A reader mailed a question that's a bit different than most of our queries: "I read over a year ago that Apple was going to make available last December an iWatch that, among other things, would use infrared or radio waves to determine the glucose level in your blood. Months later, the rumor mill says that Apple was developing a band to do the same thing.
The University of Illinois Symphony, led by Professor Donald Schleicher, gave its second concert of the season Oct. 28 in Foellinger Great Hall at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana, and it was an evening of multi-leveled pleasures.
Photographer will give lecture
Renowned landscape and wildlife photographer Tom Murphy will give the lecture "Natural History of Photography Around the World" at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Institute for Genomic Biology, 1206 W. Gregory Drive, U.
Did you hear Susan Werner on Thursday night at Krannert Center?
Yes, I went in cold, after having read the raves on her website. I had thought they might be hyperbole. But they're all true and then some.
CHAMPAIGN — A national drawing invitational opening Monday at the Giertz Gallery at Parkland College will feature 30 drawings, both large scale and more intimate.
Among the 11 artists represented: Hong Chun Zhang, whose "Twin Spirits No. 3" depicts entwined long hair on two disembodied heads.
Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides in the featured home to email@example.com, and we'll give a winner a shout-out on next week's page. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.
CHAMPAIGN — Champaign Central and Centennial high schools have long enjoyed an intense crosstown rivalry, mainly in athletics.
So when the schools' drama departments came together for the first time last year to present a joint production of "The Little Mermaid," things were uneasy at first.
THURSDAY, Nov. 10
THE ACCORD: Every Time I Die, Old Wounds, 6:30 p.m.
CANOPY CLUB: GUD Vibrations, Habstrakt, LDRU (Slander and NGHTMRE present), 9 p.m.
CLARK BAR: New Twang City, 6 p.m.; C-U Comedy's "The Open Mic," 9 p.m.
HOULIHAN'S RESTAURANT AND BAR: Katie Flynn, 6:30 p.m.
IRON POST: UI Latin Jazz Band, 7 p.m.
This week: So the Cubs won the World Series, and the world didn't end after all. Thank God!
I heard Chicago Cubs third baseman Kris Bryant say in a postgame interview prior to last week's climactic Game 7 that this World Series will make a great movie. He wasn't being prophetic; just stating the obvious.