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august 2017

Mid-American Gardener’s

Dianne Noland announces retirement


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Mid-American Gardener: A history

s The original set for Illinois Gardener.

Originally Illinois Gardener, the show began in 1992 as an effort to increase local programming at WILL. Jack Kelly (left), WILL’s executive producer at the time, wanted a show that would engage the local audience in a personal way. Dianne Noland was a panelist for the first show on May 21, 1992. She had recently done some U of I Garden Talk TV spots with Sandra Casserly and found her niche in front of the camera. “To me, television is just teaching on film, and I love teaching. The show was a perfect fit for my personality.” Seven years later, when Kelly moved on, Noland was chosen as the host. “I decide which panelists will be on the show each week, and I try to make sure we have a nice variety of backgrounds: landscaping, entomology, plant identification. Then an assistant sends viewer questions to the panelists according to their expertise.”

s The current Mid-American Gardener set.

Maintaining the show’s conversational, warm feel is a source of pride for Noland. “I’m already enthusiastic, but I get myself into high gear before every show. I want the audience to feel we are just sitting in their living room, casually talking about their gardens. The panelists are a large part of that; it’s a special talent to have both the wisdom of the subjects and the personality that is comfortable on live television.” PATTERNS • AUGUST 2017 1

“The earth laughs in flowers” –Ralph Waldo Emerson 25 years on the show. “I’m not completely leaving, as I may do an occassional video segment, but I will no longer host and produce.”


The long-time horticulture teacher at the University of Illinois is ready for her new freedom. “We do 48 shows a year, and I have been the host for 18 years. That’s a lot of shows! My family’s life has always been scheduled around Thursday evenings, so we are ready for some flexibility.”

just love that quote, because I think it’s true. It’s just so happy. The joy of flowers is universal,” says Dianne Noland. The current host of Mid-American Gardener, Noland has announced her retirement after

Noland plans to spend her time in her garden, naturally. “What I see as a lot of work, she considers fun,” says Dave, her husband of 37 years. “That’s true!” says Noland. “I’d spend a full eight hours in the garden every day if I could. I like seeing the results of my labor. I have a plan in mind of how I want things to look, but I’ve learned that the flowers always have a better plan. If I let the plants do what they do, let them sow, it’s always even better than I imagined.” And Noland’s garden has room to grow. She and her husband own 33 acres of property next to a river, half of which is wooded area. They enjoy being a part of nature in a quiet setting. “Just sitting on our front porch in the evening, we see a huge variety of birds, including great blue herons and egrets visiting our pond. There’s a fox den nearby, and we of course have a lot of deer visitors.” While she won’t be in homes every week, a little bit of Noland will still be seen on every show. “The set is loosely based on my front porch! So I’ll always be a part of things in spirit.”

“I love living in zone 5. I like having seasons, and my goal is to have something in bloom year round.” 2 PATTERNS • AUGUST 2017

“This is just my happy place. I once said in a job interview, ‘I’d like to have an arboretum and a television show.’ Well, I got my television show, and while my land doesn’t have an arboretum, I’m very pleased with the gardens I have created here.” PATTERNS • AUGUST 2017 3

weekdays 6 am NPR Morning Edition with Steve Inskeep, Rachel Martin, and David Greene

9 am Classic Mornings with Vic Di Geronimo Join Vic for music and companionship and make each morning a classic morning!

Noon Afternoon Classics Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac is at 1:01. NPR News Headlines at 3:01.

5 pm NPR All Things Considered with Robert Siegel, Audie Cornish, Kelly McEvers, and Ari Shapiro

7 pm The Evening Concert Great performances from the gr­eat concert venues. Also on Sundays from 7-9 pm. Listings are subject to change. Monday: Deutsche Welle Festival Concerts 8/7 Les Siècles Conductor: François-Xavier Roth Debussy: Prelude to the Afternoon of a Faun Debussy: Jeux (Games) Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring 8/14 Ural Philharmonic Orchestra Conductor: Dmitri Liss Beethoven: Excerpts from the ballet music to “The Creatures of Prometheus” Scriabin: Prometheus, the Poem of Fire, Op. 60 8/21 Mahler Chamber Orchestra Conductor: Pekka Kuusisto Pekka Kuusisto, violin Beethoven: Violin Concerto in D Major, Op. 61 Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 in A Major, Op. 92 8/28 ARD Competition Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra Conductor: Constantin Trinks Michael Karg, double bass Agnes Clement, harp Vanhal: Concerto in D Major for Double Bass and Orchestra Glière: Harp concerto, Op. 74, 2nd and 3rd movements

Op. 37 Mitsuko Uchida, piano Schumann: Symphony No. 4 in D Minor, Op. 120 8/22 Jaap van Zweden conducts Beethoven Beethoven: Symphony No. 5 in C Minor, Op. 67 Bach: Concerto for Two Violins Jaime Laredo and Jennifer Koh, violins 8/29 Esa-Pekka Salonen and Leila Josefowicz Debussy: Prelude to “The Afternoon of a Faun” Adams: Scheherazade.2 Stravinsky: The Rite of Spring

Wednesday: Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra 8/2

Brahms: Piano Concerto No. 1 & 2 Daniel Barenboim, piano Mariss Jansons, conductor 8/9 John Barry: Theme from “Out of Africa” Ernest Gold: “Exodus: An Orchestral Tone Poem” James Horner: Suite from “Titanic” Andre Previn, conductor 8/16 Haydn: Symphony No. 93 Liszt: Piano Concerto No. 1 Daniil Trifonov, piano Tchaikovsky: Symphony No. 4 Manfred Honeck, conductor 8/23 Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1 J. Strauss, Jr: Wine, Women, and Song, Waltz Joh. Strauss: Radetzky March Manfred Honeck, conductor; Sa Chen, piano 8/30 Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 Sibelius: Symphony No. 5 Jukka-Pekka Saraste, conductor

