The start of Year 9 must have been so fine that we neglected the annual address. Therefore, we’re posting plug-and-play content as we count down and lead up to Year 12! Today, we renew a promise once voiced on CUBlog.
Archive for the 'Preservation' Category
In the premiere of C-U Blogfidential’s new department, “Secret MFHQ,” we propose a virtual show-and-tell that is focused on cool items located at the Secret MICRO-FILM Headquarters in Champaign, IL.
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!
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!
If you did not purchase or subscribe to MICRO-FILM back in the day, 2016 will be the year for you to atone for your sins by supporting the Magazine of Personal Cinema in Action. Read and repent!
From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: It’s more a “Concept of the Week,” Holly Rushakoff’s forthcoming Web archive Champaign-Urbana Music is, but it also has a picture. Fun!
The largest rock music gathering ever in central Illinois is chronicled in INCIDENT AT KICKAPOO CREEK, the long-in-the-works film by R.C. Raycraft of Raycraft Productions International.
Read this, heed this, and then stop paying attention to any electronic screen within your vicinity so you can make it safely to That’s Rentertainment in Campustown. Today is Video Store Day!
The occasion of the 100th anniversary of the Orpheum Theatre in downtown Champaign, Illinois, inspires Perry C. Morris and friends to celebrate local movie history!
From the “Images of the Week” Dept.: The Elvis Brothers never *really* left the building, as C-U Blogfidential has discovered! Dig on these vintage Elvis Bros. videos, one of which features the former Cinema Theater of Urbana as a backdrop.
EXTRA! Interview with the general manager of the Art Theater Co-op in Champaign, IL!
Fresh links lead us to consider once again the sound-on-film technology developed by Joseph Tykocinski-Tykociner nearly a century ago, especially since the fruits of his labor are finally available for study.
How interesting a twist of fate will this be? It seems our work has value to the team behind Explore C-U, a new UI-based project intended to curate local history and art in an easily accessible and interactive manner through Web browser and cell phone. “Yes,” we say!
Champaign Movie Makers will meet during a special screenwriters’ session at Quality Beer in downtown Champaign, IL, later tonight, Thursday, May 2, 2013. We also discuss the Pens to Lens screenwriting competition for children and an unique screenplay collection at UIUC!