Go! Guide: Arts & Entertainment Events Calendar Listings for Feb. 22-28

2013-02-20T16:24:00Z 2013-02-22T11:09:15Z Go! Guide: Arts & Entertainment Events Calendar Listings for Feb. 22-28Compiled by SARAH MILLER JG-TC Staff Writer JG-TC.com

Friday

noon-1 p.m., Yoga, Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Road, Champaign, free, http://kam.illinois.edu, 217-333-1861.

5 p.m., East Central Illinois Homebuilders Show, Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave. East, Mattoon, www.crosscountymall.com, 217-258-8513.

5-6:30 p.m., Annual Town and Country Amateur Art Exhibit and Blackhawk Park Exhibit reception, Bicentennial Art Center and Museum, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, www.parisartcenter.com, 217-466-8130.

6-8 p.m., Terry Blanchard performs, Oilfield, north of Casey on Highway 49, Oilfield Illinois on Facebook, 217-549-9053.

6-9 p.m., Ashmore Mentoring Program, Ashmore Community Center, Ashmore, www.facebook.com/pages/Ashmore-Mentoring-Program-AMP/267027276725352, 217-349-8606.

7 p.m., Jazz and Blues Jam with the EIU Jazz Trio, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283.

7 p.m., western dancing, at Prairie Land Dance Club, 650 E. Matilda, Illiopolis, www.pldc.org, 217-486-3691.

7-10 p.m., Friction performs, Tuscan Hills Winery, 2200 Historic Hills Dr., Effingham, www.effinghamwinery.com, 217-347-9463.

7-10 p.m., Battle Creek Country performs, VFW, 728 Pine St. No. 9, Danville, battlecreekcountry@yahoo.com.

7:30 p.m., music and dancing at Paris VFW, 601 W. Court St., Paris, 217-466-3110.

7:30 p.m., Miranda Lambert in Concert with Dierks Bentley and Lee Brice, Assembly Hall, 1800 S. First St., Champaign, www.uofiassemblyhall.com, 866-ILLINI-1.

7:30 p.m, The Spencers: Theatre of Illusion, Millikin University Kirkland Fine Arts Center, Decatur, www.kirklandfinearts.com, 217-424-6318.

8-10 p.m., “Sounds at the Grounds” live music, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattooncommongrounds.com, 217-235-2326.

8 p.m., Hi Ho Buffalo performs, Mike n’ Molly’s, 105 N. Market, Champaign, www.mikenmollys.com, 217-355-1236.

8-10 p.m., Karaoke night, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple, Mattoon, 217-234-7155.

10 p.m, The Midwest Surf Invasion, Spectrum of Life and Rio Debut perform, Friends and Company, 509 VanBuren, Charleston, 217-345-2380.

10 p.m., Eric Lambert & Friends with special guest Mark Schimick, Macs’ Uptowner, 623 Monroe Ave., Charleston, 217-345-4622.

Saturday

10-11 a.m., Story time at Booth Library, Booth Library Ballenger Teachers Center, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, www.library.eiu.edu/btc, 217-581-8442.

10 a.m.-5 p.m., Rube Goldberg Competition, Children’s Museum of Illinois, 55 S. Country Club Road, Decatur, 217-423-5437.

10 a.m.-9 p.m., East Central Illinois Homebuilders Show, Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave. East, Mattoon, www.crosscountymall.com, 217-258-8513.

11 a.m., Marie McGlone performs, Oilfield, north of Casey on Highway 49, Oilfield Illinois on Facebook, 217-549-9053.

2 p.m., “Who Cooks? American Cookbooks and Changes in Gender Roles,” Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site, eight miles south of Charleston, www.lincolnlogcabin.org, 217-345-1854.

3:30-5:30 p.m., Saturday Jazz at LSB, Lock Stock & Barrell, 129 S. Oakland Ave., Decatur, 217-429-7411.

5-8 p.m., Jazz Concert & Dance, Decatur Club, 158 W. Prairie Ave., Decatur, 217-546-1363.

