UIS' 2006 Verbal Arts Festival, scheduled for April 19 through 21, will feature events ranging from readings of original works to an address and an "arts night."
A keynote address by Marcellus Leonard, UIS associate professor of English, will open the festival at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, April 19, in the Visual Arts Gallery. On Thursday, April 20, the release of the 2006 Alchemist Review, the campus' literary magazine, will be celebrated with a reading and reception beginning at 7 p.m. in the Housing Commons Building. Friday, April 21, is "Arts Night" at UIS, sponsored by the U of I Alumni Association at UIS and featuring paintings, theater, and a buffet dinner. Read more>>