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  • ‘Best Christmas Pageant’ returns to opera house

    The Herdmans are the most ill-behaved children in the history of the world. So no one is prepared when this outlaw family decides to take over the ann ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach Players dream of a ‘White Christmas’

    Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas” tells the story of two showbiz buddies who stage a winter show at a picturesque Vermont inn, and find their perfect ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Women’s center hosts holiday shopping fair

    Celebrating 20 years of shopping local and promoting DeKalb-area artisans, the DeKalb Area Women’s Center will again host the Holiday Shopping Fair fr ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Concert band presents holiday performance

    The Kishwaukee Concert Band will present “It’s a Holiday State of Mind” at 7 p.m. Dec. 10 in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, in the Music Building ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • ‘The Nutcracker’ dances into the Egyptian

    The Beth Fowler Dance Company will present its 21st annual production of “The Nutcracker” Dec. 5 through 7 in DeKalb and Dec. 13 and 14 in St. Charles ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Holiday concert kicks off Franklin Mall project

    Indian Valley Community Band will present its 23rd annual holiday concert at 2 p.m. Sunday at the historic Opera House in Sandwich, 140 E. Railroad St ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 'Tis the season to plan your holiday events

    December's near, which means there are loads of holiday sights and sounds to enjoy. Here's a list o ...
    UPDATED: Nov. 27, 2014 - 10:53 am
  • CSA talent scholarship deadline nears

    The Northern Illinois University Community School of the Arts awards six talent scholarships each year. Students currently registered for music lesson ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Improv comedy to meet traditional storytelling Dec. 4

    Improvisational comedy debuts at Northern Illinois University’s School of Theatre and Dance with its Studio Series presentation of Storytellers Theatr ...
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Annual choral holiday concert is Dec. 7 at NIU

    Choirs, carols, brass, percussion, harp and strings ... it is time for the Northern Illinois University Holiday Concert.
    Nov. 27, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Festival Chorus to sing ‘Messiah’

    The DeKalb Festival Chorus will perform the Christmas portion of Handel’s “Messiah” at its fall concert, at 7 p.m. Saturday at First Lutheran Church, ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Philharmonic premieres modern flute concerto

    The Northern Illinois University Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform its final concert of the semester at 8 p.m. Monday in ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Donors are needed for brass project

    Christmas music played live by professional brass musicians creates magic for all ages. Just Make It Happen will produce the annual Brass Christmas Pr ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Dance production takes on Broadway favorites

    The upcoming Northern Illinois University School of Theatre & Dance presentation, “Got Broadway Rhythm, Everybody Dance!,” will feature eight dance nu ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Jazz Ensemble to perform tonight

    The nationally renowned Northern Illinois University Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of new director Reggie Thomas, will perform with international ...
    Nov. 20, 2014 - 5:30 am
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