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Book by Illinois music professor looks at how Brazilian forro music, environment are connected

Illinois ethnomusicologist Michael Silvers writes in his new book about forro music of Brazil and its connections to the environment, drought and politics.

Krannert Art Museum to offer short films, panel discussion for World AIDS Day

Krannert Art Museum will screen short films about AIDS activism – the only downstate Illinois venue to show the films – for World AIDS Day on Dec. 1.

Irish artists Kennedy Browne grapple with ‘Real World Harm’ at Krannert Art Museum

The first solo U.S. exhibition by Irish artists Kennedy Browne at Krannert Art Museum raises questions about global commerce and technology.

Faculty artists engage the contemporary world with exhibition at Krannert Art Museum

University of Illinois art and design faculty members show their work at Krannert Art Museum.

Krannert Center’s new assisted listening system to benefit patrons with hearing loss

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts has a new assisted listening system to help patrons with hearing impairment enjoy performances.

From Chicago art to Chinese ceramics, Krannert Art Museum tells stories through its collections

Krannert Art Museum exhibitions highlight Chicago art and blue and white ceramics from its collection.

Ebert Symposium to feature IMAX film, astronaut videographer, storytelling with data

The first Roger Ebert Symposium will explore the cinematic presentation of science with help from an IMAX film shot from space, a former astronaut and a diverse group of academics and experts.

Adaptation of ‘The Turn of the Screw’ premieres at Krannert Center following artistic residency

The New York-based Builders Association theater company will premiere “STRANGE WINDOW: The Turn of the Screw,” a new take on Henry James’ novella, at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. The company developed the production during a residency at Krannert Center.

Flatlands Dance Film Festival kicks off dance department’s 50th year with ‘If the Dancer Dances,’ short films

The Flatlands Dance Film Festival – the largest in the Midwest – will kick off the 50th anniversary season of the University of Illinois dance department.

Krannert Art Museum programs to bring art and students together

Krannert Art Museum aims to attract more students with new programs that include social activities, internships and free student memberships.