Stage shot of two actors in Poppea.

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Longer Listen - November 09, 2016

Live From Studio F - U Of I Lyric Theatre’s ‘Poppea’

Performers and directors from the U of I Lyric Theatre's latest production join Illinois Public Media's Brian Moline in the latest episode of "Live from Studio F."  Monteverdi's "Poppea" opens Thursday night at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

Charlie Harris and Cody Jensen of the Hobnob String Band

Provided by Hobnob String Band

Longer Listen - November 02, 2016

Live From Studio F - Hobnob String Band

The 8th annual C-U Folk and Roots Festival starts Thursday at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on the University of Illinois Urbana campus, and continues Friday and Saturday in downtown Urbana.  The Hobnob String Band and Hubby Jenkins are performing Thursday at Krannert.  Three members of the Hobnob String Band joined Illinois Public Media’s Brian Moline for the latest edition of “Live from Studio F.” 

Host Brian Moline with Tara Terra in the WILL studios

Liz Murray/Illinois Public Media

Longer Listen - June 30, 2016

‘Live’ From Studio F - Tara Terra

Welcome to the pilot episode of a new podcast that we're calling, at least for now, "Live from Studio F."  Our first guests are the Champaign-Urbana alt-rockers Tara Terra!

Michael Chrzastowski teaches his first class in his series, Gaining a Christian Understanding of the Qur’an, at entered First Presbyterian Church in Champaign, IL.

WILL/Amanda Honigfort

Longer Listen - May 10, 2016

Interfaith Class Seeks Deeper Understanding of Islam

Michael Chrzastowski worked for years as a geologist at the University of Illinois. Instead of retirement, however, he decided to pursue a second career in religion. Now, the Lutheran helps Christians better understand Islam. 

Muslim women ride the subway

Penguin Press

Longer Listen - April 28, 2016

‘Excellent Daughters’ Throughout The Middle East Are Transforming Life In Their Countries

Journalist Katherine Zoepf (zohf) covered the Middle East for The New York Times between 2004 and 2010. And she says the reality is much more nuanced than the views of the region commonly held in the US. Illinois Public Media’s Amanda Honigfort talked with Zoepf about the stories shared in her recent book "Excellent Daughters: The Secret Lives of the Young Women Who are Transforming the Arab World."

One of the panels of the original Harmonic Tone Generator

Courtesy of Skot

Longer Listen - April 27, 2016

The Story Behind An Early Electronic Music Instrument Developed in Champaign-Urbana

Computer synthesizers have likely become a staple of your daily life – Siri, digital music, YouTube and more – but do you know where they come from? One of the earliest synthesizer structures was invented in the University of Illinois’ Experimental Music Lab in the early 1960s as part of one of the first computer instruments – The Harmonic Tone Generator.

Pens to Lens logo

Champaign-Urbana Film Society

Longer Listen - February 04, 2016

Pens To Lens Accepting Screenplay Entries

The annual Pens to Lens screenwriting competition is accepting entries from area K-12 students from now through February 29.  Illinois Public Media's Brian Moline spoke with two members of the C-U Film Society board, AJ Christensen and WILL-TV's Tim Meyers about this year's event.

Former Champaign Unit 4 School Board president Laurie Bonnett

Jeff Bossert/Illinois Public Media

Longer Listen - January 20, 2016

Unit 4’s Bonnett Discusses Failed Referenda, Board Turnover, And Future Of School Facilities

Laurie Bonnett's last meeting with the Champaign School Board is Monday.  The former Unit Four board president, who's moving out of town, says she hopes to see a more collaborative strucuture in the future of school facilities, and believes the board can benefit from the high rate of turnover of late, bringing new and innovative ideas.

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