URBANA — The Urbana Park District's ninth annual Jazz Walk in Meadowbrook Park will take place from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Friday.
CHAMPAIGN — Amy Hassinger, author of "Nina: Adolescence" (Putnam 2003) and "The Priest's Madonna" (Putnam 2006), will offer a workshop for writers of fiction and nonfiction starting the week of Sept. 16 and running for 10 weeks.
Hassinger, who lives in Urbana, teaches with the University of Nebraska low-residency master's of fine arts in writing program.
The University of Illinois bands are a beloved institution in Champaign-Urbana. Here is what they are doing this weekend:
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First, however, a reminder about recycling: While out driving recently I saw analog picture tube TVs sitting in a driveway with a sign that said "free." Trash collectors don't want old TVs, and most people desire flat-panel TVs that incorporate digital tuners.
The Jupiter String Quartet, the chamber music ensemble in residence at the University of Illinois, will open the regular classical music concert season Sept. 12 in the Foellinger Great Hall at the Krannert Center.
As conspiracy thrillers go, John Crowley's "Closed Circuit" is one of the best in recent memory.
CHAMPAIGN — The exhibition "Speak Out: Works from the Yunnan School of Painting" will open with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. today, Sept. 5, in the Murphy Gallery at the University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., C.