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Entertainment listings, April 5-12, 2018

EVENTS

This weekend

BROCTON RED BARN MARKET

What: The 18th annual Antiques and Crafts Show. A juried show with more than 50 vendors. Food available.

When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6 and 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 7.

Where: Red Barn, Brocton. Located on Illinois 49, 5 miles south of U.S. 36 or 5 miles north of Illinois 133.

Frank's Faves: Movie twins

"There are two things in life for which we are never truly prepared: twins."— Josh Billings

Rich Warren | Surround yourself with sound

Nothing written here would qualify as an April fool. So much of consumer electronics and home entertainment verges on outlandish that any joke or hoax about a new product or future development would qualify as unbelievable. Thus, we won't go into the new nuclear-powered smart phone with five-year battery life or the 128K TV being introduced at the next CES.

Who lives here? March 31, 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, March 30, 2018

GENE HONDA will be back in San Antonio this weekend for his usual Final Four public-address announcer gig. The Illinois graduate has added duties, starting with the Final Four banquet.

Entertainment listings, March 29-April 5, 2018

EVENTS

Park district egg hunts

NITE LITE EGG PURSUIT XXV

What: Bring your basket and flashlight and join Lite Rock 97.5 WHMS to hunt for eggs filled with prizes. For ages 18 and older. Be on the lookout for the bronze, silver and gold eggs for a chance to win prize packages.

When: Registration on-site, 7 p.m.; egg pursuit, 8:10 to 9 p.m. March 30.

Frank's Faves: Movies I saw for the first time this year

"... If I've learned anything, there's a first time for everything ... " — Little Texas

In my continuing quest to avoid repeating the same faves week after week, here's an idea — how about my favorite movies I haven't seen before?

Who lives here? March 24, 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. This week, you get a little help.

Top of the Morning, March 23, 2018

If "Roseanne" can come back, why not "Trading Spaces"?

The popular TLC series returns at 8 p.m. (Champaign-Urbana time) on April 7. And there is a local connection.

9 presenters to take Virgina Theatre stage for PechaKucha Volume 26

CHAMPAIGN — A chance to hear nine fast-paced visual and vocal presentations comes Saturday night.

PechaKucha Night Volume 26 also has an emcee, Prince F. Robertson, and there will be music.

Created by a pair of Tokyo architects 15 years ago, PechaKucha Nights offer lots to think about — and the emphasis is also on speed.