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  • Amicizia Trio to perform new compositions at NIU

    The Amicizia Trio will present a free concert of new works composed for violin, cello and piano at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Northern Illinois University ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:37 am
  • Steelband marks 40th anniversary with concert

    Northern Illinois University Steelband, under the direction of Liam Teague and Cliff Alexis, will present its spring concert at 3 p.m. Sunday in the B ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Service members’ kids benefit from dance show

    When Jodi Riley’s husband was deployed to Afghanistan, her children were able to enroll in sports programs because of scholarships they received throu ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:41 am
  • Auditions for salute to America

    Indian Valley Theatre will bring “We the People” to the historic Sandwich Opera House in July, and auditions are scheduled for this fun and patriotic ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • KC hosts free showing of ‘Green Fire’ documentary

    Kishwaukee College will host a free showing of the documentary “Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for our Time” at 2 p.m.Wednesday in the Stu ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:40 am
  • Jazz ensemble bids director farewell

    The nationally renowned NIU Jazz Ensemble will bid farewell to director Ron Carter in a special concert at 8 p.m. today in the Duke Ellington Ballroom ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • Shakespearean comedy set on a college campus

    “One would think that Shakespeare had the college audience in mind when developing ‘Love’s Labour’s Lost,’a play about young adults torn between a li ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:39 am
  • History exhibit looks at Sycamore in the Gilded Age

    Pioneers, war and riches – it sounds like the tagline of a blockbuster movie.The words actually desc ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Review: 'Rio 2' is dazzling but overloaded

    A vivid and delightful animated spectacle, “Rio 2” is chock-full of colorful 3-D wonder and jubilant musical numbers set against a tale of family dyna ...
    April 10, 2014 - 8:38 am
  • Taste of Home offers taste of spring

    Chef Eric Villegas said his whole life has been a matter of being in the right place at the right time.
    April 7, 2014 - 1:44 pm
  • ‘Maze Runner’ author to visit NIU

    Imagine waking up in the heart of a vast maze with memory of nothing except your name. Every day, you have to run the maze, searching for a way out. E ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:45 pm
  • Landscape and nature art featured in exhibit

    Local artist Linda Thornton Peterson will exhibit landscapes portrayed in various media and literary works in an exhibition called “Rural Romanticism” ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:46 pm
  • Rapper 2 Chainz to perform April 27 at Convo Center

    The NIU Campus Activities Board and Convocation Center have partnered to present Def Jam artist 2 Chainz at 7:30 p.m. April 27.
    April 7, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Classical works in Oak Crest concert

    Victor Ryzhov and Victoria Young will perform at Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center, 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive in DeKalb, at 2 p.m. Sunday.
    April 7, 2014 - 1:47 pm
  • Instant choir created at community sing

    The Northern Illinois University School of Music is looking to build an instant choir, hundreds of voices strong, at a Community Sing at 1:30 p.m. Sat ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:48 pm
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