Arts & Entertainment
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Not all reboots are created equal.
This weekend at the box office, nostalgia-driven fare was everywhere, from "Beauty and the Beast" to "Power Rangers" and "CHIPS," producing both successful and underwhelming results.
As social justice and political activism return to the forefront of our nation's latest growth spurt, the Celebration Company at the Station Theatre in Urbana flexes its creative muscle to expand our thinking with its current offering, "Sleep Deprivation Chamber" by Adam P. Kennedy and his mother, award-winning playwright Adrienne Kennedy.
URBANA — St. Patrick's Church in Urbana will host a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday featuring Gabriel Faure's "Requiem," the best-known of the composer's large works.
Long before its Tuesday State Farm Center appearance, Green Day played at a Champaign club that has long since closed — Mabel's.
A University of Illinois alum and his band shared the bill.
While living in Champaign-Urbana, Jon Ginoli was in a popular local band called the Outnumbered.
Most books about contemporary filmmaking will tell you that when you're trying to sell an idea for a movie not based on some pre-existing work, you need a great logline.
A logline is a one- or two-sentence summary that captures both the movie's concept and the reader's interest.
Della Perrone, 58, of Champaign is a professional photographer and stringer for The News-Gazette.
When did you start taking photographs?
I started around 1981, with the rock and roll scene. I got away from photography for a while because I realized the darkroom was important and I really didn't like it. I didn't like the chemicals and the process.
Did you visit the National Museum of African American History and Culture last week when you were in Washington, D.C.?
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Get close to the music at DoCha
DoCha, downtown Champaign's free music festival, now in its eighth season, will take place Friday through next Sunday in the Orpheum Theatre.