Among the 1,985 former students and faculty members featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: NBC veteran and 1974 journalism grad BOB EPSTEIN, an Emmy and Peabody award-winning network news producer.
Now in its eighth year, this weekend's Schweighart Shootout archery tournament will see more than 900 archers representing 31 teams converge on Jefferson Middle School and the Leonhard Center in Champaign, making it the biggest ever.
Screenwriters Chris Bremner, Peter Craig and Joe Carnahan introduce a sense of humanity to the story that gives the viewer an emotional access point that was sorely missing in the series’ first two entries and makes for some genuinely human moments amid the cliched carnage.
Five years into its difference-making CU’s Got Talent fundraiser, Champaign West Rotary has found a home at the Virginia Theatre.
Krannert Center for the Performing Arts will host Korean children’s performance company Brush Theatre’s performance of ‘Yao Yao’ this weekend, including a show at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Here are three things to know about the show, courtesy News-Gazette staff writer Anthony Zilis:
Two weeks ago, the cast and crew found out they’d been selected as one of seven schools nationally to perform on the main stage at the International Thespian Festival in Cincinnati this June.
URBANA — The Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center has chosen Miriam Larson as its new executive director following a national search.
In Chapter 3 of our monthlong series, we asked those in the know to gaze into their crystal balls and tell us what big changes they wouldn’t be shocked to see in their field by the end of the decade of the 2020s.
Tricia Stiller is the downtown division manager for Bloomington Community Development and the artistic director for Bloomington´s Summer Theatre Program.
When their mother dies, Frankie and her siblings are sent to an orphanage until their Italian immigrant father can pull himself together and provide for them in “Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All” (Balzer & Bray 2019) by Laura Ruby. Set in late Depression era in Chicago, we see a…
Baroque Artists of Champaign-Urbana (BACH), at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 9 in the Chapel of St. John the Divine, will present a concert by “Les Délices” (“The Delights”), a Cleveland-based touring chamber ensemble. Soprano Clara Rottsolk will be heard in works that depict the tales from the Greek po…
Don’t let the costumes of the era fool you, though, director Matthew Green said. While it involves many of the tropes of the era, this play isn’t stiff.
Now featured at our Gies College of Business-sponsored ‘UI at 150 & Beyond’ website: 1960s Illinois undergrad and 2003 Danville High Wall of Famer Irving Azoff, who we learned Wednesday is four months away from another impressive induction — into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Coming sooner than you’d think to a sky near you: vehicles like the ones George, Jane, Judy and Elroy Jetson used to take Astro for rides in. We didn’t believe it, either — until we asked automotive and aviation insiders what big changes they wouldn’t be shocked to see by the turn of the next decade. Here’s who we caught up with for chapter 2 of our monthlong look at what could be in store for dozens of industries between now and Dec. 31, 2029.
Destin Daniel Cretton's film proves to be an effective and at times gut-wrenching procedural that serves as a sobering reminder of how our legal system is designed to favor the rich and educated, treating the underprivileged as grist for the mill.
Early January brings more “Best of” lists, and here are two noteworthy picture books that are included in both Kirkus Review’s and School Library Journal’s “Best of 2019” lists.
CES should stand for Completely Excited Senses, rather than Consumer Electronics Show, which on Friday wrapped up its annual stay in Las Vegas. Somewhere around 150,000 attendees experienced sensory overload, beyond sight and sound. During the past few years one could mistake CES for the Las…
DANVILLE — For one night only, North Ridge Middle School seventh-graders will star in a dramatization of the classic “The Diary of Anne Frank.”
David Kraft, owner of the property at 126 W. Church St., is seeking more than $9,900 in unpaid rent he says the theater owes him, plus 15 percent of rent for the six years left on the lease.