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Entertainment listings, May 3-10, 2018

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This weekend

GALLERY DAYS AT JAPAN HOUSE

Frank's Faves: Marvel Comics-based movies

"Think you're the only superhero in the world? Mr. Stark, you've become part of a bigger universe. You just don't know it yet. ... " — Samuel L. Jackson as Nick Fury in "Iron Man" (2008)

Frank's Weekend Faves, April 29, 2018

It's always cool to see a hometown artist make a local stop while touring and recording their way to the big time. Such a homecoming is in the works for this Friday when Tuscola High grad Christy Hays returns to her native county in mid-tour for her fifth studio album, "River Swimmer."

Hays will be making a tour stop at Loose Cobra, 113 E. Main St., Tolono, at 8 p.m.

Rich Warren | A little assistance for TV shoppers

Here's the most popular reader question of the year so far: "I want to buy a new TV, maybe a 50-inch or so. I had looked forward to the new models that seem to come out around Christmastime, but nothing caught my attention. I do not have any special requirements. It should be reliable, which lets out Samsung in my experience. Simple to use.Modern features. Simple to use (that counts double).

Who lives here? April 28, 2018

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or television 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.

Top of the Morning, April 27, 2018

DOUG CARROLL has been participating in Illinois Marathon races for years. This time, he is going to make sure you can read about it.

The Urbana native and Illinois graduate (Class of 1977) is serving as media coordinator for the event, which starts tonight with the 5K.

Frank's Faves: Movie thumbs

"I get the thumbs up like I'm hailing a yellow cab ... " — Nicki Minaj

Forgive me if I'm a bit out of breath. I spent last week covering the 20th annual Roger Ebert's Film Festival for The News-Gazette. And before you ask — yes, it was a lot of fun.

And yes, it was exhausting, too.

Entertainment listings, April 26-May 3, 2018

EVENTSThis weekend

ASIAFEST 2018

Who lives here? April 21, 2018

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screen shot of a home from a movie or television 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.

Frank's Faves: Unseen movie characters

"And now, here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye."— Antoine de Saint-Exupery