Published Date:December 5, 2014
Holiday shoppers can find many Asian-themed items at the Japan House Pop-Up Holiday Bazaar. The bazaar is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 13, through Monday, Dec. 15.
December 5, 2014
Published Date:December 1, 2014
The 2014 Guide Book to Gift Books, published by the Center for Children’s Books at the University of Illinois, offers suggestions for books in a wide range of styles, genres and subject matter, “whether you’re looking for a cheerful picture book, an absorbing nonfiction title or a pulse-pounding novel.” It is available for download from the Center’s website.
December 1, 2014
Published Date:November 17, 2014
When art historian Allen Stuart Weller died in 1997, he left behind a rough manuscript for a biography of Lorado Taft, the Illinois sculptor who helped the city of Chicago carve its reputation as a place of beauty and grandeur.
When historian Stephen Thomas and art historian Robert G. La France came across the unfinished manuscript among Weller’s papers in the University of Illinois Archives, they found Weller’s story on Taft’s rise to prominence so compelling that they couldn’t let it go untold.
November 17, 2014
Published Date:October 13, 2014
Film fans who want the whole experience of the 17th annual Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, or “Ebertfest,” can purchase festival passes starting Nov. 1.
October 13, 2014
Published Date:October 10, 2014
Works by Mozart and Mendelssohn as well as arrangements by jazz pianist Chick Corea and Stephen Sondheim will be performed this fall as part of a new chamber music series at Krannert Art Museum.
October 10, 2014