Latest Arts & Culture News From The Illinois Newsroom Team
URBANA -Deke Weaver’s The Unreliable Bestiary is a performance series about animals, their environments, and how humans interact with them. His life-long project has a performance for each letter of the alphabet and so far includes Monkey, Elephant, Wolf,
Former Federal Communications Commission head Newton Minow, who famously described network TV as a “vast wasteland,” has died. Minow’s daughter, Nell Minow, confirmed that her father died Saturday at home in Chicago, surrounded by loved ones.
The show is part of a growing movement to heal past harms committed against Native Americans. Other efforts include a bill requiring Native American history in public schools and new commitment by the University of Illinois to repatriate ancestral remains.
Octavia Butler’s science fiction novel, Parable of the Sower, comes to The Krannert Center For the Performing Arts, the weekend of April 28, 2023.
URBANA – Jazz legend Christian McBride visited the University of Illinois Champaign-Urbana campus in Spring 2022. He spent the majority of the week working with
No longer ancient history: Woolly mammoth returns to University of Illinois for the first time in over 10,000 years
CHAMPAIGN – After an over 10,000-year absence, the woolly mammoth is finally back on the University of Illinois campus. A 16-foot-tall sculpture of a mammoth
URBANA – En una mañana de invierno, entro por la puerta principal en la Panadería San Miguel. Me saludan ocho vitrinas con diferentes tipos de
Academy Award-winning composer Steven Price spoke with WILL’s Kimberly Schofield about Our Planet Live in Concert coming to the State Farm Center Monday, March 27, at 7:30. The concert is a two-hour show with live orchestral music, cinematography, and narration from David Attenborough, with William Shatner as the host.
The metaphysical multiverse comedy “Everything Everywhere All at Once” wrapped its hot dog fingers around Hollywood’s top prize Sunday, winning best picture at the 95th Academy Awards, along with awards for Michelle Yeoh, Ke Huy Quan and Jamie Lee Curtis. The film won seven Oscars in all.
Illinois Public Media is bidding a reluctant goodbye to Brian Moline, who has accepted a new job as a news editor for St. Louis Public Radio, beginning March 6.
RUSHVILLE — The Illinois Arts Council Agency provides grants to not-for-profit organizations around the state. But right now, it’s seeking something back – input. The
URBANA — Wednesday marked the beginning of Lent — a season of fasting, penance and sacrifice. But before the austerity began, many took part in
Beyoncé surpassed the late composer Georg Solti with her 32nd career win. She thanked her husband Jay-Z and her family for supporting her.