Art

Art

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.

Entertainment listings, Sept. 6-13, 2018

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This weekend

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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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

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