Author Archives: Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center

City and IMC Announce $50,000 grant for creative placemaking from the NEA

Downtown Urbana is about to become a lot more creative – thanks to the vision of local youth, the City of Urbana, the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center (IMC), and the National Endowment of the Arts. The NEA has announced awards … Continue reading

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UCIMC Receives 3 Arts Grants

The UC-IMC thanks the City of Urbana Public Arts Commission for the recent award of three grants that will support the following projects: Poetry for the People is a project of the Public i in collaboration with the Urbana Free … Continue reading

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Upcoming Cultural Events at UC-IMC

JAN. 22ND—IMC SHOWS PRESENTS: BEAT KITCHEN @ UC-IMC, Saturday, Jan. 22nd, Start Time: 9:00PM Adm. $5 Beat Kitchen is Champaign-Urbana’s premiere funk/soul/reggae band, known for it’s intriguing repertoire of classics that, in the words of front man Brandon T. Washington, … Continue reading

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Celebrate 10 Years of Indymedia at UCIMC

This year marks the 10th anniversary of the Indymedia movement and the founding of the UCIMC. On December 5th, we will be celebrating 10 years of the Indymedia movement and kicking off the 10th year of the UCIMC’s existence. Come … Continue reading

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Folk & Roots Fundraiser

Music for the Young and Young at Heart is the theme of the upcoming fundraiser for the Champaign Urbana Folk and Roots Festival. The fundraiser will take place Sunday August 23rd Noon to 8pm at Channing Murray Foundation and the … Continue reading

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Kids Art Space in the UCIMC

On October 21st, 2006 the Independent Media Center is proud to announce the Opening of the Kids Art Space, located in the north-east corner of the sunroom. The KAS features lockers, cubbies spaces, a myriad of art supplies, and a … Continue reading

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Become a Member of the UCIMC

The UCIMC membership is the UCIMC.Although some people are able to volunteer more time than others, every member is equally important when it comes to deciding the direction for Indymedia in Urbana-Champaign. From the beginning, our IMC was founded on … Continue reading

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Capital Campaign Update

The UC-IMC Capital Campaign has raised over $56,000 toward its goal of $100,000 and will wrap up on April 30th of this year. All of our donations have been made by individuals and members of the community who believe the … Continue reading

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IMC Statement

The IMC Emergency Response Team released the following statement on May 19th, 2003: On Thursday,May 8, the City of Urbana shut down the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center (IMC) performance space for code violations. The IMC deeply regrets this situation and … Continue reading

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