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  • League honors young artists

    At its December meeting, the Kishwaukee Valley Art League presented its annual Art of Giving awards to six talented young artists studying at DeKalb H ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Convo Center to welcome Springfield, Casting Crowns

    Top 40 legend Rick Springfield and contemporary Christian artists Casting Crowns both are coming to the NIU Convocation Center in 2015.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Megastars of Country to play Opera House

    The Megastars of Country Show, featuring Larry Turner and Doug Brewin, is an exciting, fun-filled, live concert experience featuring tributes to count ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Review: ‘Annie’ is a hard knock, no fun adaptation

    It’s impossible to talk about “Annie” without admitting up front when you first experienced John Huston’s 1982 film.
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Review: ‘Museum’ bids farewell to Robin Williams

    Take heed: There are at least two acutely sad moments involving Robin Williams’ Teddy Roosevelt in the latest “Night at the Museum.” The movie, subtit ...
    Dec. 18, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Coffee table books are oft-elusive yet gifty treats

    As self-purchases, coffee table books may seem like pricey indulgences, but as gifts, they’re an easy way to please a connoisseur, hobbyist or wannabe ...
    Dec. 17, 2014 - 11:56 pm
  • Opera House filled with holiday cheer

    There are three special holiday shows designed for students and adults at the Sandwich Opera House before Christmas break.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Christmas’ at the Egyptian

    Christ Community Church will present “This Is Christmas: God’s Gift to the World,” a joyful, interactive Christmas concert at 7 p.m. Friday at DeKalb’ ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Orchestra performs holiday pops concert

    The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra invites the public to its Holiday Pops Concert, “Winter Wonderland,” at 7 p.m. Friday at Boutell Memorial Concert Ha ...
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Sharing music: A personal gift made easy by tech

    Luke Maguire Armstrong doesn’t pen a holiday letter to friends. The guitar player and songwriter prefers to communicate musically.
    Dec. 11, 2014 - 12:18 am
  • ‘A Very Grinchy Christmas’ at the Egyptian

    The Performing Arts Academy will present “A Very Grinchy Christmas” at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 13 at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. in DeKalb. Ticket ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • ‘Nutcracker’ opens in DeKalb

    The Beth Fowler Dance Company of Genoa and St. Charles will perform its 21st annual production of Tchaikovsky’s classic Christmas ballet “The Nutcrack ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Community school hosts recitals

    The Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts has announced the schedule for winter and holiday recitals.
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach takes on ‘White Christmas’ for holiday show

    Eleven-year-old Sycamore resident Lily Slater is “extremely nervous” for her first-ever performance in Stage Coach Players’ sold-out production of Irv ...
    Dec. 4, 2014 - 8:51 am
  • ‘Best Christmas Pageant’ returns to opera house

    The Herdmans are the most ill-behaved children in the history of the world. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family decides to take over the ann ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
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