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.

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.

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.

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.

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.