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Entertainment listings, Aug. 28-Sept. 4, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are 

War photos are focus of new Krannert exhibit

Krannert Art Museum will be taking a hard look at war starting Friday.

"After the Front Line: Artists Who Served in the World Wars" runs through Dec. 23 at the museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C.

Find out what else is going on at Krannert this year Thursday at 4:20 on WDWS.

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come:

Self-Care Sunday

Unit One visitors will share their talents with community

URBANA — A variety of guests will participate this academic year in the Unit One/Allen Hall Guest-in-Residence Program, which features events that are free and open to the public.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 21-28, 2014

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

Special events

This weekend

Tom Kacich: Developer's self-preservation saves mural

Few people today think of Champaign as a factory town. But it once was, with manufacturing plants making, among other things, clocks, automobile repair kits, gloves and undergarments.

Future Five: Entertainment for the week ahead

From web swingers to sword slingers, Tim Mitchell's entertainment recommendations for the week ahead:

TUESDAY

"The Amazing Spider-Man 2" comes out on DVD. Andrew Garfield and Emma Stone return as Peter Parker and Gwen Stacy, a young couple whose lives are affected when Peter's alter-ego, Spider-Man, takes on a bunch of supervillains in New York City.

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

Folk, not faux

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events around the area, Aug. 17-24, 2014

Upcoming events of interest in East Central Illinois:

Parkland faculty art showcase

CHAMPAIGN — The 2014 Parkland College Art and Design Faculty Exhibition will open Monday at the former Parkland Art Gallery, now called the Giertz Gallery at Parkland.

Studio Visit: Anna Longworth and Emily Otnes

Studio Visit is a Q&A with local artists. Here, a chat with Champaign's Anna Longworth, a freelance photographer and the new director of the Indi Go Artist Co-op, and Emily Otnes, of Urbana, a University of Illinois student in creative writing and lead singer and writer for Emily Otnes and the Weekdays.