Art

Art

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events around the area, July 9, 2014

URBANA — A free outdoor screening of the movie "Breaking Away" will take place at dusk Friday in the Busey Bank parking lot in downtown Urbana — after the announcement around 8 p.m. of a new bike-sharing program called Big Yellow Ride.

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

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

Afternoon gig at winery

I respect Joe Taylor, the subject for the Studio Visit today. When he says the band Rebecca Rego & the Trainmen are "really good," I believe him.

Tuscola venue has 'Red, White & Blues' event tonight

The Fourth of July might be over but Independence Day-themed events aren't. The Vault Arts Collective in Tuscola will host, starting at 6 tonight, "Red White & Blues," a free party featuring blues slide guitarist Reverend Robert (Bobby Reynolds) and art by guest artist Jan Kappes.

Entertainment listings, July 3-9, 2014

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

Special events

This weekend

Ebert statue back for good

As the statue of Roger Ebert comes back for good:

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events around the area, July 2, 2014

'Little Shop' opening

SULLIVAN — The musical "Little Shop of Horrors" will run from today through July 13 at The Little Theatre on the Square in Sullivan.

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

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

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

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

Melissa Merli: Local artist sending works to Springfield

If you've ever visited the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum and Library, you know it doesn't have much space to exhibit original and other art, other than the small Illinois Gallery.

But that doesn't prevent artists from donating their works to the museum and library, as Champaign artist Siti Mariah Jackson recently did.