One of the coolest, make-you-smile-events I’ve covered is the Reclaim-to-Wear + Found Object Fashion Show, the culmination of the Art 299 course at the University of Illinois, taught by Susan Becker.
If you can’t make a dinner at Prairie Fruits Farm in rural C-U, head to Zionsville, Ind., just north of Indianapolis for a meal at Traders Point Creamery.
Does art historian Jonathan Fineberg ever let up?
The University of Illinois prof is now in China with UI prof Gary Xu. Both are guests of the "Reshaping History" exhibition at the National Convention Center in Beijing.
As a University of Illinois student in the ‘70s, I was privileged to take a photography course with Professor Art Sinsabaugh, who enjoyed an international reputation, particularly for his large-format, black-and-white photographs of Chicago and the Midwest landscape.
During Roger Ebert’s Film Festival I skipped "Apocalypse Now Redux" to visit the annual Artists Against Aids show and sale, in a new location this year.