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Champaign’s Fire Service Institute Library named finalist for national award

Devid Ehrenhart, archivist and metadata librarian, goes in depth about the contents of the archive at the Illinois Fire Service Institute Library on Tuesday.

By Robin Dean

April 1, 2015

Champaign’s Illinois Fire Service Institute Library, IFSI, has been selected as one of 30 finalists to compete for the National Medal for Museum and Library Service award, which goes toward museums and libraries that aim to meaningfully impact their community. “The award is the country’s highest honor for library ...

From sadism to social commentary: “Venus in Fur” has it all

Laura Anne Welle and Thom Miller star in “Venus in Fur,” a play running from today to Nov. 15 at the Station Theatre. 

By Lillian Barkley

October 30, 2014

Leopold von Sacher-Masoch wrote the book on masochism.  The novel, “Venus in Furs,” was adapted into a stage production by David Ives in 2010. The Power Play follows a successful playwright and struggling actress during a tumultuous audition filled with sexual tension, sadism and plenty of com...

Illini Student Musicals presents ‘In Progress: A Broadway Revue’

Members of Illini Student Musicals rehearse together on March 21. “In Progress: A Broadway Revue” will debut Thursday at 7:30 pm in Lincoln Hall Theatre.

By Taylor Lucero

April 30, 2014

As graduation quickly approaches, students about to exit the doors of higher education may deal with the anxiety of life after college. This apprehension is embodied in the singing, dancing and acting of Illini Student Musicals’ upcoming show, “In Progress: A Broadway Revue.” The performance is ...