LLCC online music classes

Laurie Lewis-Fritz, instructor of music, shares how LLCC music classes are adjusting well to online instruction! Check out how she is leading the LLCC choir, private applied voice and private applied piano classes.

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“A Year in the Life of Chris Britt” opens today in Murray Gallery

A Year in the Life of Chris Britt. January 13-February 14, 2020. The James S. Murray Gallery, Lincoln Land Community CollegeThe James S. Murray Gallery at LLCC is hosting the exhibit “A Year in the Life of Chris Britt” from Jan. 13-Feb. 14. The public is invited to view the exhibit, which features Britt’s editorial cartoons, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The gallery is located on the upper level of Menard Hall.

The exhibit features a selection of cartoons, which draw attention to some of the key events and issues in the recent past. They showcase Britt’s powerful and thought-provoking navigation through the landscape of American politics.

Britt has been challenging and entertaining readers with his editorial cartoons since 1991. His award-winning work offers commentary on national and international events. His work runs weekly in the Illinois Times, and he has worked as a cartoonist at The State Journal-Register, The Seattle Times, the Sacramento Union, the Houston Post and The News Tribune of Tacoma, Wash. Britt won first place for editorial cartooning from the Washington Press Association in 1995, the National Press Foundation’s Berryman Award as editorial cartoonist of the year in 1994 and the Sigma Delta Chi Award for editorial cartooning from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2009. His cartoons have been published in Newsweek, Newsweek Japan, Time Magazine, U.S. News and World Report, The New York Times, The Washington Post and USA Today. They have also been aired on CNN’s Inside Politics, MSNBC, Fox News and ABC’s Good Morning America.

“A Year in the Life of Chris Britt” opens in Murray Gallery Monday

A Year in the Life of Chris Britt. January 13-February 14, 2020. The James S. Murray Gallery, Lincoln Land Community CollegeThe James S. Murray Gallery at LLCC will host the exhibit “A Year in the Life of Chris Britt” from Jan. 13-Feb. 14. The public is invited to view the exhibit, which features Britt’s editorial cartoons, weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The gallery is located on the upper level of Menard Hall.

The exhibit features a selection of cartoons, which draw attention to some of the key events and issues in the recent past. They showcase Britt’s powerful and thought-provoking navigation through the landscape of American politics.

Britt has been challenging and entertaining readers with his editorial cartoons since 1991. His award-winning work offers commentary on national and international events. His work runs weekly in the Illinois Times, and he has worked as a cartoonist at The State Journal-Register, The Seattle Times, the Sacramento Union, the Houston Post and The News Tribune of Tacoma, Wash. Britt won first place for editorial cartooning from the Washington Press Association in 1995, the National Press Foundation’s Berryman Award as editorial cartoonist of the year in 1994 and the Sigma Delta Chi Award for editorial cartooning from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2009. His cartoons have been published in Newsweek, Newsweek Japan, Time Magazine, U.S. News and World Report, The New York Times, The Washington Post and USA Today. They have also been aired on CNN’s Inside Politics, MSNBC, Fox News and ABC’s Good Morning America.

Faculty, staff and community members invited to join LLCC Choir

Registration is ongoing for the LLCC Choir! The choir (MUS 110) meets Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays from noon-12:50 p.m. in MNRD 2250 and is open to everyone of all ages and abilities, including LLCC employees! The choir will be singing a wide variety of repertoire with a few performances near the end of the semester. HR has tuition waivers, so there is only a small fee to sign up.

The Community Education section of the LLCC Choir is also open for anyone in the community who would like to join!

For more information, please contact Laurie Lewis-Fritz at laurie.lewis-fritz@llcc.edu or 786-2562.

In the news

Laurie Lewis-Fritz, instructor of music, was interviewed Jan. 4 on WTAX about the opportunity for community members to join the college’s band and choral groups through LLCC Community Education. Those interested can register for LLCC Choir via WebAdvisor or calling registration at 786-2292. Class details can be found at www.llcc.edu/cew-arts. For those interested in joining LLCC Big Band, contact manley.mallard@llcc.edu.

Kevin Lust, director, Illinois Small Business Development Center, talked about the center’s relocation to LLCC’s Capital City Training Center and the services offered during interviews Dec. 26 on WFMB and Sports Radio 1450.