Arts & Entertainment
By Ted Kooser/U.S. Poet Laureate, 2004-06
Several years ago, Judith Kitchen and I published an anthology of poems about birds, and since then, I keep finding ones I wished we'd known about at the time. Here's one by Barbara Ellen Sorensen, who lives in Colorado.
Under warm New Mexico sun,
we watched the pelican place
Champaign Public Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.
Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.
UCLA's John Wooden was one of the most successful coaches in the history of college basketball, winning 10 national championships during a 12-year run from the early 1960s to the mid-1970s.
The title of this book, "Texts from Jane Eyre and Other Conversations with Your Favorite Literary Characters," is intriguing, especially if you love to communicate with text messaging, as so many people do.
URBANA — Because the Nile River is the longest river in the world, bordering 11 countries, people living in its basin don't conceive of themselves as from the same region, said Egyptian ethnomusicologist Mina Girgis.
Sounds like a bit of a hoedown
The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra has partnered with the Champaign County Farm Bureau on its next concert, "Music of the Heartland," at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Krannert Center in Urbana.