Meet a three-time winner in Champaign County Camera Club’s Best In Show Print Competition —  14-year-old Nathaniel Menanteau.

Karen Wood and Carol Lake needed 80 hours over 10 days to finish an eye-catching gingerbread display at Einstein Bros. Bagels on the corner of Lincoln and University in Urbana.

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When curator Maureen Warren first began working on Krannert Art Museum’s newest exhibit, ‘Fake News & Lying Pictures: Political Prints in the Dutch Republic,’ five years ago, she faced pushback over the topical nature of the title. As the exhibit shows, though, the topic has been relevant for centuries.

We always need to be careful about projecting today’s values onto a painting from the 1700s. Nonetheless, Ricci’s resistance to more conventional approaches to the subject stands out.

Because of continuing effects of the pandemic, tickets will be sold for two months of events at a time, online only. Tickets for September and October events will begin on Aug. 10.

If you pass by Visit Champaign County’s welcome center (17 E. Taylor St.), make sure to take a long look at the wall on the south side of the building.

Of the many murals in C-U completed by Langston Allston, this one is unique. His designs — people sharing a book on one side and a guitar on the other — were a result of community input solicited by The Urbana Free Library.

Set to be honored tonight with the Champaign Urbana Schools Foundation's Local Business Community Impact Award: Smile Politely and its founder, 1997 Urbana High grad Seth Fein, who answered a few questions from staff writer Anthony Zilis.

The sky is blanketed with gray, and the heavy clouds have sprinkled snow over the bare fields. The stubs of last year’s cornstalks make stripes all the way back to the fence row. The sky has muted the color from the fields and woods, and the world looks like a black-and-white photo.

This year’s Champaign County Camera Club Best in Show Competition will take place beginning on Monday at Lincoln Square Mall, a few days later than originally expected after this week’s snowstorm delayed setup. 

The fourth-graders in Kristine Scheu’s classroom at Barkstall Elementary in Champaign have both the talent and incentive to fare well in our annual Design An Ad contest.

Upon entering the exhibition “Crip*” at Krannert Art Museum, you see three small brown mattresses resting on the floor connected by a tangle of wires. Each is braced around its middle, propping the inflatable bedding up like a body.