Nordlof Events

Unveiled: a One-Woman Show
Saturday, April 21, 2018 - 6:00pm

Five Muslim women in a post-9/11 world serve tea and uncover what lies beneath the veil in this critically acclaimed one-woman show by Rohina Malik, performed by the playwright. Following the performance, there will be a discussion with Rohina.

Movies on Main
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 1:00pm

Coco - Rated PG

Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history. Starring Gael García Bernal and Anthony Gonzalez, directed by Adrian Molina and Lee Unkrich.

***Movies on Main is a FREE EVENT and open to the public***

 

 

 

Chosen - a film by Abbie Reese
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 4:00pm

Chosen will be screened again in Rockford, this time on April 22 (the World Day of Prayer for Vocations).
The screening of the 107-minute film will be followed by a Q&A with Director Abbie Reese.

Chosen has been selected for film festivals on four continents and has received awards internationally, including Best Documentary Feature Film by Sydney World Film Festival in Australia; Third Place for Feature Film by the International Catholic Film Association at the Mirabile Dictu Film Festival in Warsaw, Poland; and Ambitious Feature by Festival Angaelica at Big Bear Lake, Calif.

Movies on Main
Sunday, April 22, 2018 - 6:30pm

Murder on the Orient Express - Rated PG-13

What starts out as a lavish train ride through Europe quickly unfolds into one of the most stylish, suspenseful and thrilling mysteries ever told. From the novel by best-selling author Agatha Christie, "Murder on the Orient Express" tells the tale of thirteen strangers stranded on a train, where everyone's a suspect. One man must race against time to solve the puzzle before the murderer strikes again.
Starring Judi Dench, Daisy Ridley, Penélope Cruz, and Johnny Depp, directed by Kenneth Branagh.

***Movies on Main is a FREE EVENT and open to the public***

 

ADME Business Workshop
Tuesday, April 24, 2018 - 5:00pm

Are you a new business owner? Interested in becoming an entrepreneur in 2018? If so, you are invited to join the Illinois Department of Commerce for an Advancing the Development of Minority Entrepreneurship (ADME) Business Workshop. This workshop has been designed to instruct new business start-ups or individuals who have an interest in entrepreneurship.

During the workshop, subject-matter experts will address the needs of individuals who are just starting their own business and those who are looking to pursue entrepreneurship.

Mary Poppins - presented by CTP/YTP
Friday, May 4, 2018 - 7:00pm

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Mary Poppins - presented by CTP/YTP
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 2:00pm

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Mary Poppins - presented by CTP/YTP
Saturday, May 5, 2018 - 7:00pm

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Mary Poppins - presented by CTP/YTP
Sunday, May 6, 2018 - 2:00pm

One of the most popular Disney movies of all time is capturing hearts in a whole new way: as a practically perfect musical! Based on the books by P.L. Travers and the classic Walt Disney film, Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's Mary Poppins delighted Broadway audiences for over 2,500 performances and received nominations for nine Olivier and seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Open Mic & Poetry Slam
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 - 6:00pm

Are you a poet? Do you like to watch poets? Do you have a non-poetry talent that you want to share with the world? Well then, this is the event for you! The Rockford Certified Open Mic and Poetry Slam is coming up on May 15th at 6PM.

This event is FREE and participants may sign up in advance or at the door. All acts are welcome during the open mic in the first half of the show, including music, comedy, dance, and magic. The slam competition in the second half of the show is for poets reading their original works only. Slam participants, please have two poems ready in case you make it to the second round. This is a fairly informal event, so don't be shy about participating! The top three poets will receive a festive prize.

Movies on Main
Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 4:00pm

​Paddington 2​ - Rated PG

Paddington, now happily settled with the Brown family and a popular member of the local community, picks up a series of odd jobs to buy the perfect present for his Aunt Lucy's 100th birthday, only for the gift to be stolen.Starring Ben Whishaw and Michael Gambon, directed by Paul King.

***Movies on Main is a FREE EVENT and open to the public***

Movies on Main
Sunday, May 20, 2018 - 6:00pm

Lady Bird - Rated R

The relationship comedy stars Saoirse Ronan as Christine McPherson, a rebellious student at a conservative Catholic Sacramento high school who wants to escape her family and small town constraints to go to college in New York. Starring Saoirse Ronan and Laurie Metcelf, directed by Greta Gerwig.

