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Kirkland Fine Arts Center

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Address: 1184 W Main St, Decatur, IL 62522-2039
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+1 217-424-6318

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Wrestling Extravaganza at Kirkland Fine Arts Center?

Old-timers associate Decatur with the Decatur Staleys, the fore-runner of the Chicago Bears, Gay Kintner and high school basketball. Well, the Staleys and Kintner are long gone... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 14 January 2016
Taylor B
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Chicago, Illinois
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Decatur, Illinois
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Superior acoustics but restroom facilities are totally inadequate for the large crowd. no elevator to access upper-level .

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 January 2016

Old-timers associate Decatur with the Decatur Staleys, the fore-runner of the Chicago Bears, Gay Kintner and high school basketball. Well, the Staleys and Kintner are long gone. And Decatur no longer is a high school basketball powerhouse. But Decatur has something going for it that people throughout the state should be aware of, if they aren't already. That is Millikin... More 

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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2015

Great place for music, plays, and art venues. Millikan University brings in quality acts to Kirkland, plus the Christmas Vespers are wonderful.

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Thank Donald S
Decatur, IL, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 September 2015

They do bring in good acts and shows but on a limited basis. The seating is comfortable and there is really not a bad seat in the hours. Main downfall is the lack of bathrooms and the far walk if you have problems walking.

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Thank Elizabeth C
Decatur, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

This is a venue for not only the aspiring students of Millikin Universtiy, but for many other professionals. You can find some type of performance that suits your taste. I don't like everything that come to Kirkland, but I find most of it to be interesting. Don't forget Millikin's other outlets, Albert Taylor Hall and Pipe Dream Theater.

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Thank Gary S
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely theater and doesn't have a bad seat in the house! They offer a wide variety of entertainment. I have been to many concerts and performances here as well as graduation ceremonies. Kirkland is a definite asset to Decatur!

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Thank RKK402
Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 June 2015

Show Choir Camp ( ending show ) was just excellent and plenty of great seating. Have seen musicals and ballet ( kids ) animal show and the venue was perfect.

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Asheville, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2014

Seating and acoustics very fine, lovely look inside and out. And parking was easy on the campus of Millikin University

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Algonquin, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2014

Very nice and modern theater with lots of comfortable seating and a great on-line ticketing system to find the perfect seat.

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Decatur, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2013

Husband and I recommend checking out the Kirkland schedule you'll enjoy your stay we guarantee incredible shows and performances are regularly scheduled for your pure enjoyment.

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