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Pianist Garrick Ohlsson joins Wroclaw Philharmonic Feb. 19 at North Central College

Garrick Ohlsson
Acclaimed pianist Garrick Ohlsson joins Poland’s internationally renowned Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra for a Feb. 19 concert at North Central College.

Acclaimed pianist Garrick Ohlsson joins Poland’s internationally renowned Wroclaw Philharmonic Orchestra for a Feb. 19 concert at North Central College.

The performance begins at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, in North Central College’s acoustically stunning Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave, Naperville. Tickets are $75 and $65; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

Steven Brinberg performs Barbra Streisand classics March 25 at North Central College

Experience Barbra Streisand like never before when Steven Brinberg performs his acclaimed tribute “Simply Barbra” at North Central College March 25.

Barbra Streisand fans experience her music like never before when Steven Brinberg performs his acclaimed tribute “Simply Barbra” March 25 at North Central College.

The cabaret-style performance of “Simply Barbra” begins at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 25, in the College’s Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $30 and $25; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

Guest artist directs North Central College students in ‘The Crucible’ Feb. 16-19

Savanna Richardson ’14, Bethany Schick ’14, Olivia Crary ’15, Allie Plansky ’15
Guest director Jason Gerace stages four performances of American drama “The Crucible” at North Central College.

Guest artist Jason Gerace directs North Central College students in four performances of the American drama “The Crucible” Feb. 16-19.

Performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16, 17 and 18 and at 2 p.m. Feb. 19 in North Central College’s theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. Tickets are $10/adults and $8/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

Celebrate the ‘25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ with North Central College

North Central College students direct and perform the musical comedy “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” March 1-4.

Students will direct and perform the popular musical “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” March 1-4 at North Central College.

The musical will be presented at 7:30 p.m. March 1, 2 and 3 and at 2 p.m. March 4 in North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adults and $10/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

Soulful program highlights Black History Month

Henry Pleas, tenor
North Central College features “Deep River: A Spiritual Journey”—a live musical and narrative program about African slaves before the Civil War—on Feb. 23.

On Feb. 23 during Black History Month, North Central College will feature “Deep River: A Spiritual Journey,” a live musical presentation and original narrative about African slaves who lived along the Great River before the Civil War.

The free program will begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, in North Central’s Koten Chapel at Kiekhofer Hall, 329 E. School St., Naperville.

Self-Employment in the Arts Conference Feb. 24-25 helps careers of aspiring artists

Participants will learn how to run their own businesses as artists Feb. 24-25 during North Central College's Self Employment in the Arts (SEA) Conference.

College and high school students, educators and adults who aspire to be self-employed artists will gain valuable information about running their own businesses as artists Feb. 24-25, 2012 when North Central College hosts the 12th annual Self Employment in the Arts (SEA) Conference.

Experience Spanish culture during annual Flamenco Festival

Chiara Mangiameli, featured flamenco artist at festival
During February, North Central College hosts its annual Flamenco Festival, featuring rhythmic music, dance, films and photography from Spanish culture.

During the month of February, North Central College will host the fifth annual Flamenco Festival that showcases the emotive, rhythmic music and dance from Spanish culture. Several events are planned—including dance classes, films, a lecture and photography exhibit. All are open to the public and most are free.

The Flamenco Festival presents the following events:

North Central College ensembles ‘Explore the Sound’ Feb. 24

North Central College invites listeners to hear several of the College’s choral and instrumental ensembles in “Explore the Sound IV: Untraveled Worlds.”

North Central College presents “Explore the Sound IV: Untraveled Worlds” in identical Feb. 22 and 24 concerts that invite listeners to hear several of the College’s choral and instrumental ensembles and discover the stunning acoustics of Wentz Concert Hall.

North Central College welcomes two notable authors during Naperville Reads 2012

Luis Alberto Urrea
A pair of notable authors will speak and sign books at North Central College in February as part of the 11th annual Naperville Reads celebration.

Jan. 30, 2012—A pair of notable authors will speak and sign books at North Central College in February as part of the 11th annual Naperville Reads celebration.

Anderson’s Bookshops present appearances by authors Antonio Sacre on Thursday, Feb. 9, and Luis Alberto Urrea on Thursday, Feb. 23. Both events begin at 7 p.m. in the College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Contact Anderson’s at 630-355-2665, visit andersonsbookshop.com or Naperville Public Library branches for free tickets.

Vocalist, Naperville resident Joan Curto performs Feb. 26 at North Central College

Vocalist Joan Curto performs selections from the Great American Songbook Feb. 26 at North Central College.

Acclaimed vocalist and Naperville resident Joan Curto performs selections from the Great American Songbook Feb. 26 at North Central College.

The performance begins at 6 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 26, in North Central College’s Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $35 and $25; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

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