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

World War I

URBANA — "World War I in Champaign County: The Local Story of the Great War" at the Archives Research Center, Horticulture Field Laboratory, 1707 S. Orchard St., U, will feature on Thursday live period music, plus presentations and exhibits exploring the local scene in that era.

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

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

Sounds on a stroll

Studio Visit: Larry and Alaina Kanfer

Studio Visit is a Q&A with local artists. Here, Larry and Alaina Kanfer chat with Melissa Merli.

Melissa Merli: Local arts community loses four treasures

The local arts community has taken some hard hits in recent weeks with the deaths of four respected artists: pianist Kent Conrad, singer Jean Redpath, photographer Barbara DeGenevieve and actress Molly Glynn.

'Longevity pays off' for honored bluesman

CHAMPAIGN — The day after he discovered he is the winner of the 2014 ACE Award for lifetime achievement, Gerald "Candy" Foster joked "longevity pays off."

Entertainment listings, Sept. 11-18, 2014

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

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events around the area, Sept. 10-16, 2014

Free family event

CHAMPAIGN — The Champaign Center Partnership and area businesses will host Midtown Sundaze, a free family event from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday in the Boneyard Creek Second Street Basin.

Here's what's happening on the art scene

New Illini Union exhibit

"The Portraits Project: A Portrait of Cancer Across America" is on view through Sept. 28 at the Illini Union Art Gallery.

Studio Visit: Susan Harbourt

Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, Susan Harbourt, 39, of St. Joseph, a full-time jewelry maker, wife and mother of two sons, ages 5 and 8, chats with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli.

How did you happen to be nominated for a 2014 Martha Stewart American Made Award?

Entertainment listings, Sept. 4-11, 2014

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