“We Got Next,” a series of conversations with Black artists about their work and how they address issues of race and inclusion, will launch a Black Arts Initiative by the College of Fine and Applied Arts.
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The Champaign-Urbana community is invited to take part in a unique event featuring the music of Soviet Jews during World War II. The free event will take place virtually online on Thursday, July 2 at 7:30 pm. Registration info is below. In 2018, Yiddish Professor Anna Shternshis and a group of passionate musicians brought back […]
Words, art, songs – even social media posts – are welcomed by the Champaign County Historical Archives to help chronicle life during COVID-19.
World War II Program Provides Inspiration for New Effort Wanted: gardeners throughout Champaign-Urbana – from beginners to the most expert. Why: to help alleviate hunger and food insecurity by using our area’s most incredible natural asset: its rich soil, that can grow a bounty of produce this summer that will feed residents in need throughout […]
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts expects to announce plans concerning its 2020-21 season in late June, according to officials.
Help wanted: green thumbs – or brown ones. In this case, it doesn’t matter. If you’re looking for a way to get out in nature, with appropriate social distancing, and give back to our community, here’s one way to accomplish all of those goals. Unfortunately for our forest preserves, invasive plant species didn’t the get […]
You may not be able to get together in person in the age of COVID-19 but you can organize a family Zoom call to connect with the whole gang at once.
A new initiative in Champaign County aimed at addressing and easing social isolation experienced by older adults has recruited more than 200 volunteers and is ready to launch. The Friendly Callers program was in the process of being rolled out to the Champaign-Urbana community when the Covid-19 crisis unfolded. In light of the social distancing […]
In the last few days, messages have been circulating social media that Urbana-based Carle is seeking assistance from the local Champaign-Urbana community by asking people to make non-surgical masks. . On March 21, Carle issued this statement regarding the effort, and clarified the procedures. Carle will use the non-surgical masks for those to “prevent spread […]
We give tips for which stores in Champaign-Urbana are offering special shopping hours, info on food delivery, and more.