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  • Celebrate America concert coming to Sandwich Opera House

    Families of all sizes and backgrounds are invited to attend what organizers are hoping will be the beginning of an annual Fourth of July Sandwich trad ...
    June 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Say ‘I do’ to Indian Valley Theatre’s next production

    Indian Valley Theatre will take a walk down the aisle in its next production, “Always a Bridesmaid.”
    June 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU annuitants plan Branson trip

    Space remains on the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association trip Dec. 5 through 9 to Branson, Missouri, to see seven shows.
    June 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach to present ‘The Devil’s Disciple’

    DeKalb’s Stage Coach Players will bring “The Devil’s Disciple,” a tale of couples who do not love each other, mistaken identity, and misguided religio ...
    June 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Band plans 'A Star Spangled Spectacular'

    The DeKalb Municipal Band's "A Star Spangled Spectacular" on July 4 will include a gala celebration of American patriotic music, a salute to veterans, ...
    June 30, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Putting Dahl on film can be a tall order

    For a lot of kids, their introduction to dark comedy is through the twisted stories of Roald Dahl. His books introduced filthy monsters and draconian ...
    June 29, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • IVT hosts summer teen workshop

    It's time to sign up for Indian Valley Theatre's 33rd annual Summer Tween/Teen Theater Workshop for teens entering seventh grade to graduating high sc ...
    June 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Band concert will be out of this world

    “A Stargazing Event” will be the theme for the next DeKalb Municipal Band concert on Tuesday, June 28, at Hopkins Park in DeKalb. The performance will ...
    June 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Summer TV 2016: Premiere dates for new dramas, comedies, reality shows and more

    Summer is here, but, frankly, the TV premieres look a little too scrawny in their bikinis and Speedos – especially compared with recent summers.
    June 23, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Indian Valley Theatre names cast for ‘Always a Bridesmaid’

    Indian Valley Theatre has announced the cast for its upcoming production of “Always a Bridesmaid,” written by Jessie Jones, Nick Hope and Jamie Wooten ...
    June 17, 2016 - 11:20 am
  • Free folk music festival at DeKalb’s Gurler House

    The sounds of bluegrass, folk and American roots will fill the air at the historic Gurler House from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday.
    June 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KVAL’s Art of Giving raffle helps others

    Kishwaukee Valley Art League hosted its Art of Giving raffle at the recent 45th Northern Illinois Art Show in Sycamore to help local art students.
    June 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Soprano, trumpeter to solo at DeKalb band concert

    Soprano Jill McCormick and trumpet virtuoso Mark Baldin will be the featured soloists at the next DeKalb Municipal Band concert at 8 p.m. Tuesday in t ...
    June 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Tour of Champions drum corps competition returns to DeKalb

    The sounds of drums and bugles will return to Northern Illinois University’s Huskie Stadium as the Tour of Champions makes it annual appearance on Jul ...
    June 16, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Rainy day surprise: Project Liquid Sunshine reveals art on the sidewalks of DeKalb

    When rainclouds loom overhead, Brian Oster of DeKalb doesn’t sing, “Rain, rain, go away.” He looks forward to rain and hopes that after seeing Project ...
    June 15, 2016 - 11:58 pm
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