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Movie poster for "In the Time of the Butterflies"
NIU’s Latino Resource Center is partnering with Friends of the NIU Libraries and the DeKalb Public Library to host several free events leading up to a visit by Julia Alvarez, author of this year’s Big Read Book, “In the Time of the Butterflies.” The book was chosen by the DeKalb Public Library Steering Committee. DeKalb’s...
Paint the Town 2015: NIU and Victor E. Huskie at the Confectionary
Exciting changes are happening in downtowns of small and mid-size cities across the United States. Large retailers, formerly the mainstay in these communities, are being replaced by smaller creative businesses tailored to specific population interests. Increases in young adults and seniors interested in living in convenient and walkable downtowns are changing opportunities for new business...
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Families and the general public are invited at 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 14, to “Music Through the Ages,” presented by the Kishwaukee Symphony Orchestra. This educational and entertaining performance at  the historic Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., will explore how music has changed through different time periods, making this concert a perfect introduction to...
In the Mouth of Madness
Halloween might be over, but Northern Illinois University’s STEM Read will keep people screaming with “The Science of the Scare” at the Egyptian Theatre at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19. Horror fans are invited to participate in a variety of hands-on activities to learn more about the technology of haunted houses, the psychology of fear...
Book cover of “The Magic World of Orson Welles” by James Naremore
The NIU English Department will host film scholar James Naremore, Emeritus Chancellor’s Professor at Indiana University, who will deliver a graduate colloquium lecture titled “Orson Welles at 100.” Naremore will offer a retrospective on the career of Orson Welles, who is among Hollywood’s most famous actors, writers, directors and producers. Welles co-wrote, directed and starred...
Throne of Blood
The NIU Art Museum will sponsor a screening and discussion of Japanese cinematographer Akira Kurosawa’s 1957 classic “Throne of Blood” at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 30. NIU history and language professors E. Taylor Atkins and John R. Bentley will moderate this re-interpretation of Macbeth at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. Doors open at...
NIU student athletes pose witih Victor E. Huskie
Northern Illinois University Athletics will host its sixth annual awards banquet – “The Victors” – at 8 p.m. Monday, April 27, at the historic Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb. Huskie fans and friends interested in joining in the celebration of the accomplishments of NIU student-athletes can purchase tickets for $20 by calling (815) 758-1225. Doors will...
ARTigras
Art is in the air – and on the ground – thanks to ARTigras, the inaugural celebration of the arts taking place Saturday, May 2. New, cool stuff: ARTigras Workshop Wednesdays are scheduled from 4 to 6 p.m. April 15, 22 and 29 in Room 213 of the Visual Arts Building and are open to...
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Admit it: You’ve always wanted to be in a parade. You’ve wanted to be silly, dress up and decorate your dog. Or your bike. Or your best friend. Or yourself. Those opportunities, complete with the chance to show off your creative alter ego, will come Saturday, May 2, at the first Artigras celebration. Sponsored 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...
Amenti Haunted House
The ninth annual Amenti Haunted House at the historic Egyptian Theatre in downtown DeKalb, is returning for nine nights this year. Amenti will be open from Oct. 17 to 19, Oct. 24 to 26 and Oct. 30 to Nov. 1. Amenti features 20 different scenes on six different levels throughout the theatre. Located at 135 N....
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Northern Illinois University Athletics will host its fifth annual awards banquet – “The Victors” – at 7 p.m. Monday, April 28, at DeKalb’s historic Egyptian Theatre. The red-carpet event is open to the public and fans can help choose the Top Performance of the Year as the Huskies celebrate their academic and athletic achievements over the past...
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