Art

Art

1st private moon flight passenger to invite guests

LOS ANGELES (AP) — After announcing that he'll take the first-ever commercial rocket trip around the moon, Yusaku Maezawa said he wants company for the weeklong journey. The Japanese billionaire said he plans to invite six to eight artists, architects, designers and other creative people to join him on board the SpaceX rocket "to inspire the dreamer in all of us."

Entertainment listings, Sept. 13-20, 2018

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VERMILION RIVER FALL FESTIVAL AND FARMERS MARKET

Frank's Weekend Faves, Sept. 9, 2018

I love to check out the creations of up and coming local artists, and this weekend offers a perfect opportunity when the Urbana Civic Center plays host to the fourth annual Urbana Art Expo, which this year runs for two days, Sept.

Show to run gamut of late artist Larry Ziemer's works

MONTICELLO — Art lovers already know the name of Larry Ziemer, but his wife, Carol, hopes they can learn a little more about the depth of his talent at a Celebration of Life Art Exhibit being held in his memory from 1-4 p.m. today in Monticello.

The gathering will be held in the same place he sold his works for some 30 years, at the Ziemer Gallery, 210 W. Washington St.

Entertainment listings, Sept. 6-13, 2018

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CAF AIRPOWER HISTORY TOUR

Campus Conversation: Kevin Hamilton

University of Illinois Professor KEVIN HAMILTON spent 10 years investigating the secret Lookout Mountain military film studio near Hollywood that documented U.S. nuclear tests during the Cold War — with help from Jimmy Stewart and Marilyn Monroe.

Getting Personal: Catherine Wiesener

Each week, we offer a Q&A with a local personality. Today, CATHERINE WIESENER of Mahomet, who recently had a child at 42, chats with staff writer Paul Wood. She is a lecturer at the University of Illinois. She's also a ceramics artist and a good cook.

You have a long list of places where you grew up.

Krannert museum marking state's 200th by showing off biggest city's art

URBANA — As part of the 200-year history celebration of Illinois, Krannert Art Museum is pulling out all of the stops with a large exhibition on its largest city.

Krannert Art Museum and Kinkead Pavilion is the second-largest general fine-arts museum in the state and Jon L. Seydl, KAM's director, is proud of the Chicago works.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 30-Sept. 6, 2018

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NATIONAL SWEETCORN FESTIVAL

Entertainment listings, Aug. 23-30, 2018

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KRAZEE DAZE WITH HOMER SODA FEST