Art

Urbana artist showing works

Self-taught Urbana artist Marilynn Dean Cleveland has a lot to say and a lot to share with the world.

She will do that from Thursday through Aug. 24 as the University YMCA presents "I Have Something To Say," featuring artwork by Cleveland, curated by Art @ the Y, an initiative of the University YMCA.


Another PechaKucha Night on Saturday

PechaKucha Night C-U Volume 15 will take place from 7:45 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. Saturday at Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C.

The event will be emceed by Lindsey Gates-Markel and Andrew Schiver. Nine speakers will talk about their creative passions in a limited time format.


Billboards will display students' art

Some Champaign public school students will see their artwork on digital billboards around town, thanks to a collaboration between Adams Outdoor Advertising and Unit 4 schools.


New exhibition at EIU

The exhibit "From Generation to Generation: Folk Arts of Illinois" is on view at through June 22 at the Tarble Arts Center on the Eastern Illinois University campus in Charleston.

The exhibit features work by 10 artists in a variety of traditions such as duck decoy carving, Irish fiddle, Mexican murals and African-American quilts.


Work underway on memorial mural for C-U's Chef Ra

CHAMPAIGN — Langston Allston didn't know James "Ra" Wilson Jr. personally. But his parents did. And so did many other people in Champaign-Urbana.


Danville program helps addicts rehab via creativity

DANVILLE — It's still early on Wednesday morning when Lisa Basham arrives to a brightly lit studio for her weekly art session. The Danville woman and several other participants help themselves to coffee and bagels, then chat quietly until instructor Ron Johnson arrives.


Entertainment listings, May 22-29, 2014

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

Special events

This weekend


Ask 'Mimi' May 18, 2014

From Illinois Theatre to television to a local connection with the new movie 'Godzilla,' Melissa 'Mimi' Merli has you covered.

Q: Is there a TV series you are sorry to see come to a season end?


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

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


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

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


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