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Who lives here? Feb. 11, 2017

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screenshot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides there to wholiveshere@news-gazette.com, and we'll give a winner a shout-out on next week's page. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.

LAST WEEK'S ANSWER

The #MJs, Feb. 10, 2017

On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) will provide a quick glance at the best that Twitter has to offer.

TOP TWEETS

Politics

Top of the Morning, Feb. 10, 2017

Which high school basketball game will WDWS broadcast next Friday? That's up to area fans.

TIM DITMAN, who will call the game with MICHAEL KISER, came up with the idea to run an online poll. Whatever game gets the most votes becomes the destination for Ditman and Kiser.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 9-16, 2017

SPECIAL EVENTS

This weekend

DARE TO DREAM, DREAM TO BUILD

What: Fundraising gala of Habitat for Humanity and the Home Builders Association of East Central Illinois includes appetizers, dinner and drinks, live and silent auctions. All proceeds go to supporting local homebuilding and neighborhood revitalization projects in Champaign County.

A fantastic festival, in short order

Not only was 2016 a banner year for feature-length animated films, but there were a great many exceptional short features as well.

Frank's Faves: Movies about Lincoln

This week: If only Honest Abe could see us now ... and himself, for that matter.

Chuck Koplinski: Spastic style blocks clever 'Lego Batman'

Call me a curmudgeon, but I was one of the few who wasn't fully enamored with "The Lego Movie" when it steamrolled its way through movie theaters in 2014.

Art Theater seeking donations to repair marquee

Talks of repairing the run-down marquee at the Art Theater in Downtown Champaign have been going on for about a year.  But when the big red letters that say "ART" went out over the summer, officials ramped up plans.

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events throughout the area

Here what's happening the area's:

CREATIVE SCENE

Latest PechaKucha Night scheduled

Ten members of the creative class will give timed presentations at PechaKucha Night Champaign-Urbana Volume 23 on Saturday at the Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., C.

Who lives here? Feb. 4, 2017

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screenshot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides there to wholiveshere@news-gazette.com, and we'll give a winner a shout-out on next week's page. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.