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Arts & Entertainment

  • Online options for Oscar-nominated flicks expands

    More movies and cheaper options arrived online Tuesday for movie fans still needing to catch up on Oscar-nominated flicks.
    Feb. 23, 2017 - 12:04 am
  • Indian Valley Theatre opens ‘Don’t Hug Me’ next weekend

    Indian Valley Theatre will present the musical comedy “Don’t Hug Me” on Feb. 24 through 26 at the Sandwich Opera House.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb High School to host a cappella competition

    DeKalb High School will host the Varsity Vocals ICHSA Midwest Quarterfinal a cappella competition at 7 p.m. Saturday.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Theatre to present 'A Song for Coretta'

    Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance’s upcoming production of “A Song for Coretta,” written by Pearl Cleage, is a timeless piece t ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Susan Cudden to demonstrate for KVAL

    The Kishwaukee Valley Art League will host Genoa artist Susan Cudden at its meeting on March 2.Cudde ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Beth Fowler Dance to present 'Sleeping Beauty'

    Beth Fowler Dance Company will present its spring ballet, "Sleeping Beauty," at 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday, March 18, and Sunday, March 19, at the Egy ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • NIU professor and alum earn Grammy honors

    While the main focus was on Chicago’s homegrown talent Chance the Rapper winning big, two additional Illinoisans were winners at the Grammys on Sunday ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee College stages reading of ‘A Raisin in the Sun’

    Kishwaukee College Theatre will hold a one-night reading of Lorraine Hansberry’s critically acclaimed play, “A Raisin in the Sun,” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, ...
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Casting Oscar: Foundry creates each statuette as work of art

    Every Oscar fist-pumped or tearfully cradled by Academy Award winners is first cast, buffed and fussed over at a foundry far from Hollywood.
    Feb. 16, 2017 - 12:45 am
  • 6 brilliant B&B experiences across Northern Illinois

    Galena and Chicago aren’t the only places to find great bed-and-breakfast experiences in northern Illinois. Visitors seeking unique and luxurious lodg ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 12:54 pm
  • WNIJ book series features regional authors

    WNIJ 89.5 FM will feature four regional works of fiction as part of its continuing Read With Me Book Series. The series, hosted by Dan Klefstad, featu ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee College gallery hosting exhibition by Midwest Paint Group

    The Kishwaukee College Art Gallery is hosting an exhibition of works by the Midwest Paint Group, titled “A Winters Work,” through Feb. 24.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach offers audition prep workshop

    Stage Coach Theater will offer a Musical Audition Preparation Workshop from 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 17 and 18 at Stage Coach Theater, 126 S. First St. in DeK ...
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Annual bnefit concert for DeKalb Area Women’s Center set for Friday

    The Majakka Monthly Music Marathon will host its sixth benefit concert for the DeKalb Area Women’s Center on Friday.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
  • Library hosts Jim Gibbons presentation

    The Kishwaukee College Library will host a presentation by historian Jim Gibbons on World War I, titled “A World Gone Mad,” on Feb. 15.
    Feb. 9, 2017 - 5:30 am
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