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The Dark Art and Oddities Con will be from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday at the Altgeld Hall Auditorium.

Spend Saturday at a dark art convention, Stage Coach Players theatre

By Nick Glover, Lifestyle Editor | November 9, 2022

If you’re not heading home or busy studying this weekend, here are some events happening in DeKalb this weekend. DARK ART AND ODDITIES CON From 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Saturday in the Altgeld Hall Auditorium will be the Dark Art and Oddities Con. The...

The Ellwood Mansion is available for individuals to sign up for guided tours.

DeKalb day planner: Nov. 5

By Nick Glover, Lifestyle Editor | November 2, 2022

Editor's note: The NIU School of Theatre and Dance will host its opening night of the play "God of Carnage" at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 9 instead of this Saturday.  This Saturday, there will be events throughout the day. Here are some of the ones that stick...

The DeKalb Public Library hosted a paranormal investigation team, Spectre Group, where they discussed their paranormal sightings on Saturday afternoon. (Madelaine Vikse | Northern Star)

Paranormal sightings at DeKalb Public Library with Spectre Group event

By Nick Glover, Lifestyle Editor | October 25, 2022

On Saturday afternoon, Jenny Beyerlein and Greg Reisner hosted an event at the DeKalb Public Library in which they detailed some of their paranormal investigations, findings and simple methods of finding paranormal activity. Nearly everyone has had...

The DeKalb Public Library is hosting a DIY pumpkin wreath event on Sept.14.

DeKalb Public Library to host DIY pumpkin wreath event

By Kalesia Williams, Sports Reporter | September 11, 2022

DeKALB– The DeKalb Public Library, 309 Oak St., will be hosting a pumpkin wreath decorating program this year. The event will take place from 5 p.m. to 6:15 p.m. on Sept. 14 in the lower-level Zimmerman Meeting Room of the library.  The pumpkin...

Motown music hits DeKalb at library event

By Northern Star staff | April 27, 2015

The DeKalb Public Library will hold a concert featuring songs from Motown Records on Sunday.Pianist Jose Sandoval will perform songs and hold a discussion about the influence of Motown on musical genres like soul, rhythm and blues and rock. Featured songs...