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"Charlotte's Web" comes to life with two matinees Oct. 24

North Central College will feature "Charlotte's Web," a treasured children's play based on the book by E.B. White, with two matinee performances.

North Central College will feature "Charlotte's Web," a treasured children's play based on the book by E.B. White, with two matinee performances at 1 and 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 24.

"The Producers" opens Aug. 6, starring students, local actors

"The Producers" opens Aug. 6, starring students, local actors

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Mel Brooks’ comedic masterpiece “The Producers" takes the Pfeiffer Hall stage this weekend, featuring some 80 community and student actors with direction by Fine Arts Director Brian Lynch. The story concerns two theatrical producers who scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop. Complications arise when the show unexpectedly turns out to be a success. The 1968 film of the same name earned Brooks an Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay.


October concert with Ethan Bortnick is postponed

Pianist Ethan Bortnick, the child prodigy who's taking the entertainment world by storm, will perform during the 2010-2011 season at North Central College.

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED until Friday, Jan. 14, 2011.

Pianist Ethan Bortnick, the child prodigy who's taking the entertainment world by storm, will perform during the 2010-2011 season at North Central College.

Age 9 and gifted with talent well beyond his years, Ethan seamlessly brings to life some of music's most well-known classics from every era and genre, entertaining crowds with a repertoire that spans from Bach and Mozart to disco, jazz, pop and rock songs.

Sol y Canto performs spirited Latin music Oct. 1

The award-winning ensemble Sol y Canto will perform its trademark Latin-flavored songs filled with poetry and energy Oct. 1 at North Central College.

The award-winning ensemble Sol y Canto will perform its trademark Latin-flavored songs filled with poetry and energy Oct. 1 at North Central College.

Artist Chun Arthur Wang featured in Oesterle Library Gallery exhibit

North Central College will host the exhibit, “The Other Side of the Earth,” by artist Chun Arthur Wang Sept. 5 through Oct. 14.

North Central College will host the exhibit, “The Other Side of the Earth,” by artist Chun Arthur Wang Sept. 5 through Oct. 14 in the College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St.

Wang is associate professor of fine arts at Columbus College of Art and Design in Columbus, Ohio, where he teaches drawing and watercolor. He has exhibited work in China, Chile, Japan, Mexico, Spain and the the United States. His works are held in private and public collections, including the China National Museum of Fine Arts in Beijing, University of Colorado and the Ohio Statehouse.

"H.M.S. Pinafore" sets sail this weekend in Madden Theatre

"H.M.S. Pinafore" sets sail this weekend in Madden Theatre

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North Central’s second Summer Music Theatre production, Gilbert and Sullivan’s “H.M.S. Pinafore,” opens Thursday, July 29, for four weekend performances. Director Matt Boresi ’97, lecturer of theatre, brings a new twist to this classic hit, incorporating original dialog that had been dropped. The story of “H.M.S.” takes place aboard a British naval vessel in the 1840s and is a love story between members of different social classes.


Boyz II Men to perform Sept. 25 in Pfeiffer Hall

Boyz II Men, one of the most successful R&B groups of all time whose music will perform Sept. 25 at North Central College.

Boyz II Men, one of the most successful R&B groups of all time whose music is cited as a major influence by Justin Bieber and other artists, will perform Sept. 25 at North Central College.

Boyz II Men stop in Naperville after wrapping up a European tour and celebrating its 20th anniversary. The band was named the most successful musical group of the 1990s by Billboard Magazine.

Naperville Art League artists exhibit work in campus gallery

Naperville Art League artists exhibit work in campus gallery

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Some 30 local artists who belong to the Naperville Art League are displaying their original creations in an exhibit titled “Spontaneous” through Aug. 22 in Schoenherr Art Gallery at the Fine Arts Center. The exhibit showcases selected two- and three-dimensional art pieces in a variety of media. The artists are professional and emerging artists as well as hobbyists, and some are formally trained while others are self-taught.


Artist Heather Freeman's "Personal Demons" featured in exhibit

Heather Freeman’s multimedia exhibit “Personal Demons” will be displayed Aug. 27 through Sept. 26.

Heather Freeman’s multimedia exhibit “Personal Demons” will be displayed Aug. 27 through Sept. 26 in North Central College’s Schoenherr Art Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

The exhibit is free and open to the public. Freeman is a professor of digital media at the University of North Carolina–Charlotte, where she teaches digital print, animation, video, installation and drawing.

Brian Lynch directs community actors in Mel Brooks' "The Producers"

Mel Brooks' comedic masterpiece "The Producers" takes the stage in August at North Central College, featuring some 80 community actors.

Mel Brooks' comedic masterpiece "The Producers" takes the stage in August at North Central College, featuring some 80 community actors. The story concerns two theatrical producers who scheme to get rich by overselling interests in a Broadway flop. Complications arise when the show unexpectedly turns out to be a success.

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