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Join the Arbor Day Foundation and get 10 free trees

Residents of Illinois can ring in the New Year by receiving 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January.
 


Old time string-band music coming to Urbana this weekend

This weekend, the CU Folk and Roots Festival will present the The Foghorn Stringband with The Dust Busters.

The concert is scheduled for 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 23 at the Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center, 202 S. Broadway, U. Tickets are $12 at the door.


Snoop Dogg coming to the Canopy Club

URBANA — Snoop Dogg, one of the best-known hip-hop artists in history, is coming to town.
He will perform Jan. 31 at the Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., U — and the show is already sold out.


Bright Eyes coming March 16 to Foellinger

CHAMPAIGN — Indie-folk band Bright Eyes is coming March 16 to Foellinger Auditorium.


A few minor tweaks on N-G features

Hello, loyal readers!

As Friday's paper approaches, I wanted to let you know about a few changes we've made to features content on the pages of The News-Gazette.

The reason this comes up Friday is that three features, regularly found on Page B-6 for the past year or so, have been moved to other days to make room for more local news in that day's paper.


Ben Folds coming to the Assembly Hall in January

CHAMPAIGN —Ben Folds will bring his “Lonely Avenue Tour” to the University of Illinois Assembly Hall at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25.


Rascal Flatts coming to Assembly Hall Jan. 29

CHAMPAIGN —Country band Rascal Flatts is coming to the University of Illinois Assembly Hall Saturday, Jan. 29.
Ticket prices and sale dates are expected to be announced at the end of November.


CORRECTION: 'Hairspray' starts at 7 tonight, Friday, Saturday

Going to see "Hairspray"? Get there a half-hour earlier, folks!


Canaan Baptist's "Messiah" rehearsals begin next week

Rehearsals for the 2010 performance of excerpts from Handel’s “Messiah” begin at 7 p.m. Nov. 4 in the sanctuary of The Canaan Baptist Church, 402 W. Main St., U.


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