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Events to celebrate Tennessee Williams' work during 'Not About Nightingales' at Krannert

Author: Jodi Heckel, Arts and Humanities Editor

Published Date:April 10, 2015

Several special events will look at the early work of Tennessee Williams in conjunction with a production of Williams’ “Not About Nightingales” at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

Published Date: April 10, 2015

Panel discussions announced for 2015 'Ebertfest,' along with added guest and event

Author: Craig Chamberlain, Social Sciences Editor

Published Date:April 7, 2015

Film-related panel discussions have been announced for the 17th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, coming April 15-19 to Champaign-Urbana, along with an added guest and a special event on the final day.

Published Date: April 7, 2015

The colors in a painting of parakeets inspired this floral arrangement at the 2009 Petals & Paintings exhibition at Krannert Art Museum.

Floral designs on display for Krannert Art Museum fundraiser

Author: Jodi Heckel, Arts and Humanities Editor

Published Date:April 1, 2015

Krannert Art Museum will soon display a different kind of artwork. Its annual Petals & Paintings exhibition takes place April 11-12, with an opening gala April 10. The exhibition will feature 21 floral designs that complement or respond to a piece of artwork in the museum.

Published Date: April 1, 2015

BASETRACK Live tells the story of Marines stationed in Afghanistan and the impact of their deployment and return home on them and their families. The multimedia theatrical production comes to Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on March 18.

Multimedia show coming to Krannert Center tells story of impact of war on Marines, families

Author: Jodi Heckel, Arts and Humanities Editor

Published Date:March 12, 2015

A multimedia production tells the story of U.S. Marines stationed in Afghanistan – not just the stresses they face from fighting a war, but also the emotional toll on their families and the struggles to readjust when veterans return home. “BASETRACK Live,” a documentary theater piece about the impact of war on veterans and their families, will come to Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at 7:30 p.m. March 18.

Published Date: March 12, 2015

Artist William Wegman, a University of Illinois alumnus, works in his studio. Wegmans work includes painting, drawing, photography and video. Hell visit the U. of I. campus on March 5, when hell speak at Krannert Art Museum.

Artist, alumnus William Wegman returns to KAM

Author: Jodi Heckel, Arts and Humanities Editor

Published Date:February 27, 2015

Artist William Wegman is best known for his photographs of his Weimaraners, but his work also includes painting, drawing and video. Wegman received his Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Illinois in 1967, and he’ll return to campus next week to speak at Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, Champaign, at 5:30 p.m. March 5. William Wegman In The Bauhaus “In the Bauhaus,” by William Wegman. 1999 Color Polaroid. Courtesy of © William Wegman. | Photo courtesy of William Wegman

Published Date: February 27, 2015