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Arts & Entertainment

  • Murder Mystery Theatre event at DeKalb library

    Help celebrate Adult Summer Reading 2016 by joining the DeKalb Public Library for an interactive murder mystery performance led by the Murder Mystery ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Children’s music featured at next band concert

    The DeKalb Municipal Band will present a special children’s concert with featured soloist Mark Robinson.
    July 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Bilder's pastels on display

    DeKalb Area Women's Center is hosting an exhibit of pastel drawings by artist and Northern Illinois University Professor Emerita Dorothea Bilder. "It' ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Wooden Box Theater marks 10th anniversary

    Wooden Box Theater will celebrate its 10th anniversary with “The Cavalcade of Stars,” an event that will showcase theatrical performers, fashion model ...
    July 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Madigan comedy tour stops in DeKalb

    The Egyptian Theatre will welcome prolific comedian Kathleen Madigan as she brings her new “The Mermaid Lady” standup tour to DeKalb at 8 p.m. Nov. 3.
    July 21, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Star Trek Beyond’ boldly goes back to what made the TV show great

    The opening words are kind of comforting: “My name is Captain James Tiberius Kirk.” We fans of the 50-year-old juggernaut called “Star Trek” know the ...
    July 20, 2016 - 11:42 pm
  • DeKalb Band concert features soprano vocalist

    The next DeKalb Municipal Band concert will feature soprano Mary Beth Kurnat and the Hopkins Park Dixieland Band.
    July 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • 'Let’s Dance' Big Band Weekend opens Friday

    John Smith and the Shananigans Big Band return to host the 11th “Let’s Dance” Big Band Weekend July 15 through 17 in the Duke Ellington Ballroom at Ho ...
    July 14, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Moment in history: Stage Coach production about loyalty, independence and sacrifice

    ‘Hamilton” may be the most popular play on Broadway, but DeKalb has its own Revolutionary War-era play: “The Devil’s Disciple.”
    July 14, 2016 - 12:45 am
  • Who is in the Chicago 'Hamilton' cast? Plus Daveed Diggs will leave the New York cast

    NEW YORK – Broadway veterans Miguel Cervantes, Karen Olivo and Alexander Gemignani will lead the cast of "Hamilton" in Chicago, while new Tony Award-w ...
    July 13, 2016 - 9:47 am
  • Glidden Homestead open for tours on Sunday

    See all the ways you can “Dig Up the Past” and experience the site where the innovative development of barbed wire happened when you visit the Glidden ...
    July 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Band concert features soprano soloist

    Christine Monteiro will be the featured vocalist at the next DeKalb Municipal Band Concert on July 12, along with the trombone section playing Henry F ...
    July 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Program focuses on contributions by young adults

    The Sycamore History Museum will host “Young Adults Making Sycamore Great” on Wednesday, July 13. This presentation is in connection with the current ...
    July 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Exhibit unfolds origami's beauty as large-scale art

    Remember those origami cranes you meticulously folded out of tiny slips of paper in elementary school? Imagine them 100 times larger, as a massive swa ...
    July 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
  • Kishwaukee Fest returns to DeKalb County

    Kishwaukee Fest of DeKalb County returns this July with a full week of free entertainment, including concerts in the park, car shows, food events and ...
    July 7, 2016 - 5:30 am
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    Do you think NIU should leave the MAC?
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