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Frank's Weekend Faves, Sept. 2, 2018

Happy 50th anniversary, Krannert! Now, let's party! Of course, I don't need to tell that to the University of Illinois-based performing arts center, as no one throws an Opening Night Party like the Krannert folks, and as they say, this one — starting at 6 p.m.

Dance documentary's debut a golden occasion

A documentary about jazz genius Merce Cunningham is among the draws as Dance at Illinois presents the Flatlands Dance Film Festival on Friday and Saturday to mark the University of Illinois dance department’s 50th anniversary season.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 30-Sept. 6, 2018

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NATIONAL SWEETCORN FESTIVAL

Entertainment listings, Aug. 23-30, 2018

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KRAZEE DAZE WITH HOMER SODA FEST

The Screening Room | Virginia's '2001' screenings offer a film-going odyssey

One of the few modern filmmakers to champion and still use 70 mm film, director Christopher Nolan kept this format alive last year with "Dunkirk," his sprawling tribute to the civilian effort that sprang up to rescue thousands of soldiers stranded on the shores of France.

Dance team founder's next step: Finding her group a permanent home

CHAMPAIGN — Standing in formation, the girls swat bugs off their faces as they wait for their coach, Nuri Karim, to start the music and practice. On this day, their studio is Karim's backyard.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 16-23, 2018

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142ND FAIRBURY FAIR

Frank's Weekend Faves, Aug. 12, 2018

Just when the August lull starts giving me the idea that summer is packing its bags, along comes Taste of C-U — this Friday and Saturday in Champaign's West Side Park — to make everything all summer again.

Weekend Top 10, Aug. 10, 2018

Places to be and things to see this weekend, courtesy of staff writer Tim Mitchell:

Off to see the Wizard ...

The Young Performers edition of "The Wizard of Oz" will be at 7:30 p.m. today and Saturday at the Phoenix Theatre, 1406 N. Market St., Monticello, presented by The Monticello Theatre Association.

Entertainment listings, Aug. 9-16, 2018

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This weekend

GEORGETOWN FAIR

What: Carnival operating daily until Aug. 11. Daily music entertainment, pig races and a petting zoo are free attractions. Daily livestock shows, food, exhibits and evening grandstand entertainment: barnyard tractor pull, Aug. 9; rodeo, Aug. 10; demolition derby, 5:30 p.m. Aug. 11.

When: Aug. 9-11.