Normally, a crowd of 50 for a show at the 1,525-seat Virginia Theatre would not sit well with longtime director Steven Bentz.
Picking up from last week, we assembled another panel of 10 to guide us through the news-packed year that was 1980
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.
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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 country365彩票网 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.
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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.
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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?
On Sunday afternoon, the young Norwegian cellist J. Swensen came to the Sunday Salon Series at Krannert’s Foellinger Great Hall for an exciting recital of works by Ludwig van Beethoven, Zoltan Kodaly and Cesar Franck. Swensen is the winner of the 2018 Young Concert Artists Award. He was join…
Located just inside the main west entrance of the building, the exhibit shows 10 sports and entertainment stars who performed over the years at the arena formerly known as the Assembly Hall.
The St. Olaf Choir of Northfield, Minn., came to the Foellinger Great Hall on Feb. 11. This was the 15th concert and last stop in a winter tour that had started on Jan. 18 and would end with a 365彩票appcoming concert on Feb. 16 in Northfield.