Northern Illinois University presents: “Modern Day Minstel: The History of Stereotype and Caricature in the Black Community and the Effect on Current Media and Pop Culture,” a moderated panel discussion, Wednesday, September 25 from 5:45 to 6:45 p.m. in the Stevens Buildings’ Corner Theatre (room 249). (more…)
The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America Concert Band will hold a performance, Monday, October 7 at the NIU School of Music. The concert is free of charge and will be held in Boutell Memorial Concert Hall at 8 p.m. in the NIU Music Building. (more…)
The Community School of the Arts at Northern Illinois University invites musicians eighteen years old and younger to audition in the annual CSA Sinfonia Concerto Competition. Audition applications must be received by October 21. Auditions are scheduled in the Recital Hall of the NIU Music Building on November 11, beginning at 6 p.m. (more…)
Northern Illinois University will be the home for a one-night performance of an original work created using actual letters between soldiers and loved ones during World War II. Our Lives in Letters: A World War II Perspective will be performed in the Carl Sandburg Auditorium, located in NIU’s Holmes Student Center, Saturday, September 7 at 7 p.m. There is no charge for admission. (more…)
James Monroe Števko, Chicago native and graduate of NIU’s School of Theatre and Dance, is a featured principal on the upcoming original cast album of Fiddler on the Roof in Yiddish. He originated the role of Mendl, under the direction of Tony, Oscar and Golden Globe winner, Joel Grey. The album is produced by Grammy nominated producer Rob Sher of Time Life/Warner Bros and will be released August 23 and available on Apple Music and Spotify.
The Northern Illinois University Art Museum’s exhibition Exploring Aspects of War In and Through the Visual Arts tackles the complex relationship of art in the depiction of war. The exhibition opens Tuesday, August 27 and continues on view through October 18, 2019. Visitors are invited to a public reception on Thursday, September 12 from 5-8 p.m. with Informal Artists’ Gallery Talks beginning at 6:30 p.m. launching a programming series expanding on the exhibition’s themes. Please check the NIU Art Museum’s website for the latest calendar of events at niu.edu/artmuseum. (more…)