URBANA — Two dozen voices lift up a gospel song in a small church inside Lincoln Square.
Rehearsing at New Life Church of Fair are Noah I. Brown And Company, who are heading off to Nashville for a taping of "The Bobby Jones Gospel Hour" Saturday.
The long-running, Emmy-winning show is on BET, Black Entertainment Television.
Staff writer Tim Mitchell's entertainment recommendations for the week ahead:
Each week, N-G film reviewer Chuck Koplinski will pick a flick you should be sure to catch on Turner Classic Movies.
From Eddie Money to the Illinois State Fair to the Sounds at Sunset, Melissa "Mimi" Merli has you covered.
What Eddie Money song do you hope he plays later this month at the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival?
Science fiction and fantasy author Mark Tiedemann of St. Louis has a new book out: "Gravity Box and Other Spaces," a collection of 11 fantasy, sci-fi and speculative fiction stories. This award-winning author took some previously published stories and wrote a few new ones for this interesting and page-turning collection.
Edited by Lee Gurga/For The News-Gazette
A tinge of fire
In the forest
A season ends
— Alyssa Peterson, Champaign
CHAMPAIGN — The 40 North 88 West Champaign County Arts Council is featuring on the inside of Champaign-Urbana MTD buses a new rotation of art works by four artists.
By Ted Kooser/U.S. Poet Laureate, 2004-06
Here's a poem by an Indiana poet, Shari Wagner, that has a delightful time describing the many sounds of running water.
It begins in a cow lane
with bees and white clover,
courses along corn, rushes
accelerando against rocks.
It rises to a teetering pitch
as I cross a shaky tree-bridge,