Archive for the 'For the Children' Category

STRIPPER flick lets it rip tonight!

Saturday, April 7th, 2018

Comedy, chaos, and cameos galore will mark the return of THE STRIPPER RIPPER movie to Vintage Villains in Danville, IL, later tonight, April 7, 2018. Let Ripper the Clown entertain you once more!

UI campus mixes TICKS with flicks

Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

You can attend either the Insect Fear Film Festival or Sustainability Shorts Film Festival at the University of Illinois this Saturday, February 24, 2018, or submit work to the Illinifest Student Film Festival. Readers’ choice!

Museum, theater note film history

Thursday, October 20th, 2016

Are old buildings and community centerpieces your bag? Then you might consider either or both of these events at the Lincoln Square Theatre in Decatur and McLean County Museum of History in Bloomington!

Outdoor movie fever hits highway

Friday, June 10th, 2016

The city of Monticello, Illinois, has announced an outdoor movie screening series and will kick it off at dusk on June 10, 2016, with the local production MY DOG THE SPACE TRAVELER!

Film fun to storm the Orpheum

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

Provision Elevator Advertising and the Orpheum Children’s Science Museum have teamed to present an all-ages summertime event for the community, “Champaign Cinema under the Stars,” launching tonight!

C-U Film Leader: 2.17.2016

Wednesday, February 17th, 2016

In this edition of C-U Blogfidential’s all-purpose column, “The C-U Film Leader,” we talk about celebrity sightings to come, single-screen venues to preserve, and miscellany du C-U for all to behold!

IOW: Fall “Fear” grips Mt. Zion

Saturday, October 10th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Heroic Age Studios of Mt. Zion, IL, celebrates “The Art of Fear” with activities all day on Saturday, October 10, 2015, at their Heroic Age Art Center.

IOW: P2L kid films debut Aug. 15

Thursday, August 13th, 2015

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Before the students in your life go back to school, take them to the Pens to Lens Gala on Saturday, August 15, 2015, at the Virginia Theatre in Champaign, IL. Good things will be learned!

Noting the needful film things

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

We challenge you, dearest arts supporters, to jump right on in and help out these efforts. We would not have Champaign-Urbana film culture without ’em!

IOW: I spy KEVIN and big P2L fun!

Friday, September 26th, 2014

From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: Just because it’s back-to-school time doesn’t mean we can’t recall what everybody (and we mean EVERYBODY) filmed on their summer vacation! Behold, a Pens to Lens 2014 update…