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Conductor: Vladimir Jurowski Nicola Benedetti, violin Szymanowski: Violin Concerto No. 1 Prokofiev: Selections from Cinderella Conductor: Manfred Honeck Liang Wang, oboe Beethoven: Symphony No. 6 Strauss: Oboe Concerto Conductor: Jaap van Zweden Mozart: Sinfonia concertante, K.364/320d Shostakovich: Symphony No. 8 Beethoven: Overture to Egmont Conductor: Jaap van Zweden Hilary Hahn, violin Korngold: Violin Concerto Beethoven: Symphony No. 7 Conductor: Alan Gilbert Anthony McGill, clarinet Ravel: Valses nobles et sentimentales Nielsen: Clarinet Concerto

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Michael Tilson Thomas conducts Prokofiev Saint-Saëns: Cello Concerto No. 1 in A Minor, Op. 33 Gautier Capuҫon, cello Prokofiev: Suite from “Romeo and Juliet” 8/8 Sir Mark Elder conducts Mozart Mozart: Piano Concerto No. 23 in A Major, K. 488 Richard Goode, piano Strauss: Till Eulenspiegel’s Merry Pranks, Op. 28 8/15 Riccardo Muti and Mitsuko Uchida Rossini: Overture to “La scala di seta” Beethoven: Piano Concerto No. 3 in C Minor,


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s Leila Josefowicz plays the violin with the Chicago

Symphony Orchestra at 7 pm Tuesday, August 29.

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Concerts are subject to availability. 8/4 Champaign-Urbana Symphony Stephen Alltop, conductor “Latin Sensations” Colin Davin, guitar Moncayo: Huapango Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Guitar Concerto No. 1 in D, Op.99 Márquez: Danzón No. 2 Lecuona: Malagueña Milhaud: The Bull on the Roof Villa-Lobos: Bachianas Brasileiras No. 5 - Aria Gershwin: Cuban Overture 8/11 The Eastern Symphony Orchestra Richard Robert Rossi, conductor “Ovations” (2/26/17) Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet Overture Mozart: Clarinet Concerto in A Major, KV 622 Bononcini: Sinfonia for Two Trumpets Magie Smith and Andy Cheetham, trumpets 8/18 Sinfonia da Camera Ian Hobson, music director and conductor “Sounds of Youth” (10/21/16) James Vaughen, trumpet Han Cheol Kang, piano Bohme: Trumpet Concerto in F Major Rachmaninoff: Piano Concerto No. 1 (Mvt. 1) Mendelssohn: Symphony No. 4 in A Major, Op. 90, “Italian” 8/25 Millikin-Decatur Symphony Sergey Bogza, conductor A retrospective of the past season and a preview of the next.

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Classics of the Phonograph John Frayne’s weekly exploration of memorable recordings from the 20th century. 8/5 Ignace Jan Paderewski 8/12 Bruno Walter: Vienna Farewells 8/19 The L.A. Philharmonic, II: Andre Previn, Esa-Pekka Salonen, Gustavo Dudamel 8/26 Early Recordings of Famous Violinists: Mischa Elman, Jacques Thibaud


Afternoon at the Opera The Los Angeles Opera Series 8/5 The Tales of Hoffmann (Offenbach) Plácido Domingo, cond., with Vittorio Grigolo (Hoffmann), Kate Lindsey (the Muse/ Nicklausse),Nicolas Testé ( the Four Villains), So Young Park (Olympia), Kate Aldrich (Giulietta), Stella Diana Damrau (Antonia), and the Los Angeles Opera Ensemble

8/12 The Barber of Seville (Rossini) James Conlon, cond., with Rodion Pogossov (Figaro), with René Barbera (Almaviva), Elizabeth DeShong (Rosina), Alessandro Corbelli (Dr. Bartolo), Kristinn Sigmundsson (Don Basilio), and the Los Angeles Opera Ensemble 8/19 The Marriage of Figaro (Mozart) James Conlon, cond., with Roberto Tagliavini (Figaro), Pretty Yende (Susanna), Ryan McKinny (Almaviva), Guanqun Yu (Countess Almaviva), Renée Rapier (Cherubino), and the Los Angeles Opera Ensemble 8/26 The Ghost of Versailles (in English) (Corigliano) James Conlon, cond., Patricia Racette (Marie Anoinette), Christopher Maltman (Beaumarchais), Kristinn Sigmundsson (Louis XVI), Lucas Meachem (Figaro), Rubert Brubaker (Bégearss), Guanqun Yu (Rosina), Lucy Schaufer (Susanna), Joshua Guerrero (Almaviva), Renée Rapier (Cherubino), and the Los Angeles Opera Ensemble

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Performance Today Weekend Host Fred Child presents a two-hour weekly program that features classical music in concert from American Public Media studios and sites across the nation and around the world, as well as classical music news, interviews and features. [Also Sundays at 2 pm]

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The Evening Concert Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center 8/6 Two Pianos / Four Hands Arensky: Silhouettes, Suite No. 2 for Two Pianos, Op. 23 (1892) Alessio Bax and Wu Qian, piano 8/13 American Program Irving Fine: Partita for Wind Quintet Ransom Wilson, flute; Stephen Taylor, oboe; Jose FranchBallester, clarinet; Peter Kolkay, bassoon; William Purvis, horn 8/20 Britten and Dvorak Britten: Canticle II: Abraham and Isaac for Countertenor, Tenor, and Piano, Op. 51 Daniel Taylor, countertenor; Anthony Griffey, tenor; Gloria Chien, piano Dvorák: Trio in G minor for Piano, Violin, and Cello, Op. 26 Gloria Chien, piano 8/27 Uneasy Friendships Zemlinsky: Quartet No. 3 for Strings, Op. 19 (1924) Escher String Quartet Schoenberg: Kammersymphonie, arranged for Flute, Clarinet, Violin, Cello, and Piano, Op. 9 (arr. Webern) (1906, arr. 1922-23) Tara Helen O’Connor, flute

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The Evening Concert Spoleto Chamber Music Festival 8/6 Pyotr Il’yich Tchaikovsky: Souvenir de Florence Livia Sohn and Benjamin Beilman, violins 8/13 Eric Korngold: Piano Quintet in E major, op. 15 St. Lawrence String Quartet; Stephen Prutsman, piano 8/20 Franz Joseph Haydn: String Quartet in E-flat Major, Op. 33, No. 2, “The Joke” St. Lawrence String Quartet 8/27 Georg Philipp Telemann: Ouverture-Suite, TWV 55:G10, “Burlesque de Quixotte” Livia Sohn and Geoff Nuttall, violins; Lesley Richardson, viola; Christopher Costanza, cello; Anthony Manzo, double bass

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The Romantic Hours Music, poetry and romance with Mona Golabek.


