Know of an outstanding Champaign-Urbana Illinois senior? Nominations are now being sought for the Senior Illinoisians Hall of Fame inductee Class of 2021. The Senior Illinoisans Hall of Fame was initiated by the General Assembly in 1994 to commemorate the achievements and contributions of citizens age 65 or older. Inductees are selected through a statewide nomination […]
Arts and Culture
See what local museums are doing to provide a safe, distanced experience for guests as they reopen. Updated as of March 5, 2021. Krannert Art Museum, Urbana Hours: 10 am to 4 pm daily; open late on Thursday evenings when class is in session. Senior Hours? Not at this time.Admission? FreeWebsite: https://kam.illinois.edu/ A timed reservation […]
KRANNERT CENTER PRESENTS SCOTT SILVEN’S THE JOURNEY, Feb. 2-7 Missing the feeling of a live event, and sharing that experience with friends? Although the doors of Krannert Center for the Performing Arts remain closed, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s arts center has has joined co-commissioners from around the globe to support and present a new work […]
“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.
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 […]
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts expects to announce plans concerning its 2020-21 season in late June, according to officials.
Four films will be shown, two in February and two in March, as part of the Champaign-Urbana Jewish Film Festival. All movies are free.
The holiday season in Champaign-Urbana is one of the best times of the year, and the area offers plenty of opportunities for adults to take in the highlights of the season.
The story of a middle-aged man battling the early stages of dementia offers a fascinating blend of art and science.
This fall, individuals and organization across the Champaign-Urbana faith community are coming together with the intent to “strengthen the community by building relationships, deepening understanding, discovering common ground, and promoting collaboration on the significant issues of our time, while also appreciating the differences among us.” The Campus/Community Interfaith Steering Committee is holding its inaugural […]