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“Prism Arc VI” Sculpture Dedication on Philo Road

May 7, 2010 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm

Urbana invites the public to celebrate the installation of “Prism Arc VI”, the second of four sculptures

The City of Urbana invites the public to attend a ribbon cutting and dedication of the sculpture entitled, Prism Arc VI, on Friday, May 7th, at 4:00 PM.  Prism Arc VI is the second of four sculptures to be installed in Urbana this spring for a two-year placement.  Carl Billingsley, sculptor and Professor of Sculpture at East Carolina University, will be installing the piece on the northeast corner of Philo Road and Colorado Avenue in Urbana as part of the Philo Road Beautification Plan and the Urbana Sculpture Project.  The public is invited to meet the artist and learn more about the piece on site on Friday, at 4:00 PM.   

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration, sponsored by City of Urbana Arts Grant

May 2, 2010 - 2:00pm to 4:00pm


Event Date: Sun, 05/02/2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Venue: Lincoln Square Village Mall, Urbana

Address: 201 Lincoln Square

Phone:  (217)333-9300

Wide World of Urbana Community Concert, sponsored by City of Urbana Arts Grant

May 1, 2010 - 4:00pm to 7:30pm

Wide World of Urbana Community Concert (an Urbana Arts Grant recipient), Saturday, May 1st from 4:00 – 7:30PM, at the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center at 202 S. Broadway Avenue in Urbana. This event is a 3 part interactive concert with an educational focus presented by the C-U Swedish Folk Ensemble, MEANS New Music Ensemble, and Zach May and the Maps. This event is free and open to the public.

The C-U Swedish Folk Ensemble performing the beautiful and haunting melodies of the Scandinavian fiddle tradition. Performance will include music, history, and a chance to try the traditional dancing!

MEANS New Music Ensemble performing 5 new pieces by young composers from around the world and here in Urbana. Come hear the pieces, meet the composers, and learn about their lives and work.

Downtown Plan Visioning Workshop

May 12, 2010 - 7:00pm to 8:30pm

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Do you shop, dine, live, work, or play in Downtown Urbana?

The City of Urbana is embarking upon an update of its Downtown Strategic Plan. The process kicks off with a Visioning Workshop on May 12th at the Urbana Civic Center. Please join us to share your vision for the future of Downtown. Visit for more information.

Urbana Civic Center
108 E. Water Street
7:00 - 8:30 PM
May 12, 2010

Contact Jeff Engstrom
(217) 384-2440