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...
The Egyptian Theatre Welcomes The ABBA Show - Direct from the U.K. Wednesday, November 6, 2019 - 7:30 PM From “Dancing Queen” to “Mamma Mia,” “SOS” and beyond, The ABBA Show brings something different to every beloved hit, replete with a live backing band, fabulous costume changes, and tightly choreographed dance...
On this date in 1939, The Wizard of Oz became an official American Musical Fantasy featured film produced by MGM (Metro-Golden-Mayer). This cinema gem is widely considered to be one of the greatest films in cinema history, even competing with may successful films in 1939.  It is widely known as the best-known...
Stage Coach Players announces auditions for its upcoming holiday production of It’s A Wonderful Life, a stage version of the classic story told on the big screen by Frank Capra. Directed by Tim Ball, auditions for this faithful adaptation by Doug Rand will be...
Looking for something fun and unique to do this weekend, take a trip to downtown Chicago and help celebrate the anniversary of the legendary Chicago Water Tower building. This special event will be held on Saturday, September 14 starting at 10:00 AM. The City...
Scottish-Americans have their own day, which is called National Tartan Day. It is celebrated on April 6 and is an official national observation. National Tartan Day honors all the Scottish heritage that flows through our nation as well as worldwide. On March 20, 1998, the United States Senate passed Resolution...
Now that pumpkins are in season, roast a small pie pumpkin and puree the flesh in a blender or food processor for this loaf cake. Otherwise, you can use canned pumpkin. Ingredients 3 tablespoon oil, canola3/4 cup(s) pumpkin, puree or homemade1/2 cup(s) honey3 tablespoon sugar,...
If you're looking to make a trip into the City of Chicago, here are a couple new attractions to check out this summer. Fiberglass Cows returning to Chicago in July! A herd of fiberglass cows is moo-turning to Chicago to mark the 20-year-anniversary of the display of brightly painted farm animal...
February is time to celebrate the start of the Year of Chicago Theatre. The Chicago Cultural Center offers a free-admission, building-wide celebration and invites everyone—from the curious to seasoned theater-goers—for an inspiring and surprising look at the “fearless soul” of our city – Chicago’s theater community. Participating artists and theater companies including The...
With more and more schools starting earlier in August many young people lose the summer and the chance to visit a theme or amusement park. For families that still would like a mini getaway, there are many local destinations to share with the children. For those that...
On Wednesday, August 1 at 7:00 P.M. the Ellwood House Museum will welcome the Mr. Myers Band back to DeKalb for Margaritaville at the Mansion. This is the fifth installment of the seven-part Music at the Mansion summer concert series, presented by the Ellwood House Museum, DeKalb Park District,...
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...