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  • NIU Theater presents ‘Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?’

    The Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance opens its 2015-16 Mainstage Series season Sept. 24 with a theatrical production of, “Who’ ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU annuitants to see Branson show extravaganza

    A few spaces remain for the Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association Nov. 9 to 13 trip to Branson, Missouri, to see seven shows.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Indian Valley Theatre sets auditions for winter shows

    Indian Valley Theatre will hold auditions for its “Winter Showcase,” which consists of two holiday shows to be performed in December at the Sandwich O ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KSO ready to kick off 39th concert season

    The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will begin its 39th concert season with its fall concert. The orch ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • ALPHA offers lecture on clothing in Greek religion

    ALPHA: Friends of Antiquity will offer its 400th lecture Sept. 24 – a milestone lecture since ALPHA’S founding in 1971.
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Indie rock trio All the Wine returns to House Cafe

    With powerful vocals, enthusiastic playing and poignant lyrics, melodic indie rock trio All the Wine lives true to its mantra, “Cutting you to pieces, ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • And the Emmy winners are? 2 TV devotees offer predictions

    Emmy will dispense her favors Sunday night when the 67th Emmy Awards airs at 7 p.m. on Fox.In the me ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • KC library to host Mystery Writers’ Panel

    The Kishwaukee College Library will be holding a Mystery Writers’ Panel from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. Wednesday in Room A1102 (located in the library). The ...
    Sept. 17, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • The Art Box hosts digital photography exhibition

    “Various Elements,” an exhibit of color digital photographs by James Dester, will be featured from Sept. 18 through Oct. 15 at The Art Box, 308 E. Lin ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • WNIJ radio to host short story competition

    89.5 WNIJ recently announced a “very short story” competition, “Three-Minute Fiction,” with a writing prompt issued by Pushcart Prize-winning author a ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Mathew Tembo show to help girls school in Kenya

    Internationally known African musician Mathew Tembo and the Afro Routes will perform from 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday at a benefit for the Jane Adeny Memorial ...
    Sept. 10, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • HA HA HA: Second City to stop by DeKalb

    It’s been a tumultuous time for Chicago’s comedy scene, what with the fire at The Second City that displaced classes and left some shows canceled.
    Sept. 9, 2015 - 10:09 pm
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