Entertainment listings, Jan. 17-24

Entertainment listings, Jan. 17-24

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

Special events

This weekend

The 12th annual Martin Luther King Jr. Countywide Celebration. 4 p.m. Jan. 18, Hilton Garden Inn, 1501 S. Neil St., C. Theme, "Having the Courage to Overcome the Mountain." Keynote speaker: Ernest G. Green, member of the Little Rock Nine. Music by Barrington Coleman and the Mo' Betta Music Program. Free.

Middle Market. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Jan. 19, Lincoln Square Village, Urbana. Local gifts, baked goods and crafts. Third Saturday of each month, January through April. Urbana Business Association. Free.

Monster Truck National's Raminator. On display, noon to 2 p.m. Jan. 19, Shelby Motors, 1906 Moreland Blvd., C. http://www.monsternationals.com.

Lucas Oil Monster Truck Nationals. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19, University of Illinois Assembly Hall, 1800 S. First St., C. Shelby Motors presents "Monsters & Magic." Monster trucks include Raminator, Star Marshal, Chalkboard Chuck and Lucas Oil Stabilizer. Pit party and autograph session, 5:30 p.m. Tickets $15-$25. 333-5000.

Martin Luther King Jr. Advocacy for Justice Community Celebration. 5 to 7 p.m. Jan. 20, Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center, Urbana. Pre-music, 4:30 p.m.

Next week

40th annual Winter War Gaming Convention. Jan. 25 to 27, Hawthorn Suites, 101 Trade Centre Drive, C. Variety of board games (from Alhambra to Settlers of Catan), miniatures (from historical recreations to Old West shootouts to modern tank battles) and role-playing events (from Call of Cthulhu to Star Wars), as well as open gaming, dealers and a live auction. Highlighted events include Pathfinder Society events throughout the weekend, the 15th annual Advanced Squad Leader Tournament and the 33rd annual Blind Sniper Tournament. For prices and schedules, Don McKinney at 202-2497, or http://www.winterwar.org.

Future highlights

WWE Smackdown. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 9, UI Assembly Hall, 1800 S. First St., C. Big Show vs. Alberto Del Rio — World Heavyweight Championship. Tickets: $15-$95. Illinois student discount, $5 off on $25 ticket only. 333-5000.

Middle Market. 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 16, Lincoln Square, Urbana. Local gifts, baked goods and crafts. Third Saturday of each month, January through April. Urbana Business Association. Free.

Junior League of Champaign-Urbana Gala. 6 to 11 p.m. Feb. 16, Champaign Country Club, 1211 S. Prospect Ave., C. Celebrating 80 years of service, sponsored by McGladrey. Dinner, dancing and both a silent and live auction. Tickets $80 per person, $150 per couple, $600 per table of eight. Proceeds used for community grants and programs benefiting children and families in the Champaign-Urbana area. http://www.juniorleaguecu.org/?nd=gala.

Films

Next week

Afternoon Movie. "Cooley High" (1975), 1 to 2:45 p.m. Jan. 21, Rantoul Public Library, 106 W. Flessner Ave. Free popcorn. 893-3955, http://www.rantoul.lib.il.us.

Music

This weekend

Krannert Uncorked with Eclectiq Soul (R&B). 5 p.m. Jan. 17, Stage 5, Krannert Center, Urbana. Free. 333-6280.

C4A Live at Indi-Go. Featuring Rob Krumm, guitar, and Doug Schroer, harmonica (blues, Western swing, traditional country music and folk), 7 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Indi-Go Artist Co-op, 9 E. University Ave., C. Community Center for the Arts Live at Indi-Go Concert Series. 384-5150, info@c-4a.org.

Petar Jankovic Ensemble. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 17, Doudna Fine Arts Center Recital Hall, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston. Traditional string quartet led by guitar. Repertoire ranges from early music to traditional Spanish works, tangos and Brazilian music, alongside Balkan/Gypsy traditions and new classical works by contemporary composers. Tickets $7-$15. http://www.eiu.edu/doudna, 581-3110.

Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra: Musical Travels. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center, Urbana. Featuring Adam Neiman, piano. Tickets $5-$31. 333-6280.

Bement Country Opry Band. With guests, Deb Schneider and Bob Weaver, 8 p.m. Jan. 18, Bement Country Opry building, 117 S. Macon St. Country and comedy show with house band and guest each week. Tickets $5-$10. 877-6499, http://www.bementcountryopry.com.

