What's going on? June 12, 2013
Here's a look ahead at scheduled events for Wednesday, June 12, 2013, from calendars in The News-Gazette's e3 magazine.
BOLTINI LOUNGE: Gordy Wilson and Katie Flynn, 6 to 8 p.m.; DJ Doug until 2 a.m.
CANOPY CLUB: The Speakeasy: Live Jazz Every Week, 9 p.m.
COWBOY MONKEY: DJ Grohens (tango), 8 p.m.; DJ Juan/Alberto (salsa), 10 p.m.
DUBLIN O'NEIL'S: Traditional Irish music session (traditional dance music performed on authentic Irish instruments; occasional songs are sung and stories told), 8:30 p.m.
FAT CITY BAR AND GRILL: Karaoke, 9 p.m.
GREAT IMPASTA: Donnie Heitler, solo piano, 6 p.m.
HIGHDIVE: Escondido, 8 p.m.; Lord Huron, (Pygmalion Summer Concert Series presented by WPCD 88.7), 9 p.m.; DJ Delayney (old school night), 10:30 p.m.
IRON POST: Stephens, Spencer, Gray Trio (jazz), 5 p.m.
MEMPHIS ON MAIN: Live stand-up comedy set, hosted by Champaign-Urbana Comedy, featuring local and touring comedians, 9 p.m.
MIKE 'N' MOLLY'S: Trivia Night, 8 p.m.
SENATOR'S INN AND PUB, Savoy: Fame Fantasy Karaoke, hosted by DJ Dirk Dion (country music/karaoke night, 9 p.m.
Neighborhood Nights. 6:30 to 8 p.m. June 12, South Ridge Park, Urbana. Featuring music by Susie and The Shy Guys, games and activities for families and kids; see an Urbana fire truck or police squad car up close, and meet city of Urbana officials. Bring blankets and lawn chairs and a picnic dinner. 367-9575.
Gunny Sack Revue. 7 to p.m. every Wednesday, Gunny Sack Event Center, 1061 Yoder Center, Arthur. No cover. Donations accepted. Lunch at 11 a.m. Finger foods and soda. Philo Schrock, 273-2969.
'Fiddler on the Roof.' Family-friendly musical, continues 8 p.m. June 6-7, 4 and 8 p.m. June 8, 2 p.m. June 9, 8 p.m. June 11, 2 and 8 p.m. June 12, 8 p.m. June 13 and 14, 4 and 8 p.m. June 15 and 2 p.m. June 16; Little Theatre on the Square, Sullivan. Tickets $35.40-$37.50. 728-7375, http://www.thelittletheatre.org
'The Pinocchio Show.' 10:30 a.m. June 7, 8, 11, 13-15; Little Theatre on the Square, 16 E. Harrison St., Sullivan. One of the 2013 Theatre for Young Audience Shows. This classic gets a fun and wacky makeover in this shortened version of the popular musical. Tickets $10.40. 728-7375, http://www.thelittletheatre.org.
'Superior Donuts.' Comedy, 8 p.m. June 6-9, 12-15; Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway Ave., U. Tickets $10-$15. 384-4000, http://www.stationtheatre.com.
'Musical Theater Review.' Rantoul Theatre Group, 7:30 p.m. June 13-15 and 2 p.m. June 16; Grissom Hall Theatre, 914 Arends Blvd., Rantoul. Directed by Michael C. Nelson. A concert of selections from across the breadth of musical theater. Tickets $7-$10. 892-1121, http://www.rtgonline.org.
'Urinetown, the Musical.' Champaign Urbana Theatre Company, musical comedy, 7:30 p.m. June 13-15, 2:30 p.m. June 16, 7:30 p.m. June 20-22 and 2:30 p.m. June 23; Parkland College Theatre, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C. Eighth annual Kathy Murphy Student Production. Tickets $8-$16. 344-3884, http://www.cutc.org.
Outdoors / nature
Kennekuk Road/Trail Runners Summer Fun Runs/Walks. 6:15 p.m. Wednesdays, through Aug. 21, except July 3, Kickapoo State Recreation Area, Cross Country Course, Danville. Meet at Meadow Shelter near Clear Pond. One-, 2-, 3-mile runs/walks or 3-mile Clear Pond Trail. Free entry. Ribbons and medals, with cookouts to follow on event nights. http://www.kennekuk.com.
Illinois State Horticultural Society Horticulture Field Day. June 13. Registration at 8 a.m. at Curtis Orchard; tours at 8:30 a.m. Lunch served at noon at the orchard. Afternoon tours at 2 p.m. at UI fruit farms and research center, 2711 S. Race St., U. Walking and wagon tours. Presentations at both locations; email@example.com. Cost $25; $30 at the door; includes lunch. Children under 12 years, free. 309-530-7678, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Krannert Art Museum. 500 E. Peabody Drive, C. "Starting Point: Artworks of J. Fred Woell," opens June 7. "Surrealism and Its Influence," through July 28; "Counterpoints: Moshekwa Langa, In and Out of Africa," through July 28. "Encounters: The Arts of Africa," through Sept. 29. 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. Closed Mondays and July 4. Admission free, but $3 donation suggested. 333-1860, http://www.kam.illinois.edu.
Spurlock Museum. 600 S. Gregory St., U. "Unconventional Bond: The Strange Life of Casino Royale on Film Exhibit," through June 13. "From Protest to Peace," through June 16. Exhibit area, "First Impressions: Mesopotamian Cylinder Seals," featuring the museum's first digital multimedia interactive. 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.
Bicentennial Art Center and Museum. 132 S. Central Ave., Paris. "17th Annual Paint Illinois Juried Exhibition," through June 14. "Works by Alice Baber" from the Paris Art Center's Permanent Collection, ongoing. "Some of My Favorite Photos," photography by Mary Haag, opening reception, 5 to 6:30 p.m. June 21, through July 19. Regular hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday or by appointment. 466-8130, http://www.parisartcenter.com.
