Community Events

Community Events

Entertainment listings, Feb. 26-March 5, 2015

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

Concert/dinner scheduled Friday

CHAMPAIGN — St. Luke CME Church's New Life Choir will present its annual "Taste of Heaven" gospel/jazz concert and catfish dinner on Friday.

The dinner service will begin at 5 p.m. in the lower level fellowship hall of the church at 809 N. Fifth St., C. Tickets are $8 each and may be purchased in advance from any member of the New Life Choir.

Lyric Theatre's Merry Widow

Images from rehearsals of Merry Widow in the Tryon Festival Theatre at Krannert Center. Music by Franz Lehar, libretto by  Viktor Leon and Leo Stein. Conducted by Raphael Schluesselberg, directed by Stephen Fiol with choreography by Rebecca Nettl-Fiol. Feb. 26-28 at 7:30 pm and Sunday March 1 at 3 pm.

Planners trying to get ballooning event off ground

DANVILLE — When Larry Owen takes to the skies above Danville in his hot-air balloon, the local pilot sometimes lands in a yard or driveway, where, undoubtedly, the landowners tell him how fondly they remember the Balloon Classic.

Second City at the Virginia Theatre

The touring company of the famed Second City bought the Hits Home show to the Virginia Theatre on Saturday, February 21, 2015

Entertainment listings, Feb. 19-26, 2015

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

Future Five: Entertainment for the week ahead


Take it easy at the Urbana Free Library

When have you heard the words "pamper" and "library" in the same sentence? Well, now: The Urbana Free Library presents "Pamper Yourself at the Library" from 3 to 5 p.m. today for people who want to celebrate Valentine's Day a bit differently.

Children invited to planetarium matinees

CHAMPAIGN — Children who won't have school on Monday because of Presidents Day are invited to two matinees at the William M. Staerkel Planetarium at Parkland College.

At 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Monday, the planetarium will premiere the new full-dome program "Back to the Moon for Good," directed by Max Crow and narrated by actor Tim Allen.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 12-19, 2015

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