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Jun
20

Egyptian Theatre featured in Scotty McCreery’s new music video

DeKALB – While watching country singer Scotty McCreery’s music video for his newest song, “In Between,” viewers might notice a familiar sight – the Egyptian Theatre. Alex Nerad, executive director of the Egyptian, said the theater can be spotted in …
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May
29

Palmer Court Demolition Begins

Demolition of the pavement in Palmer Court began today. Wagner Excavating began removing the brick and concrete in the alley starting early this morning and continued through the afternoon. Their efforts continued despite a few brief rain showers. A lot …
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Egyptian Theatre receives $200K grant from Illinois Office of Tourism

The Egyptian Theatre in Downtown DeKalb is excited to announce it has been awarded a $200,000 grant from the Illinois Office of Tourism. This state grant, which hasn’t been awarded since 2015, will help bolster the state’s tourism industry which …
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Apr
15

Backstage at the Egyptian: Scotty McCreery

Conducted by Michaela Alcantar Michaela: Having co-written most your songs, what is your process and inspiration for creating new ones? Scotty: Real life is my main inspiration for writing.  I like to take something that I’ve experienced or someone I …
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Apr
09

Backstage at the Egyptian: Ginger Simons of Irrational Masters

Interview with Ginger Simons from the Irrational Masters Conducted by Michaela Alcantar Michaela: How did you get involved with Irrational Masters? Ginger: I joined cast two summers ago, right as I was transferring to NIU. Community college was a bit …
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