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Krannert Center anticipates an exciting 2017-2018 season

The Goodwin street entrance of the Krannert Center. Krannert will be hosting a commemorative concert in honor of Project 500 and the alumni who were apart of it.

By Melissa Wagner, Staff writer

August 30, 2017

Among a unique take on the Beauty and the Beast, a special Japanese floral arrangement exhibition and a contemporary dance piece with an original score by Pharrell Williams, the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts offers something for everyone during the 2017-2018 season. “Every season is ...

Discover an appreciation for the arts

By Paul DeLutio, Columnist

August 9, 2016

Clutching my umbrella and grumbling to myself as I walked across campus to the Krannert Center, I resented having waited so long to attend a concert for my world music class. After a 20-minute walk in the dark and cold rain, thinking about all the other things I had to do, I arrived at Krannert. The ...

Sonia Sotomayor tickets sell out fast

By Daily Illini Staff Report

February 16, 2016

Tickets to attend a lecture by U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor sold out within hours of becoming available Monday. Though tickets are currently sold out, those eager to attend can go to Krannert Center and be added to a waiting list.JT The tickets, which were available by phone, through the Krannert Cen...

UIPD reports robbery at Krannert Center

The Krannert Center for the Performing Arts will undergo exterior maintenance renovations starting in October.

By Daily Illini Staff Report

January 25, 2016

The University of Illinois Police department issued a campus safety notice Monday morning regarding a robbery that took place early Sunday morning.The incident occurred around 2 a.m. in the parking garage of the Krannert Center for Performing Arts.According to the notice, the victim was walking to his car in the low...

Ellnora: Internationally-recognized guitar festival announces lineup

Legendary Louisiana-born bluesman Buddy Guy took the stage at ELLNORA in 2013 at the Krannert Center.

By Camille Murray

April 22, 2015

Three days. Seven locations. Twenty-nine performances. This is what music-lovers have to look forward to at the 2015 ELLNORA Music Festival. The annual event will be held Sept. 10 through Sept. 12 at the Krannert Center. This year’s list of scheduled performers was announced Monday. The festival began...

Five different music venues for University students to check out

Five different music venues for University students to check out

May 28, 2014

While Champaign-Urbana is most famously known for the Pygmalion Music Festival and Ellnora, there are plenty of opportunities to explore venues and see local artistson a daily basis.  The Canopy Club  From Flux Pavilion to Aaron Carter, The Canopy Club is famous for hosting several top-name artists. The 18+ venu...

C-U: A waypoint for musicians, crossroads of jazz

C-U: A waypoint for musicians, crossroads of jazz

May 28, 2014

You’ll have no shortage of things to do when you get to campus this fall — night life on this campus is lively, to put it mildly. You’ll have barn dances, frat parties, bar crawls, Illini Union Board events, club activities, concerts and any number of other opportunities to get you out of your d...

A tale of two cities: Champaign vs. Urbana

The Art Theater in Champaign is an independent theater housed in a 100-year-old building.

February 11, 2014

Separated by an ever-powerful hyphen, Champaign and Urbana have completely different personalities. With two sides of a campus that are two different kinds of diverse, deciding where to live is an age-old dilemma. The reputation is that Urbana is filled with the artsy, hipster crowd that love indie rock...