***Movies on Main is a FREE EVENT and open to the public***

Movies on Main: PRIDE
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 2:00pm

Help us choose which films to screen at Movies on Main: PRIDE!

Follow this link to vote for your favorite LGBTQ+ film: https://doodle.com/poll/f7prq2adw2b8ce6r

***Movies on Main: PRIDE is a FREE EVENT and open to the public***

Movies on Main: PRIDE
Sunday, June 3, 2018 - 4:00pm

Help us choose which films to screen at Movies on Main: PRIDE!

Follow this link to vote for your favorite LGBTQ+ film: https://doodle.com/poll/f7prq2adw2b8ce6r

***Movies on Main: PRIDE is a FREE EVENT and open to the public***

Hair - presented by [usual] Suspects
Thursday, June 7, 2018 - 8:00pm

Hair tells the story of the “tribe”, a group of politically active people, living life in New York City and fighting against the social/political system. Claude, his good friend Berger, their roommate Sheila and their friends struggle to balance their young lives, loves, and the sexual revolution with their rebellion against their conservative parents and society. Ultimately, Claude must decide whether to fight the system, or to succumb to the pressures of his parents (and conservative America).

Hair - presented by [usual] Suspects
Friday, June 8, 2018 - 8:00pm

Hair tells the story of the “tribe”, a group of politically active people, living life in New York City and fighting against the social/political system. Claude, his good friend Berger, their roommate Sheila and their friends struggle to balance their young lives, loves, and the sexual revolution with their rebellion against their conservative parents and society. Ultimately, Claude must decide whether to fight the system, or to succumb to the pressures of his parents (and conservative America).

Hair - presented by [usual] Suspects
Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 8:00pm

Hair tells the story of the “tribe”, a group of politically active people, living life in New York City and fighting against the social/political system. Claude, his good friend Berger, their roommate Sheila and their friends struggle to balance their young lives, loves, and the sexual revolution with their rebellion against their conservative parents and society. Ultimately, Claude must decide whether to fight the system, or to succumb to the pressures of his parents (and conservative America).

Movies on Main
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 4:00pm

Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle - Rated PG-13

In the brand new adventure Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, the tables are turned as four teenagers in detention are sucked into the world of Jumanji. When they discover an old video game console with a game they've never heard of, they are immediately thrust into the game's jungle setting, into the bodies of their avatars, played by Dwayne Johnson, Jack Black, Kevin Hart, and Karen Gillan. What they discover is that you don't just play Jumanji - Jumanji plays you. They'll have to go on the most dangerous adventure of their lives, or they'll be stuck in the game forever...
Starring Dwayne Johnson and Kevin Hart, directed by Jake Kasdan.

***Movies on Main is a FREE EVENT and open to the public***

Movies on Main
Sunday, June 10, 2018 - 6:00pm

Black Panther - Rated PG-13

"Black Panther" follows T'Challa who, after the events of "Captain America: Civil War," returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda to take his place as King. However, when an old enemy reappears on the radar, T'Challa's mettle as King and Black Panther is tested when he is drawn into a conflict that puts the entire fate of Wakanda and the world at risk.
Starring Chadwick Boseman and Michael B. Jordan, directed by Ryan Coogler.

***Movies on Main is a FREE EVENT and open to the public***

Hair - presented by [usual] Suspects
Thursday, June 14, 2018 - 8:00pm

Hair tells the story of the “tribe”, a group of politically active people, living life in New York City and fighting against the social/political system. Claude, his good friend Berger, their roommate Sheila and their friends struggle to balance their young lives, loves, and the sexual revolution with their rebellion against their conservative parents and society. Ultimately, Claude must decide whether to fight the system, or to succumb to the pressures of his parents (and conservative America).

Hair - presented by [usual] Suspects
Friday, June 15, 2018 - 8:00pm

Hair tells the story of the “tribe”, a group of politically active people, living life in New York City and fighting against the social/political system. Claude, his good friend Berger, their roommate Sheila and their friends struggle to balance their young lives, loves, and the sexual revolution with their rebellion against their conservative parents and society. Ultimately, Claude must decide whether to fight the system, or to succumb to the pressures of his parents (and conservative America).

Hair - presented by [usual] Suspects
Saturday, June 16, 2018 - 8:00pm

Hair tells the story of the “tribe”, a group of politically active people, living life in New York City and fighting against the social/political system. Claude, his good friend Berger, their roommate Sheila and their friends struggle to balance their young lives, loves, and the sexual revolution with their rebellion against their conservative parents and society. Ultimately, Claude must decide whether to fight the system, or to succumb to the pressures of his parents (and conservative America).

