Edited by Lee Gurga/For The News-Gazette
Soaking rains fell fast
Creating rivers in fields
A fleeting landscape
— Zanne Newman, Champaign
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URBANA — An experienced group of songwriters, the members of Blackjack Billy are back on the performing side, with a big hit in "Booze Cruise" and a new one in "Blood, Sweat and Beer."
They will be playing at 7 p.m. Friday at the Champaign County Fairgrounds to kick off the fair.
The University of Illinois Credit Union Concert Series at Allerton Park offers Allerton's Blues and Roots with one band and two concert styles.
The concert series describes it as two concerts for the price of one, each concert similar but with enough differences that you will walk away feeling like you were educated on the roots and where blues came from.
Summaries and mini-reviews of movies playing now, from e3 magazine:
This week, Paul Wood chats with Andrew Voris, 33, of Urbana, who is performing Thursday though Saturday at The Jukebox Comedy Club in Peoria. He regularly performs at The Iron Post in Urbana.
Tell me about past comics that you liked.