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." Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; noon to 5 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.
C.H. Moore Homestead and DeWitt County Museum. 219 E. Woodlawn St., Clinton. Annual quilt show, "Quilted Keepsakes 2013," through June 30. Tour the Victorian mansion and see the variety of quilts displayed throughout the C.H. Moore Homestead Mansion. $3 adults; $1, ages 12-18. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. 935-6066 http://www.chmoorehomestead.org.
Orpheum Children's Science Museum. 346 N. Neil St., C "Animal Encounters," 2 to 2:30 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays. The museum's education team will talk about the museum's animals, followed by animal feeding time. See aquatic turtles, land turtle, bearded dragons and corn snake. Exhibits, facility and programs are family- and science-centered. Toddler Tuesdays, 10 to 11:30 a.m. every Tuesday; sensory activities based on art, music, math and games. Free with admission, no registration. 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. Exhibits ending in June include: "A British Tar: John Philip Sousa's Anglo-American Connections," through June 28. 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@example.com.
Vermilion County Museum and Fithian House. 116 N. Gilbert St., Danville. Two permanent exhibits of Lincoln-Lamon law office in Danville (1852-56) and a one-room schoolhouse; natural history displays, a coal mine shaft. "Vermilion County in the Civil War," through 2015. Admission: museum and Fithian House, $4; museum only, $2.50 for adults. $1 for teens 13-17, children 12 and younger free. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. 442-2922, http://www.vermilioncountymuseum.org.
Vermilion County War Museum. 307 N. Vermilion St., Danville. Exhibits with items from the pre-Revolutionary War period through the current operations in Afghanistan. Recently remodeled areas include a new section on veterans' scrapbooks and diaries, Civil War display, a combat weapons display for all wars, plus items in the Vietnam and Spanish-American War displays. Hours: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; noon to 3 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; closed Sunday and Monday. Admission $2, under 12, $1. 431-0034, firstname.lastname@example.org, http://www.vcwm.org.
Asian American Cultural Center. 1210 W. Nevada St., U. "Many Cultures, One Community," a group exhibit by Ian Wang, Selena Wang, Rashmi Kapoor, Vivia Tran, Hua Nian, Amrita Bamrah, Lei Shanbhag, Joy Yang, Jason Xing, Siti-Mariah Jackson, Cheryl Chau and Hermia Soo. Through July 1. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 333-9300, go.illinois.edu/aacc.
Illinois Terminal. 45 E. University Ave., C. "Getting to Champaign," photography exhibit, second floor and in the main stairwell. The exhibit highlights significant milestones in the evolution of ground transportation in Champaign-Urbana. Ongoing. Free. Hours: all day, every day.
Illini Union Art Gallery. 1401 W. Green St., U. "So Many Beasts of Burden" features the work of several artists from the master of fine arts program at the UI, through June 28; opening reception, 5 to 7 p.m. June 7. Art exhibit to explore societal contributions and influence of animals. Free. Regular hours: 7 a.m. to 1 a.m. Friday and Saturday, 7 a.m. to midnight Sunday through Thursday. 333-3663, http://www.iuboard.uiuc.edu.
Parkland Art Gallery. 2400 W. Bradley Ave., C. "Parkland College Graphic Design Exhibition," through June 20. Free. Summer hours: 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday. 351-2485, http://artgallery.parkland.edu.
Tarble Arts Center. South Ninth Street at Cleveland Avenue, EIU, Charleston. "Looking at Lincoln," through Aug. 11."Experiences of the Illinois Civil War Soldier: Reflections through Art and Artifacts," through July 7, eGallery. 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. "Casino Royale and Beyond: Sixty Years of Ian Fleming's Literary Bond," through July 12, Rare Book & Manuscript Library. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. 333-2290.
University YMCA. Murphy Gallery, 1001 S. Wright St., C. "Identity, Activism and Youth," through Aug. 18. Exhibit for social justice by humanitarian designer and Chicana artist Nancy Guevara and the students of Urbana High School participating in Art, Media, and Design, a 21st Century Learning Center course. Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Friday. http://www.universityymca.org/art.
Urbana City Building. 400 S. Vine St. Urbana Public Arts Program's "Artist of the Corridor" exhibit, "Photographs at Urbana's Market at the Square," through July 31. Free. Hours: 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. 384-2311, http://urbanaillinois.us/artexhibits.
The Alley Gallery. 113 N. Vermilion St., Danville. "The Naked Truth; the Nude in Fine Art Photography" by photographers Stephen Chrisman, Craig McGonigal, David Nolan and Ian Wang, through July 14. Hours: noon to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, or by appointment. 497-2286.
Amara Yoga & Arts. Suite 156B, Lincoln Square Village, 300 S. Broadway Ave., U. "Color of Cultures" by the Champaign-Urbana International Artist Group, through June 11. Hours: 4:15 to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. 328-9642, http://www.amarayoga.com.
Figure One. Exhibition space of the UI School of Art and Design, 116 N. Walnut St., C. "Art + Design Alumni Exhibition" by UIUC Art + Design alumni, June 7-30. Gallery opens at 2 p.m., with a reception from 7 to 10 p.m. June 8. There will be 45 alumni displaying 99 works of art. Hours: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, 5 to 9 p.m. Thursday and Friday. 333-0855, http://www.art.illinois.edu.
Downtown Danville Farmers' Market. 7 a.m. to noon Wednesdays and Saturdays, through October, Danville Public Library lawn, 319 N. Market St. Variety of local produce, home-baked goods and crafts. A parent-child activity every Saturday. http://www.downtowndanville.org/calendar.htm, 443-3886.