Jun
04

Egyptian Theatre included in Landmarks Illinois emergency funding to 13 Illinois nonprofits through pandemic relief grant program

Landmarks Illinois has awarded $26,000 in grant funding to 13 nonprofits throughout the state that have been financially impacted by the COVID 19 pandemic. Through the Landmarks Illinois COVID-19 Organization Relief Grant Program, each nonprofit will receive a one-time $2,000 ...

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Apr
22

Backstage at the Egyptian: Volunteer Sue Dirker

Interview with one of our volunteers, Sue Dirker. Interview conducted by Gabe Bueno. GABE: How did you find out about the Egyptian Theatre? SUE: I've always enjoyed attending events at the Egyptian. I even saw the original band Heart perform there ...

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Apr
03

Backstage at the Egyptian Live: PET Board Vice President Paul Kassel

  Paul Kassel is the Dean of the College of Visual & Performing Arts at Northern Illinois University, where he is responsible for the overall administration of the college including its programs and people with a special emphasis on resources (both ...

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Mar
27

Backstage at the Egyptian: Box Office Manager Nora Reeves

Interview conducted by Gabe Bueno Gabe: How long have you lived in the Dekalb county area?   Nora: I moved to DeKalb in 1983 for my job at NIU. I was Assistant Manager at the University Bookstore for 30 years.   G: Why did you ...

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Mar
24

Egyptian gives back to local music programs

Egyptian Theatre donates Jazz at the Egyptian proceeds to local music programs The Egyptian Theatre hosted their fourth annual Jazz at the Egyptian event this past January, featuring performances by the DeKalb and Sycamore high school jazz ensembles, the Northern Illinois ...

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