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UI dance graduating seniors perform thesis fall concert

By Mariah Schaefer

December 6, 2015

The audience strolled into Dance Rehearsal Krannert long before the concert started on the second floor of the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Family, friends and dance enthusiasts were there for one reason: to watch the December-graduating seniors in the University’s department of dance pe...

Music review: "The Internet" brings new vibe to Canopy Club

The band Nicky Davey performing at The Canopy Club on October 1, 2015.

By Frances Welch

October 5, 2015

It goes without saying that The Canopy Club manages to book and promote a pretty diverse bill of artists each month; some acts are more surprising than others, considering certain artists’ large followings (Young the Giant, Young Thug) and the rather unknown following of Champaign-Urbana (pretty m...

Go: Organic Orchestra embodies music for the mind, body, spirit

The Go: Organic Orchestra finds itself comprised of an eclectic group of individuals including students, members of the community, and professional musicians. Here, they are rehearsing at the Krannert Center for Performing Arts on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

By Robin Dean

January 29, 2015

The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts will host a night full of music that reveals an assortment of colors, textures, images and storytelling. The concert will be led by composer and percussionist Adam Rudolph who is the current George A. Miller Visiting Artist. The Go: Organic Orchestra will embody...

Blind Summit Theatre brings “The Table” to Krannert

Blind Summit Theatre will perform “The Table,” starring a cantankerous puppet, on Wednesday through Friday at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

By Elizabeth Dye

October 22, 2014

Blind Summit Theatre, whose colossal 60-foot tall Voldemort puppet performed at the 2012 London Olympics, has returned to the United States from England with a tour that includes one 2-foot tall, three-man-operated puppet and a table as the prop. Inspired by both British playwrights and world religion, “The Table...

Allerton Barn Music Festival returns for eighth season

The eighth year of the Allerton Music Barn Festival in Monticello kicks off tomorrow with Jupiter Plus at 7:30 p.m. The annual festival has become popular in the area and typically sells out each season. Tickets can be purchased online at allertonmusicbarn.com

By Rebecca Jacobs

September 17, 2014

No, there won’t be a chorus of moos and oinks echoing from livestock at the 2014 Allerton Music Barn Festival. Instead, live performances of string, brass and other instruments will fill the barn, engaging audience members in a rustic setting. Now in its eighth year, the annual Allerton Music Barn Festival...

Bar checks result in 27 citations

By Daily Illini Staff Report

December 25, 2013

The Illinois State Police, along with the Champaign Police Department, conducted an Alcohol Countermeasure Enforcement covert detail on Dec. 11. A total of 27 citations were issued by the ISP and the Champaign Police Department. Of the 27 citations, nine were issued at Red Lion, eight at Joe’s Brew...