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  • DeKalb Festival Chorus to sing ‘Messiah’

    The DeKalb Festival Chorus will perform the Christmas portion of Handel’s “Messiah” at its fall concert, at 7 p.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church, ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Philharmonic premieres modern flute concerto

    The Northern Illinois University Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform its final concert of the semester at 8 p.m. Monday in ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Donors are needed for brass project

    Christmas music played live by professional brass musicians creates magic for all ages. Just Make It Happen will produce the annual Brass Christmas Pr ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dance production takes on Broadway favorites

    The upcoming Northern Illinois University School of Theatre & Dance presentation, “Got Broadway Rhythm, Everybody Dance!,” will feature eight dance nu ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Jazz Ensemble to perform tonight

    The nationally renowned Northern Illinois University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of new director Reggie Thomas, will perform with international ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Artisans to sell work at Sycamore craft market

    The Kishwaukee Valley Art League will host its second Holiday Arts & Crafts Market from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday at the DeKalb County Community Fo ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Review: Revolution gathering in ‘Mockingjay’

    All is not well in Panem. At the conclusion of “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire,” Katniss’s (Jennifer Lawrence) force-field shattering arrow left the ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 12:43 am
  • 'Sesame Street' marks 45th birthday

    You don’t get to be the longest-running children’s show in U.S. TV history by doing the same thing over and over. So even though parents who grew up w ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Theater shows free holiday movies

    The Sycamore State Theater will once again host a series of free holiday movies in November and December.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DHS stages ‘Putnam County Spelling Bee’

    The DeKalb High School Theatre department will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” at 7:30 p.m. today through Saturday in the school ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • ALPHA lecture to focus on ancient weaving

    ALPHA: Friends of Antiquity will hold its final lecture of the fall series, “Weaving a Yarn:  Women, Clothing and Cloth in Classical Antiquity,” at 7: ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Genoa-Kingston High to present Christie mystery

    The Genoa-Kingston High School Drama Department will present the Agatha Christie thriller “A Murder Is Announced” this weekend in the high school audi ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Kish College Art Gallery hosts Taehoon Kim works

    The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery is hosting an installation of works by Taehoon Kim, titled “The Era When A Boy Lived,” through Dec. 5.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Jazz Lab Band to celebrate DVD release

    Northern Illinois University and DeKalb-area high school students join instructors from the School of Music every year for a trip to the annual Illino ...
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Avalon String Quartet to perform Nov. 21

    Northern Illinois University’s Avalon String Quartet will continue its fall season at 8 p.m. Nov. 21 in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall on campus.
    Nov. 13, 2014 - 5:30 am
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