North Central College - Naperville, IL

Concert Choir travels Midwest during spring concert tour

North Central College's Concert Choir will give a series of concerts during its spring tour May 12-16 to churches in Illinois and Wisconsin.

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

April 28, 2010--North Central College's Concert Choir will give a series of concerts during its spring tour May 12-16 to churches in Illinois and Wisconsin.

The 54-voice mixed choir will perform a variety of traditional and contemporary compositions, ranging from J.S. Bach and W.A. Mozart to Eric Whitacre and Benjamin Britten, as well as favorite spirituals, folk songs and gospel selections.

The Concert Choir spring tour includes the following performances:

Wednesday, May 12, 6:30 p.m. concert

Senior Art Show exhibits work of 18 North Central College students

Art works by 18 North Central College students will be featured in a free exhibit in two galleries May 16 through June 12.

Contact: Ted Slowik, director of PR and media relations, 630-637-5307, tjslowik@noctrl.edu April 27, 2010—Art works by 18 North Central College students will be featured in a free exhibit in two galleries May 16 through June 12. The Senior Art Show will be exhibited in the Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., and the Meiley-Swallow Hall Gallery, 31 S. Ellsworth St., both in Naperville. Students will greet visitors during an opening reception from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 16, in both locations.

Depression-era ambitions of young actresses played out in "Stage Door"

The comedy "Stage Door" features a cast of ambitious young women who come to New York City during the 1930s to study acting and find jobs.

The comedy "Stage Door" features a cast of ambitious young women who come to New York City during the 1930s to study acting and find jobs. Their story will be performed by North Central College students May 6-9, under the direction of Chicago actor and theatre instructor Ted Hoerl.

Legendary artists The Pointer Sisters perform May 15 at North Central

Legendary artists The Pointer Sisters will make their only scheduled Chicago-area appearance this year when they perform May 15 at North Central.

Legendary recording and performing artists The Pointer Sisters will make their only scheduled Chicago-area appearance of the year when they perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 15, in North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville.

With a style that blends elements of pop, disco, jazz, bebop, blues, soul, funk, dance, country and rock, The Pointer Sisters continue to entertain audiences nearly 40 years after their recording debut, performing hits like “Fire,” “He's So Shy,” “Slow Hand” and “I'm So Excited.”

Students stage Steve Martin comedy "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" April 15-17

North Central puts on student production of "Picasso at the Lapin Agile," where Albert Einstein at 25 and Pablo Picasso at 23 have a fictional meeting.

Steve Martin's witty 1993 comedy "Picasso at the Lapin Agile" will be staged at North Central College April 15-17. Senior musical theatre major Wesley Dean Tucker of Mason City, Ill., will direct the play, which he says is an entertaining, "in-your-face comedy."

The production will be presented Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 15-17, at 7:30 p.m. in North Central's Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St., Naperville. Tickets are $5/adults and $3/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/show.

Student showcases his photographs in solo exhibit, "Toes"

North Central College junior Timothy Whitney will present a series of digital photographs in a solo exhibit titled "Toes."

North Central College junior Timothy Whitney will present a series of digital photographs in a solo exhibit titled "Toes." His work explores the peculiarities of peoples' toes.

The free exhibit runs April 4 through May 6 at the College's Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., Naperville. Whitney will greet visitors during a reception from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 7.

One-man show showcases the wit and humor of French writer Molière

North Central College welcomes back Timothy Mooney and his one-man play "Molière Than Thou," featuring a dazzling performance of some of Molière's plays.

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

March 16, 2010--North Central College welcomes back Timothy Mooney and his one-man play "Molière Than Thou" on March 31, featuring a dazzling performance of some of Molière's most beloved plays.

Art exhibit showcases multicultural William H. Bigham Galleries collection

An exhibit at North Central College showcases the collection of William H. Bigham Galleries, a leading exhibitor of multicultural artworks in the Chicago area.

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

March 16, 2010—An exhibit at North Central College April 16 though May 7 showcases the collection of William H. Bigham Galleries, a leading exhibitor of multicultural artworks in the Chicago area.

The exhibit features exotic authentic African bronze, stone, and wood sculptures, contemporary original mixed media oil paintings, elegant custom-designed jewelry and bright, colorful home accents and textiles.

All-Star Monterey Jazz Festival presented April 30 at North Central

An All-Star lineup of today’s greatest jazz performers visits North Central College April 30 when the Monterey Jazz Festival comes to Naperville.

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

March 16, 2010—An All-Star lineup of today’s greatest jazz performers visits North Central College April 30 when the Monterey Jazz Festival comes to Naperville.

Explore the wonders of science in "Toying with Science" shows May 1

North Central College hosts Toying with Science, a fast-paced and dynamic program created by Garry Krinsky.

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

March 12, 2010--North Central College hosts Toying with Science, a fast-paced and dynamic program created by Garry Krinsky, who explores the wonders of science, using circus skills, toys, mime, upbeat original music and audience involvement.

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