Art

You May mark your calendar, starting with tonight

Nathan and Julie Gunn have performed together at Carnegie Hall.

How do you get to Carnegie Hall?

Practice.

Or you could just go to the Krannert Center tonight.

So this pick for May is an easy one. The remarkable duo performs with good friends mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard and violinist Stefan Milenkovich at 7:30 p.m. in the Foellinger Great Hall.


Entertainment listings, May 1-8, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are instructions for submitting entries.

Special events

This weekend


AsiaFest 2014 scheduled for Saturday

Also, Balinese Gamelan Concert planned Sunday

URBANA — The Asian American Cultural Center and Japan House will host AsiaFest 2014 from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Saturday.


Studio Visit: William Blake

Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, a chat with William Blake, a 22-year-old senior painting major at the University of Illinois who will graduate in May. He will return home and do commissioned portrait paintings for a while.

Q: So you want to concentrate on portraiture?


Top 5 sculptures in C-U? Here are Kacich's picks

Thursday, just two weeks and a day after Alma came home looking more gorgeous than ever, Champaign-Urbana unveiled its latest must-photograph landmark.


Entertainment listings, April 24-May1, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are instructions for submitting entries.

Special events

This weekend


Acoustic guitarist to perform Friday

CHAMPAIGN — Daniel Bachman, who describes himself as an American primitive acoustic guitarist, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday at the Indi Go Artist Co-op, 9 E. University Ave., C.


Look Back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

Look Back: Highlights from Melissa Merli on the week that was

College life


Studio Visit: Sylvia Arnstein

Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, a chat with Sylvia Arnstein, 59, an artist and freelance interior designer who is showing her works in the exhibition "Sojourn" through June 26 at the Alice Campbell Alumni Center, 601 S. Lincoln Ave., U.

Q: I saw your art at the Alumni Center. Are they oil paintings and pastels?


Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

If a lot of contemporary art leaves you cold check out "Distant Hollerings," the powerful narrative paintings and sculptures by Preston Jackson at Cinema Gallery, 102 W. Main St., U. But hurry: the show ends Saturday. It's open 10-5 Wednesday thru Saturday; or call 367-3711.


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