November 21, 2014

Virginia Theatre Cancels Cosby Appearances

Two performances at Champaign's Virginia Theatre by Bill Cosby scheduled for next April 11 have been cancelled after allegations of sexual assault re-emerged.


A 1991 file photo of brothers Tom and Ray Magliozzi.
(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
November 03, 2014

Car Talk Co-Host Tom Magliozzi Dead At Age 77

Tom Magliozzi, one of public radio's most popular personalities, died on Monday of complications from Alzheimer's disease. He was 77 years old.


October 10, 2014

2nd Annual Oktoberfest In Champaign Saturday

If you’re around downtown Champaign Saturday, be prepared to see some lederhosen wearers at the second annual Oktoberfest, in front of the Orpheum Theatre.


dancers at a concert during Pygmalion Fest
Lisa Bralts/WILL
September 25, 2014

10th Annual Pygmalion Festival Kicks Off

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.


Comedian Joan Rivers promoting her memoir on July 25th in New York.
(Photo by Scott Roth/Invision/AP)
September 04, 2014

Comedian Joan Rivers Dead At 81

Joan Rivers, the comedian who crashed the male dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, has died.


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