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Wednesdays 7:00 POV: Memories of a Penitent Heart (8/2) 7:30 POV: Iris (8/9) 8:00 Frontline 10:30 Focus On Europe 11:00 Particle Fever (8/2); Powder & The Glory (8/9); Reel South (8/16); Igliqtiqsiugvigruaq [Swift Water Place] (8/23); POV: Raising Bertie (8/30) 11:30 POV: Two Towns of Jasper (8/16); POV: Tribal Justice (8/23) Thursdays 7:00 Ireland’s Wild Coast (8/3); Secrets of the Dead (8/10, 8/17); Aurora-Fire in the Sky (8/24); Wild Weather (8/31) 8:00 Secrets of the Dead (8/10); City in the Sky (8/17, 8/24, 8/31) 10:30 Scully/The World Show 11:00 NOVA

Fridays 7:00 Boys of ‘36: American Experience: Boys of ‘36 (8/4); How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson (8/11, 8/18, 8/25) 8:00 Jim Thorpe: World’s Greatest Athlete (8/4); Th Mystery of Matter: Search for the Elements (8/11, 8/18, 8/25) 10:30 Asia Insight 11:00 Munich ‘72 and Beyond (8/4); How We Got to Now with Steven Johnson (8/11, 8/18, 8/25)

Saturdays 7:00 Earth A New Wild (8/5, 8/12, 8/19); Diana (8/26) 8:00 Earth A New Wild (8/5, 8/12, 8/19) 8:30 Butterfly Town, USA (8/26) 9:00 America Reframed 10:00 Highpointers (8/26) 10:30 Far Afield: A Conservation Love Story (8/5); Reel South (8/12, 8/19) 11:00 Earth A New Wild (8/5, 8/12, 8/19); Diana (8/26) Sundays 7:00 Rare-Creatures of the Photo Ark (8/6); India Nature’s Wonderland (8/13, 8/20); The Farthest Voyager In Space (8/27) 8:00 Rare-Creatures of the Photo Ark (8/6); Earth’s Natural Wonders (8/13); Nature’s Great Race (8/20) 9:00 Bomb (8/6); Earth’s Natural Wonders (8/13); Nature’s Great Race (8/20); Humanity from Space (8/27) 10:00 Earth’s Natural Wonders (8/13); Nature’s Great Race (8/20) 11:00 Rare-Creatures of the Photo Ark (8/6); India Nature’s Wonderland (8/13, 8/20); The Farthest Voyager In Space (8/27)

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Emerald isle

Hanging like an emerald jewel off the western edge of Europe, Ireland has always been a place apart—the last scrap of rock before the void of the Atlantic Ocean. Never conquered by the Romans, Ireland was for millennia the very edge of the known world for Europeans and the last stop for countless animals before they disappeared into the mists of the western ocean on their ceaseless journeys of life. Follow a unique, personal journey along one of the most spectacular coastlines in the world featuring the wildlife and wild places that make it so special. Wildlife cameraman Colin Stafford-Johnson takes viewers on an authored odyssey along Ireland’s rugged Atlantic coast— the place he chooses to make his home after

30 years spent shooting some of the world’s most celebrated wildlife films. Ireland’s Wild Coast ends the PBS Summer of Adventure at 7 pm Wednesday, August 2.

Season 4 of

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A total solar eclipse

It’s the summer of 1967, and the effects of the Cold War and sixties counterculture are being felt in Oxford. It has barely been two weeks since the events depicted in the season three finale of Masterpiece Mystery’s Endeavour, and we find Oxford’s finest picking up the pieces of their personal and professional lives. Endeavour waits to hear the result of his Sergeant’s Exam, and self-medicates to numb his heartache over Joan, but whisky and Tännhauser will only get a man so far. Watch the season premiere at 8 pm Sunday, August 20.

On Monday August 21, America’s eyes will be glued to the skies as the mainland United States experiences the first total solar eclipse since 1979. NOVA will capture the spectacular event in a special presentation to air hours after it takes place. Eclipse Over America at 8 pm will be the ultimate companion to this celestial event. NOVA will follow teams working on the forefront of solar science and solar storm detection, use immersive CGI animation to reveal the sun’s secret mechanisms and integrate stunning sequences of the eclipse itself— including scenes filmed at iconic locations along the path of the eclipse—user-generated content, NASA footage, and more.

Photos: Margaret Byrne


In 2017 it will be twenty years since Princess Diana was killed in a car crash, however Diana’s story remains incomplete. Diana at 7 pm Tuesday, August 22 is a new film full of fresh material, including new statements from Diana’s bodyguard Ken Wharfe and her private secretary Patrick Jephson. With the passage of time, other key characters are more able to speak freely. The Diana story has moved from an extraordinary episode in our immediate past to one beginning to resemble history. The emotional power of her story may have ebbed, but in 2017 while the importance of her story for us as a nation may have changed focus, it will be as significant as ever.

“They all felt


POV presents Raising Bertie at 9 pm Monday, August 28, an intimate portrait of three AfricanAmerican boys as they face a precarious coming of age in rural Bertie County, North Carolina. Like many rural areas, Bertie County struggles with a dwindling economy, a declining population, and a high school graduation rate below the state average. This powerful vérité film weaves the young men’s narratives together as they work to define their identities and grow into adulthood while navigating complex relationships, institutional racism, violence, poverty, and educational inequity.

