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Chaz Ebert: Welcome to Ebertfest!

Chaz Ebert: Welcome to Ebertfest!

By Chaz Ebert

April 11, 2016

With Chris Rock’s Oscar monologue about diversity still fresh in our minds, the 18th annual Ebertfest is geared toward championing diversity in all its forms. Both Roger and I believed that one of cinema’s chief purposes is to enable audiences to view the world through the eyes of another, enabli...

Opening film announced for Ebertfest this spring

A one time performance of the Vagina Monologues is coming to the Virginia Theatre on Aug. 25 to benefit Courage Connection. Tickets go on sale today.

By Joe Longo

January 22, 2016

“Crimson Peak,” a gothic romance drama directed by Guillermo Del Toro, will open the 18th annual Roger Ebert Film Festival this AprilJT. Serving as an honorary guest, Del Toro will hold a Q&A following the screening.“Crimson Peak” previously opened on Oct. 16, for its North American theatric...

Champaign County Chamber of Commerce hosts candidate breakfast

October 9, 2014

The Champaign County Chamber of Commerce hosted a “Meet the Candidates” breakfast at Hawthorn Suites on Thursday, allowing candidates for midterm election positions a platform to voice their positions on policy to the Chamber. Attendees included candidates seeking elected positions in Congress, th...