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  • Review: ‘Mission: Impossible – Rogue Nation’ will keep you on the edge of your seat

    In addition to going Clear, Tom Cruise has also gone clean – as in clean out of his mind.His oft-rep ...
    July 29, 2015 - 9:16 pm
  • Rollman’s work displayed at The Art Box

    “From the Estate of Larry Schlam,” paintings by Northern Illinois University School of Art professor emeritus and local artist, Charlotte Rollman, wil ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Municipal Band to present children’s concert

    The DeKalb Municipal Band, directed by Kirk Lundbeck, will present a special children’s concert at 8 p.m. July 28 in the Dee Palmer Band Shell at Hopk ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU annuitants group schedules trip to ‘A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder’

    Space remains for Northern Illinois University Annuitants’ trip to Chicago’s Cadillac Palace to see “A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder” on Oct. 7 ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Vince Carney Community Theatre of Rochelle to host auditions for fall play

    Vince Carney Community Theatre of Rochelle will host auditions for “Escanaba” from 7 to 9 p.m. Sunday and Monday at the James Paddock Hall in the Hick ...
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Annual Bluegrass Jam scheduled at Dickson-Murst Farm Sunday

    Music will fill the air at Dickson-Murst Farm in Montgomery during the annual Bluegrass Jam from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
    July 23, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Change of scene: Former NIU athletics employee on 'Kinky Boots' national tour

    Joe Coots has gone from Friday night lights to stage lights.The director of athletic development and ...
    July 23, 2015 - 10:13 am
  • 'Game of Thrones' earns a leading 24 Emmy Award nominations

    WEST HOLLYWOOD, Calif. – The elaborate fantasy saga "Game of Thrones" received a leading 24 Emmy Awards nominations Thursday, its stature apparently u ...
    July 17, 2015 - 12:07 am
  • Review: Marvel's 'Ant-Man' is smaller but still not fun size

    If ever there was a sworn devotee – a chanting, face-painted worshipper – of the Big, it is Marvel.S ...
    July 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘The Second City’ brings new comedy show to DeKalb

    DeKALB – Tickets will go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday for The Second City’s return to the Northern Illinois University Convocation Center on Sept. 11
    July 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Schumer, Hader shine in bawdy ‘Trainwreck’

    Women can be jerks, too. Everyone knows that.And yet in the movies, the female schmuck generally is ...
    July 16, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Good grief! 'Snoopy' play to benefit Sandwich Opera House

    For her latest performance, Kari Frantzen has to think and act like a dog again.That pooch is Snoopy ...
    July 15, 2015 - 10:28 pm
  • Vocalist to perform with DeKalb Municipal Band

    The DeKalb Municipal Band's next concert in the park will feature vocalist Barb McCaskey.The concert ...
    July 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Annuitants headed to Biltmore Estate

    Monday is the deadline for the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association trip to the Biltmore Estate and Asheville, North Carolina, from Sep ...
    July 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Country music show to collect school supplies

    The seventh annual country music show to raise school supplies for disadvantaged local children will be July 19.
    July 9, 2015 - 5:30 am
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