Arts & Entertainment
BEMENT — Decatur native Shonna Bonds will perform Saturday evening at the Bement Country Opry, for one performance only.
DANVILLE — The decision by Phases of the Moon organizers to move their event to Arkansas has disappointed Vermilion County officials, volunteers and festival goers, but there's already hope that Kennekuk County Park could land a similar event in the future.
NEW YORK (AP) — Melissa Rivers' lawyer has sued the clinic where her mother, Joan Rivers, had an endoscopy and later died.
THE FUTURE FIVE: From 'Selma' to Mount St. Helens, staff writer Tim Mitchell's entertainment recommendations for the week ahead:
Kwame Dawes is the editor of Prairie Schooner and one of my colleagues at the University of Nebraska. Had I never had the privilege of getting to know him, I still would have loved the following poem, for its clear and matter-of-fact account of a sudden loss.
It was Christmastime,
the balloons needed blowing,
and so in the evening
As a follow-up to last week's column, here is a look at concerts at the end of February and the beginning of March. Start times are at 7:30 p.m., unless otherwise noted. The Foellinger Great Hall is referred to as FGH.
Little Theatre on the Square holding auditions
Auditions for productions at the Little Theatre on the Square will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday.
The auditions are by appointment for actors 16 and older. Children's auditions will be scheduled later.