6 p.m., The Acme Principle, Susie and The Shy Guys, Steakmen,, Evil Tents, Gloria Roubal and Paul Sabuco with Dawna Nelson perform, Catsnap Benefit Show, Mike n’ Molly’s, 105 N. Market, Champaign, www.mikenmollys.com, 217-355-1236.

6-9 p.m., Booster Club Trivia Night, Cumberland High School, 1496 Illinois Route 121, Toledo, 217-259-5374.

7-9 p.m., Battle Creek Country performs, Stewardson Community Building, south of Post Office, Stewardson, battlecreekcountry@yahoo.com.

7:30 p.m., Great Hall Series, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, www.krannertcenter.com, 217-333-6700.

8 a.m.-4 p.m., 2nd Annual Central Illinois Outdoor Expo, Otto Center, ½ mile south of Arthur, www.arthuroutdoorexpo.com, 800-722-6474.

10 p.m., The Giving Tree Band performs, Macs’ Uptowner, 623 Monroe Ave, Charleston, www.facebook.com/events/251525334981949, 309-750-1464.

Sunday

10 a.m., Gunny Sack Revue performs, Middle Cross Cowboy Church, 1061 Yoder Center, 1061 E. Columbia St. (Route 133), near the Dollar General, Arthur.

noon-5 p.m., East Central Illinois Homebuilders Show, Cross County Mall, 700 Broadway Ave. East, Mattoon, www.crosscountymall.com, 217-258-8513.

1 p.m., Costas performs, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Champaign, www.spurlock.uiuc.edu, 217-244-3355.

1-4 p.m., The American Dream Story, Decatur Genealogical Library, 1255 W. South Side Dr., Decatur, 217-429-0135.

3 p.m., Eastern Illinois University Collegium Musician Consort performs, Trinity Episcopal Church, 2200 Western Ave., Mattoon.

4 p.m., Safe House Winter Benefit Concert, First United Methodist Church, 210 W Church St., Champaign.

5-8 p.m., music and dancing, Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana, 217-823-5535 or 618-283-1314.

Monday

11 a.m.-1 p.m., Hay & Livestock Auction, Arthur Sale Barn, Arthur, 217-543-3255.

9 p.m., Abe Froman Project: Live Improv Comedy Troupe, Mike n’ Molly’s, 105 N. Market, Champaign, www.mikenmollys.com, 217-355-1236.

10 p.m., Rockstar Karaoke, Mike n’ Molly’s, 105 N. Market, Champaign, www.mikenmollys.com, 217-355-1236.

Tuesday

6-9 p.m., Chat Noir performs, Charleston Alley Theatre’s house band, Dirty’s Bar & Grill, 706 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, 217-512-2050.

7 p.m., Daughtry and 3 Doors Down performs, Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, www.peoriaciviccenter.com, 309-673-8900.

7-9 p.m., “America’s Music”: Film screening and discussion - rock ‘n’ roll, Doudna Fine Arts Center, Lecture Hall, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, www.library.eiu.edu, 217-581-6064.

7-9 p.m., line dancing, Corner Dance Hall, 200 Franklin Ave., Whittington, www.cornerdancehall.com, 618-303-5266.

Wednesday

9:30 a.m.-noon, Around the World Wednesdays, Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Champaign, www.spurlock.uiuc.edu, 217-244-3355.

4 p.m., "The Headless Woman," 2013 Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival, Doudna Fine Arts Center, Lecture Hall, EIU, Charleston, http://www.eiu.edu/women/WHAM.php.

6 p.m., "Miss Representation," 2013 Central Illinois Feminist Film Festival, Doudna Fine Arts Center, Lecture Hall, EIU, Charleston, http://www.eiu.edu/women/WHAM.php.

7 p.m., Gunny Sack Revue performs, 1061 Yoder Center, 1061 E. Columbia St. (Route 133) near the Dollar General, Arthur.

7 p.m., western dancing, Prairie Land Dance Club, 650 E. Matilda. Illiopolis, www.pldc.org, 217-486-3691.

7:30 p.m. “Machinal,” Millikin University Kirkland Fine Arts Center, Decatur, www.kirklandfinearts.com, 217-424-6318.

