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Upcoming events featured below are among many ongoing programs at North Central College to enrich and broaden the cultural and academic outlook for the College and community. North Central offers a variety of venues accommodating a rich range of local and world-class events, performances and space needs for the public.

Pfeiffer Hall
Pfeiffer Hall at NCC

For a comprehensive schedule of musical performances, theatrical and dance productions, art exhibits and lectures, visit northcentralcollege.edu/show or call the box office at 630-637-SHOW (7469).

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North Central College January Events 2015

Through Feb. 1, Art exhibit: NCC showcases a unique exhibit of couture dresses fashioned from pages of romance novels by Carrie Anne Schumacher in “Build Her a Myth.” The free exhibit is available through Feb. 1 in the College’s Schoenherr Gallery, 171 E. Chicago Ave.

Through Feb. 5, Art exhibit: NCC presents “And, And & And,” an exhibit by Matthew Litteken that explores the notion of consumerism through the exploitation of money and value. This exhibit is free and open to the public through Feb. 5 in the College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St

Jan. 8-11, Theatre: NCC presents “October Mourning,” a musical stage production adapted from the novel “October Mourning: A Song for Matthew Shepard” by Lesléa Newman. The play begins at 7:30PM Jan. 8-10 and at 2PM Jan 11 in the College’s Madden Theatre, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $10/adults and $8/students and seniors.

Jan. 13, Author talk: Anderson’s Bookshops and NCC copresent comedian, actor and film buff Patton Oswalt in an author talk and book signing at 7PM Tues., Jan. 13, in North Central’s Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Oswalt’s new book and memoir is titled “Silver Screen Fiend.” For tickets and more information call Anderson’s at (630) 355-2665 or visit andersonsbookshop.com.

Jan. 13-14, Online graduate information sessions: Graduate students interested in NCC’s graduate degree programs are invited to participate in two online information sessions Jan. 13-14. North Central’s master of leadership studies session will be held noon-12:30PM Tuesday, Jan. 13, and the master in business administration and master in international business administration session will take place noon-12:30PM Wednesday, Jan. 14. For more info or to register contact (630) 637-5840 or [email protected] or visit northcentralcollege.edu/admission/graduate-visit-opportunities.

Jan. 16, Music: NCC presents “An Evening with Jazz Trumpeter Art Davis” with supporting North Central jazz faculty artists at 8PM Friday, Jan. 16, in the College’s Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $20/adults and $15/students and seniors.

Jan. 18, Music: Chicago Sinfonietta presents its “Annual Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.” under the direction of Maestra Mei-Ann Chen. The concert begins at 3PM Sunday, Jan. 18, in the North Central College Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $58 and $46/adults and $10/children and students.

Jan. 19, Visit Day: High school students and their parents or guardians are invited to attend NCC’s Visit Day on Monday, Jan. 19. Registration begins at 9:30AM in the Wentz Concert Hall lobby at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., and concludes with lunch at 12:30PM High-achieving students are invited to an optional session at 9AM. Visitors can take a walking tour and attend informative sessions on financial aid, academic highlights and student life. For more info and to register call (630) 637-5800 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/visit.

Jan. 23, Speaker: NCC welcomes Dr. Cornel West as its keynote speaker for Martin Luther King Jr. Week at 7PM Friday, Jan. 23, in the College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. An author, provocative civil rights activist and professor emeritus at Princeton University, West will speak to the legacy of King, other revolutionary African-American leaders and young people’s responsibility for social change. A Q&A will follow and Anderson’s Bookshops will have copies of his books for purchase. Tickets are $10/person and $7/groups of 10 or more.

Jan. 24, Music: NCC presents the 27th annual Gospel Extravaganza at 7PM Saturday, Jan. 24, in the College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. The College’s Voices of Praise performs with gospel choirs from area schools and churches. Tickets are $15/adults and $10/students and seniors.

Jan. 24, Music: NCC presents in concert Jim Peterik & World Stage at 8PM Saturday, Jan. 24, in the College’s Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. World Stage features stars from myriad genres including rock, pop, country and jazz. Tickets are $60 and $50.

Jan. 25, Music: NCC welcomes Janis Siegel in a Cabaret Series concert titled “Nightsongs” with electric and acoustic bassist Boris Koslov and pianist John Di Martino. A nine-time Grammy winner known for her solo and collaborative works, Siegel is a longtime member of the band “Manhattan Transfer.” The concert begins at 6PM Sunday, Jan. 25, in the College’s Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $35 and $30.

Jan. 31, Transfer visit program: NCC will host a visit program for transfer students Saturday, Jan. 31. Visitors can learn about academic choices, transfer admission process, scholarships and financial aid. Registration begins at 9AM in the Wentz Concert Hall lobby of the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave., with opportunities to meet faculty and learn about student life. The program begins at 10AM and concludes with lunch at 12:15PM. For more info or to register call 630-637-5800 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/transfer.

These upcoming events are among many ongoing programs at North Central College to enrich and broaden the cultural and academic outlook for the College and community. North Central offers a variety of venues accommodating a rich range of local and world-class events, performances and space needs for the public. For a comprehensive schedule of musical performances, theatrical and dance productions, art exhibits and lectures, visit northcentralcollege.edu/show or call the box office at (630) 637-SHOW (7469).

Think dinner and the show! Dine around Naperville and enjoy live entertainment at North Central College.