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BBC: The films that defy censorship

In 1989 the blooming cinema industry in Sudan came crashing down like the Berlin Wall. On 1 July of that year, a...

NPR: Inside Sajaegi, K-Pop’s Open Secret

Last fall, Malvo, an indie K-pop artist, was walking to the parking lot after a long day. He had just finished a...

CNN: Al Pacino hunts Nazis in ‘Hunters,’ a series whose premise tops its execution

"Hunters" is such an enticing premise as to overcome its execution problems, at least for a while. But the tone of...

BBC: The most terrifying images in history?

Has art forgotten how to frighten us? In times past, artists understood fear and exploited it as among the most potent emotional...

CNN: BTS releases new album ‘Map of the Soul: 7’

It's finally here. K-pop phenom BTS released its fourth album, "Map of the Soul: 7" on Friday.

AP: Meet the rising stars of ‘West Side Story’ on Broadway

When a new revival of “West Side Story” opens on Broadway, it will make history. The musical sees 33 young people...

BBC: The ‘lived-in’ homes that reflect their owners

The whimsical homes featured in the book Faded Glamour are full of personal mementos, unique art and quirky antiques. Lindsay Baker explores...

CNN: Here’s what happened at London Fashion Week

Ahaze of melancholia colored the proceedings at London Fashion Week Autumn-Winter 2020. In contrast to previous seasons, there were few overt political...

AP: In the spirit of Whitney: Houston Hologram tour set to begin

Whitney Houston is about to appear on the concert stage again. Eight years after her death, a holographic Houston...

AP: Bong happy ‘Parasite’ succeeded despite disparity it showed

Oscar-winning “Parasite” director Bong Joon-ho said Wednesday the film’s “biggest pleasure and the most significant meaning” to him is that it...

CNN: Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?

The most common question that curator Edward Bleiberg fields from visitors to the Brooklyn Museum's Egyptian art galleries is a straightforward...

AP: Museum’s Rembrandt knockoff turns out to be the real thing

Thanks to modern technology and some expert detective work, a nearly 400-year-old painting that had long been attributed to an unknown...

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Urbana Park District-People age 50 and better get the chance to enjoy free cooking demonstrations this winter and spring at the...

[Urbana] Sunday Morning Bird Walks return March 1

Everyone is welcome to our free Sunday Morning Bird Walks at Anita Purves Nature Center beginning March 1. All walks begin...

Ebert Film Fest to feature remastered ‘Cotton Club,’ Farrelly brothers comedy

Francis Ford Coppola’s drama set in Harlem’s legendary Cotton Club during the 1930s – remastered, restored and with added scenes and...