Citizen Way to Stop at Judson for Christmas Tour

Judson University will host the upcoming “A Very Merry Lil Christmas” tour on Sunday, Dec. 10, at 7 p.m. at Herrick Chapel (1151 N. State St., Elgin). Presented by the Hands and Feet project, the four-state music tour will feature Judson’s own celebrity alum Ben Calhoun ’03 and the members of the Citizen Way band, along with recording…
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11.20.2017

Judson University’s 2017 Student Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois is Andrew Kennedy

Every fall, an outstanding senior from each of the four-year, degree-granting institutions of higher learning in Illinois is awarded the Abraham Lincoln Civic Engagement Award and becomes a Student Laureate of The Lincoln Academy of Illinois. Student Laureates are honored for their leadership and service in curricular and extracurricular activities. The student who will represent…
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11.20.2017

Judson University’s Shark Tank Competition Fires Up Next Week

Judson University’s fourth Shark Tank event will take place on Thursday, Nov. 16, at 7 p.m. in the Thulin Auditorium (1151 N. State Street, Elgin). The finalists have been selected. The judges are in place, and the stage is set for the top competitors to win nearly $2,000 in prize money.   Inspired by ABC Network’s business…
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11.11.2017

Speaker Announced for Fall Commencement

Judson University will welcome home alumnus Shawn Flynn ’89 to speak during Fall Commencement exercises at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 9, at Herrick Chapel (1151 N. State St., Elgin).   Flynn is president and managing partner of AdPro 360, an advertising agency in Colorado Springs, Colo., that was named one of the fastest-growing agencies in…
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11.11.2017

Christmas Concert of Worship to Feature Acclaimed International Pianist Huntley Brown

Judson University proudly announces that acclaimed pianist Huntley Brown  will be the guest artist during this year’s Christmas Concert of Worship on Saturday, Dec. 2, at 3 p.m. and again at a second concert performance at 7 p.m. in Herrick Chapel (1151 N. State St., Elgin).   “The DCWPA Christmas Concerts of Worship have always been…
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11.11.2017

Music Director Andrew Grams to Lead ESO Premiere of Tributes Violin Concerto by Chicago-Area Composer James M. Stephenson on November 4 & 5

ESO Music Director Andrew Grams will lead the ESO premiere of Chicago-area composer James M. Stephenson’s Tributes Concerto for Violin and Orchestra, featuring violinist Jennifer Frautschi, for whom the piece was written, on concerts November 4 and 5 at Hemmens Cultural Center, Elgin.  Stephenson explains, “Tributes is a conscious nod to all of the people who have contributed to the creation of this…
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11.01.2017

Elgin Celebrates The Holidays

Discover this city’s talented performing arts community while rejoicing in the season with Elgin Celebrates The Holidays on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at The Hemmens Cultural Center at 3 pm. This holiday variety show, a festival of dance, music, and seasonal cheer, will feature many of Elgin’s talented performing arts groups including Eastern Groove Studio, BFH (formerly Ballet Folklorico Huehuecoyotl),…
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10.31.2017

Elgin to host pumpkin composting event for residents on November 5

The City of Elgin will offer residents an opportunity to compost their pumpkins with a collection event on Saturday, November 4, 2017 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. (or until the collection container is full) in the parking lot located on the southwest corner of Grove Avenue and Kimball Street in Elgin. Elgin is among many communities…
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10.30.2017

Cobblestone Event Press Release and Photo Opportunity

Help celebrate the completion of the first step in renovating the Nancy Kimball Cobblestone House at 302 West Chicago Street on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at 1 p.m. Master Mason John Crowe will set the final stone in the new cobblestone wall he built on the north side of the 1846 historic home. This event marks a…
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10.24.2017

Elgin Cultural Arts Commission to host Art Harvest event and unveil new public art

Elgin, IL – The City of Elgin Cultural Arts Commission will host its second annual Art Harvest event on Saturday, October 28, 2017, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. in DuPage Court, referred to as “Art Central,” and nearby downtown locations. Art Harvest celebrates the Halloween season, bringing community members to downtown for family-friendly events such as the Inside-Out Haunted House,…
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10.23.2017