The role of Claire Bennett in Daniel Barnz's "Cake" is one performers love to see come their way.
CHAMPAIGN — The Class Act Showstoppers will present two performances of the "Sing & Swing: An Irving Berlin Revue" at 3:30 and 5 p.m. Sunday at the SoDo Theatre, 114 S. Neil St., C.
On Sunday, the doors will open 20 minutes before each performance. Admission is free for senior citizens older than 65 and is $5 for everyone else.
New York Times bestselling author Jayne Ann Krentz has a new book out already in 2015, "Trust No One." It's romantic suspense, although a bit more suspense than typical romance, as her main character, Grace Elland, deals with a murder, a stalker and a past that's hard to leave behind.
Events at local libraries during the coming week:
Champaign Public Library
Main Library, 200 W. Green St.
Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.
Graphic novels, so often bigger than life, can sometimes be exactly like life. Cousins Jillian Tamaki (illustrator) and Mariko Tamaki (writer) raise the bar of authenticity in "This One Summer" (First Second 2014), a coming-of-age story.
Preteens Rose and Windy meet at their summer cottages every year, but this time it's different.