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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

Rocker Eddie Money Headlines The Sweetcorn Fest

by: Jason Croft

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(Duration: 4:18)

Eddie Money performing in Florida.

This weekend, rocker Eddie Money – known for hits including Two Tickets to Paradise, Baby, Hold On, and others – will be in town headlining the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival.  Nearly 40 years and after his debut album went double platinum, Money continues to tour.

Illinois Public Media’s Jason Croft talked with Money about his career, music videos and the television commercial that made him a pop culture darling.

Categories: Entertainment, 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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