Art

Art

Jason Patterson's works on view at City Building

URBANA — Work by Jason Patterson is being featured in the latest Artist of the Corridor Exhibition Series in the City Building.

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LOOK BACK: Highlights from Melissa Merli on recent events ...

Cool stuff

Fund drive for Ebert sculpture two-thirds complete

The fund-raising campaign for a life-sized Roger Ebert sculpture in Champaign is two-thirds of the way to the finish line.

Any questions about 2014 Ebertfest? Ask Tom Kacich here

Entertainment listings, March 6-13, 2014

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

Special events

This weekend

It's time to tango at KAM

CHAMPAIGN — The seductive and subversive art of tango will come alive from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday at Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive.

Midway through the event, there will also be live music by Tangotta.

"Krannert tango events are a labor of love, not only for me, but for the whole community," said one of the organizers, Melih Sener.

Exhibit opens this week at University Y

CHAMPAIGN — The exhibition "Invisible Fences," featuring new works by Maria Lux, will open Thursday with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Murphy Gallery at the University Y, 1001 S. Wright St., C.

In it, Lux explores what dogs have to do with the borders humans create and maintain.

Studio Visit: Peter Bodnar

Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, a chat with artist Peter Bodnar, 85, Urbana.

Q: Have you been showing your work at other places besides here at the Cinema Gallery in Urbana?

Melissa Merli: Guerrilla Girls still making their point

In 2002 a group of Hollywood female filmmakers asked the Guerilla Girls to take action on the paucity of women and people of color working behind the scenes in the movie industry.

The filmmakers showed the Guerilla Girls "unbelievable statistics," and the Girls took it on as a challenge, a founding member of the social-action group said Thursday at Krannert Art Museum in Champaign.

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