How is the new Community Supported Art program started by 40 North 88 West going?
As of Wednesday, only one of the 25 shares available had not yet been purchased. Each share was $300; each shareholder will receive works of art by nine local artists.
Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come
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Studio Visit is a Q&A with local artists. Here, a chat with Anna Gutsch, 30, and Johann Rischau, 31, of Urbana. They are the owners of Norden German Design Studio, the first tenant to sign up for space in [co][lab] in downtown Urbana.
Did both of you come here from Germany to get a master's degree in industrial design at the University of Illinois?
Now is the time of year when we think about resolutions and goals for the new year. The most recent edition of "Born to Win" by Zig Ziglar, with his son, Tom Ziglar, is a resource that can help you create goals that will drive you to action and success in 2015.
Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"
As I write this review, the temperature hovers around 50 and not a snowflake in sight. No, I am not complaining. But, many a snowflake fell on the Tryon Festival Theatre last week during the run of Peter Tchaikovsky's classic ballet "The Nutcracker."
We asked Terry Hawkins, owner of Skins 'n' Tins, for his take on Monday's Beach Boys concert in Champaign: