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Nightlife listings, Feb. 14-21, 2019

Bands, comedians, trivia, DJs and more. Here's your guide to a night on the town:

THURSDAY, Feb. 14

BLACKBIRD URBANA: One Man Band Jaik Willis plays an 11-piece drum set with his feet while playing guitar, bass and harps, singing and beatboxing simultaneously without any looping or electronics, 9:30 p.m.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 14-21, 2019

EVENTS

This weekend

SPURLOCK MUSEUM'S 17TH ANNUAL WINTER TALES CELEBRATION

What: Honoring the cultures of Indigenous Americans and the wisdom and practices they share with others. This year's events inclue a talk on powwows, an educator workshop, and a family concert of storytelling and traditional teachings.

When:4 p.m. Feb. 14; 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. Feb. 16.

Preview: Illinois at Ohio State, 6 p.m., Today

Illinois at Ohio State

6 p.m. today

Lineups

Illinois (9-15, 5-8 Big Ten)

Starters

P Name Yr. Ht. PPG Hometown

G Trent Frazier So. 6-1 14.7 Wellington, Fla.

G Ayo Dosunmu Fr. 6-5 14.1 Chicago

G Da'Monte Williams So. 6-3 3.8 Peoria

Boys' basketball statistical leaders: Feb. 14, 2019

SCORING

Player, School FG FT TP AVG

Morris, STM 230 116 654 23.4

G. Coleman, M-S 172 122 509 20.4

Cowper, Centen 103 69 324 20.3

Reifsteck, BHRA 104 47 265 18.9

C. Ellis, Sulvn 143 59 373 18.7

Coulter, Judah 188 48 483 18.6

Lowry, AOC 184 124 538 18.6

T. Smith, Danvl 166 104 462 17.8

Area history, Feb. 14, 2019

Today is Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1919, H.A. Walk, formerly of Champaign, was sworn in as the new postmaster of Rantoul.

Prep wrestling state: Feb. 13, 2019

Class 1A

(*State qualifiers)

106 pounds

Name, School W L Pts

*Wagner, St. Joseph-Ogden 43 7 211

*Hosley, Unity 42 6 194

*B. Tay, Ridgeview/Lexin. 36 2 178

Travis, Prairie Central 28 16 86

Palmberg, STM 27 16 81

Dykes, GCMS/Fisher 12 2 60

Bailey, Monticello 14 9 25

Area history, Feb. 13, 2019

Today is Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

Area history, Feb. 12, 2019

Today is Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

In 1919, girls from the domestic science department at Urbana High School served a bean supper to their fellow students. While the students ate their beans, they listened to a speech by University of Illinois track athlete Dick Thompson.

Area history, Feb. 11, 2019

Today is Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. Here are local news reports from 100, 50 and 15 years ago:

Pet Talk | UI Vet Med personnel help quell big cats for dental work

By BETH MUELLER
UI College of Veterinary Medicine

Think your cat is uncooperative during a veterinary examination? Image if your cat weighed more than 400 pounds and had 3-inch-long teeth and claws.

Unsurprisingly, lions, tigers and other wild cats must be anesthetized before they can be examined closely by a veterinarian.

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