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...
Northern Illinois University Theater and Dance majors open theater in nearby St. Chares. If you’re ever wondering what happened to the 2019 MFA Acting class at Northern Illinois University, you can find many of them, and a host of other School of Theatre and Dance alumni in...
BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival The 28th Annual BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival rings in the 2019 holiday season with two days of free, family-friendly activities in Chicago. The celebration culminates in an evening tree-lighting...
The concept of celebrating something scary can make one wonder how the Halloween current event started. Halloween’s beginnings date back to the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain (pronounced sow-in). The Celts, who lived more than 2,000 years ago celebrated their new year on November 1. This area was mostly in the region that...
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...
October 16th is National Liqueur Day. This is a day to celebrate the myriad classes and flavors of liqueur. Liqueur, not to be confused with liquor, is a type of sweet alcoholic drink made from flowers, nuts, spices, herbs and some type of alcohol. They are bold enough to stand...
The highlight of the fall theater season will feature the Penguin Project's newest production, "Hairspray Jr.". The Penguin Project, established in 2004, provides young artists with developmental disabilities including down syndrome, cerebral palsy, autism, intellectual disabilities, learning disabilities, visual impairment, hearing impairment, and other neurological disorders to take the stage joined by...
Indian Valley Theatre has announced the cast for their upcoming production of ‘Murder on the Rerun’ by Fred Carmichael. ‘Murder on the Rerun’, will be Directed by Linda Whaley and Produced by Sharon Pagoria. Christine Roe has been chosen as Stage Manager. Auditions took place in early August...
Temperatures are dropping and leaves are turning! It's safe to say that fall is here! With the chilly weather upon us, is there anything better than staying in on a cold, gloomy day with a bowl of warm, cozy food? Of course not! We’ve gathered a...
ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Rick Nielsen appeared at the grand opening of a new Hard Rock Casino information center in downtown Rockford on Thursday afternoon. Cheap Trick guitarist Nielsen, along with his wife Karen, are partners with Hard Rock International, which hopes to open...
On Saturday October 26th at 6:00pm  area performance group Wooden Box Theater will present an event that will display local theatrical performers, guest appearances, area small business vendors, and live music with their production of "Hypnotizame : Beatles Night at the Ellwood House," the group's 9th annual...
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...