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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 North Central College

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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May 30, Music: North Central College presents the season’s final performance of the Concert Winds at 7 p.m. Saturday, May 30, in the College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $5/adults and $3/students and seniors; call 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

May 30, Music: North Central College welcomes Kris Allen, “American Idol” season eight winner, in concert at 8 p.m. Saturday, May 30, in the College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 310 E. Benton Ave. Opening for Allen is Elenowen, husband and wife singers-songwriters known for their appearance on “The Voice.” Tickets are $10/adults and $5/students; call 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

May 31, Music: North Central College presents its annual Flute Extravaganza, a free concert featuring the Flute Choir, solo and chamber music performances at 3 p.m. Sunday, May 31, in the College’s Koten Chapel at Kiekhofer Hall, 329 E. School St. For more information call 630-803-8006.

June Events

Through June 14, Art exhibit: NCC showcases a free art exhibit titled “Turbine Paintings” by Brian Ritchard, a Chicago-based artist who created a series of paintings depicting American wind farms. The exhibit is available through June 14 in the College’s Schoenherr Gallery, 171 E. Chicago Ave.

Through June 14, Art exhibit: NCC presents the Senior Art Show, titled “Perspectives,” featuring the artwork of 10 seniors, through June 14 in the College’s Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St., and the Meiley-Swallow Gallery, 31 S. Ellsworth St. For more info contact Christine Rabenold at (630) 637-5543 or [email protected]

June 4, Lecture: NCC’s political science faculty present their Topics In Politics (TIP) lecture series at noon Thurs., June 4, in the theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. Four faculty members-Suzanne Chod, William Muck, Shereen Ilahi and Stephen Maynard Caliendo-will each give 15-minute talks on topics ranging from the U.S.-Iranian nuclear negotiations to the politics of cheating and corruption from Richard Nixon to Tom Brady, and more. Admission is free.

June 4-7, Theatre: NCC presents “Doctor Faustus Lights the Lights” by Gertrude Stein at 7:30PM June 4-6 and at 2PM June 7 in the College’s theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. North Central’s music and theatre faculty collaborate with students on this the dramatic and unique version of the Faustus tale. Tickets are $10/adults and $8/students and seniors.

June 6, Music: Chicago Sinfonietta presents “United We Stand,” a concert celebrating the spirit of America. The concert begins at 8PM Sat., June 6, in NCC’s Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $58 and $46/adults and $10/students and children.

June 12-14, 19-21, 26-28, Theatre: BrightSide Theatre in Naperville presents “The Sound of Music” at 8PM June 12-13, 19-20, 26-27 and at 3PM June 14, 21 and 28 in NCC’s theatre at Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. For more info visit brightsidetheatre.com.

June 13, Commencement: NCC celebrates its 150th Commencement ceremony at 10AM Sat., June 13, in the College’s Residence Hall/Recreation Center, 440 S. Brainard St. Tickets are not required but seating is on a first-come, first-served basis so guests are encouraged to arrive early; doors open at 8:30AM for guest seating. The academic procession begins at 9:40AM. Visit northcentralcollege.edu/content/commencement to learn more.

June 19, Transfer information session: NCC will host an information session Fri., June 19, for transfer students. Visitors can learn about academic choices, transfer admission process, scholarships and financial aid. Registration begins at 9:30AM in Smith Hall at Old Main, 30 N. Brainard St., and concludes with a walking tour of campus at 10:45AM. For more info or to register call (630) 637-5800 or visit northcentralcollege.edu/transfer.

June 19-21, 26-28, Opera: NCC’s Summer Light Opera presents two Gilbert & Sullivan operettas, “Utopia, Limited” and “The Grand Duke,” with direction by Matt Boresi and musical direction by Jeordano Martinez. Six productions will be staged at 7:30PM June 19-20 and 26-27 and at 2PM June 21 and 28 in Madden Theatre at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $18/adults and $12/students and seniors.

June 19-Aug. 9, Art exhibit: NCC presents “Pseudonym,” a free collaborative exhibit on display June 19 through Aug. 9 in the College’s Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. The featured painters are Michael William Foster, Jaime Foster, Barry Dwyer and Andy Christopoulos; they will give a collaborative painting demonstration at a reception from 6 to 8PM Fri., June 19.

June 20, Music: The West Suburban Symphony will perform at 7:30PM Sat., June 20, in NCC’s Wentz Concert Hall, 171 E. Chicago Ave. For more info, visit westsubsymphony.org.

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).

Disclaimer – Times and venues are subject to change without notice. Contact the Box Office for up-to-the minute info.

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.