life-size sculpture http://peoriapublicradio.org en Campaign to build sculpture of Roger Ebert http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/campaign-build-sculpture-roger-ebert <div>When filmgoers attend Roger Ebert’s 16th annual film festival in Champaign next spring, they’ll be able to pose with the famous Urbana native. A fundraiser campaign aims to build a life-size sculpture of Ebert, and unveil it as part of the festival in late April, outside the Virginia Theatre. &nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">The bronze tribute to the late Urbana native and longtime Chicago Sun-Times critic places him in the middle of three theater seats, giving the trademark ‘thumbs up.’ </span></div><div> Tue, 10 Sep 2013 18:31:54 +0000 Jeff Bossert 11712 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Campaign to build sculpture of Roger Ebert