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Arts & Entertainment

  • Youth Sinfonia auditions June 4

    High school string, wind, brass and percussion players are invited to audition for CSA Sinfonia on June 4 in the Music Building at Northern Illinois U ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach Players to present 'My Fair Lady'

    For the first time in its 70-year history, Stage Coach Players will present “My Fair Lady.”It is a t ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Beth Fowler dancers to present 'West Side Story & More!'

    "West Side Story & More!" is a fun high-energy dance show featuring award-winning dances and the show closer of “West Side Story.” This show will be p ...
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • KVAL presents the 45th annual Northern Illinois Art Show

    More than 70 exhibitors will offer items of all media on June 4 and 5 on the DeKalb County Courthouse lawn in Sycamore.
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • NIU alum to host CD release party

    Singer/songwriter Dina Bach will have a CD release party at 7:30 p.m. Friday at EvenFlow Music & Spirits, 302 W. State St. in Geneva.
    May 26, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Nashville’s Kellie Pickler headed to Rochelle

    Country music singer and "American Idol" veteran Kellie Pickler will headline the Big R Summer Country Jam on Aug. 13 at the Rochelle Municipal Airpor ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • IVT sets auditions for 'Always a Bridesmaid'

    Indian Valley Theatre will hold auditions for its next show, “Always a Bridesmaid,” from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21, and 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, May 23, ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Concert Band to perform final concert of season

    The Kishwaukee Concert Band will present the final concert of the 14th season – A Musical Landscape – at 3 p.m. May 22 in the Boutell Memorial Concert ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Local doctor honored with Flagg Township Museum display

    The newest display at Flagg Township Museum in Rochelle focuses on an area man and his wife’s lifelong commitment of “returning the blessings.”
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bryan Cranston in multifaceted role of LBJ goes ‘All the Way’

    For five seasons of “Breaking Bad,” Bryan Cranston displayed his versatility through the dramatic evolution of his character, Walter White, from milqu ...
    May 19, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • ‘My Son Pinocchio Jr.’ opens Friday at Huntley Middle School

    “A dream is a wish your heart makes.” That’s the message Gregor King wants the audience to take with them after watching the DeKalb middle schools’ co ...
    May 19, 2016 - 12:50 am
  • Underdogs in summer movies include originality, opportunity

    Hollywood’s summer, which kicked off with the fittingly combative “Captain America: Civil War,” will be a season of struggle: for box office, for orig ...
    May 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • The Art Box to host 'My Thoughts' exhibit

    Dorothea Bilder, local artist and professor emeritus who taught printmaking, drawing and illustration at Northern Illinois University, will exhibit a ...
    May 12, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Registration open for NIU Community School summer sessions

    The NIU Community School of the Arts offers a variety of programs for children and adults. Music classes, ensembles, private lessons, chamber music wo ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wooden Box Theater to present Beatles Nite

    The Ellwood House Visitor Center in DeKalb will host Wooden Box Theater as they present a live event that will join theatrical performers, fashion mod ...
    May 5, 2016 - 5:30 am
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    Which local summer event are you most likely to attend?
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    Turning Back Time Car Show
    Sandwich Fair
    Ribs, Rhythm and Brews Fest