Open Mic & Poetry Slam
Tuesday, June 19, 2018 - 6:00pm

Are you a poet? Do you like to watch poets? Do you have a non-poetry talent that you want to share with the world? Well then, this is the event for you! The Rockford Certified Open Mic and Poetry Slam is coming up on June 19th at 6PM.
This event is FREE and participants may sign up in advance or at the door. All acts are welcome during the open mic in the first half of the show, including music, comedy, dance, and magic. The slam competition in the second half of the show is for poets reading their original works only. Slam participants, please have two poems ready in case you make it to the second round. This is a fairly informal event, so don't be shy about participating! The top three poets will receive a festive prize.

Hair - presented by [usual] Suspects
Thursday, June 21, 2018 - 8:00pm

Hair tells the story of the “tribe”, a group of politically active people, living life in New York City and fighting against the social/political system. Claude, his good friend Berger, their roommate Sheila and their friends struggle to balance their young lives, loves, and the sexual revolution with their rebellion against their conservative parents and society. Ultimately, Claude must decide whether to fight the system, or to succumb to the pressures of his parents (and conservative America).

Hair - presented by [usual] Suspects
Friday, June 22, 2018 - 8:00pm

Hair tells the story of the “tribe”, a group of politically active people, living life in New York City and fighting against the social/political system. Claude, his good friend Berger, their roommate Sheila and their friends struggle to balance their young lives, loves, and the sexual revolution with their rebellion against their conservative parents and society. Ultimately, Claude must decide whether to fight the system, or to succumb to the pressures of his parents (and conservative America).

Hair - presented by [usual] Suspects
Saturday, June 23, 2018 - 8:00pm

Hair tells the story of the “tribe”, a group of politically active people, living life in New York City and fighting against the social/political system. Claude, his good friend Berger, their roommate Sheila and their friends struggle to balance their young lives, loves, and the sexual revolution with their rebellion against their conservative parents and society. Ultimately, Claude must decide whether to fight the system, or to succumb to the pressures of his parents (and conservative America).

Movies on Main: PRIDE
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 2:00pm

Help us choose which films to screen at Movies on Main: PRIDE!

Follow this link to vote for your favorite LGBTQ+ film: https://doodle.com/poll/f7prq2adw2b8ce6r

***Movies on Main: PRIDE is a FREE EVENT and open to the public***

Movies on Main: PRIDE
Sunday, June 24, 2018 - 4:00pm

Help us choose which films to screen at Movies on Main: PRIDE!

Follow this link to vote for your favorite LGBTQ+ film: https://doodle.com/poll/f7prq2adw2b8ce6r

***Movies on Main: PRIDE is a FREE EVENT and open to the public***

Hair - presented by [usual] Suspects
Thursday, June 28, 2018 - 8:00pm

Hair tells the story of the “tribe”, a group of politically active people, living life in New York City and fighting against the social/political system. Claude, his good friend Berger, their roommate Sheila and their friends struggle to balance their young lives, loves, and the sexual revolution with their rebellion against their conservative parents and society. Ultimately, Claude must decide whether to fight the system, or to succumb to the pressures of his parents (and conservative America).

Hair - presented by [usual] Suspects
Friday, June 29, 2018 - 8:00pm

Hair tells the story of the “tribe”, a group of politically active people, living life in New York City and fighting against the social/political system. Claude, his good friend Berger, their roommate Sheila and their friends struggle to balance their young lives, loves, and the sexual revolution with their rebellion against their conservative parents and society. Ultimately, Claude must decide whether to fight the system, or to succumb to the pressures of his parents (and conservative America).

Hair - presented by [usual] Suspects
Saturday, June 30, 2018 - 8:00pm

Hair tells the story of the “tribe”, a group of politically active people, living life in New York City and fighting against the social/political system. Claude, his good friend Berger, their roommate Sheila and their friends struggle to balance their young lives, loves, and the sexual revolution with their rebellion against their conservative parents and society. Ultimately, Claude must decide whether to fight the system, or to succumb to the pressures of his parents (and conservative America).

The Realistic Joneses - presented by [usual] Suspects
Thursday, August 16, 2018 - 8:00pm

In The Realistic Joneses, we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.

The Realistic Joneses - presented by [usual] Suspects
Friday, August 17, 2018 - 8:00pm

In The Realistic Joneses, we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.

