Ian Hobson


July 13, 2018

Piano Students To Learn & Perform At Summer Institute

The week of July 16th will be an intense one for participants in the annual Summer Piano Institute at the University of Illinois. Piano students from across the U-S and abroad will be studying with five guest faculty pianists — including the Summer Piano Institute’s artistic director, Ian Hobson. Both students and guest faculty will give public performances, and some will perform with Sinfonia da Camera.

Departing EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt.

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July 05, 2018

Scott Pruitt Out At EPA

Scott Pruitt will no longer lead the Environmental Protection Agency, President Trump announced Thursday afternoon via Twitter.

University of Illinois Press

July 02, 2018

‘Reflections Of An Undocumented Immigrant’; The ‘Old Slave House’; Joffrey Ballet

On this encore edition of the 21st: Our conversation with Jose Angel N., author of 'Illegal: Reflections Of An Undocumented Immigrant.' Plus, the story of a house in southern Illinois whose owner kidnapped free black men and women -- and sold them back into slavery in Kentucky. And, we revisit our interview about the Joffrey Ballet's 8th Annual 'Winning Works' competition.

The Virginia Theater ready for opening night of Ebertfest

Travis Stansel / Illinois Public Media

April 02, 2018

Tickets On Sale, Full Lineup Announced For 2018 Ebertfest

"Interstellar", a science fiction movie presented on 70 millimeter film and "Columbus", a director’s debut that makes use of the modern architecture of an Indiana town are the final movies to be announced for the 20th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival.

Quantum Voyages theater piece

Courtesy of Smitha Vishveshwara

March 30, 2018

New Theater Piece Provides A Glimpse Into The Quantum World

The interdisciplinary theater piece "Quantum Voyages" takes audience members on a journey to strange atomic landscapes. The performance debuts today as part of the 80th birthday celebration of Nobel Prize-winning physicist Anthony Leggett.

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