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The Music Issue

The Music Issue

Art. Calendar. Comic. Recipe. Featuring 15 local musicians and bands. & More. The new issue is out! Join us in an exploration of the local music scene as we introduce you to 15 local musicians and bands in the Fox Valley area....

DTA Extra: Artist John Heinz by John Heinz

DTA Extra: Artist John Heinz by John Heinz

We profile local artist John Heinz in the spring’s Music Issue out now. Here is an online-only supplement to the DTA Profile of Heinz. By John Heinz My art is about something. My childhood influence was Frederick Remington, the master of the noble...

42nd Street!

42nd Street!

42nd Street is now playing at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Aurora. It’s a show you won’t want to miss. Paramount’s 42nd Street transports you to an era that you won’t want to leave anytime soon. The show-stopping routines, the glitz, the...

Inside the Yetee: Outside the Gates

Aurora, IL – Vintage apparel is huge these days. That’s what Charlie Zine was banking on when he held on to dozens of t-shirts from the late 1970s that he once sold outside of concert venues. Zine, of Aurora, traveled all over...

First Fridays in January: Tattoos and Photographs

Celebrate the New Year downtown Aurora style! Visit our First Friday venues on Friday, Jan. 3 and bring in 2014. This month, two venues open their doors for a night of art, music, food, drink and community. The following venues will host...

Chicks and Squares at December’s First Friday

Chicks and Squares at December’s First Friday

DOWNTOWN AURORA – A dozen women who share a common passion are among several artists who will shine in the spotlight this Friday night in downtown Aurora. “Broad Strokes” features the work of local female artists who have influenced Aurora’s downtown art...

One Paragraph Review: Miss Saigon!

One Paragraph Review: Miss Saigon!

Aurora – It was my first time seeing Miss Saigon, so I didn’t know what to expect when I saw the show on Saturday night at the Paramount Theatre in downtown Aurora. I knew it was a love story, and then there...

Fall/Winter Issue OUT NOW!

Fall/Winter Issue OUT NOW!

The fall/winter issue is out now! Pick up a copy today or click on the cover to read it online. The latest issue of Downtown Auroran magazine features a cover story on downtown living, interviews with Chris Hamilton and Dean and Dianne...

Why you should back Andrea Dawn’s new album

Why you should back Andrea Dawn’s new album

It’s kind of like shopping local. More of your money stays here – in your own community – when you pick up groceries at Prisco’s Fine Foods, for example. Your dollar is supporting people in your town, at your schools, etc. instead...

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