Photo: Courtesy of NASA/Jet Propulsion Laboratory

Queen of hearts

Dark side of the moon

The Farthest–Voyager In Space, a two-hour special about NASA’s historic Voyager mission to explore our solar system and beyond, will premiere at 8 pm Wednesday, August 23 in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the first Voyager launch. The film features a soundtrack of evocative period music including songs from Pink Floyd, stunning cinematography, vivid CGI animations of Voyager traversing the solar system, and original ground breaking photographs taken by the twin spacecraft. Photo: Courtesy of Tangled Bank Studios




7:00 American Experience (TV-PG) Boys of ‘36. Explore the thrilling story of the American rowing team that triumphed at the 1936 Olympics in Nazi Germany. Inspired by #1 best-seller The Boys in the Boat, the film follows the underdog team that took the nation by storm when they captured gold. Repeated 1 am 8/3; and 2 am 8/9. 8:00 Rare-Creatures of the Photo Ark (TV-PG) Part 3 of 3. Travel with photographer Joel Sartore as he adds vibrant insects to his Photo Ark collection and searches for larger animals in Budapest and Prague. He also tags along on a Rowi kiwi egg rescue in New Zealand. Repeated 2 am 8/3; and 4 am 8/4. 9:00 Frontline (TV-PG) The Vaccine War. Join an investigation into the science and politics of vaccine safety. Despite a scientific consensus that there is no link between vaccines and disorders like autism, the war over whether to immunize children continues. Repeated 3 am 8/3. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose


7:00 Ireland’s Wild Coast (TV-PG) See article on page 10. Repeated 1 am 8/4. 9:00 NOVA (TV-PG) Secrets of the Sky Tombs. A team of daring scientists reveals ancient secrets of the first people to settle the forbidding Himalayas. Join them as they climb into mountain tombs that preserve evidence of strange rituals designed to ward off the restless spirits of the dead. Repeated 3 am 8/4. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose


7:00 Mid-American Gardener (TV-G) Repeated 11 am 8/5. 7:30 Ask This Old House (TV-G) Laundry, 3-Way Switch, Saw. Repeated 1:30 pm 8/4. 8:00 Doc Martin (TV-PG) Don’t Let Go. Season 5, part 6 of 8. Louisa decides she has had enough. She packs a bag and takes the baby back home to her mum. 9:00 Father Brown (TV-G) The Tanganyika Green. Season 5, part 13 of 15. Father Brown welcomes Aldous and his daughter Grace to Kembleford, who are visiting for the County Fair. Repeated 6 pm 8/6. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose


7:00 Washington Week 7:30 Charlie Rose: The Week 8:00 Great British Baking Show (TV-PG) Patisserie. Season 4, part 9 of 10. Join the four remaining bakers in the semi-final as they bash and fold pastry to achieve perfect lamination. Repeated 2 am 8/6; and 4 am 8/7.


9:00 Great British Baking Show (TV-PG) The Final. Season 4, part 10 of 10. Find out who will be crowned the winner. Repeated 3 am 8/6; 3 pm 8/6; 1 am 8/7; and 4 am 8/14. 10:00 Song Stage (TV-G) Season Finale. Only the three best artists remain, representing a wide variety of music styles. Repeated 12:15 am 8/6. 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose


7:00 As Time Goes By 7:30 Keeping Up Appearances 8:00 The Tunnel: Sabotage (TV-14) Season 2, part 8 of 8. Watch the final episode as Elise makes a devastating discovery, Karl threatens MI5, and Artem launches his lethal attack. In a terrifying showdown, Karl and Elise race to catch the chemist. Repeated 12 am 8/7; and 3 am 8/7. 9:00 Doctor Blake Mysteries The Heart of the Matter. Season 2, part 1 of 10. Blake returns from Shanghai just as the mayor of Ballarat is murdered. 10:00 Doctor Who: Tom Baker Movies (TV-PG) Genesis of the Daleks. Part 1 of 2. The Time Lords intercept the transmat beam taking the Doctor, Sarah, and Harry back to Nerva. 11:07 Doctor Who: Tom Baker Movies (TV-PG) Genesis of the Daleks. Part 2 of 2.

6Sunday 7:00 Masterpiece Mystery (TV-14) Endeavour. Ride. Season 3, part 1 of 4. A fair turns sinister when young Jeannie Hearne is found brutally murdered. Repeated 1 am 8/8. 8:30 Masterpiece Classic (TV-14) Endeavour. Arcadia. Season 3, part 2 of 4. The death of an artist in a house-fire leaves Oxford police baffled. Repeated 2:30 am 8/8. 10:00 Globe Trekker (TV-PG) Myanmar. Megan McCormick starts her journey in Yangon with a visit to Shwedagon Pagoda, the most revered Buddhist temple in Myanmar. 11:00 Woodsongs (TV-G) Celebration of Muddy Waters with John Primer, Bob Margolin, and Paul Oscher.

7Monday 7:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Myrtle Beach, SC. Part 3 of 3. Discoveries include an 1884 Courier & Ives print, a Pennsylvania folk art whirligig, and a 1936 first edition of Gone With the Wind. Repeated 1 am 8/9; 3 am 8/12; 6 pm 8/12; and 3 am 8/14. 8:00 Breakfast Special (TV-G) Visit interesting and unusual breakfast spots from a Cuban cafe in downtown St. Augustine to a midwestern eatery in a shopping center outside Columbus, Ohio. 9:00 Program About Unusual Buildings & Other Roadside Stuff (TV-G) Rick Sebak brings his trademark flair to a road trip in search of America’s most interesting, wacky, and goofy buildings. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose




7:00 American Experience (TV-G) Tesla. Meet Nikola Tesla, the genius engineer and tireless inventor whose technology revolutionized the electrical age of the 20th century. Repeated 1 am 8/10. 8:00 American Experience (TV-PG) Edison. Driven, intensely competitive, and never more at home than he was at work, Edison is remembered as the genius that created the modern world. Repeated 2 am 8/10. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose

7:00 As Time Goes By 7:30 Keeping Up Appearances 8:00 Masterpiece Classic (TV-14) Poldark. Season 2, part 1 of 10. George rolls out Plan A to take care of Ross once and for all, while Francis takes a desperate step. Repeated 12 am 8/14. 10:00 Doctor Who: Tom Baker Movies (TV-PG) Revenge of the Cybermen. The time ring takes the Doctor, Sarah, and Harry back to Nerva, but to a period many thousands of years earlier than their previous visit. 11:31 Infinity Hall Live (TV-PG) Blind Pilot.


