Debra ushers in the new arts series,Brief Encounters with Art, with a look at Common Ground Food Co-op's new pandemic-friendly outdoor art gallery which highlights local Black artists.
Osiris takes a deep dive into the methodology and delivery of this fall semester by chatting with leaders at FAA, Jan Erkert, Jeffrey Sposato, and Gabriel Solis.
William talks with Urbana filmmaker Max Pociask on Pens to Lens 2020 and the importance of people.
Debra catches up with author Jillian Duchnowski about her debut children's book, Cassidy and the Lost Fairy of Allerton.
Debra shares her list of must-see arts events for the month.
Nicole finishes up her two part series on Museum of the Grand Prairie's offerings, talking with various community members about the impacts museums have on African Americans.
Nicole's series on museums during the pandemic continues. Here's part one of her two part series on Museum of the Grand Prairie.
Debra catches up with artist Judith Johnson about the pressures of life and art during these unsettled and unsettling times.
Debra shares a list of five local artists to follow on Instagram
Apolonia chats with artist and assistant professor of graphic design at the University of Illinois Stacey Robinson about his Afrofuturistic art.
Melinda speaks with Anna Peters, co-owner of Art Coop, about personalized art kits and community partnerships during the pandemic.
Debra shares her monthly list of must-see, mostly virtual arts experiences.
The Arts Section strives to celebrate our community's rich and vibrant artistic scene, from theatre to local authors, film, performance art, and everything in between.