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  • Folk Music Fest scheduled for June 20

    The sounds of bluegrass, folk and Hawaiian music will fill the air around the historical Gurler House from noon to 5 p.m. June 20.
    June 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • New Orleans jazz visits DeKalb Farmers Market

    Just Make It Happen Inc. will present A Wing and A Prayer Dixieland Orchestra from noon to 1:30 p.m. today during the DeKalb Farmers Market in the Van ...
    June 11, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU professor describes the science behind 'Jurassic World'

    For those who don’t like the long lines of Six Flags Great America – a visit to “Jurassic World” might be the more thrilling alternative this summer.
    June 10, 2015 - 10:06 pm
  • KC student’s work on display at The Art Box

    “Here Lies My Mask,” a solo exhibition by Kishwaukee College student Ashleigh Farris will be on display through Friday at The Art Box, 308 E. Lincoln ...
    June 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Municipal Band summer season opens Tuesday

    The DeKalb Municipal Band will present the opening concert in its 161st season of summer band concerts at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Dee Palmer Band Shell ...
    June 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Annex Theatre to perform ‘Pride and Prejudice’

    Jane Austin’s beloved novel, “Pride and Prejudice,” will be brought to life on stage by Annex Theatre Company on Saturday and Sunday in the Cavan Audi ...
    June 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ‘Seasons’ kicks off summer at museum

    With school out and the weather warming up, kick off your family’s summer with “Seasons,” the new art and music series at the Ellwood House Museum.
    June 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Registration open for summer theater camps

    In the grand Hollywood tradition of “Hey kids, let’s put on a show!”, Children’s Community Theatre still has openings for its summer Imagination Camps ...
    June 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU grad debuts in comedy show

    Amazing Sammo Productions opens its 2015 season at Gorilla Tango Theatre in Bucktown with its third “Sam & Mickey” sketch comedy show, “Sam & Mickey A ...
    June 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Beth Fowler 'Dance Showcase’ this weekend

    The Beth Fowler School of Dance of Genoa and St. Charles will present its third production of the season, “Dance Showcase,” at DeKalb’s Egyptian Theat ...
    June 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Concert in the Park

    Bring a lawn chair or blanket and select a comfortable spot to enjoy a free outdoor concert as the Indian Valley Community Band kicks off the summer s ...
    June 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Little Big Town coming to NIU Convocation Center

    Grammy Award-winning country group Little Big Town has added a fall leg of The Pain Killer Tour that will stop Oct. 29 at the Northern Illinois Univer ...
    June 4, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Art Interaction: Show to colorize courthouse lawn this weekend

    Tim Miller cuts to the heart, and stone, of the silver and stone jewelry business.“I consider myself ...
    June 4, 2015 - 12:26 am
  • Reader Poll

    Was re-establishing relations with Cuba the right decision for the U.S.?
    Yes, it was time
    Yes, if it brings about change
    No, we shouldn't recognize oppressive governments