Arts & Entertainment

Paramount Theatre: Broadway-Scale on a Local Stage


Downtown Aurora’s performing arts center is far more than a house for touring shows. Its Broadway Series is drawing audiences from a wide geography – and the admiration of Chicago’s top theater critics.

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Lifelong Skills with McHenry Youth Orchestra

When schools began cutting music programs, one local educator created a haven for talented youngsters. Now, her creation is a dynamic place where youth are thriving.

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BIFF: 10 Days of Recognizing Women in Film

Year after year, downtown Beloit is full of bustling energy during The Beloit International Film Festival. Discover what films stand out this year.

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Events @ a Glance: Arts & Entertainment Calendar

There’s so much to do in our region! Here’s a look at what’s coming up this season at some of the many arts venues near you.

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Ring in the Season with Dole Mansion

Dole Mansion knows how to do it up for the holidays. Discover what exciting events await at this haven for the fine arts.

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