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.
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.
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.
This week, Urbana resident Ian Gindes is in New York to perform as part of the Alexander and Buono Festival of Music. He is a professional concert pianist. He is also a Captain in the Illinois National Guard.
Amasong, Champaign-Urbana’s Premier Lesbian/Feminist Chorus, is hosting the 11th Sister Singers Network National Women’s Choral Festival happening this week at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.
Elaine Stritch, an actress whose talent led to a substantial and long career on Broadway and in cabarets, died today at age 89.
Imagine being in a science class and getting bombarded with complicated terms and phrases. It can be daunting for people of color who are underrepresented in the sciences.
Rock musician Eddie Money will be the headline act at the Sweetcorn Festival, August 22-23 in downtown Urbana.
Champaign County residents are in for an eventful weekend. The Bloomington Gold Corvette Show and the Blues, Brews, and BBQ Festival are making their way to Champaign tomorrow.
Casey Kasem, the countdown king of music radio and the voice of Scooby-Doo's Shaggy, has died at age 82, his publicist confirmed Sunday.