Red Hot Winter Preview Party. 9:30 p.m. Jan. 18, Jupiter's at the Crossing, 2511 Village Green Place, C. Rod Sickler's Radio 6 Band, Hobbs Brothers Band, Christacy, Stigma and DJ Bob Bass.

Bellflower Country Opry. With guest, Pam Kilmer, 7 p.m. Jan. 19, Bellflower Community Center, 202 Center St. Tickets $10 for adults; 12 and under are free. 309-722-3497, 217-898-7493.

Sing the Truth! 7:30 p.m. Jan. 19, Tryon Festival Theatre, Krannert Center, Urbana. Angelique Kidjo, Dianne Reeves and Lizz Wright and their musical ensemble. Tickets $10-$48. 333-6280.

Global Transfer Afterglow: Jeff Chan's Cultural Arts Quartet. 9:30 p.m. Jan. 19, lobby, Krannert Center, Urbana. Free. 333-6280.

Next week

East Central Illinois Youth Orchestra. 7:30 p.m. Jan. 21, Recital Hall, Smith Memorial Hall, 805 S. Mathews Ave., U. The orchestra is a program of The Conservatory of Central Illinois. Free.

Marlen Vavrikova, oboe. Guest artist recital, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 23, Recital Hall, Smith Memorial Hall, 805 S. Mathews Ave., U. The UI alumna is a professor of oboe at Grand Valley State University, Allendale, Mich. Free.

Johannes Brahms' Instrumental Music with Piano: Ian Hobson, piano. With guest performer, pianist Samir Golescu, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 24, Smith Memorial Hall, 805 S. Mathews Ave., U. In a series of concerts during the 2012-13 season, Hobson will present works by Brahms that feature the piano as a solo instrument or as part of an ensemble. Tickets $5-$10. 333-6280.

Bement Country Opry Band. With guest, Eric Gordon, 8 p.m. Jan. 25, Bement Country Opry building, 117 S. Macon St. Country and comedy show with house band and guest each week. Tickets $5-$10. 877-6499, http://www.bementcountryopry.com.

Future highlights

Cleveland Quartet Award Winner: Jasper String Quartet. 3 p.m. Jan. 27, Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center, Urbana. Tickets $5-$39. 333-6280.

Jeri-Mae Astolfi, piano with electronics. Guest artist recital, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 28, UI Music Building Auditorium, 1114 W. Nevada St., U. From University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. Free.

Stefan Milenkovich, violin. Faculty recital, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31, Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center, Urbana. Tickets $4-$10. 333-6280.

Jonathan Keeble, flute. Faculty recital, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1, Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center, Urbana. Tickets $4-$10. 333-6280.

Philipp Blume, composer. Faculty recital, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2, Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center, Urbana. Tickets $4-$10. 333-6280.

Johannes Brahms' Instrumental Music with Piano: Ian Hobson, piano. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 5, Smith Memorial Hall, 805 S. Mathews Ave., U. With Edward Rath, piano, Stefan Milenkovich, violin, Csaba Erdelyi, viola, and Ko Iwasaki, cello. In a series of concerts during the 2012-13 season, Hobson will present works by Brahms that feature the piano as a solo instrument or as part of an ensemble. Tickets $5-$10. 333-6280.

Dancing

This weekend

Swing Society weekly dance. 9:30 to 11:30 p.m. every Thursday, Jan. 17 through May 2, Illini Union, Room 314, 1401 W. Green St., U. Swing-era dances such as East Coast Swing, Lindy Hop and Charleston. Usually DJ'd by a local dancer. No special shoes or dress required. Spring kickoff dance, 9 p.m. Jan. 26 (beginner lesson, 8 p.m.), ballrooms A/B/C. Free. http://www.cu-swing.org/dances, questions@cu-swing.org.

Mom Prom. 6 to 9 p.m. Jan. 19, Hilton Garden Inn, Banquet Hall, 1501 S. Neil St., C. Moms get dressed up and bring your son(s). Music, dancing and a three-course meal (with vegetarian option). Fun activities and a goody bag. Photo packages available (cash required). Tickets $26 per person at the Bresnan Meeting Center or online at http://www.champaignparkdistrict.com. 398-2550.

Danville Area Super Singles and Couples Dance. 7 to 11 p.m. Jan. 19, Veterans of Foreign Wars Post, 8 Pine St., Danville. Music by Mike's DJ and Karaoke Service. Bring a snack to share and $5 for the DJ. 759-7872, 267-3601.

