Quantum-inspired Beckman Institute celebration will be anything but small

Quantum-inspired Beckman Institute celebration will be anything but small
Wednesday, Oct. 2, will be declared Beckman Institute Day by the mayors of Urbana, Champaign and Savoy, who, along with others at...

Chaz & Roger Ebert Symposium to highlight inclusion in media

Chaz & Roger Ebert Symposium to highlight inclusion in media
The Illinois Ballroom of Champaign's I-Hotel and Conference Center is hosting the 2nd Annual Chaz & Roger Ebert Symposium on Friday, Sept....

Champaign-Urbana’s latest export: #womensupportingwomen

Champaign-Urbana's latest export - #womensupportingwomen
What do a real estate agent, a bank branch manager and a retired clinical psychologist all have in common?

Oktoberfest season starts this weekend

Oktoberfest season starts this weekend
Despite its name, the actual Oktoberfest kicks off this weekend in Bavaria, and so do the local versions of the world's largest...

Cocktails and colors: DAAC mixes art and alcohol for hands-on good...

Cocktails and colors: DAAC mixes art and alcohol for hands-on good time
Art appreciation is a hands-on and "spirited" affair in downtown Decatur from October through January. Students are...

Drag, local music heroes, Eastern European treats & more things to...

Drag, local music heroes, Eastern European treats & more things to see Sept. 13-15
Fabulous, dahling Champaign-Urbana PrideFest is at the end of the month, but there are a couple of events...

Add Decatur’s Holiday Gift Shoppe to your X-mas list

Decatur's Holiday Gift Shoppe wants to sell your art
For the past 16 years, the Decatur Area Arts Council (DAAC) has invited artists to sell original art and fine crafts at...

Japan fest, Second City comedy, and other things to do Sept....

CI weekend planner: Welcome fall, guitar royalty and all things Asian this weekend
So everyone's back in school, and Urbana is putting on a couple of stellar events to welcome back students and faculty at...

Two good reasons to head to Amish Country this holiday weekend

Two good reasons to head to Amish Country this holiday weekend
Sure your Labor Day weekend agenda is already packed with backyard gatherings, blowout sales advertised on TV by some carnival barker, and...

Walt Whitman, the 80s, Jerry Garcia, the Blues, Disco and all...

Tributes to Walt Whitman & Jerry Garcia, a Disco fundraiser and a geeky fan fest are some of the things to do this weekend
Yes, the countdown to the end of summer has begun, but you won't have time to mope with so much going on...