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WILL - Illinois Public Media News - October 02, 2014

Renowned Vocalist, U of I Professor Gunn To Perform In Renovated Court Chambers

By The Associated Press, with Additional Reporting from Illinois Public Media

Nathan Gunn as the Count, performing in The Marriage of Figaro in Highland Park, Illinois.

A renowned baritone and director of the University of Illinois’ Lyric Theater program will honor his great-grandfather as the Illinois Supreme Court unveils its new quarters next week.

Categories: Art and Culture

NPR - Illinois Public Media News - September 26, 2014

Former Fed Bank Examiner Says Secret Tapes Show Fed Leniency

by NPR Staff

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York

The Federal Reserve is among the most powerful institutions in the nation and also among the more private. But new audio tapes secretly recorded by a former employee (profiled on This American Life) provide a rare look into meetings involving officials from the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - September 25, 2014

10th Annual Pygmalion Festival Kicks Off

By Jason Croft

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(Duration: 5:03)

dancers at a concert during Pygmalion Fest

The 10th annual Pygmalion Festival starts Thursday in Champaign-Urbana. What started as strictly an indie rock festival has grown to include a literary festival and a hand-made goods bazaar. And next year, a tech conference will be thrown into the mix.




WILL - Illinois Public Media News - August 22, 2014

Scottish Singer Made Mark On Champaign-Urbana Arts Scene

By Jeff Bossert

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(Duration: 7:02)

Jean Redpath

Scottish folk singer Jean Redpath, who died Thursday, is being remembered today with words like ‘warm’ and ‘vivacious’.  Her career in Champaign-Urbana includes numerous performances at University of Illinois and Champaign's Virginia Theatre.

Categories: Art and Culture, Music


WILL - Illinois Public Media News - August 08, 2014

Pens To Lens Gala At The Virginia Theatre

By Jason Croft

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(Duration: 4:23)

Coming up Saturday, August 9th, in Champaign at the Virginia Theatre, a gala event--including a red carpet walk--for a project called Pens to Lens.



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