Studio Visit: Joe Taylor

Studio Visit is a Q&A with a local artist. Here, a chat with Joe Taylor, the co-owner of Sleepy Creek Vineyards near Fairmount and former co-owner of Taylor Studios, which builds museum exhibits.

Are you still making "Up the Creek" webisodes?

Melissa Merli: Excited to see Ebert's doc again

After Ebertfest 2014 opened this past spring with "Life Itself," a few folks asked why I didn't write a "review."

Ebert still bringing people together

Dozens visit Virginia for dedication ceremony

CHAMPAIGN — Boy Scout Steven Green went to the Virginia Theatre on Thursday afternoon, expecting to hand out flags and programs at the "Ice Cream and Independence" event.

He ended up doing something he felt was more important.

Chuck Koplinski: 'Tammy' is same old act from McCarthy

Not sure if I am the only one but I've gotten tired of Melissa McCarthy's shtick already.

Entertainment listings, July 3-9, 2014

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

Special events

This weekend

Film capsules, July 3, 2014

Summaries and mini-reviews of movies playing now, from e3 magazine:

Ebert statue back for good

As the statue of Roger Ebert comes back for good:

Future Five: Entertainment for the week ahead

Staff writer Tim Mitchell's entertainment recommendations for the week ahead


Ask 'Mimi' June 29, 2014

Q: Michael Fuerst asks, after reading Ask Mimi last week, what exactly is roots music?

Who lives here? June 28, 2014

Each week, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?"