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

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

Moving war production

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

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Double-dog dare you to go see musical

If you fondly remember your air rifle and being dressed so warm that you can't move, you're going to want to see "A Christmas Story, The Musical."

The musical, based on the 1983 Christmas classic, runs at 7 p.m. Thursday through Sunday at the Virginia Theater, 203 W. Park Ave, C.

Entertainment listings, Nov. 20-27, 2014

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

Virginia Theatre evaluating scheduled Cosby shows

Champaign Park District officials are evaluating scheduled performances by comedian Bill Cosby at the Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign in light of recent sexual assault allegations against Cosby.

Production staged with creativity and flexibility

By Tricia Stiller 

Jules Verne's highly acclaimed adventure, "Around the World in 80 Days," takes to the stage at Parkland College Theatre this weekend, in an ambitious production adapted from the original by award-winning playwright Laura Eason.

Shozo Sato: Still building bridges

CHAMPAIGN — In September 1945, a month after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Shozo Sato and his father visited the city to look for relatives.

They found none.

"That was a horrible sight to see. I can still see the human shadows on the ground," Sato said last week.

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

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

A moving peformance

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come

Look ahead: Top picks from Melissa Merli for the week to come:

Musical focused on WWI deserves extension

By Audrey Wells

I hope the rumors are true and that Illinois Theatre's brilliant and beautiful production of "Oh What a Lovely War" will be extended.