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Red Herring: serving Vegan food for a purpose

Welcome Art at Red Herring.

By Emily Scott

April 14, 2015

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.  ...

Oscars’ Foreign Films offer unique cultural exposure to American audiences

Lead scenic artist Dena D'Angelo, right, with scenic artist Rick Roberts use sand paper to prepare the giant Oscar statue for gold paint before he is loaded to the red carpet outside the Dolby Theater at Hollywood and Highland on  Feb. 25 for the Oscars which will be televised live this Sunday, March 2. 

By Alexander Vassiliadis

February 27, 2014

On Sunday, an average of 40.3 million Americans will gather around their television sets to view the Academy Awards, the biggest film award spectacle in history.  But as the ceremony goes on, many often tune out when the host announces the nominees in an arguably underrated category: Foreign Film. Mich...