Asian American center at UI presents exhibit

URBANA — The Asian American Cultural Center at the University of Illinois is presenting the exhibition "What Do You Care About?" featuring the work of student leaders from more than 20 campus organizations.

The artists' reception will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Monday at the center, 1210 W. Nevada St., U.

Artist to create mural at Indi Go

CHAMPAIGN — Champaign artist Kim Kissinger Marino will start work on a mural on Wednesday at the Indi Go Artist Co-Op, 9 E. University Ave., C. The work will end with an exhibition of it as well as of her recent work.

A personal connection for Ebert sculptor

Autistic son's love of movies and the memory of a late friend inspired man to accept project

CHAMPAIGN — Artist Rick Harney had taken a six- to seven-year break from making life-size cast-bronze sculptures when he received a compelling phone call last year.

It came from Donna Anderson, who at the time was in a hospital bed in Chicago after having had a heart transplant.

Entertainment listings, Sept. 12-19, 2013

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Special events

This weekend

Roger Ebert Sculpture

The Roger Ebert Sculpture fundraising campaign kicked off with at a press conference held at the Virginia Theatre by the C-U at the Movies Commemorative Sculpture Project to raise money for the sculpture on Tuesday Sept. 10, 2013.

Fall MillerComm lecture series opens with Pulitzer winner

CHAMPAIGN — The fall 2013 MillerComm lectures series at the University of Illinois is set to begin later this month with a talk by Gunther Schuller, the Pulitzer Prize winning musician, composer, conductor, educator, historian and publisher.

All lectures are free and open to the public.

Exhibit, concert set at Indi Go

CHAMPAIGN — Healing Works, an art exhibition sponsored by Rape Advocacy, Counseling and Education Services, will open Wednesday evening at the Indi Go Artist Co-op, 9 E. University Ave., C.

The reception will be from 7 to 10 p.m. Saturday, and the show will be open for viewing from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, and from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday and next Sunday.

Dance performances scheduled this month

CHAMPAIGN — Art by Ray Johnson, his contemporaries and other artists isn't all you'll see this month at Krannert Art Museum at the University of Illinois.

Artist to give presentation at Parkland

CHAMPAIGN — Local artist Doug Burgett, creative director for the University of Illinois Office of Communications for Enrollment Management, will give a free lecture from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday for Parkland College's "Meet the Pros" series.

The talk, in Room C118 on campus, is open to the public.

University YMCA showing works from Chinese student artists

CHAMPAIGN — The exhibition "Speak Out: Works from the Yunnan School of Painting" will open with a reception from 5 to 7 p.m. today, Sept. 5, in the Murphy Gallery at the University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., C.