ACM/IFIP/USENIX 10th International Middleware Conference

Urbana Champaign, Illinois, USA

November 30 - December 4, 2009

Arts and Culture

Illinois presents a rich variety of cultural programs for education and entertainment. Performance centers and theatres present the world's finest operas, ballets, and plays, and auditoriums host popular performers of music and shows. Great museums, lectures, and presentations by the world's top scholars enrich both the campus and the community.

Sports & Recreation

Local Music Scene

CU and the Illinois campus has a thriving local music scene.

Festivals and Special Events

The campus and community play host to a variety of special events. Just a few of the annual festivals and events include:


Champaign-Urbana has more restaurants per capita than you might think necessary. Browse to your stomach's content:

General Resources

A variety of local listings, calendars, and blogs about the local scene: