Mike Ross: 'As far as I can tell, unless criteria change, it’s hard to be able to imagine going into larger gatherings until that vaccine is out there and showing effective results.'
The news hit local blues icon Candy Foster like a ton of bricks: His longtime friend and mentor, Tony Zamora, 90, had passed away.
It's shaping up to be a school year like no other for everyone — including marching bands. Bob Asmussen looks at how several of them plan to adjust this fall.
Smartphone cameras invite shooting more photos than at any time in the history of photography.
In their decades of running Bowers Tree Experts in Danville, John and Pat Bowers have used bucket trucks for a lot more than just clipping high-hanging branches.
Watch the video of 'C-U Sings Volume 1: Let It Be,' produced by Mark Rubel, Ryan Groff and James Treichler and featuring 41 singers and 15 instrumentalists.
With the state set to enter Phase 4 of Gov. J.B. Pritzker's Restore Illinois plan, staff writer Anthony Zilis examines what various of University of Illinois venues are anticipating will change once students and visitors return.
The Champaign native and accomplished bassist has done all he can to reflect the outdoor nature of Allerton for the pre-recorded concert, which will be broadcast from 7 to 9 p.m. on WILL FM and streamed online.
Steve Holstein: "It's rare that somebody has the opportunity to host any show for that long and have the level of success that we had. Am I sad that it ended? Yes. Am I sad the way it ended? Sure. I wish I could have had another month to reminisce and say goodbye."
As for those who were looking forward to The Beach Boys concert July 23 and country singer Billy Currington July 24, well, maybe another year.
The music will be for seated diners only, and establishments “should be mindful of adjoining property owners and nearby residents,” Urbana Mayor Diane Marlin said.
I hope today’s readers will take the time to thank and support the vital work of our communities’ many libraries, archives, museums and cultural organizations.
Among the 2,026 former students and faculty members featured on our Gies College of Business-powered website: 30-year Unit 4 music teacher and choir director MARIAN KUETHE WYATT.
Champaign music teachers Abby Crull and Brandon T. Washington miss their students. So they came up with a way to connect across the community in the time of COVID-19. At 4 p.m. Saturday, residents are asked to go outside and join in the CU Sing-A-Long.
On March 12, I attended a concert in the Foellinger Great Hall, which will probably be the last concert given there this spring. And a magnificent concert it was! The major work was the sprawling, overwhelming Symphony No. 13, “Babi Yar,” of Dimitri Shostakovich. This enormous work, more ora…
When the Champaign-Urbana Symphony played on March 7, who in the audience could have imagined that it would be the last concert by this ensemble until next fall? Because of the coronavirus crisis, the entire season at Krannert came to an abrupt halt on March 12.
Urbana took fifth out of 10 schools at the Orchestra Cup after finishing third two years ago. They were the smallest orchestra of the 10, director Tamra Gingold said, and also the most diverse.
URBANA — Country music singer Billy Currington will headline the second night of grandstand entertainment at this summer’s Champaign County Fair.
From ‘All the way with LBJ’ to ‘Crazy,’ the Patsy Cline hit adopted by Ross Perot, presidential politics has a proud tradition of campaign slogans and songs. This week, we asked a panel of political junkies: Which one is your all-time favorite?