We are excited to have these young ladies in the Kishwaukee Fest Parade this Friday, July 26. Miss Heartland 2019 - Annika Strolle Annika's favorite quote is “Dreams don’t work unless you do,” and that is absolutely true. She was honored to have received four incredible awards this past June at...
Indian Valley Theatre is preparing for the 132nd annual Sandwich Fair, with its classic and comedic Melodrama performances. This year, audiences at the Sandwich Fair will be treated to TWO classic melodramas chocked full of puns and jokes galore. “The Perils of Priscilla or…The Schoolmarm’s Dilemma” will be directed...
Willy Adkins is a filmmaker located in Dekalb, IL who produces film festivals, art and con style events. He is the President and CEO of Breaking Fate Entertainment, formerly known as "Spook Show Entertainment." IMDB calls Adkins the 8th most famous person born in Dekalb, IL. Saturday, July 13, he...
DeKalb County United will battle the NIU Men's Soccer Team today at 7 p.m. at the NIU Soccer Stadium in the battle for DeKalb County supremacy! This will be the final pre-season game for DeKalb County United and the final game of the spring season for NIU. The largest crowd ever...

Dancing Queen

In 2006, I was honored to produce the first Heartland International Music Tattoo in DeKalb County at Northern Illinois University. The show included 22 different dance ensembles, brass bands, bagpipe bands and other pageantry units. Featuring over 300 entertainers, this two-hour show was patterned after the world famous Edinburgh...
Get ready for a show that’s unlike any other! The Red Hot Chilli Pipers are returning to the Egyptian Theatre on Friday, March 29 at 8 p.m. Bagpipes with attitude. Drums with a Scottish accent. A blazing rock band and show so hot it carries its own health warning! It’s...
The Second City has been laughing at love and its infinite scroll of side effects for decades. In the world-famous comedy company’s latest laughter-inducing undertaking, IT’S NOT YOU, IT’S ME, THE SECOND CITY takes shots at heartbreak, missed connections and the mire of human relationships. Your friends, your parents,...
Back by popular demand! Lightwire Theater’s "A Very Electric Christmas" is coming back to the Egyptian Theatre in DeKalb, IL on Friday, December 7 at 7:30 p.m. Follow the story of a young bird named Max and his family, as they begin their journey south for the winter. When Max...
Stage Coach Players invites you to spend a portion of your holiday when they present the spoof, "A Christmas Chaos," by Michael Wehrli. Chaos is the name of the game in this take on "A Christmas Carol" when a travelling theatre troupe doesn't arrive to perform its rousing version...
Parents, are you wondering what to do with your children while you hit the Black Friday sales? Are you dreading dragging them along as you wait in long lines for the most sought-after items? Or do you want a fun family activity for you and your children instead of being...
A look at what's coming up next in the Northern Illinois University College of Visual and Performing Arts. For the full season of events visit their online calendar. College of Music Nov. 13 - Choral and Opera Series - Opera Theatre, 6:30 p.m. Nov. 13 - Jazz Series presented by DeKalb Sycamore Cadillac - NIU Jazz Ensemble, 8...
IVT at Sandwich Fair
Melodramas by Indian Valley Theatre at the Sandwich Fair Indian Valley Theatre is gearing up for the 131st annual Sandwich Fair, with TWO classic and comedic Melodrama performances. Shows are interactive and audience participation is not only encouraged but welcomed! So come boo, hiss, cheer and clap at this year’s...