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Entertainment listings, Aug. 28-Sept. 4, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are 

Schools chief can help you tie one on

URBANA — It's not exactly "Pride and Prejudice" — or any of the 100-plus other plays Greg Chew directed — but Urbana High's late longtime drama teacher would still get a kick out of tonight's production.

Here's what's happening on the theater scene

Here's what's happening on the theater scene:

Red Mask Players unveil lineup for 78th season

The Red Mask Players in their 78th season will present three plays — a drama, a comedy and a mystery. Auditions for children for the first production, "The Miracle Worker," will be today and Monday.

Here's the season rundown:

Entertainment listings, Aug. 21-28, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are instructions for submitting entries.

Special events

This weekend

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

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

Thumbs up

That's entertainment: Spotlighting events around the area, Aug. 17-24, 2014

Upcoming events of interest in East Central Illinois:

Parkland faculty art showcase

CHAMPAIGN — The 2014 Parkland College Art and Design Faculty Exhibition will open Monday at the former Parkland Art Gallery, now called the Giertz Gallery at Parkland.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 14-21, 2014

A listing of events, provided by the venues. Here are instructions for submitting entries.

Special events

This weekend

That's Entertainment: Spotlighting events around the area, Aug. 13, 2014

2014 ACE Awards

CHAMPAIGN — Nominations are being accepted at http://www.40north.org for the 2014 ACE Awards. The deadline for submitting nominations is midnight Sept. 8.

More It's Your Business: Danville preschool plans focus on the arts

Parents who think their tykes and toddlers have a shot at show business might want to consider a preschool in the works for Danville.

Trish Ceader is planning to open the Little Hollywood Early Childhood Learning Center of the Arts in the former Win C. Smith Oldsmobile-Cadillac car dealership building.

Getting Personal: Steven Bentz

Getting Personal is a Q&A with a local personality. Here, a chat with Steven Bentz, 51, of Urbana, the director of the Virginia Theatre in Champaign.

So ... what's new with you?