A veteran public media executive will take over the helm at WILL and its partner station in Peoria, University of Illinois officials announced Friday.
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TUSCOLA — The Tuscola Community Center will be transformed into the merry old land of Oz beginning tonight for this summer's musical production by the Actors' Rural Theatre Company.
For family-friendly fun, kids and big-time eaters are invited to head to Campustown for the third annual Bud Light Summer Stage.
The event runs 3 to 11 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Sixth and John streets.
The Kids Fest starts at 3 p.m., with a petting zoo, carnival games, dancing, fairy tale theater, glitter tattoos and more.
What with Marvel Films dragging its feet where making a "Black Widow" feature is concerned, French filmmaker Luc Besson has taken matters into his own hands and given us "Lucy," a star vehicle whose sole purpose is to let Scarlett Johansson shine.
THURSDAY, JULY 24
BLACK BEAR INN, Danville: Karaoke with Route 66, 9 p.m.
BOOMERANGS BAR AND GRILL: Tommy G and Mike Bray (acoustic happy hour), 6 p.m.
CANOPY CLUB: Miner with Mars Walters and Mae and the Dark Days, 8 p.m.
CLARK BAR: Nickel and Dimes, 6:30 p.m.; Stand-up comedy show with Champaign-Urbana Comedy, 9 p.m.
The music scene
CHAMPAIGN — Champaign Center Partnership will bring its Bud Light Summer Stage back to Campustown this Saturday. The event will include a free concert at Sixth and John streets and a Kids Festival.
By Kathy Sweedler
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When I had young children, I was concerned with finding quality child care and used clothing and toys. As family members aged, we needed home delivery of meals, medical care support and transportation services.