Anna Troutt says she loves poetry—but unlike art, she says it is hard to find and even harder to consume. However, the University Laboratory High School Student says she thinks she can bring together the community through poetry.
The chamber orchestra Sinfonia Da Camera is in its 34th season in residence at the University of Illinois. The group is led by music director and conductor Ian Hobson, who is also the orchestra’s featured solo pianist this season.
It’s a busy weekend for the Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra. Friday night they have a concert at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts in Urbana. Then Saturday, they welcome five finalists from the CUSO Overture Composition Competition to the Hilton Garden Inn in Champaign for a reading session that’s open to the public starting at 10am.
Rock band REO Speedwagon has set November 10th as the new date for its Champaign concert — one of several January and February dates the band postponed for singer Kevin Cronin's treatment for what he describes as a non-life-threatening condition.
One of the longest running traditions on the University of Illinois Urbana campus gives people some holiday cheer on demand. University Housing’s 57th annual Dial-A-Carol continues through Wednesday night at midnight.