All Art Content

All Art Content

Getting Personal: Kelly White

Getting Personal is an email Q&A with a local personality. Here, a chat with Kelly White, the executive director of 40 North 88 West, the Champaign County Arts Council, and an art history instructor at Parkland College.

Annual Spring Festival Setsubun today

URBANA — The Japan House at the University of Illinois has its annual Spring Festival Setsubun (set-soo-boon) today.

Entertainment listings, Jan. 31-Feb. 7

A listing of events, provided by the venues. In case of an error, please click here to email online editor Mike Howie.

Exhibit opening, performance Friday

CHAMPAIGN — "Fleeting," a group exhibition on the theme of impermanence, will open Friday, with an artists' reception from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Indi Go Artist Co-op, 9 E. University Ave.

There also will be a performance piece, "Trim," by Sarah Beth Woods at 7:45 p.m. Friday.

Entertainment listings, Jan. 24-31

A listing of events, provided by the venues. In case of an error, please click here to email online editor Mike Howie.

'Blind Field,' featuring works from artists in Brazil, opens at Krannert Art Museum

CHAMPAIGN — Art historian Irene Small, a specialist in Brazilian art and archaeology, has visited Brazil several times, having met and spoken with many artists there in the process. Her husband, Tumelo Mosaka, curator of contemporary art at Krannert Art Museum, has visited Brazil, too.

Studio Visit: Molly Briggs

 

Studio Visit appears in Sunday editions of The News-Gazette. Here, a visit with Molly Briggs, instructor in School of Art + Design and grad student in landscape architecture

Entertainment listings, Jan. 17-24

A listing of events, provided by the venues. In case of an error, please click here to email online editor Mike Howie.

Melissa Merli's Art Beat: Visiting artist will share love of trashformation

Anyone who knows even just a little about contemporary art realizes that more artists and craftsters are using recycled materials. Some call it green art; some, "trashformation."

Melissa Merli's Art Beat: New tower extends radio station's reach

A scrappy low-power radio station in Urbana has extended its reach, thanks to a new 100-foot transmission tower.

With a tower 40 feet higher than the original one, WRFU-LP FM can now be heard through all of Savoy, parts of Thomasboro, almost but not quite to St. Joseph and Philo, and to Staley Road on the west side of Champaign.