SOURCE: Madison Media Institute - College of Media Arts

Madison Media Institute - College of Media Arts

August 28, 2009 15:16 ET

Madison Media Institute Sponsors 5th Annual Rock Around the Block Event

MADISON, WI--(Marketwire - August 28, 2009) - Madison Media Institute is sponsoring the 5th Annual Rock Around the Block Event on Sunday, August 30th, 2009. The event will be on North Main Street, just off Milwaukee Street in downtown Janesville, from 12:00 noon to 9:00 p.m. Funded by businesses and individuals in the southern Wisconsin area, the organization's goal is to foster community spirit and feature local, independent establishments.

Rock Around the Block will include entertainment for the whole family. There will be a children's area, youth activities, a food court and a "battle of the bands" competition. 32 different music acts will perform on indoor and outdoor stages throughout the day. This event is open to the public, members of the community are encouraged to come and get reacquainted with Janesville.

"Sunday should be a fun-filled day, bringing together people in Southern Wisconsin to celebrate their local community, much like the Taste of Madison. There are some terrific musicians involved and it's always a fun reminder of how talented our neighbors and friends are," said Bill Mallinson, Placement Director at Madison Media Institute.

Madison Media Institute, established in 1969, specializes in media career training through hands-on work with cutting-edge equipment. Specific areas of curriculum include Digital Media Design & Production, Recording & Music Technology, Video & Motion Graphics, Media Systems Technology, Game Art & Animation and Entertainment & Media Business. Programs and facilities are continually upgraded to coincide with developments made in technology and communications.

Madison Media Institute is accredited nationally by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges of Technology. For more information please visit www.madisonmedia.edu or call 1-800-236-4997.

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