A new exhibit at the University of Illinois Rare Book and Manuscript Library features the tools that writers have used throughout history to record their words. One of the items displayed at the “Writers and Their Tools” exhibit is a typewriter that belonged to a U of I student named Hugh Hefner.
The University of Illinois’ Media and Cinema Studies department will host its annual Illinifest Student Film Festival Saturday at 5 pm at the Gregory Hall Theater in Urbana. The festival is produced, programmed and curated entirely by University of Illinois students.
In this web exclusive, the Roger Ebert Fellows, Eunice Alpasan, Pari Apostolakos, and Curtis Cook talk with film critic Michael Phillips about the films shown so far at the 2019 Ebertfest and what other films they're looking forward to.
Senator Tammy Duckworth just introduced a resolution that would repeal President Trump’s travel ban on five majority-Muslim countries. Today, she joins us from Washington to talk about all of that and more. Plus, when you think performing arts, you might think of Chicago. But for 50 years, the Krannert Center in Urbana has been a thriving place for theater, music, and dance. And some of the biggest shows on television are wrapping up this year.