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Entertainment listings, March 30-April 6, 2017

EGG HUNTS

EGGS-PLORATION

What: A good, old-fashioned egg hunt. Bring a basket. For ages 1-13.

When: 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 8. Hunt starts at noon.

Where: Douglass Park, 512 E. Grove St., C.

Cost: Free.

More info: Email katherine.hicks@champaignparks.com or call 819-3973.

FETCH! PET CARE HOPPIN' HOUND EGG HUNT

Frank's Faves: Movie grandparents

This week: "Nobody can do for little children what grandparents do. Grandparents sort of sprinkle stardust over the lives of little children." — Alex Haley

I received an unusual suggestion for a column recently — from a most unexpected source, yet one I find it impossible to refuse.

Who lives here? March 25, 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.

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Frank's Faves: Television sitcoms

This week: Sometimes you want a show "where everybody knows your name ... "

UI alumna will try to prove she's got 'The Voice'

University of Illinois alumna Micah Tryba is not every woman at all — she's in a good position to advance on "The Voice."

She sang "I'm Every Woman" — a la Whitney Houston, not Chaka Khan's original version — to win a place on Blake Shelton's team for upcoming episodes of the NBC reality show.

Look back: Highlights from Melissa Merli from the week that was

Viewing works in progress

Ask 'Mimi,' March 19, 2017

Did you meet Brett Eldredge earlier this month in Paris?

No, I arrived around 4:15 p.m., after he had wrapped up other appearances at his alma mater high school, Laker Stadium and elsewhere. I went straight to the Ernie Eveland Gymnasium to chat with people waiting in line for his free concert.

Rich Warren: The latest gadgets invade our privacy

If you fear your TV spies on you, disconnect it when not in use. Pull the AC power cord. Depending upon what you watch on your so-called "smart" TV, disable its WiFi and/or disconnect its ethernet cable.

Obviously, that won't work if you watch programming via the internet. Everything is a trade-off. Many of the latest "smart" features require two-way communications.

Who lives here? March 18, 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.

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