Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was
Compliment for Estabrook
I have always been drawn to stories of outcasts and rebels, people who don't quite fit into the role that society has carved out for them.
There have been brave people who sought to break the mold in all eras of history, but often their stories have gone unheard or unremembered.
I've read lots of poems about the loss of beloved pets, but this one by J.T. Ledbetter, who lives in California, is an especially fine and sensitive one.
Elegy for Blue
Someone must have seen an old dog
dragging its broken body through
the wet grass;
someone should have known it was lost,
drinking from the old well, then lifting
Edited by Lee Gurga/For The News-Gazette
Shadowed tree branches
Convict stripes on first snow
in Winter's prison
— Rosemary Laughlin, Urbana
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?"
CHAMPAIGN — Music promoter Ward Gollings wonders: Is there anyone in Champaign-Urbana who has been to all of the Great Cover Ups over the past 23 years?
With the 24th one kicking off tonight at the Highdive, it's a good question but a difficult one to answer.
His best and most-assured film since "Invictus," Clint Eastwood's "American Sniper" covers many themes the filmmaker has touched on over the course of his career.
CU Bands and Fans’ Terry Brown chats with Michael Guido Esteves of 90’s Daughter, which was voted best band in Champaign-Urbana two years in a row. The next time the band can be heard in C-U is Jan. 31 at Jupiter’s at the Crossing.
When was 90's Daughter formed as a band and who are the current members?