7:00 Spy in the Wild (TV-PG) Love. Part 1 of 5. Join the spycams as they are accepted into a wild dog pack, witness elephant love, and are mourned by a troop of monkeys! Repeated 1 am 8/11. 8:00 Spy in the Wild (TV-PG) Intelligence. Part 2 of 5. Watch our spies disguised as animals observe a gray squirrel stealing Spy Nut, a sea otter cracking open a meal, and an orangutan washing with soap! Repeated 2 am 8/11. 9:00 Spy in the Wild (TV-PG) Friendship. Part 3 of 5. A Spy Meerkat babysits meerkat pups while a Spy Cobra pretends to attack the mob. Repeated 3 am 8/11. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose

10Thursday 7:00 Mid-American Gardener (TV-G) Repeated 11 am 8/12. 7:30 Ask This Old House (TV-G) Microgreens, Wheelchair Lift. Repeated 1:30 pm 8/11. 8:00 Doc Martin (TV-PG) Cats and Sharks. Season 5, part 7 of 8. Dr. Martin Ellingham is planning to leave Portwenn in a week’s time to resume his career as a surgeon. 9:00 Father Brown (TV-G) The Fire in the Sky. Season 5, part 14 of 15. William chases his daughter Charlotte through the dark woods behind his house. His vision distorts and he falls to his knees. Repeated 6 pm 8/13. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose


7:00 Washington Week 7:30 Charlie Rose: The Week 8:00 A Few Good Pie Places (TV-G) Come along on a tour of fruity and creamy pie shops from Maine to Minnesota. 9:00 A Few Great Bakeries (TV-G) Explore warm, toasty, small bakeries from Massachusetts to California. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:31 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose

13Sunday 7:00 Masterpiece Mystery (TV-PG) Endeavour. Prey. Season 3, part 3 of 4. Follow Endeavour into the disparate worlds of Oxford scientific academia, the city’s vast parks, night school, and the untamed wilderness of the Oxfordshire countryside when a Dutch au pair goes missing. Repeated 1 am 8/15. 8:30 Masterpiece Mystery (TV-14) Endeavour. Coda. Season 3, part 4 of 4. Endeavour finds himself drawn to a woman he’s investigating. Repeated 2:30 am 8/15. 10:00 Globe Trekker (TV-PG) Tough Boats: The Arctic. Globe Trekker Ian Wright travels to the high Arctic from the coast of northern Norway before continuing his voyage on a specially ice-strengthened vessel around Spitsbergen. 11:00 Song of the Mountains (TV-G) Bluegrass Sweethearts, Mark Brine, Irene Kelley.

14Monday 7:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Cincinnati, Ohio. Part 1 of 3. Highlights include a baseball bat used by Mickey Mantle, art pottery from Cincinnati’s very own Rookwood Pottery, and works by locally born and worldrenowned artist Edward Henry Potthast. Repeated 1 am 8/16; 3 am 8/19; and 6 pm 8/19. 8:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Cincinnati, Ohio. Part 2 of 3. Discoveries include a suit that belonged to chicken magnate Colonel Sanders, a bronze horse sculpture by Solon Borglum, and an 1846 wall map of the western United States. Repeated 2 am 8/16. 9:00 POV (TV-14) Two Towns of Jasper. Two film crews, one black and one white, set out to document the aftermath of a 1998 murder in Jasper, Texas. Repeated 3 am 8/16. 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose

15Tuesday 7:00 The Bomb (TV-PG) See how America developed the most destructive invention in human history-the nuclear bomb-how it changed the world and how it continues to loom large in our lives. Hear from historians and those who experienced the dawn of the atomic age. Repeated 1 am 8/17. PATTERNS • AUGUST 2017 13

WILL-TV 9:00 Frontline Terror In Little Saigon. Searching for the assassins behind a reign of terror that targeted Vietnamese-American journalists, researchers investigate a series of unsolved murders and attacks, uncovering a trail from American cities to jungles in Southeast Asia. Repeated 3 am 8/17. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose


7:00 Spy in the Wild (TV-PG) Bad Behavior. Part 4 of 5. Spy Creatures infiltrate the underground world of animal mischief, crime, and retribution. Repeated 1 am 8/18; and 4 am 8/18. 8:00 Nature (TV-PG) Dolphins: Spy in the Pod. Part 1 of 2. The camera eyes of 13 ingenious Spy Creatures, including Spy Dolphin, Spy Nautilus, and Spy Turtle, capture the dolphins’ “superpod” behavior. Repeated 2 am 8/18. 9:00 Nature (TV-PG) Dolphins: Spy in the Pod. Part 2 of 2. The Spy Creatures continue to reveal the world of dolphins, including their mysteries of communication and strategies. Repeated 3 am 8/18. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose


7:00 Mid-American Gardener (TV-G) Repeated 11 am 8/17. 7:30 Ask This Old House (TV-G) Wood Shop, Wireless Switch. Repeated 1:30 pm 8/18. 8:00 Doc Martin (TV-PG) Ever After. Season 5, part 8 of 8. Mrs. Tishell’s long-standing crush on Dr. Martin Ellingham takes a dramatic turn in this final episode in the season. 9:00 Father Brown (TV-G) The Penitent Man. Season 5, part 15 of 15. Flambeau is incarcerated under suspicion of murder. When Father Brown visits him he denies killing his cohort Flynn. Repeated 6 pm 8/20. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose


7:00 Washington Week 7:30 Charlie Rose: The Week 8:00 Great Performances (TV-G) Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017. See article on page 16. Repeated 2 am 8/20. 9:30 PBS Previews: The Vietnam War (TV-14) This program takes a look at creation of the upcoming series from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick: The Vietnam War. Repeated 3:30 am 8/20; 4:30 am 8/23; and 4:30 am 8/30.