Country dancing. 7:30 to 11 p.m. every Saturday, Eagles Lodge, 605 Edgebrook Drive, C. Music by various country bands. Public welcome.

English country dancing. 2 to 5 p.m. Jan. 20, Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W. Stoughton St., U. Hosted by Central Illinois English Country Dancers. Music by local musicians. Dancers of all ages welcome. All dances taught. Partners, costumes and experience are not required, but bring soft-soled, nonmarking, nonstreet shoes. Admission $2. 359-8225, ciecd-info@centralillinoisecd.org, http://www.centralillinoisecd.org.

Singles/Couples Dance. 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 20, Decatur Knights of Columbus, 520 E. North St. Third Sunday each month. Live band, $10. 875-3090.

Next week

Tango at KAM. Noon to 4 p.m. Jan. 26, Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C. Dance, watch or learn. Live music by Tangotta. 333-1861.

Tango Society of Central Illinois Lesson and Milonga. 7:30 p.m. to midnight Jan. 26, Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W. Stoughton St., U. Introductory tango lesson, 7:30 to 9 p.m. Tango social dancing, 9 p.m. to midnight. Cost: $7; students, $5; $10 includes lesson. Free on-site parking. MTD #130 bus stops next to building. Registration: Tango.Society@gmail.com, http://www.centraltango.com, http://www.facebook.com/UCATango.

Country dancing. 7:30 to 10 p.m. Jan. 26, Sidney Town Hall, Sidney. Line and couples, singles welcome. Fourth Saturday of each month. Admission $5. 351-4110.

Future highlights

Starlight Ball. 6:30 to 9 p.m. Feb. 6, CRIS Healthy Aging Center, 309 N. Franklin St., Danville. Music by Prairie Dogs. Cost $10. 443-2999.

Daddy Daughter Princess Ball. 6 to 9 p.m. Feb. 8, Hilton Garden Inn, Banquet Hall, 1501 S. Neil St., C. Music, dancing and more. Option of buffet or table service dinner. Crafts, goody bag and special guests. Tickets $21 for buffet or $26 for table service. http://www.champaignparkdistrict.com, 398-2550.

Daddy Daughter Date Night. 6:30 to 8 p.m. Feb. 9, Phillips Recreation Center, 505 W. Stoughton St., U. Dessert buffet, games, dance to music by a DJ, goody bag and a picture. Register by Jan. 26 for the early bird price, $22 per couple. Register by Feb. 2 for the regular price, $26 per couple. Additional child $5 early bird, $7 regular fee. 367-1544.

Singles/Couples Dance. 5 to 8 p.m. Feb. 17, Decatur Knights of Columbus, 520 E. North St. Third Sunday each month. Live band, $10. 875-3090.

Performing arts

This weekend

Zoo Improv. 8 p.m. every Friday, SoDo Theatre, 114 S. Neil St., C. Improv comedy. A guest improv group performs before Zoo Improv each week. Participate or just watch. $3. 356-7805, http://www.zooimprov.com, contact@zooimprov.com.

Next week

Russian National Ballet Theatre. "Don Quixote," 7 p.m. Jan. 22; "Chopiniana/Romeo and Juliet," 7 p.m. Jan. 23; and "Swan Lake," 7 p.m. Jan. 24, Krannert Center, Urbana. Tickets $10-$43. 333-6280.

Shoe Stories and Dance. 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 26, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St. Family concert of Cinderella stories in celebration of the exhibit "A World of Shoes." Featuring Kim Sheahan, the museum's resident storyteller, who is joined by Shannon Epplett, performer/teller, and Tanya Picard, dancer/teacher, and her students. 344-3355.

Future highlights

February Dance 2013. Dance at Illinois, 7:30 p.m. Jan. 31, Feb. 1 and 2, Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center, Urbana. Tickets $10-$17. 333-6280.

'Africa: Cradle of Life.' African Cultural Association's Celebratory Event, 7 p.m. Feb. 2, Krannert Art Museum, 600 E. Peabody Drive, C. Evening of song, spoken word, dance and other forms of cultural expression celebrating the history and contemporary creativity of Africa and its diasporas. 333-1861.

Program of Bharatanatyam for New Audiences. Classical dance of south India by Jaan R. Freeman, 6 to 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2, The Living Yoga Center, 115 W. Main St., U. Program is designed to introduce this art to new audiences throughout the U.S. and has been touring since 2008. Items range from pure rhythmic dancing to dramatic storytelling drawing from Hindu mythology, puranas (ancient stories) and real life situations. 351-8359.

