North Central College - Naperville, IL

North Central to host two-day African American Heritage Festival April 16-17

The African American Leadership Roundtable will present Naperville’s first African American Heritage Festival, a two-day celebration April 16-17.

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

Feb. 19, 2010—The African American Leadership Roundtable will present Naperville’s first African American Heritage Festival, a two-day celebration April 16-17 that includes a dance performance and gospel fest at North Central College.

Multicultural quartet Birds and Phoenix performs April 11 at North Central

East meets west when innovative multicultural quartet Birds and Phoenix performs an afternoon of chamber music at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 11.

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

Feb. 19, 2010—East meets west when innovative multicultural quartet Birds and Phoenix performs an afternoon of chamber music at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 11, in North Central College’s acoustically perfect Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

The Fab Four performs ultimate Beatles tribute April 16-17

The Fab Four performs the ultimate Beatles tribute concert at 8 p.m. Friday, April 16, in North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville.

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

Feb. 19, 2010—The Fab Four performs the ultimate Beatles tribute concert at 8 p.m. Friday, April 16, in North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville.

Tickets are $40, $30 and $25; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit http://northcentralcollege.edu/show.

Jazz greats Chick Corea and Gary Burton perform April 10

Prolific jazz pianist and composer Chick Corea joins vibraphonist Gary Burton to present a concert of duets at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 10.

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

Feb. 17, 2010—Prolific jazz pianist and composer Chick Corea joins vibraphonist Gary Burton to present a concert of duets at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 10 in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville.

College hosts two Up With People shows in Naperville March 13-14

The internationally acclaimed ensemble Up With People performs a program of high-energy, upbeat, family-friendly entertainment.

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

Feb. 15, 2010—The internationally acclaimed ensemble Up With People performs a program of high-energy, upbeat, family-friendly entertainment at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 13, and 2 p.m. Sunday, March 14, in North Central College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville.

Internationally known jazz faculty to perform concert March 12

Eight North Central College faculty members, known internationally for their work as jazz performers and recording artists, will perform a concert March 12.

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

Feb. 12, 2010--Eight North Central College faculty members, known internationally for their work as jazz performers and recording artists, will perform a concert March 12. Their performance will feature arrangements, original compositions and various musical configurations, including the duet, trio, quartet and entire ensemble.

Senior musical "Pippin" bursts with show-stopping songs and dance

North Central College students will present "Pippin," a hip, tongue-in-cheek fairy tale.

North Central College students will present "Pippin," a hip, tongue-in-cheek fairy tale and winner of 11 Tony Awards by Oscar-winning composer/lyricist Stephen Schwartz. Four performances will be staged at 7:30 p.m. March 4, 5 and 6, and at 2 p.m. March 7 in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adult and $10/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469). The story of "Pippin" takes place once upon a time, when a young prince Pippin longs to discover the secret of true happiness and fulfillment.

College presents British rock band tribute One Night of Queen March 20

Fans of the British rock group Queen can relive the band’s powerful live performances at the concert tribute One Night of Queen.

Fans of the British rock group Queen can relive the band’s powerful live performances March 20 when North Central College presents the concert tribute One Night of Queen. One Night of Queen will begin at 8 p.m. Saturday, March 20, in Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $40, $30 and $25; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469). One Night of Queen recreates and celebrates the music of the British rock band Queen. The show is performed by Gary Mullen and his band The Works with fantastic staging, lighting and effects.

Kids enjoy memorable academic, athletic summer camps at North Central

Children in elementary, middle and high school can take advantage of summer camps in broadcasting, computers, theatre and sports at North Central College.

Children in elementary, middle and high school can take advantage of exciting summer camps in broadcasting, computers, theatre and various sports at North Central College.

Registration is underway for academic and athletic camps for ages 5 years and older. Camps begin in June and continue through mid-August. Visit www.northcentralcollege.edu/community-and-visitors/summer-camps-workshops to view a complete catalog or call 630-637-5560 for details.

Exhibit features works by winners of Naperville's Riverwalk Fine Art Fair

A group show featuring works by three contest winners will be featured March 5 through April 9 at North Central College’s Schoenherr Art Gallery.

A group show featuring works by three winners of the Naperville Art League’s annual Riverwalk Fine Art Fair will be featured March 5 through April 9 at North Central College’s Schoenherr Art Gallery. “Vibrant Moods: Visions from Riverwalk Fine Art Fair Award-Winning Artists” features paintings by Pamela Hart of Naperville, Bob Koch of Naperville and Michael McKee of Wheaton. The exhibit is free and open to the public. Schoenherr Art Gallery at the Fine Arts Center is located at 171 E. Chicago Ave., Naperville. The exhibit will be open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m.

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