Justin Taylor says the larger version of his former restaurant and bar, JT Walker’s Restaurant and Brewery, in downtown Mahomet, will remain closed for good. But the name lives on at his brewery and taproom across the street, where he’s working on plans to open a smaller version of the resta…
Next year marks the 60th anniversary of astronaut John Glenn’s thrilling three-orbit voyage around the Earth.
Chances are good your parents or grandparents have never seen “Mean Girls.” That being the case, if they see Michael Lembeck’s “Queen Bees,” it will come off as remarkably original.
I hope everyone is enjoying the outdoors this summer!
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With temperatures rising (today’s high: 98), COVID-19 case counts falling (active in Champaign County: 67) and a loaded local entertainment lineup, this is the weekend to put off the yard work and get out of the house
The COVID-19 pandemic made us miss many things we came to take for granted. Obviously, I missed going to the movies for many reasons.
The Virginia Theatre’s 100th year of entertainment will feature a new sound system, new air conditioning and two golden oldies — Gordon Lightfoot on Aug. 16, Boz Scaggs on Oct. 7.
From the mid 1930s through the 1940s, William Powell and Myrna Loy became fixtures on the nation’s movie screens as Nick and Nora Charles, the boozy and oh-so-charming husband-and-wife sleuthing team in “The Thin Man” movies.
If you’ve ever been scratched by rose or raspberry thorns, or wound up with blisters from poison ivy or wild parsnip, you know that some plant encounters can be painful — sometimes very painful, for days.
Drew, the main character in “Things You Can’t Say,” by Jenn Bishop, is a pretty average kid. He doesn’t have a super power, he’s not on an epic quest, but he has something he loves, which is entertaining little kids at the local library with puppet shows.
Pre-recorded music of all local bands will be played for six hours July 4 on three radio stations, and listeners will be given a number to text and a website for online donations to help defray the cost of the cost of the fireworks, said Freedom Celebration Committee Treasurer Margaret Givens.
In Part 2 of a Sunday miniseries, best-selling biographers share stories about Kamala Harris, Johnny Cash. Satchel Paige, Barbara Bush, Jimi Hendrix, Mike Royko, Richard Pryor, Frank Sinatra, Ronald Reagan, Harper Lee, Hugh Hefner, Elvis Presley, Johnny Carson, Ernest Hemingway, Alex Trebek and Alan Shepard.
As Illinois gets ready to lift all coronavirus-related restrictions — beginning Friday, per the governor’s orders — we took a look at a handful of events making their triumphant return.
To be sure, I don’t belong to the demographic that “Spirit Untamed” is pitched at — I’ve never spent much time with horses, nor have I ever been mistaken for a pre-teen girl — but I’ll be darned if I didn’t have fun with this latest entry, in what I’ve learned is an extensive television and …
Twelve-year-old Ana-Marie Jin is the National Juvenile Girl’s Figure Skating Champion in “Ana on the Edge” (Little Brown 2020) by A.J. Sass.
Alexis Webb, Champaign Park District’s youth theater director, is in charge of giving young children the opportunity to learn the basics of live theatrical presentations.