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Jazz performance showcases impact of music during Brazil's military dictatorship

Jazz performance showcases impact of music during Brazil's military dictatorship

By Sarah Kats

April 12, 2016


Filed under Life & Culture

As the humming of people filled the Iron Post on Friday, their spirits seemed to already be permeated by the energy of the music that followed. They gathered to revisit the songwriting of jazz musicians from Brazil’s military dictatorship.The event, called "Utopian Songwriting," included notes gi...

Red Herring: serving Vegan food for a purpose

Red Herring: serving Vegan food for a purpose

By Emily Scott

April 14, 2015


Filed under Uncategorized

On a warm April evening, Durl and Jan Kruse relaxed with their friends after they finished a Japanese-fusion meal at the Red Herring, Urbana’s first all-vegan restaurant. Jan showed off two loyalty cards covered in little red herring-shaped stamps.  “I’m saving this one for a friend,” she said.  ...