Live music shows are one of the things I’ve missed most about pre-pandemic life over the last year, and I’m eagerly awaiting the next time I can safely attend a concert.
Most folklore deals with humans and fantastic creatures purportedly inhabiting the country in which the lore arises, but Irish folklore exhibits a notable exception.
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CHAMPAIGN — It was at the end of shooting a long scene of “Red Ball” — a movie written, acted in and edited by University of Illinois students — when the cast, crew and supervising faculty came to a realization.
I have a hard time remembering when my feelings for a film fluctuated as much as they did while watching Argyris Papadimitropoulos’ “Monday,” a love story, sex romp, domestic drama hybrid that — big surprise — can’t decide what it wants to be.
Director Lisa Winters — who has worked at the library 42 years — has informed the board that her last official day will be Aug. 31.
Writes curator Ian Wang: I'm eager to share with viewers what I have learned from curating an exhibition many years in the making — "150 Years: UI Art Creation and Major Art Movements of the World," which opens Thursday at the Illini Union Art Gallery.
Vaughn Stein’s “Every Breath You Take” is a film of the most frustrating sort, a movie that sports a talented cast and begins with an interesting premise, only to fall apart right before your eyes.
While the removal of some Dr. Seuss books from circulation may have received the most attention, he’s far from the only author to come under scrutiny recently.
Books provide a unique opportunity for readers to peek into the lives of people of different races, cultures and religions. For kids, this means an understanding of how other people think, feel and live.
In the city of Rosario, Argentina, Camila Hassan has the talent and drive to be a fútbol star, but her parents believe in the old social order where here is no place for a girl athlete.
The Champaign City Council will discuss the request Tuesday to designate West Clark Street between Prairie and Elm streets as Honorary Harry Breen Way
Sadly, Ricky Staub’s “Concrete Cowboy” has an all too familiar ring to it, as it recounts the story of an angry young Black man, his estranged father and the temptation of the streets, where cheap yet dangerous salvation lies.
Screen Gems is employing a rather inspired, slightly blasphemous approach in distributing Evan Spiliotopoulos’ “The Unholy,” a modest thriller about miracles occurring in a small Massachusetts town.
The yearlong silence in the local concert halls ended for me on the evening of March 29. Ian Hobson, music director of the Sinfonia da Camera, organized a series of three chamber music concerts performed in Champaign’s University Place Christian Church. This was my first indoor concert since…
I confess that I often get choked up when reading novels for young readers. But reading Sara Pennypacker’s latest novel, “Here in the Real World,” was the first time I remember actually bursting into tears.
Gloriously stupid and shamelessly over the top, Adam Wingard’s “Godzilla vs. Kong” is the sort of popcorn entertainment that’s been absent for far too long on the big screen.
Having impressed as sleazeball lawyer Saul Goodman in “Breaking Bad” and “Better Call Saul,” Bob Odenkirk takes on an unexpected role — domestic avenger.
JoAnn Allen Boyce was one of 12 African American students who desegregated Clinton High School in eastern Tennessee in 1956. She is also the coauthor along with Debbie Levy of “This Promise of Change: One Girl’s Story in the Fight for School Equality” (Bloomsbury 2019).