Pecha Kucha Night Champaign-Urbana

Pecha Kucha - July 24, 2018

PKNCU Vol 27

From the founder of Discover CU-- CU's only walking tour group-- this is presentation on how to create a top-notch walking tour. Learn how tell compelling stories, handle weather disasters, and the importance of improvisation when you forget your script. Expect some local C-U history highlights sprinkled throughout.

Jared did a PechaKucha themed tour this past March!

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Full post on PKNCU's facebook page.

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Champaign theaters, past and present

Smile Politely - March 27, 2018

Last Saturday, Discover CU presented a special one hour walking tour featuring downtown Champaign theaters of the past and present. Our guide Jared shared with us his wealth of knowledge about the history of downtown theaters such as the Art, the Virginia, and more.


Overall, the tour was extremely informative, and I would definitely recommend such a tour to anyone with an interest in downtown Champaign. This rich history is one we are lucky to call our own. How incredible it is to still be able to enjoy the many shows, movies, and plays that take place at the still operational theaters.

Full post at Smile Politely.

Here’s your chance to visit three Champaign theaters in one shot

Smile Politely - March 20, 2018

Here's an opportunity to walk through all three theatres in Downtown Champiagn in one shot. Discover C-U is hosting this one-hour walking tour that makes stops at the Art Theater, the Virgina Theatre, and Orpheum Children's Science Museum.

Full post at Smile Politely.

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