7:30 p.m., The Pink Floyd Experience, Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, www.peoriaciviccenter.com, 309-673-8900.

8:30 p.m., Comedy Club, Sports Zone, 4191 U.S. Highway 36 West, Decatur, 217-422-6800.

Feb. 28

10 a.m.-8 p.m., Lake Sara Boat Show, Lake Sara, Effingham, www.lsmboats.com.

4:30 p.m., Farm to Fork Dinner Series: Arts & Eats, seating is limited, The Factory Art Studios, AB Seals Bldg, 321 S. Hamilton St., Sullivan.

6 p.m., Bag Toss Tournament, American Legion Post 88, 1903 Maple Ave., Mattoon, 217-234-7155.

6 p.m., Ballroom dancing. Corner Dance Hall, 200 Franklin Ave., Whittington, www.cornerdancehall.com, Corner Dance Hall, 618-303-5266.

6:30-8:30 p.m., “America’s Music”: Film screening and discussion - bluegrass, Marshall Public Library, 612 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.library.eiu.edu, 217-581-6064.

7 p.m., Open Mic Night, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283.

7-10 p.m., dancing, Pla-Mor Danceland, 1300 E. Third St., Pana, 217-823-5535 or 618-283-1314.

7:30 p.m., “Machinal,” Millikin University Kirkland Fine Arts Center, Decatur, www.kirklandfinearts.com, 217-424-6318.

7;30 p.m., Classical Mix Series, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, www.krannertcenter.com, 217-333-6700.

8-11 p.m, live music, acoustic and requests, Dirty’s Bar & Grill, 706 Lincoln Ave., Charleston, 217-512-2050.

Ongoing

“Les Miserables,” through March 3, The Little Theatre on the Square, 16 E. Harrison St., Sullivan, www.thelittletheatre.org, 217-728-7375.

3rd Annual Children’s Exhibit, through March 9, Gaslight Art Colony, 516 Archer Ave., Marshall, www.gaslightartcolony.com, 217-808-2115.

Williams Elementary Art Exhibit, through March, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattoonartscouncil.org.

19th Biennial Drawing/Watercolor: Illinois, through Feb. 24; “Symbiosis: An Installation Mi-Kyoung Lee,” through Feb. 24; Outdoor Sculpture Court, ongoing; Tarble Arts Center, Eastern Illinois University, Ninth Street and Cleveland Avenue, Charleston, 217-581-2787.

“America’s Music,” through April 6, Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, 217-581-6064, www.library.eiu.edu.

“St. Mary Lake - Glacier National Park,” watercolor by Barbara Clarkson, through February, Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattoonlibrary.org, 217-234-2621.

2012-2013 Cultivating Creativity Children’s Art Exhibit in Sullivan, through March 10, 2 W. Water St., Sullivan, 217-581-2787.

“2013 Annual Town & Country Amateur Art Exhibition,” through March 22; “Works by Alice Baber,” ongoing, Bicentennial Art Center, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, 217-466-8130.

“Sons of a Prophet,” Feb. 21-March 9, all shows start at 8 p.m., Station Theatre, 223 N. Broadway, Urbana, 217-384-4000, www.stationtheatre.com.

“Unnecessary Farce,” through April 14; Thursday - Sunday performances, Conklin’s Barn II Dinner Theatre, Goodfield, www.barn2.com, 309-965-2545.

Decatur Camera Club exhibit, through February, Exhibit Hall; wildlife and landscapes artwork of David Staff, through February, South Gallery; Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, 217-423-7708.

Annual juried exhibit featuring art work by Decatur area students in grades 5-8, through February; “Art of the Comic Book” exhibit, through Feb. 26; Madden Arts Center’s, Anne Lloyd Gallery, 125 N. Water St., Decatur, 217-423-3189.

