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Krannert Center anticipates an exciting 2017-2018 season

Krannert Center anticipates an exciting 2017-2018 season

Melissa Wagner, Staff writer

August 30, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture, Top Stories

Among a unique take on the Beauty and the Beast, a special Japanese floral arrangement exhibition and a contemporary dance piece with an original score by Pharrell Williams, the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts offers something for everyone during the 2017-2018 season. “Every season is ...

Budget impasse hits Parkland College

Ashni Ghandi

March 9, 2016


Filed under News

The state budget impasse is proving increasingly troublesome for the Parkland College faculty, staff and student body, and the college's theater department may be experiencing the negative effects first.With $566,989 cut from the budget and 46 faculty positions eliminated, Parkland has been forced to el...

Future of Illinois arts funding remains murky

Future of Illinois arts funding remains murky

Vivienne Henning

October 14, 2015


Filed under News

The arts have an impact on society that may at times go unnoticed. But now, due to budget cuts, funding for the arts has hit a low in the state of Illinois.Gov. Bruce Rauner’s proposed budget cuts have reached multiple government entities and the public arts are the newest program facing cuts. Museu...

Kathleen Harleman ready to lead FAA

Kathleen Harleman ready to lead FAA

Maggie Sullivan

September 29, 2015


Filed under News

Kathleen Harleman, acting dean of FAA, said if she did not decline within the two minutes of Interim Provost Edward Feser asking her to serve as dean, she knew she’d have to say yes.“I have too much respect for Ed to say no,” Harleman said. “But it was never something I intended.”Harleman, who i...