Arts & Entertainment

Arts & Entertainment

Who lives here? Feb. 6, 2016

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, 'Who lives here?'

Email your guess of a character who resides in the featured home to, and we'll give a winner a shout-out on next week's page. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.

Here's a hint this week: Think Montana.

Weekend planner: A flick of the wrist for charity

The fifth Disc Golf Ice Bowl takes place Saturday at Dodds Park in Champaign. The emphasis is on fun and charity rather than competition, says organizer Wilbur Wallisof the nonprofit Champaign County Disc Golf Club, which organizes recreational play year-round at the area's three courses. Saturday's Ice Bowl will raise money for the Eastern Illinois Foodbank.

REVIEW: 'Kingdom City' makes quite an impression

By Tricia Stiller

In keeping with the current theme of exploring freedom of expression, the University of Illinois Theatre Department is offering a provocative new work, "Kingdom City" by Sheri Wilner, which opened Thursday at the Krannert Center's Studio Theatre.

Notes-Worthy: Michael Carpenter

C.U. Bands and Fans' Terry Brown chats with the Decadents' MICHAEL CARPENTER:

"Hard Folk" is Decadents' third album. How does it compare to the first two, and is there a different feel to this one?

Chuck Koplinski: Artful 'Anomalisa' truly one of a kind

Though a bit over a month has passed since I saw Duke Johnson and Charlie Kaufman's "Anomalisa," it's still on my mind, memories of it having crept out of my subconscious to replay themselves again and again.

Clubs listings, Feb. 4-11, 2016

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are 

Rich Warren: Auxiliary channels offer viewing bonanza

The FCC gifted broadcasters with additional channels during the conversion to digital in the summer of 2009. Digital television (DTV) far more efficiently uses broadcast bandwidth than the analog TV it replaced. Thus, in addition to a full-bandwidth HD primary channel, it permits a pair of additional lower definition channels. Generally these still look superior to the former analog TV system.

Danville High School Show Choir

Members of the Danville High School Show Choir rehearse at Dick Van Dyke Auditorium at the school Wednesday Jan. 20, 2016.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 4-11, 2016

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are 

Danville's choirs to strut — and sing — their stuff in exhibition at 20th Midwest Classic

DANVILLE — Danville has always been a strong music town, with a municipal band, a festival chorus and a symphony orchestra.

And it's known for producing top-notch entertainers, among them Dick Van Dyke, Bobby Short and Gene Hackman.