Bebe Miller Company: A History. 7:30 p.m. Feb. 8, Colwell Playhouse, Krannert Center, Urbana. Duet for company members Angie Hauser and Darrell Jones, with incorporating video, and an accompanying video installation. Tickets $10-$25. 333-6280.

Theater

This weekend

'Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson.' The Celebration Company, 8 p.m. Jan. 17-20, 23-27, 30, 31, Feb. 1 and 2; Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway Ave., U. Tickets $10-$15. 384-4000, http://www.stationtheatre.com.

'Love, Loss and What I Wore.' Monticello Theatre Association, Jan. 18, 19, 20, 25, 26 and 27; Phoenix Theatre, 1406 N. Market St., Monticello. MTA will contribute $7.50 to support breast cancer research for each Saturday ticket sold. info@monticellotheatre.org, http://www.monticellotheatre.org.

Next week

'Midsummer Jersey.' Danville High School Players, comedy, 7 p.m. Jan. 25 and 26; Dick Van Dyke Auditorium, Danville High School, 202 E. Fairchild St., Danville. Tickets $3-$5.

Future highlights

'A Celebration of African-American Theatre.' Hosted by Eastern Illinois University's Theatre Department, continues 7:30 p.m. Feb. 1 and 2, 2 p.m. Feb. 3; Black Box Theatre, Doudna Fine Arts Center, South Ninth Street and Hayes Avenue on the EIU campus, Charleston. Two one-act plays, "Dutchman" and "Florence." Tickets $5-$12. 581-3110, doudnatix@eiu.edu, http://www.eiu.edu/doudna.

'Drinking Habits.' Tri-County Players theater company, 7 p.m. Feb. 15 and 16, 2 p.m. Feb. 17, 7 p.m. Feb. 22 and 23, and 2 p.m. Feb. 24; Market Street Theater, 120 N. Market St., Paxton. Special Valentine's Day dinner theater. Tickets $12; at the door or leave a message, 379-7028.

'No Child ... .' Department of Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 13, 14, 15 and 16, and 3 p.m. Feb. 17; Studio Theatre, Krannert Center, Urbana. Tickets $9-$16. On Wednesday and Thursday, get two tickets for the price of one. 333-6280.

'Sons of the Prophet.' The Celebration Company, 8 p.m. Feb. 21, 22, 23, 24, 27, 28, March 1, 2, 3, 6, 7, 8 and 9; Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway Ave., U. Tickets $10-$15. 384-4000.

Student Playwrights Outreach Theatre (SPOT). 7 p.m. Feb. 13; Foellinger Great Hall, Krannert Center, Urbana. A collaborative effort between the UI Department of Theatre and Booker T. Washington Elementary School. Each year, fourth- and fifth-grade students write stories that the SPOT team adapts into short plays suitable for children and adults. Free.

'To Kill a Mockingbird.' Red Mask Players, Feb. 1, 2, 3, 8, 9 and 10; Kathryn Randolph Theater, 601 N. Vermilion St., Danville. 442-5858, redmaskplayers@hotmail.com.

'You Can't Take It With You.' Parkland College Theatre, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 22, 23, 28, March 1 and 2, and 3 p.m. March 3; Parkland College Theatre, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C. Tickets $12-$14; groups of 15 or more, $10 each. 351-2528, http://www.theatre.parkland.edu.

Outdoors / nature

Next week

Nordic Walking Group. 5:15 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays, Race Street parking lot, Meadowbrook Park, Urbana. Weekly group. A 4-mile route around Meadowbrook Park. All Nordic walkers welcome. Walk in all seasons. No charge. lynn@champaignsurplus.com, 649-6861.

Second Wind Running Club Winter Fun Runs. 6 p.m. Tuesdays. Indoor group uses the UI Armory Track. There is a fee to use this facility. The outdoor group runs 1 to 6 miles around campus. Meet at the southwest entrance (corner of Gregory Drive and Fourth Street). All abilities are encouraged to attend and participate at the pace and distance desired. http://www.secondwindrunningclub.org.

Howl of the Coyote: A Full Moon Hike. 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 26, Sangamon River Forest Preserve, 2797 County Road 600 E, Fisher. Discover what emerges when darkness falls. Dress for the weather. $2. Registration required; 896-2455 or sdonovan@ccfpd.org.

