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Virtual Event: Inside the First Folio

The First Folio was compiled by John Heminges and Henry Condell, two of Shakespeare’s fellow actors.  Without it, we would not today have half of Shakespeare’s plays.  Peter Garino will examine how the First Folio came to be, its importance ...

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Virtual Event: Lincoln on Slavery, Emancipation, and Equality

In this virtual performance President Lincoln (Kevin Wood) shares his ever-evolving perspectives on the subjects of slavery, emancipation, and equality, including the relationship between the races during his times Kevin Wood, currently of Oak Park, Illinois (Chicago area), portrays President Abraham ...

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Craig Mathey and Friends Concert

Craig Mathey and Friends will be performing live at Katz Park in DeKalb! Join the DeKalb Public Library and Club 55 for this special outdoor concert. Craig Mathey (keyboards and vocals) has been a life-long Sycamore resident and a musician since ...

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Virtual Event: Mind Game – Perception Deception

Our brain decides how we perceive everything around us. It finds patterns and solves problems efficiently, except for when it lies to us. In this engaging, virtual program William Pack explores the real science of how our brains trick us into ...

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Virtual Event: Wild Blue Ukulele Concert and Lending Kick-off

The Wild Blue Ukulele Orchestra is dedicated to expanding people’s notions about what the humble little four-stringed instrument can do. Using a full range of ukuleles—from sopranino to baritone and banjolele to U-Bass—the Wild Blues perform primarily fully orchestrated, house-made arrangements ...

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Fairy Tales for Adults in the Park

Ron Allison returns with another installment of Fairy Tales for Adults. He will be telling Grimm tales, The Blue Light and Rumpelstiltskin, and a Norwegian tale, The Giant Who Had No Heart, with a discussion following each. Mr. Allison’s approach grew ...

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Silhouettes and Caricatures at the Park

Mary Ellen Nilles visits Huntley Park to give a brief summary on the history of creating caricatures and silhouettes. She will demonstrate the process for each on willing participants in front of an audience. Mary Ellen has a BFA from the ...

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