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Entertainment listings, Jan. 12-19, 2017

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16TH ANNUAL COUNTYWIDE MLK CELEBRATION

'La La Land' cleans up at Golden Globes

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — "La La Land" steamrolled, "Moonlight" swooped in at the last minute and Meryl Streep offered a stirring rebuke to President-elect Donald Trump at a schizophrenic Golden Globes that pivoted between heartfelt moments of protest and a desire to sing and dance.

Who lives here? Jan. 7, 2017

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.

#TheMJs, Jan. 6, 2017

On Fridays, staff writer Marcus Jackson (@MarcusJ_NG) provides a quick glance at the best that Twitter has to offer.

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Frank's Faves: 'The Twilight Zone'

This week: Should auld "Twilight Zones" be forgot and never watched again? Rod forbid!

Happy 2017! Hope your new year was as happy as mine, which is to say, spent hanging out in a dimension as vast as space and as timeless as infinity ... between the pit of man's fears and the summit of his knowledge ...

Entertainment listings, Jan. 5-12, 2017

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FAMILY FUN FRIDAYS

What: Free carousel rides and Balloons by Pookie. Entertainment/performances near the fountain.

When: 5 to 8 p.m. Jan. 6 (first Friday of each month).

Where: Food court at Market Place Mall, Champaign.

More info: Call 356-2700.

ILLINI FARM TOY SHOW AND AUCTION

Who lives here? Dec. 31, 2016

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.

Entertainment listings, Dec. 29, 2016-Jan. 5, 2017

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CANDLESTICK LANE HOLIDAY LIGHTS DISPLAY

What: The 53rd annual Urbana Christmas tradition of the neighbors living on Grant Place decorating their homes for Christmas as a group. Drive cautiously and turn off headlights.

When: Every evening from 5 to 10 p.m. through New Year's Day.

Frank's Faves: Celebrity casualties of 2016

This week: We paid a heavy toll this year in terms of human talent and pop-culture icons. Way too heavy.

It seems we say this almost every New Year's, but never has it been more excruciatingly accurate than this time around: 2016 was a particularly brutal year for celebrity deaths.