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American Football caps off Pygmalion Festival

September 29, 2014

The lineup of performances toplay for Sunday was definitely in favor for the hardcore and expressive “emo” fan. With the Bay Area-band Deafheaven, setting the nightly tone with screams that could be...

Chvrches, Tycho deliver visual pinnacles Saturday

Chvrches performs Saturday night at the Highdive outdoor stages. 
September 28, 2014

Rain or shine, Pygmalion’s Saturday performances at the Highdive's outdoor stages were set to run. But luckily, the sun was shining. The day’s lineup of back-to-back sets, all enclosed within the parking...

Real Estate, Elsinore start Pygmalion with chill sets

Real Estate performs at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday night. 
September 26, 2014

The 10th annual Pygmalion Festival kicked off Thursday night with both familiar and fresh faces. Beginning at 10 p.m. at the Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, Elsinore opened for Real Estate with...

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...

Made Fest 2014 doubles in vendors, adds extra day

Coast to Coast Mobile Vintage Shop was one of 26 vendors at Made Fest's inaugural festival on Sept. 28, 2013. 
September 25, 2014

While Made Fest may have been a dash in last year’s Pygmalion Festival, this year it is a main ingredient. Nearly 50 vendors will line The Highdive Outdoor Annex with booths featuring vintage and handmade...

Local bands dominate Pygmalion Festival lineup

The 92s
September 25, 2014

With Chicago being known as the breeding ground for Midwest music, smaller towns, such as Champaign-Urbana, can be excluded from the Chicago spotlight.  Having received more notoriety in the late ‘80s...

Hendrick House hops on the food truck bandwagon

Between working special events, the Hendrick House food truck sits in the parking lot of the West Green Street location on Wednesday.
September 9, 2014

After a two-year search for the right vehicle, Hendrick House now has its own food truck that can be seen out and about in the Champaign-Urbana area beginning in early to mid-October. Hendrick House’s...

Community events to get involved in

Jason Finkelman performs in front of Ten Thousand Villages in Champaign at the Boneyard Arts Festival on Friday.
July 26, 2014

It can be easy to fall into the same pattern during your first year of college. You’re new to campus and most likely can now get into bars for the first time in your life. While the bars are fun, you...

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