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Ellnora: Internationally-recognized guitar festival announces lineup

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

Students should use caution while traveling

February 3, 2015

Spring break is a time for fun and relaxation. However, sometimes the fun overshadows important precautions that, if ignored, can put a damper on a vacation. The U.S. Department of the State advises travelers...

Of the same cloth

Photographer Jeffrey Jay Foxx’s captured pictures of the Maya of Mexico and Guatemala for over 40 years. His work is now on featured in Spurlock Museum’s exhibit “Artists of the Loom: Maya Weavers of Guatemala.”
December 2, 2014

The Spurlock Museum’s “Artists of the Loom: Maya Weavers of Guatemala” exhibit, running until Jan. 25, displays the backstories of some members of the Mayan community. Three main people and communities...

Community Learning Lab provides service learning network

November 6, 2014

The Community Learning Lab has connected nearly 100 local agencies to hundreds of University students.  “The students at the U of I have put in over 5,000 hours through this (program) into the community,”...

Lit Fest adds bigger names for year two

Lit Fest adds bigger names for year two
September 25, 2014

While Pygmalion Festival goers watch the music performances at the price of a ticket, book fans can enjoy the literary part of the festival for free. Now in its second year, the Literature Festival grew...

A food affair, family affair

A food affair, family affair
December 10, 2013

First, there is the smell. For me, perhaps nothing defines a Mexican-American Christmas more than the hybrid aroma of roasted chillies and pineapple juice infused ham on Christmas Eve morning. Right out...

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