Arcomusical’s album “Spinning in the Wheel” selected for Grammy consideration

Projeto Arcomusical, a percussion sextet playing Afro-Brazilian berimbau musical bows, has been selected for Grammy consideration in the category Best World Music Album for their second album, "Spinning in the Wheel" released earlier this year. The group's artistic...

Community School offers Suzuki Workshop November 2

At the annual Community School of the Arts Suzuki Workshop on Saturday November 2, guest Suzuki teachers from Virginia, California and Arizona will visit the NIU Music Building to work with Suzuki Strings violin students and guest students representing Suzuki...

Exploring Aspects of War In and Through the Visual Arts at the NIU Art Museum open through November 13

Visitors can now enjoy an extended opportunity to view the NIU Art Museum’s exhibition Exploring Aspects of War In and Through the Visual Arts through November 13. Artworks on display were created by both military veteran and civilian artists during and after...

With roles on “The Middle” and “General Hospital,” Jen Ray, ’92, is a star

What started as a three-line part turned into a nine-year recurring role for NIU School of Theatre and Dance alumna Jen Ray ('92). When Jen was growing up in Darien, Ill., a suburb of Chicago, she would often go with her mother who was helping backstage at local high...

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