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Artists at Krannert Art Museum want you to use your ears as well as your eyes

Artists Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme want you to listen to, and not just look at, their work on view at Krannert Art Museum.

‘Gathering’ concert series features new music to celebrate sesquicentennial

The University of Illinois Wind Symphony and Chamber Singers will perform a new composition written to celebrate the U. of I.’s sesquicentennial in April concerts at New York City’s Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts and at Urbana’s Krannert Center for the Performing Arts.

Interdisciplinary theater piece gives glimpse into world of quantum physics

“Quantum Voyages,” an interdisciplinary theater piece created by University of Illinois physics and theatre professors, gives a glimpse into the strange world of quantum physics.

Illinois theatre department, alumni celebrating program’s 50th anniversary

The University of Illinois theatre department is celebrating its 50th anniversary with events March 3-5.

Portrayals of doctors in comics have become more realistic, nuanced

Depictions of medical doctors in comics have become less stereotypical and more realistic, says Carol Tilley, a University of Illinois professor of information sciences and a comics historian and scholar.

Illinois graphic design professor fights human trafficking with app, education

A University of Illinois graphic design professor has developed a cellphone app that enables users to report suspected cases of human trafficking anonymously.

Art and music harmonize at Art Remastered performances at Krannert Art Museum

Krannert Art Museum will host Art Remastered, a performance by six local musicians who composed new music in response to a piece of art at the museum.

February Dance to reflect recent crisis responses

February Dance, presented by the University of Illinois dance department, will include performances that explore responses to crisis, look at protest in an airport setting and celebrate the music of Tom Petty.

Krannert Art Museum exhibitions rethink colonial narratives, cultural heritage

Krannert Art Museum will open two exhibitions on Jan. 25: Artist Allan deSouza looks at the legacy of colonial imperialism, and Palestinian artists Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme will have the U.S. premiere of their work, which offers new narratives from the Middle East.

U. of I. Symphony Orchestra concert to celebrate Mozart’s birthday

The University of Illinois Symphony Orchestra will perform some of Mozart’s best-loved works and less familiar pieces in celebration of the composer’s Jan. 27 birthday.

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