CU Ballet will present 'Coppelia'
The Champaign Urbana Ballet will present "Coppelia" at 7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Saturday at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign.
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Bridget Lee-Calfas from the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts visits to preview two upcoming events aimed at youth.
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For the first time in 10 years, Meade Park Elementary students will have their chance to shine on stage.
A classic 1662 Choral Evensong will take place at 4 p.m. Sunday at Emmanuel Memorial Episcopal Church, 102 N. State St., C.
Great week for choral lovers
Choral music lovers have two concerts to enjoy this week.
The prestigious American Boychoir from Princeton, N.J., will perform at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the Chapel of St. John the Divine, 1011 S. Wright St., C, as part of its "How Can I Keep from Singing" tour.
In his 1944 play “No Exit,” French existentialist Jean-Paul Sartre observed that “Hell is other people.” Clearly, contemporary playwright Scott Carter agrees and sets forth to illustrate the point in his awkwardly named yet brilliant exploration, “The Gospel According to Thomas Jefferson, Charles Dickens and Count Leo Tolstoy: Discord.” The Celebration Company production is currently playing at
The Urbana Public Arts Commission has selected recipients of the 2016 Urbana Arts Grants Program, which funds projects by artists, artist teams, organizations and festival presenters.
The commission received 61 applications requesting a total of more than $193,000. Two selection panels evaluated them and awarded a total of $47,500 to 27 recipients: