CHAMPAIGN — Parkland Theatre will be a place for music from Parkland College instrumentalists this weekend.
The Parkland Pops, directed by Brian Hagy, will sing movie songs in a concert titled "Pops Goes to Hollywood" at 1 p.m. Saturday. The Parkland Pops, which has 15 members, is open to community members, including those with special needs.
URBANA — The annual Tagore Festival will take place Saturday at the Channing Murray Foundation; it marks the 25th anniversary of the first Tagore Festival at the foundation.
DANVILLE — In conjunction with downtown's "A Winter's Gathering," the Fischer Theatre is celebrating by hosting an authors' book signing in the Arts and Entertainment Museum in the lobby of the theater.
URBANA — A Balinese gamelan concert will take place at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Auditorium of the University of Illinois Music Building, 1114 Nevada St.
FAIRMOUNT — Minnesota-based roots musician Charlie Parr will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at Sleepy Creek Vineyards.
Tickets are $12 each for the show, which is for people 21 and older. Call 733-0330 to order tickets.
Parr performs original folk blues and traditional spirituals and has released 11 albums since 2000.
CHAMPAIGN — The Art Theater Co-op will present at 7 p.m. Wednesday a screening of the documentary "Medora."
The film takes a look at life in Medora, Ind., and its high school basketball team, whose players refuse to give up hope despite the odds against them.
URBANA — Mahomet-based storyteller Camille Born will present her "Prohibition Scrapbook" storytelling event at 7 p.m. Wednesday at Prairie Winds Retirement Community, 1905 Prairie Winds Drive.
The event is free and open to people age 18 and older.
"Slices of Life," a new paperback published by The News-Gazette Inc., is available to buy in person or online.
CHAMPAIGN — Ticket buyers will be able to select a handcrafted ceramic cup and enjoy live music and baked treats during "Coffee and Tea, Cups and Dessert," Parkland Art Gallery's biennial fundraiser from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday in the gallery lounge.