Friday, January 24, 2020

Acclaimed director Sam Mendes and the modern day great cinematographer Roger Deakins ended 2019 on an epic and emotional note with their ultra realistic World War I film “1917.” 

Thursday, January 23, 2020
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DeKALB — Celebrating their 35th anniversary with a day of arcade games, food and tournaments for prizes, the Star Worlds Arcade, 1234 E. Lincoln Highway, will welcome friends and families to come hang out. The event will begin at 5 p.m. Saturday. 

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DeKALB — Students will have a chance to sing their favorite songs, with varying degrees of quality, along with traditional Filipino music at the Pinoy Karaoke Night. The event will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the Asian-American Resource Center’s Multipurpose Room. 

Mac Miller’s posthumous album “Circles” was released on Jan. 17. It follows his last album “Swimming,” which was released in August 2018. The sister album dives deep into the rapper’s mind at the time of his passing. Like the circulating thoughts Miller explored throughout his 12 songs, the …

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
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DeKALB — It can be a struggle to find yourself as an artist while attending college, but one Huskie graduate was able to successfully handle the pressures of both.

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Coffee lovers of DeKalb will be able to make their own works of art while drinking locally brewed coffee at Common Grounds. The local coffeehouse will be hosting a Freestyle Art Night from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Wednesday which will be open to all and will provide attendees with a variety of materia…

Monday, January 20, 2020
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DeKALB — Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, sports and guns will be among the topics comedian Brian Regan will joke about in his upcoming performance 7 p.m. Sunday at the Egyptian Theatre.The staff of the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., is more than ready for Regan’s arrival, Jeanine Holcom…

The highlight of the 2010 Oscars was when female director Kathryn Bigelow took home a total of six awards for her film “The Hurt Locker” and became the first woman to win best director. In 2010, the academy featured diversity in it’s selections, and a decade later, the nominations have taken…

Thursday, January 16, 2020

DeKALB — Composed of several events, a month-long exhibit at the NIU Art Museum will feature lectures and presentations from art and design faculty and staff. At their individual events, the featured faculty and staff will showcase their artwork and discuss achievements in their research.

Wednesday, January 15, 2020
Monday, January 13, 2020

DeKALB — Mock Trial takes students from the classroom to competitions, allowing them to compete in real-world law scenarios.

Sunday, January 12, 2020

DeKALB — In an ornate house, down some carpeted stairs and into a basement with Beatles posters plastered on the walls, Marshall amps stacked in corners and cords haphazardly strewn about, four musicians from distinctly differing backgrounds come together to create the indescribable sounds o…

Monday, January 06, 2020

After 42 years, the “Skywalker Saga” of episodic “Star Wars” films comes to an end with the recent release of “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker.” While the film has flaws, “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” is a satisfying film that ends the sequel trilogy, which began in 2015 with the relea…

Squirting lemon juice in one’s eyes would be a more pleasant experience than watching “Cats.” This computer generated hairball will make dog lovers feel proud of canines and cat lovers feel ashamed. “Cats” is a cinematic blunder that shouldn’t exist but, because of some cruel twist of fate, does.

Monday, December 23, 2019

In order to have a memorable holiday, activities such as decorating cookies and the tree, reading a book by the fireplace, spending time with family and playing board games are almost required. Fitting music in the background sets the mood and rings in a joyful spirit.

DeKALB — During the holiday season families across the nation engage in numerous traditions, including making certain foods and watching holiday films. One tradition that has been gaining more ground within the past several years has been that of families wearing matching sets of pajamas. 

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

DeKalb - Organizations including NIU’s Supportive Professional Staff Council, the Egyptian Theatre and The DeKalb Public Library will host festive events throughout December.

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The classic cartoon plays on popular networks throughout the holiday season, up until Christmas, but this year “A Charlie Brown Christmas” is coming to life  7:30p.m. on Friday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. 2nd St. 

Sunday, December 08, 2019