Arts & Entertainment

  • 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
  • NIU student composers work performed in concert

    The Northern Illinois University School of Music will present a concert of music by NIU student composers at 8 p.m. April 9 in the Music Building Reci ...
    April 7, 2014 - 1:49 pm
  • KC Theater announces spring play cast

    Nadine Franklin, Kishwaukee College theater faculty, has announced the cast for the Spring 2014 production of “Love Minus” by Mary Gallagher. Show dat ...
    April 2, 2014 - 4:08 pm
  • Penguin Project kick-off meetings scheduled

    Children’s Community Theatre’s Penguin Project will kick off its 2014 production of “Aladdin” with organizational meetings April 13 and 14.
    April 2, 2014 - 4:05 pm
  • 'Jungle' Jack Hanna brings the wild to DeKalb

    Tickets are selling well and anticipation is building for the next visit from “Jungle” Jack Hanna and whatever exotic animals he might bring.
    March 31, 2014 - 3:11 pm
  • ‘Cotton Patch Gospel’ in DeKalb

    “Cotton Patch Gospel, the greatest story ever retold,” will be presented by Phillip Kaufmann as a one-man musical at 2 and 7 p.m. April 5 at Stage Coa ...
    March 27, 2014 - 8:41 am
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