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  • Casts announced for IVT’s Sandwich Fair melodramas

    Audiences at the Sandwich Fair will be treated to two classic melodramas at the Indian Valley Theatre Melodrama Tent that will be full of puns and jok ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KVAL hosts arts and crafts event for children

    The Kishwaukee Valley Art League sponsored an outdoor arts and crafts event for children at the recent Ellwood House Ice Cream Social using a garden t ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bread & Roses rehearsals begin Aug. 21

    Bread & Roses invites local area women who are interested in joining a women’s community chorus and have a desire to help others to come see if this c ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Municipal to perform last concert of the season

    The final concert of the season for the DeKalb Municipal Band, directed by Kirk Lundbeck, will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Dee Palmer Band Shell in Ho ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb native returns to host fundraiser at Egyptian Theatre

    DeKalb High School alum Erika McCall, class of 2000, will return home to host a fundraiser at the Egyptian Theatre. 
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Fabulous Thunderbirds ready to rock Corn Fest

    One thing Kim Wilson, co-founder and lead singer/harmonica player of The Fabulous Thunderbirds, can guarantee to his audiences is that they’ll never s ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • E-books about Hogwarts to be released in September

    NEW YORK – J.K. Rowling has so much more to say about Hogwarts.The “Harry Potter” author has complet ...
    Aug. 18, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Registration open for NIU Community School of the Arts classes

    Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts offers music lessons and classes for children and adults of all ages. Registration is underw ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Three soloists featured at DeKalb Municipal Band concert

    The DeKalb Municipal Band, directed by Kirk Lundbeck, will feature vocalist Denny Vaupel and instrumentalists and brothers Brian and Brett Balika at i ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach sets auditions for ‘A Christmas Carol’

    DeKALB – Stage Coach Players has scheduled auditions for the winter musical “A Christmas Carol,” based on the story by Charles Dickens.
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU annuitants to attend performance of Stars of the Lyric Opera

    Seats are available as members of the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association and their guests attend the annual Stars of the Lyric Opera ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Work began months ago on those Olympic athlete videos that make you cry

    The Olympics, perhaps more than any other sporting spectacle, are all about emotion. How else do you get viewers to remain glued to a screen and root ...
    Aug. 11, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • ​Stage Coach Players set to present ‘Into the Woods’

    Opening Aug. 11 at Stage Coach Theater will be the Stephen Sondheim and James Lapine classic “Into the Woods.”
    Aug. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • WNIJ announces new local, national programs

    WNIJ 89.5 FM is now presenting new local and national programs as part of its continuing effort to bring a variety of quality and relevant radio to no ...
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Concert features music from Broadway, movies

    The DeKalb Municipal Band, directed by Kirk Lundbeck, will present “A Tribute to Broadway and the Movies” at the next concert in Hopkins Park.
    Aug. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
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