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...
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...
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...
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 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,...
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...
By Mike Korcek (NIU's leading sports authority) They're all here. In one place. For the first time.  The 2019 NIU Hall of Fame induction ceremony will take place on Friday, October 25 as part of NIU’s 113th Homecoming celebration. The 2019 class features Kristina Campos (Gymnastics, 2002-05), Larry English (Football, 2004-08), Ashley...
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...
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...
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...
Are you crazy for Halloween? Gather up your ghosts, ghouls, and goblins! Pose your pumpkins and phantoms and spooky items! If you and your family have that special spooky decorated home, you might win a valuable prize for being the "Best Halloween Home" in DeKalb County. DeKalb County...
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...