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Entertainment listings, March 28-April 4

A listing of events, provided by the venues. In case of an error, please click here to email online editor Mike Howie. read more

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Brocton Red Barn event next weekend

One of my favorite events of the year is the Brocton Red Barn event. This year, it runs noon to 5 p.m. April 5 and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 6. read more

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Century of transportation in Champaign-Urbana on display at Illinois Terminal

CHAMPAIGN — Crisp and clear, the past is here. On the walls of the Illinois Terminal are displayed a downtown Champaign not seen for decades. Looking west on Main Street, there's Vriner's...

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Entertainment listings, April 4-11

A listing of events, provided by the venues. In case of an error, please click here to email online editor Mike Howie. read more

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Comedy show set for Vineyard Church

URBANA — Chonda Pierce, the "Queen of Clean Comedy," will bring her Southern charm and musical talent to the Vineyard Church, 1500 N. Lincoln Ave. The show starts at 7 p.m. Friday. Tickets range from...

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Quilt festival scheduled this weekend

URBANA — For the ninth consecutive year, Cunningham Children's Home will host the Festival of Quilts from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday in the Spiritual Life Center on the campus. The Festival...

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Boneyard Arts Festival: 11 years and still a first-filled fest

Pop-up galleries, glass-blowing demonstrations, open artist studios and performances — all are among the myriad events taking place this weekend as part of the 11th annual Boneyard Arts Festival. The...

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Entertainment listings, April 11-18

A listing of events, provided by the venues. In case of an error, please click here to email online editor Mike Howie. read more

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Team putting movements under the microscope

URBANA — Art and science will interact this week in the Consilience Project, which will feature several events including a performance, open jams and open studio sessions. Using motion-capture and...

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Radio station changes call letters to WKIO, format to classic hits

CHAMPAIGN — WKIO-FM is once again on the air. The station, which was a mainstay of the Champaign-Urbana air waves from 1978 to 2005, returned to life Tuesday afternoon, occupying the 107.9 FM frequency...

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Drag show set on Friday

URBANA — The sixth annual Illini Union Board Drag Show, "Divas Old and New," will take place at 9 p.m. Friday in the Illini Union I rooms on the west side of the first floor. The doors will open at...

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Illinois Ancestors: Site pays tribute to Civil War at 150

The 150th anniversary of the Civil War continues to be acknowledged in Illinois at http://www.illinoiscivilwar150.org, where special events throughout the state are posted in addition to a most...

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EIU arts center hosting gallery talk, lecture

CHARLESTON — The Tarble Arts Center will host an exhibition gallery talk and lecture this week in connection with the exhibit "Experiences of the Illinois Civil War Soldier: Reflections through Art and...

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Activist returning to Urbana to speak, show films

Bhavia Wagner started out being an activist 45 years ago when she was Carol Hartstirn, an Urbana student working to save Allerton Park from a dam project. Now she lives in Eugene, Ore., and the 1974...

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Dance company ready for first performances

URBANA — Armed with a master's of fine arts degree in dance, Kate Insolia last summer founded a dance company of a different kind. Her auditions were open to people of all ages and ability — or lack of...

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