The Pygmalion Music Festival next weekend won't be just about indie music this time around.
The ninth-annual festival, which will be at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Krannert Art Museum and other venues in C-U, will feature a two-day literary festival and a one-day Made Fest and Book Fair, all for the first time.
URBANA — Bassist James Singleton of Astral Project, considered the leading modern jazz quartet of New Orleans, and fellow New Orleans musician Helen Gillet will perform as a duo the evening of Sept. 30 at Buvon's Wine Bar, 203 N. Vine St., U.
Admission is $15 and will include hor d'oeuvres and cake. The event will run from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
There is something magical about the summer between high school graduation and college. It's a once-in-a-lifetime emotional roller coaster of a season, when you are saying goodbye to everything that is familiar — your family, friends, maybe your hometown — and looking to your new life with equal amounts of excitement and dread.
Cal Weaver did the unthinkable. While driving home one rainy night, a teenage girl tapped on his car window and asked for a ride. He knew it wasn't a good idea. He was a middle-aged man, known in the community. He should have offered to call someone for her. He should have done a lot of things. But then she said she knew his son, and so he let her in.
If you are a parent or grandparent (or even aunt, uncle or caregiver) of young children, then "Parenting: Illustrated with Crappy Pictures" is a must-read for you.
Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Today, The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli chats with dancer Laura Chiaramonte, 38, Champaign.
Q: Was the Champaign Art Salon this weekend your idea? Why are you doing it?
Often when actors or singers know a performance is going to be the last of their careers, they will make an effort to make it particularly memorable or emblematic of their entire body of work, going out on a high note. That's their swan song.
URBANA — Tickets are on sale for country star Casey James' Oct. 3 concert at Foellinger Auditorium, Star Course, the University of Illinois student-run concert productions and promotions organization, has announced.
CHAMPAIGN — Five artists who are faculty members at universities nationwide will show their drawings at the Parkland Gallery.
"Defining Territory: Contemporary Drawing," curated by Parkland College Art and Design faculty members Joan Stolz and Matthew Watt, will open Saturday and run through Nov. 9.