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  • IVCC prepares for fall theater season

    OGLESBY — Illinois Valley Community College’s theatre department will be busy this fall with four productions — all performed off campus as the Cultur ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Reddick Mansion to host herb program

    OTTAWA — At 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, the Reddick Mansion Association will present Introduction to Culinary Herbs, by Holly Hughes, master gardener an ...
    Aug. 20, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • John Gorka to open Princeton Coffeehouse season

    PRINCETON — Singer-songwriter John Gorka, famed for his albums and his live performances, will appear at the Princeton Coffeehouse at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 2 ...
    Aug. 15, 2014 - 12:30 pm
  • Galaxy Girl will be part of fair entertainment

    PRINCETON — Through the years, the one act that most captivates the imagination of audiences is death defying stunts done in mid-air —127 feet in the ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 1:23 pm
  • Sara Ptak will give recital

    PERU — Sara Ptak, the daughter of Peru residents Mark Ptak and Ann Leydon Ptak, will present her second annual “Celebration of Song” at 3 p.m. Aug. 24 ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:10 am
  • RVP’s ‘The Marvelous Wonderettes’

    HENRY — The River Valley Players in Henry will hold auditions for “The Marvelous Wonderettes” at 7 p.m. Aug. 10 and Aug. 11 at St. Mary’s Community Ce ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • All aboard!

    HENRY — The first passenger train to stop in Henry in more than 30 years is coming on Sept. 13.The p ...
    Aug. 6, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Magic Matt sure to delight young and old alike

    PRINCETON — There’s magic and excitement in the air at the 159th Bureau County Fair in Princeton as Magic Matt presents his Family Fun Show.
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 4:26 pm
  • Lil Wranglers Rodeo featured at 159th fair

    PRINCETON — Ride ‘Em cowboy can again be heard at the 159th Bureau County Fair in Princeton this year twice as the Lil’ Wranglers Rodeo returns at noo ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 3:46 pm
  • Extreme bull riding comes to the Bureau County Fair

    PRINCETON — Get ready for heart-pounding, bone breaking action as SEBRA Extreme Bull Riding comes to the 159th Bureau County Fair in Princeton on Aug. ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:42 pm
  • A reflection of the Festival 56 season

    Theater is a mirror of society, reflecting the good, the bad and the hopes in us all.So what did we ...
    Aug. 1, 2014 - 12:41 pm
  • Stage 212 auditions for 'Rainmaker'

    LASALLE — Director Ellen Marincic has announced auditions for Stage 212’s 2014 fall production, “The Rainmaker.” N. Richard Nash’s heartwarming comedy ...
    Aug. 4, 2014 - 11:04 am
  • Downtown Sound closes out summer with music

    CHICAGO — Downtown Sound, Millennium Park’s popular Monday night music series, makes its return beginning on June 2 at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. The ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Stage 212 presents ‘Rent’

    LASALLE — Stage 212 has the announced the cast for “Rent,” the edgy Tony Award-winning musical by Jonathan Larson. “Rent” tells the story of a group o ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:00 am
  • Kids’ Day is Aug. 8

    MENDOTA — Mendota’s Sweet Corn Festival will go to the kids on Aug. 8 for Kids’ Day.Join the fun pro ...
    July 30, 2014 - 11:00 am
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