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The Egyptian Theatre is located downtown DeKalb at 135 N. 2nd Street.

DeKalb day planner: Feb. 4

By Sarah Rose, Assistant Lifestyle Editor | January 31, 2023

Come out into the snow and check out these fun events happening in the Dekalb community this Saturday.  Jazz at the Egyptian The Dekalb and Sycamore high school jazz ensembles will collaborate with NIU’s jazz orchestra in a can’t miss performance....

Jazz at the Egyptian enchanted audience Saturday

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | January 28, 2020

At the fourth annual Jazz at the Egyptian show four local jazz groups rocked the stage, allowing composers like Duke Ellington to live on.Jazz in Progress, the Sycamore High School Jazz Ensemble, the DeKalb High School Jazz Ensemble and the NIU Jazz Orchestra...

Local jazz groups to perform at Egyptian Theatre

By Jamie O'Toole, Columnist | January 22, 2020

DeKALB — Four local jazz groups will come together for the fourth year in a row to bring a night of jazz to DeKalb.Beginning 7 p.m. Saturday, the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., will present its annual “Jazz at the Egyptian” show.The DeKalb...

DeKalb HS music ensembles head to NYC for competitions

By Juliana Leprich | April 11, 2012

Students from DeKalb High School will sing scales and toot their horns to the Big Apple in the coming weeks for national musical competitions. The DeKalb High School a capella Ensemble earned a spot in the International Championship of High School a capella...