How Creative Pivoting Saved Raue & ESO

When arts organizations in Elgin and Crystal Lake faced a do-or-die crisis, it took some creative business strategies and a public plea to turn things around. This is how they charged back from the brink with a renewed focus on the future.

Elgin Symphony: Presenting the Symphonic Sounds of the Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year to experience Elgin Symphony Orchestra. Get a glimpse of what’s on the lineup for the holiday season.

Know Your Neighbors: Elgin Symphony’s Andrew Grams

He’s performed with and conducted some of the best orchestras in the world, and we’re lucky to say he’s made his home base in Elgin. Meet the dynamic leader of Elgin Symphony Orchestra and learn what it’s like to stand in the company of legends.

Nonprofits That Support the Arts

Our region is full of artists who crave opportunities to showcase their work. Learn how these local nonprofit organizations preserve and promote the arts.

Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues

Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues.

Inside the World of Community Radio

Turn on your radio and you could hear the blare of popular music or sports talk. But land on a low-power FM radio station and you can hear the stories of your neighbors, as they share everything from local goings-on and public information to lesser-known music.

Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season in our many arts venues.

Discover More Than Books at Gail Borden Public Library

Much more than your traditional library, this Elgin institution is investing in learning activities, programs and exhibits for kids and adults.

A New Season Dawns for Elgin Symphony Orchestra

Illinois’ four-time ‘Orchestra of the Year’ has a rich lineup in store for its upcoming season. Savor Elgin Symphony Orchestra’s symphonic sounds at one of its upcoming performances.