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Arts & Entertainment

  • Children's Community Theatre announces cast for ‘Oliver!’

    Children’s Community Theatre has a cast of more than 50 local residents hard at work rehearsing for its March production of “Oliver!”
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Sycamore Jazz Band performs at The House

    The Sycamore High School Jazz Band Ensemble recently was invited to perform at The House Cafe in DeKalb.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Parachute is live in concert at the Egyptian Theatre

    Pop rock band Parachute will perform at 7 p.m. Feb. 27, at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. in DeKalb.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Cor Cantiamo choir to release new CD

    Cor Cantiamo, a professional choir in residence at Northern Illinois University conducted by School of Music professor Eric Johnson, will release its ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach Players sets auditions, season

    Stage Coach Players celebrates its 69th anniversary in 2016. The group has a great line-up of shows for the year.
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • A play within a play: 'The Real Thing' brings question of love, perception

    Audiences can expect a heady experience that plays on perception with “The Real Thing,” a Northern Illinois University’s School of Theatre and Dance p ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Monster trucks nationals to hit NIU Convo Center

    DeKALB – Northern Illinois University is set to host another round of the Monster Truck Nationals.Th ...
    Feb. 2, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • 'Spotlight' wins best ensemble at not-so-white SAG Awards

    The Screen Actors Guild Awards were not so white.While the Academy Awards remain enveloped in a cris ...
    Jan. 30, 2016 - 11:05 pm
  • KVAL group art exhibit at DeKalb Library reopening

    A fortunate opportunity presented itself with the recent DeKalb Public Library grand reopening.The l ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DAWC hosts talk on contributions of two women

    Meryl Greer Domina will offer a presentation on Fannie Lou Hamer, a civil rights activist, and Hedy Lamarr, an inventor and actress, from 7 to 9 p.m. ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Clothing and food drive at Green Tangerine Records

    Green Tangerine Records in Cortland will host a performance of local bands including Anemic Panda on Friday.
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Concert raises funds for community gardens

    The second annual community chorus event is a unique opportunity to hear four different area choruses, as well as a musical skit by the Stage Coach Pl ...
    Feb. 4, 2016 - 8:50 am
  • Indian Valley Band looking for musicians

    Come be a part of Indian Valley Community Band, which is now in its 30th year.The band’s repertoire ...
    Jan. 28, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wine & Cline: Fundraiser to help Kenyan school for girls

    SYCAMORE – Wine, chocolate, cheese, local gift baskets and the sounds of a Patsy Cline tribute band will fill Sycamore’s Blumen Gardens during a fundr ...
    Jan. 27, 2016 - 11:53 pm
  • ​IVT in rehearsals for ‘Sex Please We’re Sixty!’

    Indian Valley Theatre is in production for its upcoming show, “Sex Please We’re Sixty!” by playwrights Michael and Susan Parker. It is directed by Mat ...
    Jan. 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    What do you think of Shodeen's plan for building upscale apartments and a hotel in downtown DeKalb?
    Downtown DeKalb needs anything it can get
    The density of the development is too high for the area
    A good start, could work with some changes
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