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Mardi Gras celebrations to fill the Union

Mardi Gras celebrations to fill the Union

By Lillian Barkley

December 27, 2014

Beads, parades and day drinking are mainstays at Mardi Gras celebrations. From New Orleans to St. Louis, the celebrations of Mardi Gras all have a signature take on the historic French tradition.“It was a great, great weekend, probably one of my favorite weekends I’ve had here so far my senior y...

Grammy-winning artist to perform in C-U

By Rose-Ann Aragon

October 29, 2010

Champaign-Urbana is about to get a taste of some unique jazz. A seven-time Grammy Award winning artist, Paul Wertico, is performing at the Krannert Center Saturday night with his band, Paul Wertico’s Mideast/Midwest Alliance. The band features John Moulder and Dani Rabin on guitar, Brian Peters on ba...