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Arts & Entertainment

  • IVT opens registration for summer children’s program

    Indian Valley Theatre has opened registration for its 32nd annual Summer Children’s Theatre Workshop.
    May 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Review: With Anna Kendrick, 'Pitch Perfect 2' hits those sweet notes

    "Who run the world? GIRLS!" sing those irrepressible Barden University Bellas, channeling Beyoncé, in "Pitch Perfect 2.""Who run the world? GIRLS!" si ...
    May 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Hendricks releases 14th piano recording

    Jim Hendricks, professor of piano at Chicago State University and a Sycamore High School and Northern Illinois University alum, has released his 14th ...
    May 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Review: Dazzling 'Mad Max: Fury Road' is a can't miss thrill

    The silences in “Mad Max: Fury Road” are unsettling.The moments are few and infrequent, but it’s not ...
    May 14, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Life Lessons: Country singer Jo Dee Messina headed to the Egyptian

    Country music ain’t just for boys anymore.Jo Dee Messina has made a name for herself in the honky-to ...
    May 13, 2015 - 10:16 pm
  • STEM Read reimagines ‘The War of the Worlds’

    The Martians have landed in DeKalb and they did not come in peace. That’s the premise of STEM Read’s new adaptation of the classic 1938 radio play, “T ...
    May 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Band to play ‘Music Made in America’

    The Kishwaukee Concert Band will present “Music Made in America” at 3 p.m. May 17 in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building at Northe ...
    May 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • The House Cafe hosts graduation bash

    The House Café in DeKalb will celebrate the end of the college year Saturday with an evening of four distinct musical acts.
    May 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • CCT challenges cast to do Broadway show in two weeks

    Young performers looking for a challenge will have the opportunity to stage a production of Broadway’s “Aida,” taking the show from auditions to openi ...
    May 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • New project in the South promotes ‘American Music Triangle’

    CLARKSDALE, Miss. – Blues. Jazz. Country. Rock ’n’ roll. Gospel. Southern Gospel. Cajun-zydeco. Soul/ R&B. Bluegrass.
    May 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Pastiche Steel Ensemble to play at NIU

    Pastiche Steel Ensemble, a steelpan group created by Northern Illinois University Steelband members about five years ago, will host a fundraising conc ...
    May 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Middle schools to present ‘Shrek’

    DeKalb’s Clinton Rosette and Huntley middle school students have come together in a cast of 50 to perform “Shrek The Musical Jr.”
    May 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Tropixplosion brings island party to opera house

    Tropixplosion, the ultimate island party band, is coming to the Sandwich Opera House at 8 p.m., May 16.
    May 7, 2015 - 5:30 am
  • Stage Coach’s ‘Play On!’ opens today

    Stage Coach Players will present “Play On!,” a “play within a play” that tells the story of a dysfunctional theater group trying desperately to put on ...
    April 30, 2015 - 5:29 pm
  • KSO to present ‘The Rite of Spring’

    The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will present its spring concert, “The Rite of Spring,” its 38th season finale, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday in the Boutell ...
    April 30, 2015 - 5:30 pm
  • Reader Poll

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