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  • Murder case inspires NIU alum to write novel

    Northern Illinois University alumnus Peter Gallanis has published his first novel, “The Reporter: Part 1 – Rise and Fall,” which was inspired by event ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Jazz musicians take over Hopkins Park band shell

    Spend enough time in the local community and you might bump into one of the 18 members of Jazz In Progress, a local community jazz band under the dire ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb band wraps up summer concert season

    Audience favorite Maureen Christine will be the featured soloist at the DeKalb Municipal Band’s last concert of the season at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the De ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach’s ‘Arsenic’ is a classic comedy

    Stage Coach Players presents “Arsenic and Old Lace,” opening today and running through Aug. 24. The show is based on the play by Joseph Kesselring, wh ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Penguin Project cast preparing for September’s ‘Aladdin Jr.’

    The theater will be filled with magic this fall when Children’s Community Theatre’s Penguin Project presents “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.”
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Good Time Travel sets trip to see ‘Chance Are’

    There’s still time to sign up for the Good Time Travel outing to see “Chances Are,” a show performed by Johnny Mathis tribute artist David Robbins, at ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • 'The Giver' on screen after a two-decade journey

    It was almost 20 years ago, and actor Jeff Bridges was searching for a movie project that would be a family affair — one in which he could direct his ...
    Aug. 14, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Disney, ‘Les Mis’ on band’s program

    The DeKalb Municipal Band presents its ninth free concert of the summer at 8 p.m. Tuesday, at the Dee Palmer band shell in Hopkins Park. Soprano Chris ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Festival Chorus

    The DeKalb Festival Chorus proudly announces Dr. Steven Grives as its new director for the 2014-2015 season. Steve will join DFC as its sixth music di ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • benefit concert for Kaneland Arts Initiative

    Bailey Cates will perform a solo concert to raise money for the Kaneland Arts Initiative (KAI), formerly known as the Kaneland Community Fine Arts Fes ...
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Glidden Homestead hosts art fair outside historic barn

    Twenty artisans will display and sell their wares on the grounds of the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Historical Center from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 5:30 am
  • Founder of NIU's first jazz band releases memoir

    In 1969, Northern Illinois University put out an "unusual" job description that Ron "Mode" Modell fit.
    Aug. 7, 2014 - 8:02 am
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