If you like your moons big, 2019 has started off with a bang for you. March 21 brings us the third month in a row when we’ve had a chance to see a “Super Moon.” To put it simply, a Super Moon is when the moon is full and at the closest point to the Earth in its monthly orbit around our planet. (more…)
Arlene Turner-Crawford, School of Art and Design class of 1971 has been chosen to receive an award from the NIU Alumni Association for her achievements in the arts. (more…)
The Northern Illinois University School of Music will present Defiant Requiem: Verdi at Terezín in concert, Sunday, April 28 at 3 p.m. in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall, in the Music Building on the main campus. Tickets are on sale online now at $10 for adults and $5 for students. (more…)
The third annual NIU Arts Convocation showcased student talent in three schools and two locations all in one night. The event, designed as a way to expose students and community members to the great work and talent of students in the Schools of Art and Design, Music and Theatre and Dance, started in the Music Building’s Boutell Memorial Concert Hall with performances of music, theater and dance and then progressed next door to Jack Arends Hall, home to art and design.
Projeto Arcomusical, a percussion sextet playing Afro-Brazilian berimbau musical bows, is celebrating the release of their second album “Spinning in the Wheel” with three concerts in March. (more…)
School of Music students Emily Schaumberg of Streator, Ill. and Keelan Wright of Glenwood, Ill,, are among five recipients this year of NIU’s prestigious Forward, Together, Forward Scholarships for 2019.