North Central College - Naperville, IL

Texas artist's innovative hand-sewn books featured in new exhibit

A Texas artist who creates hand-sewn books as an innovative medium to express her art will be featured in a new exhibit at North Central College.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

June 11, 2010—A Texas artist who creates hand-sewn books as an innovative medium to express her art will be featured in a new exhibit at North Central College.

“The Impossibility of Doing Nothing” by Candace Hicks is free and open to the public from June 25 through July 16 in the Schoenherr Art Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

Art exhibit celebrates American road with images from each state

A new art exhibit at North Central College celebrates vintage Americana with paintings representing all 50 states.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

June 10, 2010—Just in time for summer family vacation road trips, a new art exhibit at North Central College celebrates vintage Americana with paintings representing all 50 states.

Visitors are welcome to view the free exhibit, “States: Paintings from the American Road,” by artist Karen Stinnett of Amissville, Va., June 20 through July 22 at North Central College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., Naperville.

Tickets on sale for Hot Jazz-6 Cool Nites concert series July 17-23

azz vocalists and recording artists will combine their talents with noted jazz instrumentalists for the "Hot Jazz-6 Cool Nites" concert series.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

June 9, 2010--Jazz vocalists and recording artists Janice Borla, Jay Clayton and Madeline Eastman will combine their talents with noted jazz instrumentalists for the "Hot Jazz-6 Cool Nites" concert series in July at North Central College.

See video highlights of the Senior Art Show

See video highlights of the Senior Art Show

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The Senior Art Show is on display in two campus galleries through Saturday, June 12. Check out the video highlights of the student works on exhibit in the Oesterle Library Gallery and Meiley-Swallow Hall.


Red Bike Performance Company presents original show

Red Bike Performance Company presents original show

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The Red Bike Performance Company, the College’s newest theatrical endeavor, will present an original play by Kristy Dunlap-Berg ’10, titled “Little Red Riding Hood: A Wood Cutter’s Tale,” at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 6, in Madden Theater. This free show is for faculty, staff and interested students. Admission is free. Funded by a Coleman Grant, Red Bike is a touring company comprised of North Central students who write, direct and act their original children’s theater productions.


North Central unveils star-studded 2010-2011 fine arts season

A star-studded lineup of classical, jazz and contemporary artists fills the 2010-2011 Fine & Performing Arts Season at North Central College.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

June, 2010—A star-studded lineup of classical, jazz and contemporary artists fills the 2010-2011 Fine & Performing Arts Season at North Central College.

The Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Frankie Valli, Blues Traveler, Ramsey Lewis, Rachel Barton Pine, the Vienna Boys Choir, David Sanborn and Del McCourey with the Preservation Hall Jazz Band are just a few highlights of North Central College’s most sensational season to date.

Music ensembles showcase student talent, professionalism

Music ensembles showcase student talent, professionalism

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A primary strength of the College’s music program is its many student ensembles, directed by faculty. Several will give their final season performances this week. The NCC Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, June 2. The Small Ensemble Recital will take the stage at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 3, featuring the Flute Choir, directed by Marie Bennett; String Ensemble, directed by Mara Gallagher; Saxophone Quartet, directed by Larry Van Oyen; and Percussion Ensemble, directed by George Blanchet.


North Central College exhibit showcases works by artist Charles A. Gick

An exhibit at North Central College May 28 through June 18 showcases pieces by Charles A. Gick, an artist and professor who works in multiple art media.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

May 26, 2010—An exhibit at North Central College May 28 through June 18 showcases pieces by Charles A. Gick, an artist and professor who works in multiple art media.

The exhibit “The Sky is Falling, The Sky is Falling: A Natural History of the Painted Cloud” is free and open to the public and will be displayed in Schoenherr Art Gallery at the College’s Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

Seniors direct original comic sketches May 27-29

North Central College seniors Jake Dewar and Bruce Reif will present their original plays as part of the College's Student Director Series.

Contact: Nancy Dunker, associate director of public relations, 630-637-5306

May 25, 2010--North Central College seniors Jake Dewar and Bruce Reif will present their original plays as part of the College's Student Director Series. Dewar's "On the Line: A Series of Random Transmissions" is a compilation of original comedic sketches. Reif's "An Evening in Revue" is a short comedic sketch written entirely by the cast using improvisation.

Legendary jazz saxophonist David Sanborn performs July 31

Jazz fans will enjoy a summer treat when legendary jazz saxophonist David Sanborn performs in the acoustically magnificent Wentz Concert Hall.

Contact: Ted Slowik, Director of PR and Media Relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu

May 20, 2010—Jazz fans will enjoy a summer treat when legendary jazz saxophonist David Sanborn performs July 31 in North Central College’s acoustically magnificent Wentz Concert Hall.

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