Baritone Nathan Gunn will be among the world-class musicians — most of them University of Illinois music faculty — who will perform this weekend at DoCha, Champaign's free chamber-music festival, at the Orpheum Theatre, 346 N. Neil St., C.
Angelo Ray Martinez, 35, of Champaign a third-year master's of fine arts degree candidate at the University of Illinois, recently chatted with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli.
So you were born in Boulder, Colo.?
Who made the Fu Dog ice sculpture for the "Vine to Wine" dinner last week at Allerton Mansion?
Rob VanAntwerp, 59, food services manager at UI's Florida Avenue Residence Halls. He started with a Fu Dog photograph he put on an overhead projector, traced it onto a 40- by 20-inch paper and then froze the paper onto the block of ice to carve out the figure.
Lori Bernard, 50, of Champaign is an artist and musician who works three part-time jobs. She recently chatted with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli.
Are those small pieces paintings or prints?
They're paintings. They're on aluminum and wood.
Why do you work so small?
The Homer Opera House will host an old-style coffeehouse folk-rock night on Saturday, with the show beginning at 7 p.m. with the Lowes.