Arts & Entertainment
James Marsh's "The Theory of Everything" is a noble endeavor, an effort to portray theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking's refusal to be completely silenced by the debilitating neuromuscular disease that has ravaged his body, while examining the unique relationship between him and his wife Jane.
The 14th annual Parade of Lights features floats, marching bands and Santa Claus himself. It concludes with a tree lighting ceremony at One Main Plaza in downtown Champaign on Saturday night.
As the Thanksgiving vacation approached, the UIUC School of Music became like a swarm of bees. Everyone seems to be performing at once, from tuba to piccolo, from solo singer to large choruses.
URBANA — As an artist working with technology, specifically software, Ben Grosser has created pieces that have drawn international attention.
This week Paul Wood chats with Granger Smith, 35, a Texas native who has been called “the future of country music.” Smith and his band play at 9 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., U. As a bonus, his alter ego Earl Dibbles Jr. will play a song or two.
URBANA — Gus takes his jumps, runs through a tunnel and weaves his way around a dozen poles like a champ.
Then he sits with wagging tail as his person, Mary Young, feeds him a reward made in doggy heaven — some nice chunks of grocery-store rotisserie chicken.