Entertainment listings, March 22-29, 2018


Park district Easter-egg hunts

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What: A good, old-fashioned egg hunt for ages 0-13. Hunting in waves this year, with the first egg hunt starting at 12:15 p.m. for ages 0-4 years. At 12:30 p.m., 5-8 year olds, and 9-13 year olds at 12:50 p.m. Bring a basket.

When: Noon to 1 p.m. March 24.

Frank's Weekend Faves, March 18, 2018

You know me — I'm all about faves. And while this week's No. 1 Weekend Fave isn't your typical arts and entertainment event, it, too, is all about faves. Your faves. Ladies and gentlemen, allow me to introduce News-Gazette Media's The People's Choice.

That's right. We want to know your favorites.

Entertainment listings, March 15-22, 2018


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Entertainment listings, March 8-15, 2018


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Three-day art, music festival proposed for Kennekuk this fall

DANVILLE — This fall, Kennekuk County Park could be the site of a new three-day art, movement and music festival organized by a Chicago-based company.

Ken Konsis, executive director of the Vermilion County Conservation District, said the district's board will decide March 21 on signing a contract to host the event, which would be held in September.

Entertainment listings, March 1-8, 2018


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What: Urbana is holding an international-themed First Friday for March. Balinese gamelan music and dance by the Bali Lantari ensemble at the library. Special night of music at IMC featuring Congolese musician Jean RenéBalekita opening, followed by CU's new salsa band Timbalú.

When: March 2.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 22-March 1, 2018


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What: Sponsored by The STM Art Club and Art Department and Culver's Restaurant to raise funds to support The Daily Bread Soup Kitchen. Theme is fairytales. In addition to a fine meal and a unique handmade bowl to remind them of their gift to the needy, there will be music, drama, and dance performances.

KAM's 'Art Remastered' event gives visual works a soundtrack

Krannert Art Museum's 'Art Remastered' features six local musicians who will compose new music in response to a piece of art at the museum. They'll perform their compositions in the galleries at Art Remastered at 7 p.m. Friday. Staff writer Paul Wood asked Kamila Glowacki, the museum's education coordinator and the event's organizer, how the event came about.

Frank's Weekend Faves, Feb. 18, 2018

With its annual observances of black history, romance and presidential birthdays, February seems like the perfect month to raise one's voice — not in anger, but in song.

And I can't think of a better celebration of just such an activity than this weekend's 12th annual All Out A Cappella Concert at the Unity High School auditorium in Tolono.

Calling the shots: Public gets look at Best in Show photo winners today

If you like the photos in the gallery at right, you have an opportunity to share your view and maybe meet some of the photographers at the Best in Show Public Critique from 1 to 2 p.m. today at Lincoln Square.

The contest is sponsored by the Champaign County Camera Club and the Urbana Park District. Judges mulled over 470 prints this year.