All Miscellaneous Content

All Miscellaneous Content

EIU arts center hosting gallery talk, lecture

CHARLESTON — The Tarble Arts Center will host an exhibition gallery talk and lecture this week in connection with the exhibit "Experiences of the Illinois Civil War Soldier: Reflections through Art and Artifacts."

Activist returning to Urbana to speak, show films

Bhavia Wagner started out being an activist 45 years ago when she was Carol Hartstirn, an Urbana student working to save Allerton Park from a dam project.

Now she lives in Eugene, Ore., and the 1974 Urbana High School graduate works to help children in Cambodia get a good education.

Entertainment listings, April 11-18

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

Boneyard Arts Festival: 11 years and still a first-filled fest

Pop-up galleries, glass-blowing demonstrations, open artist studios and performances — all are among the myriad events taking place this weekend as part of the 11th annual Boneyard Arts Festival.

The festival will encompass more than 100 indoor and outside venues, both traditional and not.

Quilt festival scheduled this weekend

URBANA — For the ninth consecutive year, Cunningham Children's Home will host the Festival of Quilts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Spiritual Life Center on the campus.

The Festival of Quilts, presented by Arby's, celebrates a special tradition at Cunningham.

Comedy show set for Vineyard Church

URBANA — Chonda Pierce, the "Queen of Clean Comedy," will bring her Southern charm and musical talent to the Vineyard Church, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave.

The show starts at 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets range from $17 to $25.

Entertainment listings, April 4-11

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

Century of transportation in Champaign-Urbana on display at Illinois Terminal

CHAMPAIGN — Crisp and clear, the past is here.

On the walls of the Illinois Terminal are displayed a downtown Champaign not seen for decades.

Looking west on Main Street, there's Vriner's confectionary, the old Champaign Daily News and, looming over the background, the only recently lost Metropolitan Building.

Brocton Red Barn event next weekend

One of my favorite events of the year is the Brocton Red Barn event. This year, it runs noon to 5 p.m. April 5 and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 6.

Entertainment listings, March 28-April 4

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