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Frank's Faves, April 9, 2015

It was with great relief we learned last week that action-movie fave Harrison Ford is finally out of the hospital and officially mending from the head gash and broken bones he suffered in last month's crash-landing on a Venice, Calif., golf course in a vintage WWII plane.

Entertainment listings, April 9-16, 2015

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are instructions for submitting entries.

Special events

This weekend

AG DAY 2015

Film capsules, April 9, 2015

Summaries and mini-reviews of movies playing now, from e3 magazine:

Notes-Worthy: Bill Demkov

Terry Brown of CU Bands and Fans talks with Bill Demkov, local live sound engineer, recording engineer, producer, original artist and musician. Demkov plays bass in area band Planeless Pilots, which performs all original music

Ebertfest 2015: An introduction

The 17th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival, aka Ebertfest, gets underway Wednesday night, with its namesake absent but present in spirit.

Boneyard Arts walking tours planned

CHAMPAIGN — Can't wrap your mind around the many Boneyard Arts Festival venues? If your answer is yes, think about a walking tour.

The Champaign Center Partnership will lead walking tours of select festival venues in the center city as well as Public Art League installations at 5:30 p.m. Friday and 2 p.m. Saturday.

Clubs listings, April 9-16, 2015

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are instructions for submitting entries.

THURSDAY, April 9

A PLUS VIP LOUNGE: Dragon Karaoke by Paul Faber, 7 p.m.

Chuck Koplinski: Suspend disbelief? 'Collins' makes it easy

By their very nature, movies are a manipulative art form, and when we buy a ticket to see any film, to a certain extent we put ourselves in the filmmakers' hands, allowing them to twist, turn and adjust our emotions at their will.

Illinois Theatre: Not About Nightingales

Illinois Theatre present Tennessee Williams "Not About Nightingales" in the Studio Theatre of Krannert Center. Directed by Tom Mitchell, the play about prison abuse, opens Thursday, April 9.

John Frayne: Carpenter concert anything but traditional

The concert by Cameron Carpenter playing the International Touring Organ was one not likely to be soon forgotten by those who heard it.

The organ Carpenter plays is a very impressive and complicated affair.

The console alone would give the pilot of a 747 jetliner pause.