Our vibrant arts community wouldn't be possible without direct support from donors, so Rebecca's providing a rundown of some worthy outlets for your end-of-year giving.
Jordan talks with program director Jason Pankoke about what people can expect if they attend the New Art Film Festival. Also, a few filmmakers talk about the challenges of getting their work accepted at a film festival.
Two Rebeccas discuss the merits of films, festivals, and dance.
Director Andrew Laudone talks with Jordan about his first feature film, its Midwest setting, and how people can help contribute.
After attending this year's gala, Smile Politely can confirm that this festival is still worth an entire Saturday.
Rebecca gives you the rundown of what to expect from Saturday's Pens to Lens gala, a festival that is beginning to receive national attention.
As the mercury (and humidity) rise in Illinois, I seek the shelter of dark, cool places like movie theaters. Even when the weather isn’t unbearable, I have a tendency to go to the movies. Luckily, the Art Theater Co-Op is showing a variety of film series to keep me coming back again and again.
On the heels of Ebertfest, Shelly learns more about the class for college credit that is also an international film festival.
Rebecca gives you some whats and whys about Ebertfest, with a few opinions and asides about the world, people, and dinner downtown.
Sam shows you the highlights of his boneyard experiene. He also has some items on his wishlist. Check it out!
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