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Autumn and the Moon Concert

Falling leaves, and beaming moonlight! Vocalist Layni Katz and pianist Deane Myers perform songs for the fall season.  Music to warm up your autumn evening. Deane and Layni are both graduates of DePaul University and have performed in the Chicago area for ...

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NIU Steelband Concert

Join us for the 4th annual NIU Steelband Concert directed by Liam Teague and Clifford Alexis. Created in 1973 by G. Allan O'Connor, it was the first active steel band formed in an American university and has performed throughout the United ...

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Small Potatoes Concert

The Chicago based folk duo of Jacquie Manning and Rich Prezioso say it has taken them years of "careful indecision" to develop a repertoire they describe as "Celtic to Cowboy."  After twenty-six years of performing, a million and a half miles ...

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Wild Blue Ukulele Orchestra

Join us in the main lobby for a variety of instrumental holiday music from “Tchaikovsky’s March” from the “Nutcracker Suite” to “You’re A Mean One, Mr. Grinch”, with lots of surprises in between. The Wild Blue Ukulele Orchestra is comprised of seven musicians, both amateur and professional, all ukulele enthusiasts. The ...

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Carol of the (Berim) Baus

The library will host Arcomusical in an after-hours concert open to the public. The ensemble will play holiday music as well as original compositions for the audience in the library’s main lobby. Holiday snacks and refreshments will be provided. MeiaMeia (Portuguese ...

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The Roots of Folk Concert

Barry Cloyd is a touring singer, songwriting, multi-instrumentalist, and historian. Join us for this one-of-a-kind educational and historical presentation with guitar and banjo music! Barry will play Multi-Instrumental/Americana/Roots music that includes Blues, Folk, Celtic & Originals in this after-hours concert in ...

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Our Land Between the Rivers, Illinois in Story & Song

This newly commissioned program begins with a whirlwind trip back through time to the early days of the origins of Illinois and where its name came from, the Illiniwek Nation of Native Americans. Barry Cloyd is a touring singer, songwriting, multi-instrumentalist, ...

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NIU Steelband Concert

Join us for the 3rd annual NIU Steelband Concert directed by Liam Teague and Clifford Alexis. Created in 1973 by G. Allan O'Connor, it was the first active steel band formed in an American university and has performed throughout the United ...

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World of Reading: Book Fest

Celebrate a “World of Reading” on Saturday, March 24! Drop in any time between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. to participate in a wide variety of events focused on books. Costumes are encouraged—dress up like your favorite book character and ...

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