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

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

Attend ACE Awards

Melissa Merli: Dean worried about threats to the arts

The performance, visual and design disciplines in public universities are fighting for their survival — and they will lose if they don't change their tactics.

So says Edward Feser, dean of the University of Illinois College of Fine and Applied Arts, who gave a talk earlier this month to the Krannert Art Museum Council at its 50th anniversary luncheon.

Crowd-pleaser: Knox's company sets the stage

CHAMPAIGN — Brian Knox once made heirloom jewelry, working small and using precious gems and metals.

Now he's making art of a different kind.

He's painting with light and sound, operating Knoxarray Event Production. And when not on the road, he's making large sculptures at his "creative campus" in north Champaign.

Here's what's happening on the art scene

Art museum events

Krannert Art Museum will open on Friday a video exhibition featuring one of pioneering video artist Nam June Paik's seminal works, "Global Groove 1973/2012."

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events around the area, Oct. 8-14, 2014

Band competition

MAHOMET — More than 1,000 students from 12 Illinois high schools will strike up the band and take the field at the Mahomet-Seymour Marching Bulldog Festival on Saturday in Mahomet.

Ask 'Mimi' Oct. 5,2014

Mimi, did you go to the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis concert at Krannert Center last weekend?

Here's what's happening on the arts scene

Here's what's happening on the arts scene:

Kanfer show at Union

Photographer Larry Kanfer will show work from his collection "Illinois Trilogy" at the Illini Union Art Gallery through Nov. 2.

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events around the area, Oct. 1-8, 2014

'VeggieTales Live!'

CHAMPAIGN — WBGL Radio will present two performances of the musical revue "VeggieTales Live! Silly Song Sing-Along" — at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Friday at The Vineyard Church, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave., U.

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

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

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