Jun
22

Backstage at the Egyptian: Lynnea Erickson Laskowski of Safe Passage on #DeKalbPride

On June 28, 1969, the New York City police raided a gay club named the Stonewall Inn, sparking the gay rights movement across the country. Individuals from the LGBTQIA+ have been treated unequal legally. One example is it wasn’t until ...

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Jun
17

Backstage at the Egyptian: Jeanine Holcomb of PB&J

Our third performer at the DeKalb Farmers’ Market Live Lunch Music Series is PB&J, a local DeKalb band. Peter Lindsey, Ben Roettger, and Jeanine Holcomb have been friends for a while, but the formation of PB&J didn’t occur until 2018. ...

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Jun
07

Backstage at the Egyptian: Live Lunch Music Artist Bob Palmer

Bob Palmer will be our second performer at the DeKalb Farmers’ Market Live Lunch Music Series. Bob has been performing in the Chicago area since the early in 1970s and currently performs locally at various venues and events. As a ...

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Jun
04

Backstage at the Egyptian: Virginia Filicetti on the DeKalb Farmers’ Market

This year marks 26 years of the annual DeKalb Farmers’ Market hosted by the DeKalb Chamber of Commerce. It will be held in downtown DeKalb from 10:00am to 2:00pm on Thursdays, June 3rd through September 23rd. With over 25 vendors, the ...

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Jun
02

Backstage at the Egyptian: DCNP Summer Intern, Cass Kamp

  Hello! It’s time to take center stage and introduce myself. My name is Cass, and I am the summer 2021 intern for the Egyptian Theatre. I am a senior at Northern Illinois University, graduating in December with a degree in ...

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