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Arts & Entertainment

  • KVAL hosts 44th annual Northern Illinois Art Show

    More than 70 exhibitors will offer their unique art and handcrafted items June 6 and 7 at the 44th annual Northern Illinois Art Show on the DeKalb Cou ...
    May 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Pete Seeger Songfest scheduled for Sunday

    Singer and songwriter Jim Scott will present a Pete Seeger Songfest at 7 p.m. Sunday at the Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of DeKalb, 138 N. Fourth ...
    May 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • CSA Sinfonia auditions are set for Monday

    High school classical music students are invited to audition for CSA Sinfonia on Monday in the Music Building at Northern Illinois University. Auditio ...
    May 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Indian Valley Theatre names ‘Snoopy’ cast

    Indian Valley Theatre recently announced the cast for the musical “Snoopy,” a family show coming July 17, 18 and 19 to the Sandwich Opera House.
    May 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • The new Scrabble dictionary freaking out traditionalists

    Pwn (8 points, to dominate an opponent). Thanx (15 points, thanks). Bezzy (18 points, several meanings, not all of which are printable).
    May 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Processional on Beale Street in Memphis honors B.B. King

    MEMPHIS – The city of Memphis is saying farewell to blues legend B.B. King with a tribute and processional down Beale Street.
    May 28, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Kish professor delves into Latina mystery – again

    John Desjarlais had to do some sleuthing to make his series of mystery novels as legit as possible.H ...
    May 27, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • 'Peggy the Pint-Sized Pirate'

    Students at St. Mary's School in Sycamore will present a production of "Peggy the Pint-Sized Pirate" the weekend of May 29 at the St. Mary's Parish Ac ...
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Cher tribute artist coming to Sandwich Opera House

    Lisa Irion as Cher will take the stage at the Sandwich Opera House at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 6.Irion ...
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Annuitants to see ‘Pippin’

    Space remains for the Northern Illinois University Annuitants’ Aug. 2 trip to Chicago’s Cadillac Palace to see “Pippin.”
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb resident wins 2015 composition contest

    Jan Bach of DeKalb won the grand prize in the Humboldt Brass Chamber Music Workshop 2015 Composition Contest. He received $2,000 for his octet “Deriva ...
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Let’s Dance’ plans live recording session, party

    Open the door to a fun adventure at a live CD recording session and dance party May 31, hosted by producers of DeKalb’s “Let’s Dance.”
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Upcoming TV schedules expose trends

    NEW YORK – Television’s next big hit may have been revealed during last week’s annual schedule presentations to advertisers by the biggest networks.
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • National Portrait Gallery show explores nature of celebrity

    WASHINGTON – In the age of selfies, social media and streaming videos, the idea of what makes a celebrity has expanded far beyond the Hollywood icons ...
    May 21, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Creating Emotion: Longtime DeKalb artist Dale Osterle's works exhibited at Glidden Goods

    DeKALB – When viewing a landscape with a beauty that takes your breath away, most people reach for their camera to capture the moment. Dale Osterle cr ...
    May 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Reader Poll

    Should the city of DeKalb pay to install air conditioning at the Egyptian Theatre?