60°FOvercastFull Forecast

Arts & Entertainment

  • NIU School of Theatre and Dance presents ‘Out of the Blue’

    DEKALB – The School of Theatre and Dance at Northern Illinois University opens its 2016-2017 Mainstage Series with “Out of the Blue” by Vladimir Zaits ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Fundraiser to benefit Mimi Bryan Memorial Scholarship

    Eat at South Moon BBQ in Sandwich on Oct. 5, and Indian Valley Theatre will get 10 percent of the bill. A portion of the money will be designated to t ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Red Lion Inn 50th reunion party set for Oct. 7 in Champaign

    A Red Lion Inn 50th Reunion Party hosted by Bob Graham and some former employees will be Oct. 7 and 8 at The City Center, 505 S. Chestnut St. in Champ ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DAWC to host monthly music marathons

    The DeKalb Area Women’s Center will begin a monthly all-ages event called Majakka Monthly Music Marathon. It will feature regional bands and Northern ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Andy Samberg learns to loosen up in ‘Storks’

    Andy Samberg seems to be everywhere you look (and listen) these days. He’s starring in and producing the hit show “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” he returns eve ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kiefer Sutherland, Geena Davis, Damon Wayans and more stars returning to TV this fall

    The fall TV schedule includes “The Exorcist” and “Lethal Weapon,” but reboots aren’t the only source of nostalgia in the lineup. There are a number of ...
    Sept. 22, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Barbed Wire Pioneers’ screening set for Thursday

    DeKALB – The DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association will host the 18th anniversary screening of “Barbed Wire Pioneers” at 6 p.m. Thursday at th ...
    Sept. 20, 2016 - 10:11 pm
  • Indian Valley Theatre launches new website

    Indian Valley Theatre has launched its revamped website: www.indianvalleytheatre.com.The redesigned ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Portman's Jackie Kennedy film to get Oscar season release

    TORONTO – The Jackie Kennedy biopic “Jackie,” starring Natalie Portman, has been acquired by Fox Searchlight, which plans to push the film directly in ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Voice of Elvis to kick off new season at Sandwich Opera House

    The Sandwich Opera House kicks off its 2015-16 season at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 with Doug Church – The Voice of Elvis. Church performs each and ...
    Sept. 15, 2016 - 12:01 am
  • Indian Valley Community Band looking for members

    Come be a part of Indian Valley Community Band, now in its 30th year.The band’s repertoire ranges fr ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:58 pm
  • Wooden Box presents live music event called 'Baby, You're a Firework'

    Grassroots Juicery & Cafe in Sycamore will host area performance group Wooden Box Theater at 6 p.m. Friday as they present “Baby, You’re a Firework,” ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:52 pm
  • KSO to open 40th season, featuring pianist Emily Bear

    The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will begin its 2016-2017 season with its fall concert, “Happy 40th Season KSO!” at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, in the Boutell ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 11:54 pm
  • DeKalb artist featured in New York exhibition

    Artist Dale Osterle of DeKalb will open an exhibition of hand-painted etchings, titled “A Sense of Place,” today at the National Association of Women ...
    Sept. 8, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach tells friendship tale in 'The Dixie Swim Club'

    Friendship that lasts forever. How blessed anyone is who has this in their life – let alone five friends who are all tied together in a life-long bond ...
    Sept. 14, 2016 - 9:06 am
  • Reader Poll

    Do you ever return to your alma mater for homecoming?
    Every year
    Once in awhile
    Never have
    I'm still in school