“Blind Field,” through March 31; “Jacob Lawrence: Toussaint L’Ouverture Series,” through April 28; “Processing the Everyday,” through April 28; “Counterpoints: Moshekwa Langa In and Out of Africa,” through May 12; “Fashioning Traditions of Japan,” through May 26, “Encounters: The Arts of Africa,” ongoing; Krannert Art Museum, 500 E. Peabody Road, Champaign, 217-333-1861, kam.illinois.edu.

“Odyssey,” through Feb. 23; “Solar System Safari,” through March 16; “Prairie Skies,” through May 31; dates and times vary; Staerkel Planetarium, Parkland College, Champaign, www2.parkland.edu/planetarium.

“Artists on the Environment” exhibit, through Feb. 23, University YMCA, 1001 S. Wright St., Champaign, www.universityymca.org, 217-337-1533.

“Workman Gallery of Asian Cultures,” “Faletti Gallery of African Cultures,” both ongoing; Spurlock Museum, 600 S. Gregory St., Urbana, 217-244-3355, www.spurlock.illinois.edu.

“Presidente Lincoln,” contemporary artistic tribute to Lincoln made in Spain; “To Kill and to Heal: Weapons and Medicine of the Civil War,” ongoing; Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum, 212 N. Sixth St., Springfield, 217-557-6250, www.alplm.org.

Civil War Display, through July; open from 1-4:30 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, Illinois State Military Museum, 1301 N. MacArthur Blvd., Springfield, www.il.ngb.army.mil/museum/.

“Rivers to Oceans: Selections from the Indiana State University Permanent Exhibit,” through March 9; “Paradoxical Currents,” through March 23; Sheldon Swope Art Museum, 25 S. Seventh St., Terre Haute, Ind.

On The Big Screen

Listings for Feb. 22-28

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN, www.amctheatres.com; “ Dark Skies” (PG-13); “Snitch” (PG-13); “Beautiful Creatures” (PG-13); “Escape from Planet Earth” (PG); “A Good Time to Die Hard” (R); “Safe Haven” (PG-13); “Identity Theft” (R): “Side Effects” (R); “Warm Bodies” (PG-13); “Silver Linings Playbook” (R); view updates and showtimes at www.amctheatres.com.

CHARLESTON

LifeSpan Center, 11021 E. County Road 800N, Charleston; free movies w/ popcorn and lemonade; movie times are 1 p.m.; Friday, “St. Louis Blues” (NR); Tuesday, “Pride” (PG); Wednesday, “Fried Green Tomatoes” (NR); Feb. 28, “Remember the Titans” (NR); call 217-639-5150 or visit www.colescouncilonaging.org for more information.

University Board Movies, Buzzard Hall, Eastern Illinois University, Ninth Street and Cleveland Avenue, Charleston; movie times are 7 p.m.; Friday and Saturday, “Wreck-It Ralph” (PG).

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

The Art Theater, Church and Neil, Champaign, $5.50-$15, 800-237-8752: “John Dies at the End” (R); “Chasing Ice” (PG-13); “Scary Normal” (NR); visit the website, www.thecuart.com for showtimes.

DECATUR

Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water, $5.50-$7, 217-422-8151: ”Beautiful Creatures” (PG-13); “Safe Haven” (PG-13); “A Good Day to Die Hard” (R); view updates and show times at www.theavon.com

EFFINGHAM

RMC Cinemas, Village Square Mall, south U.S. Route 45: “Dark Skies” (PG-13); “Snitch” (PG-13); “Beautiful Creatures” (PG-13); “Escape from Planet Earth” (PG); “Good Day to Die Hard” (R); “Safe Haven” (PG-13); “Identity Theft” (R); “Side Effects” (R); “Warm Bodies” (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at www.rmccinemas.com.

PARIS

The Paris Theater, 119 N. Central Ave., Paris, $3-4: “Safe Haven” (PG-13); “A Good Day to Die Hard” (PG-13); get updates at The Paris Theater on Facebook.

SHELBYVILLE

Boarman’s Roxy, 149 E. Main St., all shows $4: “Escape from Planet Earth ” (PG); 10 a.m., Dec. 1, Free holiday movie; receive updates and showtimes at 217-774-ROXY (7699), www.boarmansroxytheatre.com.

 

 

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