40 North

April 04, 2019 - News Local/State

Boneyard Arts Festival Showcases Local Artists

The Boneyard Arts Festival – presented by 40 North and Champaign County Arts Council – returns this weekend for its annual four-day event showcasing a range of different artists in the community.


City-owned parking lot in downtown Urbana.

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February 26, 2019 - News Local/State

Urbana Arts-Themed Residential Project Cancelled

The city of Urbana and Brinshore Development have agreed to pull the plug on an arts-centered residential development that was planned to go up on a city-owned parking lot just across Illinois Street from Lincoln Square Mall.


Spurlock Museum Exhibit

Spurlock Museum

February 25, 2019 - The 21st Show

Indian Exhibit At Spurlock Museum; Gun Permit Revocations; Diversity In Academic Publishing; Oscars

On the 21st: The Spurlock museum is featuring stories of the Indian diaspora with objects submitted by local residents. We hear what that exhibit says about the many stories of Indians right here in Illinois. Plus, when your gun permit gets revoked, the police send you a letter demanding that you turn in your firearm. But most of the time, there’s no follow-up and it has allowed thousands of people to keep their weapons, including, the gunman in last Friday’s Aurora shooting. And, a new grant funds diversity fellowships which calls for more representation in academic publishing. Plus, we talk about last night's Oscars.           


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