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Legend Mane performs Thursday at The House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway. Student rapper Legend is set to release “The Care Package,” which will be dedicated to students, and is participating in several other projects.

Rapper dedicates ‘Care Package’ to all students

By Alex Hyde | October 14, 2014

Senior communication major Keith Winford’s rap lyrics are getting more personal.Winford, known as Legend Mane, performed Thursday at The House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway, and he is featured on Marquis Hill’s album “Modern Flows Ep. Vol. 1.”...

Spencer Elaine (left), 75, of Sycamore, visits with artist Renie B. Adams Oct. 5 at the Art Box, 308 E. Lincoln Highway. Adams walked attendees through the gallery as they followed along with her collective art book.

Digital artist has right ‘Idea’

By Alex Hyde | October 5, 2014

Bananas, valentine hearts and vivid patterns were all passions of local artist Renie B. Adams showcased in her art exhibition opening Sunday.The Art Box, 308 E. Lincoln Highway, hosted an opening reception for the exhibition. The event featured 76-year-old...

McCartney death conspiracy lives on

By Kevin Bartelt | September 22, 2014

The ghost of Paul McCartney may one day haunt — or maybe it’s already haunting — the Northern Star office.Rumors of McCartney’s death began in 1966 after the Beatles’ bassist was supposedly in a fatal accident and was replaced by a lookalike....

Comic Club turns on bat signal for ‘Gotham’

By Alex Hyde | September 17, 2014

Batman fans can watch the premiere of TV show “Gotham” with the Comic Book Club 6:30 p.m. Monday at New Game in Town, 811 W. Lincoln Highway.The watch party will include food, drinks and comic-book related activities, including trivia. Alex Hedlund,...

Fest needs no words

By Alex Hyde | September 9, 2014

DeKalb | Eric Ayotte and The Gadabout Film Fest may leave attendees speechless during a Thursday screening.The 9 p.m. program contains performances by local folk and punk bands, Ayotte and a 45-minute film fest that features movies with sound but not...

Dark, gothic band brings soul to Cafe

By Alex Hyde | August 24, 2014

Jessica Hernandez & the Deltas’ dark, soulful music kept fans on their feet late into Saturday night.The musicians performed 9 p.m. at The House Cafe, 263 E. Lincoln Highway. Punk band Jadam James and the Multifelons kicked off the show with some...

Performers go Full Throttle at Ellwood

By Alex Hyde | April 20, 2014

I wasn’t expecting to see belly dancers so close to Easter, but the Wooden Box Theater’s variety show provided that and so much more Saturday night.Wooden Box Theater’s Daniel Sherrill hosted Charlie’s Angels Nite: Full Throttle at the Ellwood...