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Entertainment listings, Dec. 8-14, 2016

SPECIAL EVENTS

This weekend

HOOPESTON'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW

What: View the displays of lights.

When: Light displays from 5 to 8 p.m. every evening until Jan. 2.

Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston.

Cost: Free.

More info: Call 283-5833.

HOLIDAY WONDERLAND

Ask 'Mimi,' Dec. 4, 2016

Did Pauline Oliveros ever visit here?

Yes, the legendary American composer who developed the Deep Listening philosophy and practice was in residence at the UI over a few days in 2009 as a George A. Miller Visiting Artist.

Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli from the week that was

Movie getting noticed

Entertainment listings, Dec. 1-8, 2016

SPECIAL EVENTS

This weekend

HOOPESTON'S ANNUAL CHRISTMAS LIGHT SHOW

What: View the displays of lights.

When: Light displays from 5 to 8 p.m. every evening until Jan. 2.

Where: McFerren Park, Hoopeston.

Cost: Free.

More info:Call 283-5833.

URBANA FIRST FRIDAYS

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events throughout the area

Music scene

Fundraiser will benefit students

The Candy Foster Arts Education Scholarship Committee will host its second annual fundraising event, "Candy Foster Gone Wild Casino Night," on Saturday at the Fluid Event Center, 601 N. Country Fair Drive, C.

Entertainment listings, Nov. 24-Dec. 1, 2016

Special events

This weekend

PAXTON CHRISTMAS TREE LIGHTING AND STORY TIME

Top of the morning, Nov. 22, 2016

Kris Fisher is as much a part of Champaign's holiday season as Kris Kringle.

For the last 15 years, the Ohio native has decorated the windows of Esquire Lounge on Walnut Street. The Champaign resident was back at it Monday, using her paintbrush to add holiday cheer to a busy thoroughfare.

Ask 'Mimi,' Nov. 20, 2016

Did Krannert Art Museum's Anne Sautman win an award recently?

Yes, the Illinois Art Education Association named her the 2016 Museum Art Educator of the Year — for the second time. The first came shortly before she left the Art Institute of Chicago education department a decade ago to take her position at Krannert.

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events throughout the area

Music scene

Making music for a good cause

Champaign-Urbana musicians will gather the Friday after Thanksgiving to perform a benefit for the Eastern Illinois Foodbank, from 5 to 10 p.m. at The Iron Post, 120 S. Race St., U. The bands that will perform: