blog postsJapan House open house set for Oct. 25Oct 15, 2003 9:00 am4 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Martial arts demonstrations are among the highlights of the annual fall open house at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Japan House on Oct. 25.Architectural designs on limited view at Figure OneFeb 10, 2011 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A new display of a very old assignment will open Friday Inaugural U. of I. summer festival to feature diverse blend of musicJun 27, 2007 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Tanglewood, Spoleto, Aspen ... Allerton.Graduate students' exhibition to open Friday at I-spaceJul 8, 2002 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Six graduate-student artists will exhibit their work July 12 through Aug. 10 at the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Memorial event marks anniversary of Sept. 11 attacksAug 28, 2008 9:00 am5 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - This year's University of Illinois musical commemoration of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States will have a change of venue.One-day shows offer sampling of creative arts at IllinoisFeb 17, 2011 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Figure One - the exhibition space of the School of Art and Design at the University of Illinois - is presenting a series of one-day shows designed to give the public a taste of what's cooking in the creative arts at Illinois.Focus to be on Greece during free piano recital at IllinoisFeb 27, 2012 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Pianist Konstantinos Papadakis will perform music by contemporary Greek composers and works inspired by Greek themes at a free recital March 13 (Tuesday) at the University of Illinois.Musical commemorative planned for Sept. 11Sep 6, 2006 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The School of Music at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will mark the fifth anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the United States with a short commemorative program on Monday (Sept. 11).New exhibition at Figure One to focus on paper - the bad and the goodSep 8, 2011 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The title - "Pulp" - makes clear that the exhibition opening Tuesday (Sept. 13) at Figure One isn't going to be a standard art show featuring bucolic oil paintings. Instead, "Pulp" will tackle the not-so-pretty topic of the environmental impact of mass production of paper, as well as society's emotional connection to this omnipresent, practical product.Japan House to host annual fall open house on Oct. 23Oct 7, 2004 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Japan House, an educational and cultural center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, will host its annual fall open house on Oct. 23.I space features three new showsOct 16, 2000 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- Three new shows are on view through Nov. 18 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign: "Alison Dalwood and Stephan Klimas: Location Matters" features billboard-format works that integrate digital printing, photography and traditional painting mediums.Works by six artists displayed in I space exhibitionOct 28, 2002 9:00 am6 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The most brilliant display of fall color to be found this season may be indoors - at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's Krannert Art Museum.Famed director kicks off MillerComm lecture series at IllinoisJan 9, 2012 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Francesca Zambello has directed stage productions everywhere from New York's Metropolitan Opera and Broadway to the Paris Opera, the Bolshoi, Covent Garden and Disneyland. On Jan. 19 (Thursday), she will speak at the Spurlock Museum at the University of Illinois on "What is American Opera Today?"'Planning Matters' institute set for March 7-8Feb 19, 2002 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. "Thinking Outside the Box" is the title of the keynote talk at a two-day planning and zoning institute at the University of Illinois, but the featured speaker wont be the only one promoting innovative approaches to planning, according to organizers.Top Latin American films to be showcased during April festivalMar 19, 2008 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Some of the best new films from Latin America will be screened locally during the second annual Latin American Film Festival April 4-10.Japanese arts and culture to be featured in three eventsApr 1, 2003 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Japanese arts and culture will be alive and thriving on the campus of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign this spring.Japanese cuisine expert to take part in Japan House Open House April 18Apr 10, 2009 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The art of Japanese dining will be on the menu of activities at this year's spring open house April 18 (Saturday) at Japan House.Russian and Eastern European Center hosting 30th annual summer labJun 4, 2003 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - When Ralph Fisher organized the first Summer Research Laboratory on Russia and Eastern Europe at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 1973, communist rule in the region made it difficult for Western scholars to travel there to conduct research and exchange ideas with colleagues.Music to commemorate anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks in U.S.Sep 6, 2011 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks will be observed Sunday (Sept. 11) with a brief concert at Smith Hall on the University of Illinois campus. The U. of I.'s Black Chorus will perform, under the direction of voice professor Ollie Watts Davis.I space presents two new exhibitions beginning FridayOct 6, 2003 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions open this month at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Both shows are on view Oct. 10 through Nov. 29.Featured open house talk at U. of I.'s Japan House will focus on Edo cultureOct 10, 2007 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A presentation on Edo culture by a visiting speaker will be among the highlights at the annual fall open house at the Japan House at the University of Illinois from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 20.Passes for 2014 Roger Ebert's film festival go on sale Nov. 1Oct 14, 2013 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Those wanting to take in all of the 16th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival, or "Ebertfest," can purchase festival passes starting Nov. 1.New ideas in architecture to be featured at I spaceDec 20, 2002 9:00 am7 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Architects will have the floor in January at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Lunch-hour lectures on international topic begin in Chicago Jan. 30Jan 17, 2002 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. "Europe in the 21st Century New Fears, New Alliances" is the theme of a lunch-hour lecture series the University of Illinois at Urbana is presenting in Chicago beginning Jan. 30.Photographs, video installation and sculpture to open at I space Feb. 7Jan 27, 2003 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Photographs reflecting an architecture professor's field work in China, and a site-specific video installation and sculpture will be on view next month at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Theatrical quilt sewn from seldom-seen Tennessee Williams worksFeb 2, 2004 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - From the recent Broadway revival of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" to next summer's Kennedy Center festival featuring "Cat," "Streetcar Named Desire," "The Glass Menagerie" and other works, 20th century American playwright Tennessee Williams has once again become a hot property.Exhibition explores 'argument' between abstraction and representationFeb 6, 2009 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - A new exhibition of drawings, paintings and collages will be on view Feb. 13 through March 14 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Two new exhibitions to go on view at I space March 3Feb 25, 2000 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions will be on view March 3 through April 8 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Symposium April 4-5 to examine cultural interchange in the medieval MediterraneanMar 25, 2003 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Centuries of encounter and cultural interchange in the Mediterranean may reveal lessons that remain relevant for today's observers of that region, according to organizers of a symposium planned for April 4-5 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Japan House event to include flower-arranging demonstrationsMar 30, 2010 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Demonstrations of Ikebana, the Japanese art of flower arranging, will be among the activities celebrating Japanese culture that will be held during the annual Spring Open House at Japan House, 2000 S. Lincoln Avenue, Urbana.Irish diplomat to be guest speaker on European Union Day at IllinoisApr 12, 2004 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Noel Fahey, the ambassador of Ireland to the United States, will be the guest speaker at this year's European Union Day at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign on April 20.Photographs, painting and sculpture on view in new I space exhibitionsMay 4, 2005 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Two new exhibitions are on view through June 4 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Summer Research Laboratory on Russia and Eastern Europe reconvenes on UI campusJun 6, 2000 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- A world-class Slavic and East European Library, a film series and symposium on gender and cinema, and the opportunity to compare notes with colleagues are just a few of the draws that will bring scholars to the annual Summer Research Laboratory on Russia and Eastern Europe June 12-Aug. 4 at the University of Illinois.Piano Institute canceled; faculty performances to take place as plannedJun 11, 2010 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The School of Music at the University of Illinois Friday announced that it has canceled its fourth annual Summer Piano Institute, which was to have been held next week (June 14-18).Exhibition of works by U. of I. graduates shows commitment to fieldworkJun 29, 2009 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Works by the latest group of students receiving master of fine arts degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign will be on display July 10 through Aug. 8 in "Fieldwork," an exhibition at I space, the university's Chicago art gallery. Concert choir to perform in 9/11 observance on U. of I. campusAug 26, 2004 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Concert Choir will present a 9/11 observance performance, beginning promptly at 7:46 a.m. on that date, in Smith Hall, 805 S. Mathews Ave., Urbana.Town meeting Sept. 26 to discuss national security challengesSep 11, 2000 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. -- "National Security Challenges for the 21st Century" will be the focus of a town meeting Sept. 26 at the University of Illinois.Tenth anniversary of IPRH film series to focus on films worth second lookSep 14, 2010 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The fall film series sponsored by the Illinois Program for Research in the Humanities will comprise a variety of films that have only one thing in common: They didn't attract large audiences during their initial showings early in the series' 10-year history and deserve second screenings, according to Christine Catanzarite, senior associate director at IPRH and organizer of the series.The spotlight's on architecture in three new exhibitions at I spaceOct 6, 2006 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The emphasis will be on architecture in three new shows on view Oct. 13 through Nov. 11 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Japan House to hold annual fall open house Oct. 22Oct 10, 2005 9:00 am8 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Japan House, a University of Illinois educational and cultural center focusing on Japanese tradition and art, will welcome visitors to its annual fall open house on Oct. 22 (Saturday) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The open house is free and the public is invited to tour the house and gardens at 2000 S. Lincoln Ave., Urbana.Best recent African films to be shown during U. of I.-sponsored festivalFeb 4, 2008 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Champaign-Urbana audiences will have a rare opportunity to screen a half dozen of the best films originating from the African continent in the past few years.Photography, architectural projects on view at I space in ChicagoFeb 14, 2002 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. Two new exhibitions will be on view Feb. 22 through March 30 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign:New source of horror at the Insect Fear Festival: female entomologistsFeb 19, 2015 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Whether pursuing eternal youth or manipulating insects in the lab, female entomologists are themselves a source of horror in many science fiction movies and TV shows. Their roles have shifted over the decades, however, making them a worthy focus of the 2015 Insect Fear Film Festival at the University of Illinois.Landscapes take center stage in two new exhibitions at I spaceFeb 27, 2004 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Landscapes - with a twist - are the focus of two new, but very different, exhibitions on view March 5 through 27 at I space, the Chicago gallery of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Current state of European union to be examined April 10-13Mar 28, 2003 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The current state of the European Union will be examined in-depth at a series of events planned April 10-13 at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.Expert on Islam to deliver annual Thulin lecture April 14Mar 29, 2011 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN,Ill. - John L. Esposito, the author of more than 30 books on the politics of Islam, will speak on "The Future of Islam and Muslim-West Relations" at the annual Marjorie Hall Thulin Lecture in Religion at the University of Illinois.Theater professor first staged Pulitizer Prize-winning play for second year in a rowApr 19, 2001 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. For the second year in a row, the Pulitzer Prize for drama has been awarded to a new American play first staged by University of Illinois theater professor Daniel Sullivan.Course shows benefits of cooperative efforts among architects, plannersApr 20, 2004 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Although they typically function independently from each other, architects, landscape architects and urban planners sometimes cross paths while engaged in community development or urban renewal projects.U. of I. students' works selected for inclusion in international art fairApr 27, 2010 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - Five students from the University of Illinois are among the artists who have been selected to exhibit their work at Art Chicago 2010, an annual international fair of contemporary and modern art.Piano Institute at Illinois offers master instruction and public concertsJun 3, 2008 9:00 am9 views CHAMPAIGN, Ill. - The second annual Summer Piano Institute will take place at the University of Illinois June 17-21.