As Krannert Center for the Performing Arts gears up for today's Opening Night Party for the season and Ellnora The Guitar Festival, director Mike Ross took time out to chat with arts writer Melissa Merli:
You've been director of Krannert Center for 18 years. Why have you stayed here after having come from New York City and California?
URBANA — Up-and-coming Chicago comedian Sean White will headline the Stand-Up Comedy Showcase at 9 p.m. Friday at The Iron Post, 120 S. Race St., U.
Allerton Park Concert Series
The Matt Poss Band will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at Allerton Park in Monticello as part of the Allerton Park Concert Series presented by the University of Illinois Employees Credit Union.
How did The Church, Psychedelic Furs and Berlin concerts go over at last week's Sweetcorn Festival in Urbana?
URBANA — Amara Yoga & Arts, a yoga studio and art gallery at Lincoln Square Village, Urbana, will host an opening reception from 6 to 8 p.m. Saturday for an exhibition featuring art by Sara Paige.
PAXTON — In two weeks, the city council will decide whether an Onarga couple will be allowed to turn an old railroad depot building in downtown Paxton into a residence and art gallery.