“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.
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts expects to announce plans concerning its 2020-21 season in late June, according to officials.
Free testing for COVID-19 will be available at a drive-thru site in Champaign.
The state of Illinois and OSF Healthcare have partnered to provide downstate residents with an avenue for medical support without leaving their homes.
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 […]
A local company aims to brighten the days of Champaign-Urbana area nursing home and senior living community residents – and you can help. Tara Steinert wants “to provide hope, a spark, a smile and share some love while residents are missing their regular interaction with their loved ones.” Her company, Sign Gypsies Champaign, specializes in […]
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 […]
CRIS Healthy-Aging Center of Champaign is giving away FREE Wellness Kits to seniors 60 and older, caregivers, and grandparents raising grandchildren.