘Music from Across the Pond’

The Rochester Community Concert Band (RCCB) will present its “Music from Across the Pond” concert Tuesday, March 12, at 7:30 p.m. in the Stoney Creek High School auditorium. The concert is open to the public and free to attend. The performance will have a distinctly European theme featuring music of British, Irish, Italian, Scottish, and German roots. Included in this program, among others works, are “Irish Tune from County Derry (Danny Boy)” by Percy Grainger, Luigi Denza’s “Funiculì, … [Read more...]

The Grass Roots Performing Live for Meadow Brook Theatre’s Annual Concert & Cuisine Benefit

Meadow Brook Theatre (MBT) presents THE GRASS ROOTS on July 15, 2017 for the Theatre’s annual fundraising event Concert & Cuisine. The event includes a pre-glow reception, strolling dinner and one-night-only concert with the band. All proceeds benefit Meadow Brook Theatre, a nonprofit organization and Michigan’s largest professional theatre. In the entire history of Rock n’ Roll, only 9 bands  - (including The Beatles) have charted more hits on Billboard’s Hot 100 than The Grass Roots. … [Read more...]

Beatlemania Comes to the Older Persons’ Commission

Come the Older Persons' Commission (OPC) on Friday, October 23 and experience the Beatles, channeled via Toppermost, one of the area’s top Beatles tribute bands. Doors open at 5 p.m. with a strolling dinner of brats with all of the toppings, burgers (beef and turkey) pulled pork sandwiches, chips, dessert and two drinks per person. Toppermost hits the stage in OPC’s auditorium at 7 p.m. with Beatles tunes from their early Fab Four Days straight through the Sergeant Pepper era. So come … [Read more...]

What Do You Think About Roundabouts?

Dear Crabby, My city is installing all these roundabouts in my area and they scare me to death!  I am especially scared that my teenage son will get into an accident on one of them.  What is your opinion? Sincerely, Turning Crazy Mom Dear Turning Crazy, I have seen these roundabouts all over the place, and I too heard we will be getting more in the future.  I personally don't mind them.  My trusty Oldsmobile and I have been through a lot together and this is just one more thing.  I … [Read more...]