Archive for December, 2006

Happy New Year from CUBlog!

Sunday, December 31st, 2006

May the year 2007 be prosperous for Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond!

Chef Ra, 1950-2006

Friday, December 29th, 2006

Several articles report on the passing of this Champaign-Urbana champion of reggae, Rastafarianism, and ganja rights, who also hosted a pair of home-video releases for High Times magazine.

Film Series announced for 2007

Saturday, December 23rd, 2006

Classic and contemporary Hollywood will continue lighting up the silver screen of the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign thanks to the News-Gazette’s on-going Film Series.

PRESS START update 2.1

Friday, December 22nd, 2006

Dark Maze Studios of Champaign, IL, reveals that the videogame-inspired movie PRESS START is deep in post-production.

Fischer Theatre article

Friday, December 22nd, 2006

Article in Champaign daily The News-Gazette about the city of Danville, IL, potentially regaining ownership of the Fischer Theatre and expediting a decision on the fate of the building, which dates back to 1884.