Art

Art

Top of the Morning, March 18, 2017

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.

Entertainment listings, March 16-23, 2017

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PRAIRIE GARDENS FAIRYTALE GARDEN FAIR

Ask 'Mimi,' March 12, 2017

Did you work with Willie Summerville?

Getting Personal: Amy Hassinger

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.

What interests you the most right now?

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events throughout the area

Here's what's happening the in the area's ...

MUSIC SCENE

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.

Studio Visit: Frank Niemeyer

Frank Niemeyer of Champaign is a trombonist, composer, educator and UI doctoral of musical arts degree candidate in jazz performance. He also is a member of the award-winning UI Jazz Trombone Ensemble.

How long were you living in New York before you came here?

Entertainment listings, March 9-16, 2017

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This weekend

BECKMAN INSTITUTE OPEN HOUSE

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

Global thinker showing works