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Seventeen-year-old violinist Laura Park, winner of the 2010 Arthur D. Montzka Young Artists Concerto Competition, performed recently with the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra under the direction of Linc Smelser.
Members of the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra presents their spring concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 30, with a performance of the “Titan” and “Jupiter” symphonies. The concert takes place in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall of the NIU Music Building. The pair of symphonies are the first and last of two legendary composers, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and Gustav...
Members of NIU’s Phi Rho Eta Fraternity, Inc. will host a carnival from Thursday, April 28, through Sunday, May 1, on the NIU campus. The carnival will take place in Lot O, just north of Grant Towers. Hours are 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday, 3 to 10 p.m. Friday and 1 to 10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Admission is...
89.5 WNIJ 20 Years
Public radio station 89.5-WNIJ invites listeners, supporters and friends to an open house from 3 to 7 p.m. Thursday, April 28, at the Broadcast Center, 801 N. First St. in DeKalb. An official cake-cutting ceremony is planned for 4 p.m. The gathering officially celebrates WNIJ’s 20 years of broadcasting with refreshments, displays of memorabilia and staff-guided tours...
Sample Illinois driver's license
NIU students, faculty, staff and local residents can renew driver’s licenses and state IDs, purchase annual vehicle license plate stickers, register as organ and tissue donors or conduct other transactions on campus at a mobile office of the Illinois Secretary of State. In addition, NIU collegiate license plates will be available for purchase. Twenty-five dollars...
Vladimir Mayakovsky
NIU’s Third Onion, the student-initiated production scheme at the School of Theatre and Dance, presents its final production of the 2010-11 theater season with the play, “Vladimir Mayakovsky.” The evening of poetry in puppets begins at 10:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, through Saturday, April 30, in the Stevens Building Corner Theatre. Andrew Hildner, an MFA in design...
Vladimir Mayakovsky
THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED. NIU’s Third Onion, the student-initiated production scheme at the School of Theatre and Dance, presents its final production of the 2010-11 theater season with the play, “Vladimir Mayakovsky.” The evening of poetry in puppets begins at 10:30 p.m. Thursday, April 28, through Saturday, April 30, in the Stevens Building Corner Theatre. Andrew...
NIU Cares Day volunteers
The annual NIU Cares Day — Saturday, April 16 — is approaching quickly. Kick-off volunteers are needed for two shifts. The morning shift takes place from 6 to 8:30 a.m. The afternoon shift takes place from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Volunteers are needed for volunteer check-in (which will be done via an online database, not paper lists), T-shirt distribution, staffing...
Logos of NIU Huskies golf and Evans Scholars
The NIU Evans Scholars will host the annual Golf Spring Fling with a shotgun start at 1 p.m. Friday, April 29, at the Kishwaukee Country Club, 1902 Sycamore Road in DeKalb. All skill levels are welcome to celebrate a great year at the new home of The Huskie Classic, NIU women’s golf long-standing fall intercollegiate competition. Come play...
Civil War exhibit
In honor of the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War, the Regional History Center at Northern Illinois University has created an exhibit titled “Vestiges of a Nation Divided: The Civil War’s Impact on Northern Illinois.” The exhibit, which is entirely online, features items from the Regional History Center’s archives, including letters, political...
UPDATE: 9:49 a.m. Wednesday, April 6. City of DeKalb Police advise that two suspects involved in the Tuesday night shooting incident at 1009 Aspen Court on DeKalb’s northwest side have been taken into custody. DeKalb police indicate that additional details should be available later in the day. City of DeKalb police are investigating a shooting that took...
1970s publicity photo of Kansas
The NIU Philharmonic will help celebrate Homecoming 2011 by performing Saturday, Oct. 15, with multi-platinum, award-winning rockers Kansas at the NIU Convocation Center. “A Night with Kansas and the NIU Orchestra” will take place shortly after the conclusion of the NIU vs. Western Michigan Homecoming football game. Kansas, who began performing with university orchestras in...
Cover of "A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer"
V-Day NIU 2011 will presents benefit performances of “A Memory, A Monologue, A Rant and A Prayer: Writings To Stop Violence Against Women and Girls” at 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 29, and Saturday, April 30. Both performances will raise funds and awareness to end violence against women and girls. The beneficiary is DeKalb’s Safe Passage, which provides...
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