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Upcoming Egyptian Theatre Events: February 15-28

By Northern Star Entertainment Staff | February 14, 2019

Feb. 15: Dolly, Patsy and Loretta: The Legendary Ladies of Country MusicThree of the greatest women in the history of country music will be brought to life for the citizens of DeKalb. All three came from humble beginnings to create some of the greatest...

Theater to hold ‘Clue’ movie and comedic performance

By Northern Star staff | January 28, 2016

The Egyptian Theatre is holding a “Clue” movie screening and comedic performance based on the popular board game 8 p.m. Friday.The comedy begins at a dinner party hosted by Mr. Boddy (Lee Ving), when his secrets pour out, according to the Egyptian...

Weekend Guide: Nov. 5

Weekend Guide: Nov. 5

By Northern Star staff | November 5, 2015

Take a break from all of the end-of-semester stress, and get involved with some exciting events happening around campus this weekend.TodayMake sure you stop by Ellington’s as they present “Zesty Brassica,” 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. in the Holmes Student...

Event Guide: June 15

By Northern Star staff | June 15, 2015

There’s still plenty to do in DeKalb this summer. Check out these local events:TuesdayNeed somewhere to grab a few drinks and watch the FIFA Women’s World Cup with friends? Fatty’s Pub & Grille, 1312 W. Lincoln Highway, will show each match...

Isiah Panke, who played Peter in the Children’s Community Theatre’s production of “Peter Pan,” performed notable solos Saturday.

Solos impress in ‘Peter Pan’

By Deanna Frances | March 16, 2015

Though the Children’s Community Theatre’s production of “Peter Pan” had a familiar plot, strong vocals from young soloists made the show stand out.The musical, performed Saturday at The Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., included a local cast...

Comedian Lewis Black is known for his angry attitude in performances, which includes ranting and swearing. Black will perform The Rant is Due: Part Deux 8 p.m. today at The Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St.

Black brings rants back to Egyptian

By Arthur Aumann | January 22, 2015

Comedian Lewis Black is returning to DeKalb today — and no, his attitude has not mellowed out.Black, who is also an author, actor and social critic, uses an angry face style of comedy with plenty of yelling and swearing while trying to get across the...

Give thanks for these Turkey Day events

By Connor Rice | November 21, 2011

The world don't stop for Thanksgiving. Even with the half-week break soon upon us, DeKalb will still be swinging with local events. If you're sticking around for as long as you can or coming back a little early, make sure to keep yourself enthused with...

In this October 3, 2010 file photo, an ominous statue sits outside the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St. The Egyptian is opening its doors to ghost hunters this Saturday.

Historic Egyptian Theatre hunts for ghosts in Haunted Tour

By Heather Skrip | June 9, 2011

To get a dose of paranormal, the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. Second St., will once again open its doors to ghost hunters, paranormal enthusiasts and skeptics alike. The Egyptian Theatre Haunted Tour, covering the extensive, historic building, will take place...

Your DeKalb Scene planner for this week

By DeKalb Scene Staff | May 2, 2011

Last call. If you're going to be too bogged-down during finals week, this could be your only chance to check out DeKalb's brand of arts and entertainment. Take a break from your studies and live it up before you head home for the summer.   TONIGHT: WHAT:...