This week, Paul Wood chats with RAII and Whitney Keaton, who met in college here and have been touring with Alicia Keys. Whitney is a Champaign native. They also tour as RAII & WK. Their debut single, “No Worries (Step Clap),” is scheduled for release Aug. 19.
How did you like touring with Alicia Keys?
URBANA — Awards season arrived early for the inspiration behind the year's most heralded documentary — Roger Ebert.
On Wednesday, Ebertfest organizers announced the Champaign film festival received a $10,000 grant from the Hollywood Foreign Press Association, which hosts January's Golden Globes, first of the big awards shows on the entertainment calendar.
R.J. Cutler's "If I Stay" is pitched squarely to teenage girls, one of whom I am not, who are susceptible to melodramatic plots and doomed love stories.
The Sangamon River Music Festival in downtown Mahomet offers free entertainment for everyone.
The event runs from 5 to 11:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday on Mahomet's Main Street.
The annual festival offers carnival rides, a food court, beer tent, vendors and music.
The 18th Annual Urbana Sweetcorn Festival Motor Muster on Saturday.
The Muster, sponsored by the Urbana Business Association and the Illini Collector Car Club, is open to any original, restored or modified vehicle 25 years old or older, making it unique among area car shows.