Krannert Art Museum will be taking a hard look at war starting Friday.
"After the Front Line: Artists Who Served in the World Wars" runs through Dec. 23 at the museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C.
Find out what else is going on at Krannert this year Thursday at 4:20 on WDWS.
Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come:
URBANA — A variety of guests will participate this academic year in the Unit One/Allen Hall Guest-in-Residence Program, which features events that are free and open to the public.
Few people today think of Champaign as a factory town. But it once was, with manufacturing plants making, among other things, clocks, automobile repair kits, gloves and undergarments.
From web swingers to sword slingers, Tim Mitchell's entertainment recommendations for the week ahead:
"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" comes out on DVD. Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone return as Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy, a young couple whose lives are affected when Peter's alter-ego, Spider-Man, takes on a bunch of supervillains in New York City.
Upcoming events of interest in East Central Illinois:
Parkland faculty art showcase
CHAMPAIGN — The 2014 Parkland College Art and Design Faculty Exhibition will open Monday at the former Parkland Art Gallery, now called the Giertz Gallery at Parkland.
Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come
Folk, not faux
Studio Visit is a Q&A with local artists. Here, a chat with Champaign's Anna Longworth, a freelance photographer and the new director of the Indi Go Artist Co-op, and Emily Otnes, of Urbana, a University of Illinois student in creative writing and lead singer and writer for Emily Otnes and the Weekdays.