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

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

By Robin Dean

April 1, 2015


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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

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

By Lillian Barkley

October 30, 2014


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Life & Culture

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’

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

By Taylor Lucero

April 30, 2014


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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 ...