10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose


7:00 As Time Goes By 7:30 Keeping Up Appearances 8:00 Masterpiece Classic (TV-PG) Poldark. Season 2, part 2 of 10. George tries Plan B against Ross, and Jud pays a steep price for treachery. Repeated 12 am 8/21. 9:00 Doctor Blake Mysteries The Food of Love. Season 2, part 2 of 10. Bobby Lee, lead singer of a rock and roll group, dies in an alley of a single stab wound. 10:00 Doctor Who: Tom Baker Movies (TV-PG) Terror of the Zygons. The Doctor, Sarah, and Harry return to Earth in response to the Brigadier’s summons. 11:32 Infinity Hall Live (TV-PG) Dave Mason.

20Sunday 7:00 Secrets of the Six Wives (TV-PG) Divorced. Part 1 of 3. Worsley examines the happy marriage of Henry VIII to first wife, Katherine of Aragon. Despite her skill and devotion as his queen, she fails to give Henry the son he needs and he falls for Anne Boleyn. Repeated 1 am 8/22; 4 am 8/22; 4 am 8/24; 2 am 8/26; and 3 am 8/28. 8:00 Masterpiece Mystery (TV-PG) Endeavour. Game. Season 4, part 1 of 4. See article on page 10. Follow Endeavour, who while struggling with Joan Thursday’s sudden departure, is consumed by a nightmarish hunt for a serial killer. Repeated 2 am 8/22. 9:30 Vicious (TV-14) Ballroom. Season 2, part 3 of 6. The gang decides to join Ash and Jess at a ballroom dancing class. Repeated 3:30 am 8/22. 10:00 Globe Trekker (TV-PG) Food Hour: Southern China. Celebrated New Zealand chef Peter Gordon discovers the roots of Cantonese cuisine. 11:00 Song of the Mountains (TV-G) Flashback with Larry Cordle.


7:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Cincinnati, Ohio. Part 3 of 3. It’s off to the races with a trophy from the 1908 Belmont Stakes and an early 20th-century toy horse and buggy, to highlight just a few discoveries. Repeated 1 am 8/23; 3 am 8/26; and 6 pm 8/26. 8:00 NOVA (TV-PG) Eclipse Over America. See article on page 10. Repeated 7 pm 8/23; 2 am 8/23; 1 am 8/25; and 4 am 8/25. 9:00 POV (TV-PG) Tribal Justice. Follow two Native-American judges who reach back to traditional concepts of justice in order to reduce incarceration rates, foster greater safety for their communities, and create a more positive future for their youth. Repeated 3 am 8/23. 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose


22Tuesday 7:00 Diana (TV-PG) See article on page 11. Repeated 1 am 8/24; and 2 am 9/2. 8:00 Secrets of Althorp: The Spencers Repeated 2 am 8/24; and 3 am 9/2. 9:00 Frontline (TV-PG) League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis. Part 1 of 2. Follow one doctor’s battle against the NFL to raise awareness about the dangers of head injuries in football. Repeated 3 am 8/24. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose


7:00 NOVA (TV-PG) Eclipse Over America. See article on page 10. Repeated 1 am 8/25; and 4 am 8/25. 8:00 The Farthest Voyager In Space (TV-G) See article on page 11. Repeated 2 am 8/25. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose


7:00 Mid-American Gardener (TV-G) Repeated 11 am 8/26. 7:30 Ask This Old House (TV-G) Bluestone, Mead, Wire Splices. Repeated 1:30 pm 8/25. 8:00 Doc Martin (TV-PG) Sickness and Health. Season 6, part 1 of 8. Portwenn is buzzing with arrangements for the wedding of the Doc and Louisa. 9:00 Father Brown (TV-G) The Star of Jacob. Season 5, part 1 of 15. Canon Fox pays a visit to inform Father Brown and Mrs McCarthy that the Duke of Frome, John Langton, will be attending Christmas Mass at St Mary’s. Repeated 6 pm 8/27. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose


7:00 Washington Week 7:30 Charlie Rose: The Week 8:00 Great Performances at the Met (TV-PG) La Traviata. See article on page 16. Repeated 2 am 8/27. 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose

26Saturday 7:00 As Time Goes By 7:30 Keeping Up Appearances 8:00 Masterpiece Classic (TV-PG) Poldark. Season 2, part 3 of 10. Smugglers make Ross an offer, while he makes Francis an offer. Repeated 12 am 8/28. 9:00 Doctor Blake Mysteries A Foreign Field. Season 2, part 3 of 10. The body of a man is found dead by a tree having been there overnight.

10:00 Doctor Who: Tom Baker Movies (TV-PG) Planet of Evil. The TARDIS picks up a distress call and the Doctor and Sarah arrive on the planet Zeta Minor. 11:30 Austin City Limits (TV-PG) Foals and Alejandro Escovedo.

27Sunday 7:00 Secrets of the Six Wives (TV-PG) Beheaded, Died. Part 2 of 3. Henry breaks with the Roman Church to marry Anne, but as historian Lucy Worsley notes, he grows tired of her and falls for Jane Seymour. Repeated 1 am 8/29; 4 am 8/29; and 4 am 8/31. 8:00 Masterpiece Mystery (TV-PG) Endeavour. Canticle. Season 4, part 2 of 4. When morality advocate Joy Pettybon receives a death threat, Endeavour must protect her at all costs. Repeated 2 am 8/29. 9:30 Vicious (TV-14) Stag Do. Season 2, part 4 of 6. Finding themselves both single, Violet and Ash consider dating new people. Repeated 3:30 am 8/29. 10:00 Globe Trekker (TV-PG) Tough Trains: Bolivia. Zay Harding travels along these railways from the Brazilian Pantanal to the Chilean coast. 11:00 Song of the Mountains (TV-G) Tribute & Memorial to Miss Dixie Hall, Dixie Trio, Heather Berry & Tony Mabe, and The RidgeRunners.


7:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Rapid City, SD. Part 1 of 3. Some notable finds in Rapid City include a suite of furniture by Thomas Molesworth from the famous “Ranch A,” and signed military documents of Elvis Presley, valued at $4,000-$5,500. Repeated 1 am 8/30. 8:00 Antiques Roadshow (TV-G) Rapid City, SD. Part 2 of 3. Highlights include TWA travel posters; a 1932 signed photograph of the national treasure, Mount Rushmore; and a Rock-Ola juke box. Repeated 2 am 8/30. 9:00 POV (TV-PG) Raising Bertie. See article on page 11. Repeated 3 am 8/30. 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose

29Tuesday 7:00 American Experience (TV-PG) Walt Disney. Part 1 of 2. Explore the complex life and enduring legacy of the iconic filmmaker from his early days creating Mickey Mouse through the making of Snow White, the first full-length animated film. Repeated 1 am 8/31. 9:00 Frontline League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis. Part 2 of 2. Review the fight among players, doctors, and the NFL over the dangers of head injuries in football. Repeated 3 am 8/31. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose PATTERNS • AUGUST 2017 15




7:00 Earth’s Natural Wonders (TV-PG) Extreme Wonders. Visit extreme locales, including Mount Everest’s Khumbu Icefall, the Grand Canyon, and the slopes of Mount Kilimanjaro. Repeated 1 am 9/1; and 4 am 9/1. 8:00 NOVA (TV-PG) Zeppelin Terror Attack. Reveal the untold story of the biggest flying machines ever made: Germany’s war zeppelins, which rained down death on British towns for two and a half terrifying years during World War I. Repeated 2 am 9/1. 9:00 India - Nature’s Wonderland (TV-PG) Join a journey through India to discover its rich culture and rare wildlife. Experience a ritual tiger dance and see lions, elephants, and India’s only ape-the hoolock gibbon. Then climb to the Himalayas where the Ganges River begins. Repeated 3 am 9/1. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose

7:00 Mid-American Gardener (TV-G) Repeated 11 am 9/2. 7:30 Ask This Old House (TV-G) Radiator, Saws, Garage Lights. Repeated 1:30 pm 9/1. 8:00 Doc Martin (TV-PG) Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner? Season 6, part 2 of 8. Martin and Louisa host a disastrous dinner party. 9:00 Father Brown (TV-G) The Labyrinth of the Minotaur. Season 5, part 2 of 15. Felicia asks Father Brown and Mrs McCarthy to look after Bunty while she attends business in London. Repeated 6 pm 9/3. 10:00 Last of the Summer Wine 10:30 BBC World News 11:00 Charlie Rose

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Led for the second time by German pianist and conductor Christoph Eschenbach, the worldrenowned Vienna Philharmonic returns for its 14th open-air concert, with a program inspired by fairy tales and myths, in Austria’s Imperial Schönbrunn Palace Gardens. The Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2017 airs on Great Performances at 8 pm Friday, August 18.

Hear Sonya Yoncheva sing the tragic courtesan Violetta in Verdi’s classic La Traviata, with Michael Fabiano as her ardent lover Alfredo and Thomas Hampson as his disapproving father Germont, in a revival of Willy Decker’s staging conducted by Nicola Luisotti. Great Performances at the Met presents the opera at 8 pm Friday, August 25.

College of Media students travel to France for top documentary conference Students from the College of Media at University of Illinois were able to travel with Illinois Public Media’s Moss Bresnahan and John Lindsay to Sunny Side of the Doc, one of the top documentary conferences in the world. Sunny Side takes place in La Rochelle, France, every June and features many of the top documentary filmmakers, commissioning editors, and broadcast networks in the world. The College of Media students were able to participate in thought-provoking conference discussions, pitch competitions, presentations by broadcasters from around the world, screenings, and special events, all in picturesque La Rochelle.

the students were able to participate in the multi-step process of pitching your film ideas to raise funds. This will now set our students a step above their peers when they complete their educations and venture out into the work force.”

Photos: Moss Bresnahan

Illinois Public Media is working with other international public media companies on the development of several documentaries, and IPM President and CEO Moss Bresnahan saw this as an opportunity to provide Illinois College of Media students with invaluable real-world experience. “This is exactly why we love working with students in our building. After interning with John Lindsay and our documentary department,


The 21st wins 2 PRNDI awards

s The staff of The 21st at their one-year anniversary party.

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated announced their PRNDI award winners on Saturday, June 24. Illinois Public Media was pleased to receive 2 awards: • 2nd place, Call-in Program, Division B “Illinois Reacts to Election 2016: Recap of State House Races” • 2nd place, Interview, Division B “Combatting Suicide Stigma” According to their website, the PRNDI awards “are designed to honor the very best reporting in a wide variety of categories.” Illinois Newsroom Director Scott Cameron said, “It means a lot to see this team and their work honored on a


national level by some of the best editors in public media. And earning not one, but two, awards in a show’s first year is remarkable! Congratulations to Niala and The 21st team!

Illinois Public Media wins 5 Telly Awards

s Producers Lisa Bralts and Danda Beard pose with their Telly awards.

The Telly Awards were founded in 1979 to honor excellence in local, regional, and cable TV commercials. Soon added were non-broadcast video and TV program categories, and it is now the most sought-after awards by industry leaders. IPM is thrilled to receive 5 Telly Awards this year in the following categories:

• Silver award, Craft Videography/Cinematography, Barns: An Illinois Story

• Silver award, General Documentary: Individual, Barns: An Illinois Story (trailer)

• Bronze award, General Documentary: Individual, Ebertfest 2016: Center of the Universe

• Bronze award, Craft Editing, Barns: An Illinois Story • Bronze award, Craft Videography/Cinematography, Barns: An Illinois Story (trailer)

Teach your Amazon Echo to play WILL Do you want your Amazon Echo to play WILL and NPR programming at your voice command? It’s easy to set up! • First, enable NPRone in the Alexa Skill store. • Add WILL regional news to your Alexa Flash News Brief by enabling the “WILL News” skill in the Alexa store. Now, when you ask Alexa to play the news, you’ll get our newscast.

