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Summer performing arts events at North Central College

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The following are fine and performing arts events taking place in June and July at North Central College

Through June 12, Art exhibit: Works by North Central College senior art students are featured in a free exhibit that will run through June 12 in the College’s Meiley-Swallow Hall Gallery, 31 S. Ellsworth St., and Oesterle Library Gallery, 320 E. School St. Paintings, drawings, ceramics and sculpture will be on display. Call 630-637-5543 for gallery hours. Visit northcentralcollege.edu/show for details.

Through June 24, Art exhibit: North Central College presents the free exhibit “Images From a Well-Traveled Lens” featuring photographs from Hunt Harris’ travels to six continents, ranging from emperor penguins in the Antarctic to the heights of Machu Picchu in Peru. The exhibit runs May 4 through June 24 at the College’s Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Call 630-637-5375 for gallery hours. Visit northcentralcollege.edu/show for details.

June 15-July 1, Theatre: North Central College presents BrightSide Theatre’s “My Way: A Tribute to Frank Sinatra”—a musical celebrating the pivotal moments of Sinatra’s life which would solidify his legendary status. Nine performances will take place at .8 p.m. June 15, 16, 22, 23, 29 and 30, and at 3 p.m. June 17 and 24 and July 1, in the College’s Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. Tickets are $22/adults, $18/students and senior citizens; call 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

June 16, Music: Special guest star The Harlem Quartet joins the Chicago Sinfonietta for an arrangement of the sweet melodies of Bernstein’s “West Side Story” at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 16, in North Central College’s Wentz Concert Hall at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Tickets are $45 and $35/adults, $10/children and students; call 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

June 29-July 8, Theatre: North Central College presents the “The Wizard of Oz”—a musical based on the 1939 film featuring such classic songs as “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” and “If I Only Had a Brain.” Six performances will take place at 7:30 p.m. June 29-30 and July 6-7 and at 2 p.m. July 1 and 8 in the College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 325 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adults, $10 students and senior citizens; call 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visitnorthcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

June 29-Aug. 12, Art exhibit: North Central College presents a series of paintings by Kimble Bromley dealing with the many issues involving the in a free exhibit titled “Resurrection” from June 29-Aug. 12 in the College’s Schoenherr Gallery at the Fine Arts Center, 171 E. Chicago Ave. Call 630-637-5375 for gallery hours. Visit northcentralcollege.edu/show for details.

July 10-15, Theatre: North Central College presents the Gilbert and Sullivan comic opera “Princess Ida” at 7:30 p.m. July 10-14 and at 2 p.m. July 15 in the College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 325 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adults, $10 students and senior citizens; call 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visitnorthcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

July 21-27, Music: The Hot Jazz—6 Cool Nites concert series is presented July 21-27 at North Central College. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, July 21, and Monday through Thursday, July 23-26, in North Central’s Meiley-Swallow Hall, 31 S. Ellsworth St. Featured vocalists are Janice Borla, Jay Clayton and Suzanne Pittson. Tickets for each of the five performances are $20/adults and $15/students and senior citizens. The series concludes at 7 p.m. Friday, July 27 with a concert featuring student performers from Borla’s annual Vocal Jazz Camp. Tickets for this show are $10/adults and $5/students and senior citizens; call the North Central College Box Office at 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visit northcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

July 27-Aug. 5, Theatre: North Central College presents “South Pacific” at 7:30 p.m. July 27-28 and Aug. 3-4 at 2 p.m. July 29 and Aug. 5 in the College’s Pfeiffer Hall, 325 E. Benton Ave., Naperville. Tickets are $15/adults, $10 students and senior citizens; call 630-637-SHOW (7469) or visitnorthcentralcollege.edu/showtix.

These upcoming performances 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/showor call the box office at 630-637-SHOW (7469).

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Founded in 1861, North Central College is an independent, comprehensive college of the liberal arts and sciences that offers more than 55 undergraduate majors and graduate programming in six areas. Located in the Historic District of Naperville, Illinois—rated by Money magazine as among the nation’s “Best Places to Live”—North Central College is just 30 minutes from Chicago’s Loop. With more than 3,000 undergraduate and graduate students, North Central College is committed to academic excellence, a climate that emphasizes leadership, ethics, values and service, a curriculum that balances job-related knowledge with a liberal arts foundation and a caring environment with small classes. Visit northcentralcollege.edu to learn more.

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