The Realistic Joneses - presented by [usual] Suspects
Saturday, August 18, 2018 - 8:00pm

In The Realistic Joneses, we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.

The Realistic Joneses - presented by [usual] Suspects
Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 8:00pm

In The Realistic Joneses, we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.

The Realistic Joneses - presented by [usual] Suspects
Friday, August 24, 2018 - 8:00pm

In The Realistic Joneses, we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.

The Realistic Joneses - presented by [usual] Suspects
Saturday, August 25, 2018 - 8:00pm

In The Realistic Joneses, we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.

The Realistic Joneses - presented by [usual] Suspects
Thursday, August 30, 2018 - 8:00pm

In The Realistic Joneses, we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.

The Realistic Joneses - presented by [usual] Suspects
Friday, August 31, 2018 - 8:00pm

In The Realistic Joneses, we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.

The Realistic Joneses - presented by [usual] Suspects
Saturday, September 1, 2018 - 8:00pm

In The Realistic Joneses, we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.

The Realistic Joneses - presented by [usual] Suspects
Thursday, September 6, 2018 - 8:00pm

In The Realistic Joneses, we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.

The Realistic Joneses - presented by [usual] Suspects
Friday, September 7, 2018 - 8:00pm

In The Realistic Joneses, we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.

The Realistic Joneses - presented by [usual] Suspects
Saturday, September 8, 2018 - 8:00pm

In The Realistic Joneses, we meet Bob and Jennifer and their new neighbors, John and Pony, two suburban couples who have even more in common than their identical homes and their shared last names. As their relationships begin to irrevocably intertwine, the Joneses must decide between their idyllic fantasies and their imperfect realities.

Chesapeake - presented by [usual] Suspects
Thursday, October 18, 2018 - 8:00pm

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley's criticism of Kerr's government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley's political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that brings him closer to Pooley than he ever imagined.

Chesapeake - presented by [usual] Suspects
Friday, October 19, 2018 - 8:00pm

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley's criticism of Kerr's government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley's political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that brings him closer to Pooley than he ever imagined.

Chesapeake - presented by [usual] Suspects
Saturday, October 20, 2018 - 8:00pm

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley's criticism of Kerr's government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley's political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that brings him closer to Pooley than he ever imagined.

Chesapeake - presented by [usual] Suspects
Thursday, October 25, 2018 - 8:00pm

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley's criticism of Kerr's government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley's political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that brings him closer to Pooley than he ever imagined.

Chesapeake - presented by [usual] Suspects
Friday, October 26, 2018 - 8:00pm

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley's criticism of Kerr's government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley's political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that brings him closer to Pooley than he ever imagined.

Chesapeake - presented by [usual] Suspects
Saturday, October 27, 2018 - 8:00pm

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley's criticism of Kerr's government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley's political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that brings him closer to Pooley than he ever imagined.

Chesapeake - presented by [usual] Suspects
Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 8:00pm

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley's criticism of Kerr's government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley's political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that brings him closer to Pooley than he ever imagined.

Chesapeake - presented by [usual] Suspects
Friday, November 2, 2018 - 8:00pm

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley's criticism of Kerr's government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley's political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that brings him closer to Pooley than he ever imagined.

Chesapeake - presented by [usual] Suspects
Saturday, November 3, 2018 - 8:00pm

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley's criticism of Kerr's government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley's political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that brings him closer to Pooley than he ever imagined.

Chesapeake - presented by [usual] Suspects
Thursday, November 8, 2018 - 8:00pm

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley's criticism of Kerr's government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley's political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that brings him closer to Pooley than he ever imagined.

Chesapeake - presented by [usual] Suspects
Friday, November 9, 2018 - 8:00pm

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley's criticism of Kerr's government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley's political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that brings him closer to Pooley than he ever imagined.

Chesapeake - presented by [usual] Suspects
Saturday, November 10, 2018 - 8:00pm

When conservative candidate Therm Pooley's criticism of Kerr's government-sponsored performance art lands him a Senate seat, Kerr seeks revenge. The centerpiece of Pooley's political career is his labrador retriever, Lucky, whose tricks ingratiate Pooley to voters. Kerr seeks to kidnap and retrain Lucky, but his attempt is foiled by a mysterious and supernatural transformation that brings him closer to Pooley than he ever imagined.