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Entertainment listings, Sept. 24-Oct. 1, 2015

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

Fastest brush in the west

DANVILLE — Local speed painter John Jansky already knows what he's wearing to a celebrity event in Malibu, Calif., next week in honor of Danville native Dick Van Dyke, who turns 90 next month.

A tuxedo, of course.

Never mind the paint splatters on the jacket.

It's time to Pyg out

CHAMPAIGN — If you haven't kept up with the indie music scene, you might not be familiar with many of the acts playing the 11th annual Pygmalion Festival this coming weekend.

Library events, Sept. 20-27, 2015

Selected events at local libraries

Champaign Public Library

Main library, 200 W. Green St.

Douglass Branch, 504 E. Grove St.

Studio Visit: Barbara Kendrick

Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, Barbara Kendrick, a retired University of Illinois art professor, chats with The News-Gazette's Melissa Merli.

What will you be showing at the Giertz Gallery at Parkland College?

That's Entertainment: Spotlighting events in and around the area

Music scene

Salt Fork River Art & Music Fest

The seventh annual Salt Fork River Art & Music Fest will take place Saturday and next Sunday at Sleepy Creek Vineyards, 3 miles south of Oakwood.

Vineyard co-owner Joe Taylor said batik artist Jill Miller of Urbana has put a lot of effort into making it a great festival.

40 North announces ACE winners

The winners of the 2015 ACE (Arts, Culture and Education) Awards, announced Thursday by 40 North 88 West:

Advocate: Carolyn Baxley, owner of Cinema Gallery, Urbana, for her commitment to regional emerging and established artists and for showcasing their work.

Entertainment listings, Sept. 17-24, 2015

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

That's Entertainment: Spotlighting events in and around the area

Tagore Festival

URBANA — The 26th annual Tagore Festival on Saturday at the Channing-Murray Foundation will celebrate Rabindranath Tagore's "Gitanjali," a collection of poems that led to Tagore being the first non-European to win the Nobel Prize for Literature, in 1913.