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Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

Interest in 'Inherent Vice'

UI's Anderson on what to watch for during Golden Globes

We asked University of Illinois theater Professor Robert Anderson what he will watch for while viewing the Golden Globe Awards on Sunday night. Anderson is a documentary filmmaker and actor and director with extensive experience in Shakespeare.

Who lives here? Jan. 10, 2015

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?"

Rich Warren: Warming up to more gadget talk

While we're freezing, they're roasting in Las Vegas. Not from the weather, but from the heat of all the electronics at the Las Vegas Convention Center and numerous hotels in the vicinity.

The International Consumer Electronics Show further lit up the town Jan. 5, draining most of the power from Hoover Dam.

Ask Mimi Jan. 4, 2015

What entertainment do you most look forward to in 2015, Mimi?

Who lives here? Jan. 3, 2015

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides in the featured home 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.

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events around the area

'Talent' auditions

Area residents who have talent are invited to audition in late January in Chicago for Season 10 of the NBC-TV series "America's Got Talent."

Open to people of all ages, the auditions will be Jan. 24 and 25 at McCormick Place, 2301 S. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Drive. Auditions also will take place Jan. 26 in St. Louis.

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

Music is medicine

Like many of us, I got hit by the flu or a bad cold last week so was unable to go out much. As a result, I felt rather glum. Last Saturday night, I decided to get out of the house, even though I wasn't feeling great yet, because I figured hearing the Traditional Jazz Orchestra at The Iron Post would make me feel better. I was right.

Ask 'Mimi' Dec. 28, 2014

Mimi, what were your favorite movies of 2014?

Who lives here? Dec. 27, 2014

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides in the featured home 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.