CHAMPAIGN — Six years ago, Chicago filmmaker Rebecca Parrish became curious about Catholic nuns who were working with former prison inmates to help them pass the high school equivalency exam.
She had heard about the sisters from a friend of hers who was working alongside them at St. Leonard’s Ministries in Chicago.
Redd Volkaert, a guitarist who performed twice at Ellnora: The Guitar Festival at Krannert Center, will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday at the Homer Opera House in Homer.
One of my late mother's favorite events was "Petals & Paintings" at Krannert Art Museum. Today is the last day to see the incredibly creative floral arrangements made by prize-winning designers in response to works of art in the museum, open from noon to 5 p.m.
The Beef House Dinner Theatre will open its 20th season this coming weekend with "The Boys in Autumn" by Bernard Sabath.
Produced and directed by David and Jennifer Woodrow, the play will be presented at 7 p.m. CST Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. CST next Sunday at the Beef House Restaurant, Covington, Ind.
Caitlin Skelcey, 27, of Urbana is a second-year master's of fine arts degree candidate in the metals program at the University of Illinois.
Do you make all your jewelry using a 3-D printer?
As a Boneyard Arts Festival "gallery," the Cunningham Children's Home this year went all out with its Festival of Quilts, bringing in a fine-artist and quilter to talk about his work. Erick Wolfmeyer, who lives in Iowa, will speak at 10:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. today. His work, which will be on display, has been featured in numerous books and periodicals and exhibited throughout the U.S.
Holy Cross School will present its 31st annual student production, "Shrek the Musical Jr.," at 7 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the school gym, 410 W. White St., C.