Published Date:April 30, 2013
Tere OConnor, a professor of dance at the University of Illinois, has been granted a Doris Duke Artist Award. The awards represent a deep investment in the potential of the 20 recipient artists, who each receive an unrestricted $225,000 grant, plus $25,000 to fund an audience-development project and another $25,000 to invest in a retirement account that will allow them to continue their creative work later in life.
April 30, 2013
Published Date:April 29, 2013
Japan House has always celebrated Childrens Day (formerly known as Boys Day), but this year, it has joined with the Asian American Cultural Center to host AsiaFest, a celebration of all Asian and Pacific Island cultures.
April 29, 2013
Published Date:April 3, 2013
Three additional guests and the schedule of film-related panel discussions have been announced for the 15th annual Roger Eberts Film Festival, also known as Ebertfest, taking place April 17-21 at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign and at the University of Illinois.
April 3, 2013
Published Date:April 1, 2013
Sinfonia da Camera, the professional chamber orchestra of the University of Illinois, will end its season April 9 (Tuesday) with a concert aptly titled Rush Hour Romance.
April 1, 2013
Published Date:March 28, 2013
The causes of the foreclosure crisis seem obvious: Buyers purchased homes they couldnt afford, lured in part by lenders pushing subprime mortgages. Real estate values escalated, and when the bubble burst, buyers were left owing more than their homes were worth.
March 28, 2013