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  • 'The Giver' on screen after a two-decade journey

    It was almost 20 years ago, and actor Jeff Bridges was searching for a movie project that would be a family affair — one in which he could direct his ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Disney, ‘Les Mis’ on band’s program

    The DeKalb Municipal Band presents its ninth free concert of the summer at 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Dee Palmer band shell in Hopkins Park. Soprano Chris ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Festival Chorus

    The DeKalb Festival Chorus proudly announces Dr. Steven Grives as its new director for the 2014-2015 season. Steve will join DFC as its sixth music di ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • benefit concert for Kaneland Arts Initiative

    Bailey Cates will perform a solo concert to raise money for the Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI), formerly known as the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Fes ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Glidden Homestead hosts art fair outside historic barn

    Twenty artisans will display and sell their wares on the grounds of the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Founder of NIU's first jazz band releases memoir

    In 1969, Northern Illinois University put out an "unusual" job description that Ron "Mode" Modell fit.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 8:02 am
  • Art Scene: Ellwood House the backdrop for music and art

    Marjorie Baie says her “part-time hobby” is a passion that keeps her up late nights before a craft show.
    July 31, 2014 - 12:53 pm
  • Kish student prints on display at The Art Box

    “Kishwaukee College Student Prints,” an exhibition of photographs, monotypes and relief prints by Kishwaukee College students, will be on display at T ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb filmmaker gets his day in Denton, Texas

    DeKalb resident David Barrow, owner of OC Imageworks, was recently honored in his hometown of Denton, Texas, for his documentary “When We Were All Bro ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Municipal band welcomes new soloist

    Singer Mike Williamson of Rockford will make his debut performance with the DeKalb Municipal Band at the band’s concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Dee P ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Annuitants to attend Stars of the Lyric Opera

    Limited seats are still available for the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association trip to the Stars of the Lyric Opera concert in Chicago’ ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • KSO Family Fun Day is Aug. 9

    The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will present its inaugural Family Fun Day beginning at 3 p.m. Aug. 9 at Sycamore Community Park, 940 E. State St., S ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Barnes & Noble finishing ‘Get Pop-Cultured’ month

    Barnes & Noble, in the Oakland Center shopping center in DeKalb, will host the following upcoming events in its “Get Pop-Cultured” series.
    July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Guardians’ is irreverent but not enough

    At the height of their powers, our overlords at Marvel have deigned to prove, like an emperor tolerating a court jester, that they do, in fact, have a ...
    July 31, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Former Sycamore resident shooting film in Genoa, Malta

    Although she only spent one year living in Sycamore, Megan St. John would later find that the rural areas surrounding the town would be the perfect se ...
    July 24, 2014 - 5:30 am
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