College of Visual and Performing Arts

NIU Jazz Ensemble to perform April 11

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The legendary NIU Jazz Ensemble, directed by Board of Trustees Professor Ronald Carter, will perform its Spring Jazz Concert at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 11. The concert, which takes place in the Duke Ellington Ballroom, is free and open to the public. Trumpeter Sean Jones is the featured guest. Born in Warren, Ohio, in 1978, Jones began playing…

Third Onion to stage five plays in four weeks

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The Third Onion – the student-run production scheme of the Northern Illinois University School of Theatre and Dance – has announced an ambitious schedule of plays to be performed over a four-week period beginning the first week of April. Students will present four original plays and another by playwright James McLure in NIU’s Stevens Building Corner Theatre…

Gallery 214 to present ‘I said it. I couldn’t say it.’

I said it. I couldn’t say it.
“I said it. I couldn’t say it.” is an interactive installation about facing our own truths and learning the truths of others. NIU’s MFA student Maria Dimanshtein will present her artwork from Tuesday, March 26, through Friday, March 29, at Gallery 214. Visitors are invited to engage with the environment and contribute their own content, making the…

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