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Organist will accompany film
The Champaign Park District will host acclaimed theater organist Mark Gifford (above) to accompany the Buster Keaton silent film classic "The General" at 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign.
Introducing Sage Phillips, a 17-year-old student at Champaign Central who bagged Best In Show at the eighth annual Eric Show, a juried exhibition featuring artwork from 150 youths at 20 area high schools.
That's her winning entry — "Flesh and Flame" — at right.
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Nashville musicians to visit Virginia Theatre
Three Nashville musicians, among them the steel pedal player for George Jones, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Virginia Theatre in a fundraiser for Villa Grove Elite Softball.
Each week, we offer a Q&A with a local personality. Today, 44-year-old Urbana resident Amy Hassinger, a writer, manuscript consultant and faculty mentor in the University of Nebraska at Omaha MFA in Writing program, chats with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli.
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