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Margaret Cornils Luke
The NIU Philharmonic, under the direction of Lucia Matos, will perform its final concert of the fall semester at 8 p.m. Monday, Nov. 24, in the Boutell Memorial Concert Hall in the Music Building. The concert is free and open to the public, and the auditorium is accessible to all. Performing “Polonaise” from “Eugene Onegin” by...
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The Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra will present a family-oriented concert, “The Many Moods of Music,” at 11 am, Saturday, Nov. 15, at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. in downtown DeKalb. A variety of music will be presented, demonstrating the many moods that music can convey. Tickets are $5; children younger than 13 are admitted...
Alison Bastian
NIU continues to receive critical acclaim from the Illinois Association of Museums.
NIU New Music Festival poster
The fifth NIU New Music Festival offers something for everyone. This year features guest artist ensemble the nief-norf Project, founded by NIU alumni Andy Bliss (2004) and Kerry O’Brien (2006). They are joined by incredibly talented colleague ensemble members Erin Walker Bliss, percussion; Ashley Walters, cello; and Christopher Adler, piano and composition. Adler’s music will...
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The NIU School of Theatre and Dance will perform playwright Jean Anouilh’s “Antigone” as the first production of its 2014-2015 Studio Series of plays. Directed by Patricia Skarbinski, “Antigone” is an adaption of the classic Sophocles play that shares its name. It opens Thursday, Oct. 16, on the NIU DeKalb campus. Sophocles’ “Antigone” is a...
Sean Fader
The NIU Art Museum will present a public artist talk Tuesday, Oct. 14, by New York City artist Sean Fader. “Trade Pics? Photography as Interpersonal Space” is scheduled from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in Altgeld Hall 315. Fader explores self and other by literally trying on another person’s body and demeanor. In his “I Want...
Ice skaters at the East Lagoon
Although the autumn chill has yet to settle in permanently, and the leaves mostly remain green and still clinging to their trees, the holidays are not far away. NIU President Doug Baker sends holiday cards throughout the university and community each winter, using designs created by NIU students. Baker’s new annual tradition allows him to...
NIU First Lady Dana Stover admires “Wig” by Danielle Dobies at the entrance to Gallery 215.
A Sept. 4 open house at the NIU Gallery 215 on Fourth Street brought out a crowd of art lovers, including local notables.
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Get-On-The-Bus trips through the NIU Art Museum are a great way to meet other art lovers, keep up with what’s happening in the art world, see innovative historical exhibits and travel without the hassle of traffic, tolls and parking. Bus trips are planned to take advantage of the best visual art offerings in the region,...
Out of Rubble
Each war leaves behind rubble that shapes today and tomorrow – physically, psychologically and spiritually. “Out of Rubble,” a reaction to the wake of war, its realities and its representations, is the current exhibition at the Jack Olson Gallery. International artists and architects consider war’s causes and consequences, its finality and future, moving from decimation...
Gallery 215
Corn Fest offered more than food, music and carnival rides. Attentive eyes might have caught the first glimpses of the “Downtown Initiative.” Launched by a volunteer squad of undergraduate and graduate students from the NIU School of Art and Design, the project comes in response to NIU President Doug Baker‘s pillars. Talk about Student Career...
Cover of Backstage magazine
NIU School of Theatre and Dance alumna Charlotte Kate Fox (MFA ’13), who’s hit it big in Japan, is the cover star of the current issue of Backstage magazine. “When Fox submitted for the role of Ellie in the Japanese television drama ‘Massan,’ about the founder of Japan’s whiskey industry, Masataka Taketsuru, and his wife,...
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