Art

Art

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

EVENTS

This weekend

NATIONAL SWEETCORN FESTIVAL

Entertainment listings, Aug. 23-30, 2018

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This weekend

KRAZEE DAZE WITH HOMER SODA FEST

Clark-Lindsey exhibit shows seniors putting skills, interests into action

URBANA — At the Clark-Lindsey Village art gallery, there's a woman deep in concentration as her hands hug wet clay.

There's a man holding up his brush to a canvas.

And a couple, smiling in a pool.

UI College of Fine and Applied Arts' new dean big on outreach

CHAMPAIGN — The Krannerts — both the performing arts center and the art museum — are the public face of the University of Illinois College of Fine and Applied Arts, and its new dean hopes to build on that approach with other units to fulfill a five-year strategic plan recently developed by faculty.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 16-23, 2018

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This weekend

142ND FAIRBURY FAIR

Top of the Morning, Aug. 15, 2018

Champaign and Urbana are full of public art displays, with items of interest dotted all over town.

But art fans need not brush past the burgeoning scene in Arcola — which already includes the Raggedy Ann and Andy statue, the one-and-only hippie memorial and 15 murals by the Walldogs.

Art installation teaches students 'to see something bigger than themselves'

URBANA — On the Webber Street fence outside Campus Middle School for Girls, the phrase "You Are Beautiful" projects outward with bursts of bright color.

Although it can be viewed as a quick, feel-good phrase, Traci Pines hopes it comes across with more substance.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 9-16, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

GEORGETOWN FAIR

What: Carnival operating daily until Aug. 11. Daily music entertainment, pig races and a petting zoo are free attractions. Daily livestock shows, food, exhibits and evening grandstand entertainment: barnyard tractor pull, Aug. 9; rodeo, Aug. 10; demolition derby, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 11.

When: Aug. 9-11.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 2-9, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

SECOND ANNUAL STEAM THRESHING SHOW

Frank's Weekend Faves, July 29, 2018

Does the summer heat have you seeing mirages of parrots and palm trees? Don't just sit there wasting away in Margaritaville; weigh anchor and set your course for downtown Champaign this Saturday for the 14th annual C-U in the Prairibbean — and support local programs and services for the developmentally disabled while you're at it.