Five years into its difference-making CU’s Got Talent fundraiser, Champaign West Rotary has found a home at the Virginia Theatre.

Krannert Center for the Performing Arts will host Korean children’s performance company Brush Theatre’s performance of ‘Yao Yao’ this weekend, including a show at 6:30 p.m. Friday. Here are three things to know about the show, courtesy News-Gazette staff writer Anthony Zilis:

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Last week the Champaign-Urbana Ballet came back to Krannert with its annual run of Peter Tchaikovsky’s perennial ballet favorite, “The Nutcracker,” based on stories by the German author E.T. A. Hoffmann. I attended the fifth of six performances, at 2 p.m. on Dec. 8. The Tryon Festival Theatr…

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The University of Illinois' Lyric Theatre offered three performances of Leos Janácek’s opera “The Adventures of Little Sharp Ears” from Nov. 15-17 in Krannert’s Tryon Festival Theatre. I attended the Saturday performance, at the unusual hour of 5 p.m., evidently designed to attract young chi…

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