Convo Center to welcome Rick Springfield, Casting Crowns in 2015

Rick Springfield
Top 40 legend Rick Springfield and contemporary Christian artists Casting Crowns both are coming to the NIU Convocation Center in 2015. Springfield, the voice of 1981 smash hit “Jessie’s Girl,” arrives Friday, May 15, in DeKalb. Casting Crowns, touring in support of new CD “Thrive,” are coming Friday, Feb. 27. Tickets for both shows go on sale…

Kishwaukee Symphony to present Holiday Pops Concert Dec. 12

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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra invites the public to its Holiday Pops Concert: Winter Wonderland. The concert begins at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 12, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. Pre-concert music, beginning at 6:15 pm, will be provided by the NIU Suzuki Program. Post-concert music will be provided by the Kishwaukee Symphony…

Community School of the Arts to host winter recitals

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The NIU Community School of the Arts has announced the schedule for winter and holiday recitals. Soloists and ensemble performances are featured in December on the stages of the Recital Hall and Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. Most performances end with a reception. All are free and open to the public. Saturday, Dec. 6 The Showcase Recitals…

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