Kathleen attended a conversation between Brett Ashley Kaplan and Deke Weaver, where they discussed whales, climate change, and their latest projects.
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The Revolutionists considers how we actually go about changing the world
The Revolutionists is a play that allows women to speak to each other in the fullness of their own actions and ideas.
VOICES: Creative writing MFA students continue open mics at The Literary
This VOICES reading was the first open mic Kathleen attended “that began with a speed dating icebreaker, ostensibly to 'get in the Valentine’s Day mood' after the fact.”
Hood Feminism author Mikki Kendall lit up the Literary Thursday night
Kathleen recaps The Literary's recent evening with Hood Feminism author Mikki Kendall.
The Literary in Downtown Champaign is a best-seller
After visitng the Literary, Kathleen says “sometimes you wanna go where everybody knows your books.”
November Dance proves that Dance at Illinois hasn’t stopped moving
If there is a theme that ties all of the four dances of November Dance together, then it’s a longing for connection.
Small Press Fest showcases independent publishing and design
On the appeal of zines, Will Arnold observes, “You can can fold some paper and call it a book, and it can go live in the world that way.”
Prairie Noise Invasion returns to Urbana
After two years and a global pandemic, Prairie Noise Invasion is back.
The Turn of the Screw: Britten gets a technological treatment
Green screen technology does some incredible work for this opera, both practically and narratively.
Julie Gunn talks life at the Lyric Theater during COVID
Lyric Theatre at Illinois co-director Julie Gunn “[likes] our students, the performers, to work with living people at least some of the time, and I also like them relating what they’re doing to something in their own lives.”