Labor Day. It's the unofficial end of summer. One last sunny-weather excuse to kick off your shoes, put up your feet, pop open a cold one and fire up that backyard barbie for a season-ending blaze of glory.
And lest we forget, a three-day weekend off from work that didn't happen all by itself.
Staff Writer TIM MITCHELL's entertainment recommendations for the week ahead:
The first day in a new school can be pretty stressful. But it definitely won't be as traumatic as Jim Stark's (James Dean) first day in his new school in the 1955 classic "Rebel Without a Cause," which screens in the News-Gazette Film Series at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign at 1 and 7 p.m. on Saturday.
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The non-profit Community Center for the Arts in downtown Urbana is expanding, taking over the space formerly occupied by Corson's Guitar Store at Main and Race.
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Nima Nourizadeh's "American Ultra" isn't necessarily a bad movie as much as it's a production made with a script that needed another rewrite.