Visual and Performing Arts

Kishwaukee Symphony opens new season Oct. 11

Photo of a violin and bow
The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will open its 38th concert season at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 11, with “The Hedgehog’s Dilemma.” Supported in part by the Kishwaukee Symphony Associates, the performance takes place in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU…

CSA Sinfonia Concert Competition invites applicants

Karisa Chiu
The NIU Community School of the Arts invites instrumentalists and vocalists 18 and younger to participate in the annual CSA Sinfonia Concerto Competition. Applications must be received by Monday, Oct. 20, and auditions are scheduled Monday, Nov. 10, in the NIU…

Governor, NIU officials break ground in Stevens ceremony

Pat-Quinn-Stevens
Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn joined Northern Illinois University Board of Trustees Chair John Butler and other officials Monday for a ceremonial groundbreaking on the expansion and renovation of the Stevens Building. The $27.4 million project is managed by the Illinois…

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