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Penny Dreadful Players presents “Tis the Season: A New Holiday Show”

Penny Dreadful Players presents “Tis the Season: A New Holiday Show”

By Amanda Gecewicz

December 9, 2014

The Penny Dreadful Players (PDP) will present a new twist on holiday favorites in their newest play, “Tis the Season: A New Holiday Show,” on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. at the Channing Murray Foundation. The PDP is the oldest student-run theater group on campus. For 22 years, the group has served as ...

Blind Summit Theatre brings “The Table” to Krannert

Blind Summit Theatre brings “The Table” to Krannert

By Elizabeth Dye

October 22, 2014

Blind Summit Theatre, whose colossal 60-foot tall Voldemort puppet performed at the 2012 London Olympics, has returned to the United States from England with a tour that includes one 2-foot tall, three-man-operated puppet and a table as the prop. Inspired by both British playwrights and world religion, “The Table...

More to farming advancement in Africa than unity

December 9, 2013

Editor’s note: This letter is a response to a previous article, “College of ACES to join in on agricultural education program,” published in the Dec. 2, 2013, edition of The Daily Illini.  The writer, Miranda Holloway, describes the potential advancement of African farming based on educational improve...