The Museum of the Grand Prairie’s 14th annual Lincoln Speaker series continues with a focus on the influential and complicated role of women in the fight for the abolition of slavery, as well as their own struggle in the right to vote.
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The coronavirus pandemic shuttered some of Champaign-Urbana’s museums for a bit, but most are accepting in-person visitors now and at least one has special hours devoted to seniors.
Numerous topics about the pandemic will be covered in a weekly online course through Dec. 13.
The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Illinois is accepting memberships for its 2020 fall classes, all of which will be conducted via Zoom because of the coronavirus pandemic.
“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 […]
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 […]