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Upcoming UI performances

The University of Illinois Chamber Singers and Webern Kammerchor (right), a university choir from Vienna, Austria, will perform with the chamber orchestra Sinfonia da Camera at 7:30 p.m. next Sunday in Krannert Center's Great Hall.

Who lives here? Feb. 13, 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.

Latin Grammy winners for children's music coming to Krannert on Saturday

It's no wonder Alisha Gaddis and her husband, Lucky Diaz, are called the Lucy Ball and Desi Arnaz of the kids' music world.

Their band Lucky Diaz and the Family Jam Band, performing Saturday at Krannert Center, were the first North Americans to win a Latin Grammy award in the children's music album category.

UPDATED: Coming to a TV near you: Congressional attack ads

WASHINGTON — The political action committee of the conservative Club for Growth is pouring an estimated $275,000 in broadcast and cable television advertising into the Republican primary race in the 15th Congressional District, beginning Friday.

The group is spending $28,200 at WCIA-TV, channel 3, buying mostly news shows.

'Not too many great ads' from Super Bowl 50

This year's Super Bowl commercials were big on kids, animals and celebrities — some thoughtful, some not, and some that were "just forgettable," says Michelle Nelson, a University of Illinois advertising professor who watched with friends Sunday. "Not too many great ads."

Striking gold: 50 things about Super Bowl 50

In honor of the Super Bowl's 50th anniversary, staff writer Paul Wood unearthed 50 nuggets about the big game

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Top of the morning, Feb. 7, 2016

Oakwood has a rooting interest in Super Bowl 50 — and it has nothing to do with Peyton Manning or Cam Newton.

Who lives here? Feb. 6, 2016

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?'

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.

Here's a hint this week: Think Montana.

About those Super Bowl ads...

This weekend's homework assignment: Watch the Super Bowl.

It's a good time to be in University of Illinois Prof. Michelle Nelson's "Advertising and Society" class, where students are being asked to watch the priciest advertising spots of the year on TV and track the commentary on social media.

Restoration of house may bring Dick Van Dyke back home

DANVILLE — Dick Van Dyke may return to his hometown in the late spring or early summer for an event connected with the restoration of his childhood home and the launch of a local foundation for the performing arts.