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  • Wooden Box Theater prepares two-part event

    The performance group Wooden Box Theater will present a two-part event that will join local theatrical performers, fashion models, vendors and live mu ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Tickets on sale for Penguin Project

    Tickets are on sale for the Penguin Project’s production of “Fiddler on the Roof,” Sept. 10 through 13 at Sycamore High School.
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Prairie Echoes invites women to sing

    Do you like to sing? Are you looking for a fun girls night out?Prairie Echoes, a local women’s a cap ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb Chorus welcomes new director

    The DeKalb Festival Chorus in its 40th season will welcome a new artistic director to the podium, and invites new members.  
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • NIU Annuitants set coffee hour

    Northern Illinois University Annuitants Association will celebrate “Back to School” with a coffee hour from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 3 at Holiday Inn Exp ...
    Aug. 20, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Lou Gramm: Foreigner singer to headline Corn Fest

    After 40 years in the music business, former Foreigner lead singer Lou Gramm is still committed to rock ’n’ roll.
    Aug. 19, 2015 - 10:49 pm
  • DeKalb band prepares final concert of the season

    The DeKalb Municipal Band, directed by Kirk Lundbeck, will present its final concert of the season at 8 p.m. Aug. 18 at the Dee Palmer Band Shell in H ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Bilder prints exhibited at DAWC Galleries

    “Stories & Symbols: Prints by Dorothea Bilder” is on exhibit at the DeKalb Area Women’s Center Galleries, 1021 State St. in DeKalb through Sept. 27. A ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Registration open at Community School of the Arts

    Registration is open for the fall semester at the Community School of the Arts at Northern Illinois University.
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • DeKalb hosts U.S. Air Force Jazz Band concert

    Shades of Blue, a United States Air Force Jazz Band from Scott Air Force base in southern Illinois, will perform in DeKalb on Saturday.
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Arts academy ready for fall classes

    The Performing Arts Academy of Sycamore is taking registration for fall classes. Registration can be ...
    Aug. 13, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Not phoning it in: Luke Redfield to perform blues music at The House Cafe

    Arranging a Q&A session with Luke Redfield is no easy task. The Minneapolis-based folk musician doesn’t have a phone.
    Aug. 12, 2015 - 9:31 pm
  • Jan Bach wins national composition contest

    Jan Bach, Northern Illinois University Distinguished Research Professor Emeritus in the School of Music, won the $5,000 first prize in the choral comp ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Summer band concert features soprano vocalist

    The DeKalb Municipal Band's next summer concert in the park will be at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Dee Palmer Band Shell at Hopkins Park, 1403 Sycamore Road ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Glidden Homestead hosts Arts at the Barn art sale

    Whether you’re looking for that perfect art piece or just looking, don’t miss Art at the Barn on the grounds of the Joseph F. Glidden Homestead and Hi ...
    Aug. 6, 2015 - 5:30 am
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