Future highlights

Natural Playscape. 10 to 11 a.m. Feb. 1, Homer Lake Forest Preserve, 2573 S. Homer Lake Road, Homer. What do groundhogs and other animals do in the winter? Learn as we play. For preschoolers ages 2-6 and their adults. Outdoor program; dress for the weather. $5. Register by Jan. 29. 896-2455 or sdonovan@ccfpd.org.

UI museums

Krannert Art Museum. 500 E. Peabody Drive, C. "Encounters: The Arts of Africa," "Blind Field," Jan. 25 through March 31; "Jacob Lawrence: Toussaint L'Ouverture Series" and "Processing the Everyday," both Jan. 25 through April 28; "Counterpoints: Moshekwa Langa, In and Out of Africa," Jan. 25 through May 12. "Fashiong Traditions of Japan," through May 26. Public opening reception, 6 to 7 p.m. Jan. 24. Regular hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday; 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday; 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday. Admission free, but $3 donation suggested. 333-1860, http://www.kam.illinois.edu.

Spurlock Museum. 600 S. Gregory St., U. "A World of Shoes," through Feb. 10. "John Philip Sousa's 1912 Victor Recording Sessions," through July 15. "A Divided Musical Affair: Arthur Endres Kraeckmann's Love Letters to Mabel Roeher," through July 29. Five permanent galleries, featuring the cultures of the world. Regular hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday; 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays, holidays. Free, suggested donation $3. 333-2360, http://www.spurlock.illinois.edu.

Other museums

Bicentennial Art Center and Museum. 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, Ill. "Photography by Doug Bibo," through Feb. 15. Opening reception, 5 to 6:30 p.m. Jan. 18. "Works by Alice Baber" from the Paris Art Center's Permanent Collection, ongoing. Regular hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday or by appointment. 466-8130, http://www.parisartcenter.com.

Champaign County Historical Museum. In the historic Cattle Bank, 102 E. University Ave., C. Regular exhibits are four exhibit rooms, featuring turn-of-the-century (19th-century) items, plus the Victorian Room. Regular hours: noon to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Open for tour groups, by appointment. No admission charge for tours, but donations welcome. 356-1010, http://www.champaignmuseum.org, director@champaignmuseum.org.

Chanute Air Museum. 1011 Pacesetter Drive, Rantoul. The museum collects, preserves, exhibits and interprets aviation and aerospace artifacts. Special emphasis on the life and accomplishments of Octave Chanute, Chanute Field/Chanute Air Force Base and its technical training programs, history of Illinois aviation and Rantoul. Various exhibits including "Before the Wrights: The Dream of Flight." Winter hours, through March 10: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon to 4 p.m. Sunday. Admission: adults, $10; seniors and active/retired military, $8; children K-12, $5; 4 and younger, free. 893-1613, http://www.aeromuseum.org.

Orpheum Children's Science Museum. 346 N. Neil St., C. "Animal Encounters," 2 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. Meet an animal up close and watch as it receives tasty enrichment. Exhibits, facility and programs are family and science-centered. Regular hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 1 to 5 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays. Admission $3-$4, children under 2 and members free. 352-5895, http://www.orpheumkids.com.

Sousa Archives and Center for American Music. Harding Band Building, 1103 S. Sixth St., C. "The Forgotten Musicians of the Sousa Band," through June 3. "A British Tar: John Philip Sousa's Anglo-American Connections," through June 28. "The Musical Crossroads of John Jacob Mountz," through Sept. 9. "America and Sousa's Band Through the Photographic Lens of Charles Strothkamp," through Sept. 16. "John Philip Sousa's Jazz America," through Oct. 14. Regular hours: 8:30 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday; 10 a.m. to noon and 1 to 5 p.m. Wednesday. Closed weekends and some holidays. Free, but donations accepted. For guided tours: 244-9309 or email sousa@uiuc.edu.

Vermilion County Museum and Fithian House. 116 N. Gilbert St., Danville. Two permanent exhibits of Lincoln-Lamon law office in Danville (1852-1856) and a one-room schoolhouse; natural history displays, a coal mine shaft. "Vermilion County in the Civil War," through 2015. Winter hours, through Feb. 28: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. Admission: museum and Fithian House, $4; museum only, $2.50 for adults. $1 for teens ages 13-17, children 12 and younger, free. 442-2922, http://www.vermilioncountymuseum.org.

