"Transformers: Age of Extinction" comes out on DVD. This fourth installment of the Transformers film series stars Mark Wahlberg. When we last left these shape-changing alien robots, the evil Decepticons had invaded Chicago.
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C-U Symphony Orchestra Guild raising funds
The Champaign-Urbana Symphony Orchestra Guild will host its "A Symphony of Homes" fundraiser from noon to 5 p.m. next Sunday. The proceeds support youth music education.
The eighth annual Allerton Music Barn Festival opened up with a highly enjoyable concert by the Jupiter String Quartet with Ollie Watts Davis as vocal soloist on Sept. 18
Danville is showing off its downtown from noon to 11 p.m. today as part of the Taste of Downtown Danville. "It's a great event for the community, the last big kickoff before winter hits," said Jordan Cundiff, interim director of Downtown Danville Inc.
One of the headline acts at the 10th annual Pygmalion Festival this weekend is American Football, playing their first performance since reuniting after 15 years.
Drummer Josh Gottheil booked major bands to play in Champaign-Urbana, sometimes before they hit it big, all while he was still a teenager.
His life was cut short by lymphoma at 19. If he'd lived, "he'd have a big agency now," said sister Lisa Gottheil, like Danville's Irving Azoff, but with punkier taste.
Music, science and art get together
CHAMPAIGN — Music will meet science will meet art at "The Sounds of Science" at 2 p.m. Saturday at Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Drive, C.