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Film festivals can help broaden horizons

Film festivals can help broaden horizons

By Paker Otto | February 18, 2020

Going to the theater is a special experience, and the feeling of seeing an engaging story play out on a large screen in the dark with no distractions is paradise. The 2020 spring semester brings several film events to students that they can use to broaden...

Egyptian Theatre to screen ‘It’s A Wonderful Life’

By Parker Otto | November 30, 2019

DeKALB – The holiday film “It’s A Wonderful Life” will be screened at 2 p.m. on Sunday at the Egyptian Theatre, 135 N Second St. The screening will feature multiple additions that a viewer can’t experience at home Jeanine Holcomb, Marketing...

Think Floyd USA performs In the Flesh with the background filled with hammers. 

Pink Floyd tribute flawlessly recreates ‘The Wall’

By Parker Otto | November 13, 2019

DeKALB — One of the greatest albums of all time was brought to life by the band Think Floyd USA who used spectacular musicianship, a laser light show and on-stage animation to recreate the 1979 album “The Wall.” The band rocked out 7:30 p.m. Saturday...

Egyptian Theatre screens classic films for 90th birthday

By Parker Otto | September 13, 2019

DeKALB - Starting Sunday, The Egyptian Theatre, 135 N. 2nd St., will screen classic films as part of The Classic Film Series. Taking place from September until May, The Egyptian Theatre will play nine classic films once a month. The first film will be...

10 films celebrating anniversaries

By Tatianna Salisbury | January 30, 2019

Time flies when there are hundreds of movies released every year, and the 2019 film season is in full swing with anticipated releases like “Captain Marvel,” “Dumbo” and “Avengers: Endgame” set to arrive within the coming months. With so many...