Vermilion County War Museum. 307 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Constructed in 1903, the museum displays memorabilia and artifacts from the Revolutionary War to Operation Iraqi Freedom. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; closed Sunday and Monday. Admission: $2, adults; $1, ages 16 to 18; and free, younger than 16. 431-0034.

Planetarium

William M. Staerkel Planetarium. Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C. Admission $3-$5. 351-2568, 351-2446. — Sky show: "Winter Prairie Skies," 7 p.m. Fridays, Jan. 18 through March 15. — Main feature: "Odyssey," 8 p.m. Fridays and Saturdays, Jan. 18 through Feb. 23. — Children's feature: "Solar System Safari," 7 p.m. Saturdays, Jan. 19 through March 16. — Celestrial Strings, 8:30 p.m. Jan. 26. Classical concert under the stars, featuring harpist Ann McLaughlin, musical performance student at the UI, in the dome. $4 at the door.

Exhibits

Murphy Gallery. University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., C. Art @ the Y exhibition, "Artists on the Environment," paintings by Viktoria Ford, Molly Briggs and Glen Davies, opening reception, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Jan. 24, artists' talk at 7 p.m.; through Feb. 23. Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. http://www.universityymca.org/art.

Parkland Art Gallery. 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C. "Shift: Contemporary Photography Exhibition" by Bruce Checefsky, Dana Fritz, Richard Gray, Christa Kreeger Bowden, Joyce Lopez, Michael Sherwin, S. Gayle Stevens and Sonja Thomsen, through Feb. 2. Gallery hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday; and noon to 2 p.m. Saturday. Closed Jan. 21. 351-2485, http://artgallery.parkland.edu.

Tarble Arts Center. South Ninth Street at Cleveland Avenue, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston. "Martin Schoeller: Close Up," through Feb. 17. "19th Biennial Drawing/Watercolor: Illinois" exhibition, through Feb. 24. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Closed Mondays, holidays. 581-2787.

UI Library. 1401 W. Gregory Drive, U. "Honoring U of I Faculty," through Jan. 31, North-South Corridor; and "It's Not Because I'm LGBT, It's Because I'm Human," through Jan. 31, Main Library Marshall Gallery. Closed Jan. 21. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; and 1 to 11 p.m. Sunday. 333-2290.

Urbana City Building. Lobby, 400 S. Vine St. Urbana Public Arts Program's November to January "Artist of the Corridor" exhibit, "Recent Work" by William Lawrence Deverell, through Jan. 31. Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. 384-2311, http://www.urbanaillinois.us/arts.

Galleries

Alley Gallery. 113 N. Vermilion St., Danville. "Intimate Treasures" by Steve Ingram of St. Joseph. Ongoing. Regular gallery hours: noon to 4 p.m. Tuesday, 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday and noon to 4 p.m. Thursday. 497-2286.

Amara Yoga & Arts. Suite 156B, Lincoln Square Village, 300 S. Broadway Ave., U. "Canis Familiaris," artwork about animals, especially dogs, by Knut Bauer, Joan Stolz, Maria Lux, Susan Smith, Peggy Shaw, Lyosha Svinarski, Kathyrn Fitzgerald and Miriam Martincic, through Feb. 15. Open 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. 328-9642, http://www.amarayoga.com.

Cinema Gallery. 120 W. Main St., U. "Fins, Fur and Feathers II," a show of animal ceramics," ends Jan. 19. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday. 367-3711, http://www.cinemagallery.cc.

Indi-Go Artist Co-Op. 9 E. University Ave., C. "Motivated Portables: Usable experiments by imminent builders," opening reception, 6 to 8 p.m. Jan. 18; through Jan. 27. Works by Brian Albrecht, Jay Alcantar, Nicholas Berchtold, Becca Bierbower, Meagan Calnon, Jonathan Davis, Donald Hickman, Dorian Janowicz, Zhewei Lin, Melissa Burgos, Milena Rostad, Norbert Schlotter, Milena Todorovic, Mulugeta Woldgeogis and Stefan Young. "Dead-ends" by Colin Patrick Mosely and Jacquelin Braemer, through Jan. 27. 898-4646, http://www.indi-go-art.com.

Red House Gallery. 315 W. Washington St., Monticello. Featuring photographs by Michael Holtz; other artists periodically. Hours: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. first and third Saturdays of each month or by appointment. 762-8248. http://www.redhousegallery.net.

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