• To stream WILL’s live broadcast, ask Alexa to play AM580. • To listen to The 21st, ask Alexa to play The 21st Show on NPRone. • To listen to any of our podcasts, ask Alexa to play said podcast on NPRone. • To listen to NPR, simply ask Alexa to play NPR, and it will play WILLFM 90.9. Just follow these steps, and WILL will be at your beck and call! PATTERNS • AUGUST 2017 19

IPM’s classical radio department

receives large

CD donation The family of Larkin Burl Price, a professor of literature at the University of Illinois, gave a substantial classical music CD donation to the University after settling the professor’s estate. Over 1200 CDs were processed through the French and Italian departments, who then contacted WILL’s FM staff. John Frayne and Vincent Trauth retrieved the multiple boxes of CDs and proceeded to sort, catalog, and add almost 1000 of the CDs and box sets to our FM classical library. All duplicates of CDs already in our collection have been added to the inventory for the next Vintage Vinyl sale. The new additions to the collection included both singles and box sets in both classical and opera. John Frayne, host of Afternoon at the Opera and Classics of the Phonograph on WILL-FM 90.9, said, “This gift substantially increases our opera library, and will enrich our choices for presentation on Afternoon at the Opera.” Vincent Trauth, host of The Evening Concert, added, “The library of instrumental music was enlarged by more than 500 new-to-us titles through this donation. We are so thankful to Professor Price and the Italian and French departments.”


John Frayne and Vincent Trauth sort and shelve the CD donations.


Thank you, Program Underwriters!

Private support accounts for the largest single source of funds necessary to make Illinois Public Media and the WILL stations great resources for communities across central Illinois. We appreciate the following organizations that have stepped forward to join the individuals and families who support award-winning public media services.

A-A-A Storage Academy High Agrability Agrible -Morning Farm Report AgriGold Allerton Park Conference Center Amasong Archer Daniels Midland Company Asahel Gridley Antique Shop Associated Antique Dealers of America Auditory Care Center Baroque Artists of Champaign Urbana Bates Commodities Beckman Institute Beef House Big Grove Tavern Birch Tree Counseling & Consulting LLC Blue Moon Farm Breathe Day Spa & Event Center Busey Campus Middle School C-D Overhead Doors Inc Center for Advanced Study Central Illinois Antique Dealers Association Central Illinois Regional Airport Champaign Park District/ Virginia Theatre Champaign-Urbana Mass Transit District Champaign-Urbana Schools Foundation Champaign-Urbana Symphony Charleston Community Theater Cheese & Crackers Childrens’ Museum of Indianapolis Chorale City of Urbana Clark-Lindsey Village Cline Center for Democracy Columbia Street Roastery Common Ground Food Co-op Community Foundation of East Central Illinois Community Shares of Illinois Complete Care Pharmacy Concierge Magazine Country Financial CU Folk and Roots Festival CU Woodshop

Danville Gardens, Inc. Danville Light Opera Danville Symphony Orchestra DTN/The Progressive Farmer DuPont Pioneer Farm Credit Services of Illinois Farmer City Antique Show Fein-Bursoni, Inc First Bank (Savoy Division) Global Commodity Analytics & Consulting LLC Harper Community College Heath and Vaughn Funeral Home Heel to Toe Hendrick House Illini Pella Windows, Inc. Illini Union Ballroom Illinois AgriNews Illinois Arts Council Illinois Beef Association Illinois Corn Growers Association Illinois Pork Producers Association Illinois Program for Research in the Humanites Illinois Symphony Orchestra Illinois Times ISU School of Music John Phipps Law Offices PC Koester & Bradley, LLP Krannert Art Museum Krannert Center for the Performing Arts Landscape Recycling Center Levy Company Lincoln’s Trial & Tribulations Little Theatre on the Square McKinley Church and Foundation Meredith Foundation Meyer Capel Law Office Mike Weaver Ballroom Dance Monticello Railway Museum Natural Gourmet NU-AG Seeds Parkland College Parkland College Theatre Pars Rug Gallery Patterson Office Supplies Paws & Remember Peoria International Airport Prairie Farmer Magazine Prairie Fire Glass Prairieland Feeds Preservation Emporium

Radio Maria Renewal by Andersen Rental City Risk Management Commodities Inc River Valley Metro Mass Transit District Ruedi Wealth Management Sangamon Auditorium, UIS Sew Sassy Silvercreek/Courier Cafe Sinfonia da Camera Sitka Salmon Shares Sock Club Enterprises LLC Sonified Sustainability Festival Spiros Law, P.C. St Joseph Apothecary St Joseph Apothecary St. John the Divine Episcopal Church Standard Grain, Inc. Standard Grain, Inc. Stewart-Peterson Group Inc. Strategic Farm Marketing Inc Strawberry Fields Subaru of Champaign Sweeney Brothers Fine Floorcovering Symphony Orchestra Guild of Decatur Syngenta Crop Protection Techline Ten Thousand Villages The Andersons, Inc. The Blindman The Mervis Family Foundation The Organization for Transformative Works These Four Walls TIAA Center for Farmland Research Todd’s Wines at Art Mart TrophyTime Twin City Squared U of I Center for Global Studies U of I Department of Engineering U of I Department of Physics University Library/ Office or Library Advancement University YMCA USDA - Farm Service Agency Wesley United Methodist Church and Student Foundat Willard Airport World Harvest Foods Yoga Institute of Champaign-Urbana

T I C K E T S O N S A L E N OW !

It all starts with ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival (Sep 14-16) featuring performances by Los Angeles Guitar Quartet, Alberta Khoury, German Lopez, Lulo Reinhardt and Daniel Stelter, Rez Abbasi Quartet, and Vicente Amigo.

Featuring Chicago Symphony Orchestra, Joshua Bell, Jupiter String Quartet, Mark Morris Dance Group, and so much more!

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