Go Guide! Arts & Entertainment Events Calendar Listings for Jan. 4-10

Compiled by SARAH MILLER JG-TC Staff Writer | Posted: Wednesday, January 2, 2013 4:55 pm

Friday

6-8 p.m., Kathy Kelzer performs, Oilfield, north of Casey on Highway 49, Oilfield Illinois on Facebook.

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, Jackson Avenue Coffee, 708 Jackson Ave., Charleston, www.jacksonavenuecoffee.com, 217-345-5283.

7 p.m. Findlay Music Show, Community Center, downtown Findlay.

7 p.m., Rachel Schiff Classical Guitar Concert, Indi Go Artist Co-Op, 9 E. University Ave., Champaign, www.indi-go-art.com.

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

7-10 p.m., Neon Rose performs, Olney VFW, 205 N. Walnut, Olney, 618-863-2697.

7:30-8:30 p.m., music and dancing at Paris VFW, 601 W. Court St., Paris, (217) 466-3110.

7:30-10:30 p.m., dancing, Corner Dance Hall, 200 Franklin Ave., Whittington, www.cornerdancehall.com, 618-303-5266.

8 p.m., Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, www.peoriaciviccenter.com, 309-673-8900.

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

Saturday

10 a.m., Dulcimer Music, Rock Springs Nature Center, 3939 Nearing Lane, Decatur, 217-423-7708.

11 a.m., Marie McGlone performs, Oilfield, North of Casey on Highway 49, Oilfield Illinois on Facebook.

1 p.m., National Bird Day, Douglas-Hart Nature Center, 2204 Dewitt Ave. East Mattoon, www.dhnature.org, 217-235-4644.

1 p.m., Gym Bob’s Jamboree Show, 44 Apostle Rd., Bible Grove, www.gymbobs.com.

3:30-5:30 p.m., Diversity performs, Lock Stock & Barrel, 129 S. Oakland Ave., Decatur, 217-429-7411.

7 p.m., Rachel Schiff Classical Guitar Concert, Indi Go Artist Co-Op, 9 E. University Ave., Champaign, www.indi-go-art.com.

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

7-10 p.m., Hootenanny, Greenup Municipal Building, 115 W. Cumberland.

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

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.

10:30-3:30 p.m., Bridal Show, Keller Convention Center, 1202 North Keller Dr., Effingham.

12-3 p.m., The Elegant Bridal Expo, I Hotel & Conference Center, 1900 S. First St., Champaign, www.elegantbridalexpo.com.

2-4:30 p.m., Twilighters perform country music, bluegrass and gospel, Forest park, Shelbyville, 217-774-2251.

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

6:30 p.m., First Sunday Sings at Flourishes, 140½ Main, Shelbyville.

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

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

8 p.m., Open Mic, Friends and Company, 509 VanBuren, Charleston, 217-345-2380.

Wednesday

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.

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

10 p.m., karaoke night, Friends and Company, 509 VanBuren Ave., Charleston, 217-345-2380.

Jan. 10

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

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

7 p.m., Harlem Globetrotters, Assembly Hall, 1800 S. First St., Champaign, www.uofiassemblyhall.com, 866-ILLINI-1.

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

7:30 p.m., Priscilla: Queen of the Desert, Peoria Civic Center, 201 SW Jefferson Ave., Peoria, www.peoriaciviccenter.com, 309-673-8900.

8:30 p.m., Illinois High School Theatre Fest, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana, www.krannertcenter.com, 217-333-6700.

Ongoing

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

“Building a Brotherhood: Freemasons in Central Illinois,” through Jan. 18; “End of the World” exhibit, Booth Library, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston, 217-581-6064, www.library.eiu.edu.

“Karl Jendry exhibit,” through Jan. 30, Common Grounds, 1612 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, 217-235-2326, sponsored by Mattoon Arts Council and West and Co., mattoonartscouncil.org.

“Bryce Canyon,” watercolor by Marcia Boroughs, through January, Mattoon Public Library, 1600 Charleston Ave., Mattoon, www.mattoonlibrary.org, 217-234-2621.

2012-2013 Cultivating Creativity Children’s Art Exhibit in Shelbyville, Jan. 5-25, Shelbyville Public Library, 154 N. Broadway, Shelbyville, 217-581-2787.

“Works by Alice Baber,” ongoing, Bicentennial Art Center, 132 S. Central Ave., Paris, 217-466-8130.

“Beer for Breakfast,” through Jan. 10-Feb. 24; Thursday - Sunday performances, Conklin’s Barn II Dinner Theatre, Goodfield, www.barn2.com, 309-965-2545.

Decatur Camera Club exhibit, through February; Exhibit Hall, 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; Madden Arts Center’s, Anne Lloyd Gallery, 125 N. Water St., Decatur, 217-423-3189.

Perkinson Exhibit, through Feb. 1, Millikin University, Kirkland Fine Arts Center, Perkinson Gallery, 1184 W. Main St., Decatur, 217-424-6227.

“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.

“A World of Shoes,” through Feb. 10, 2013; “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.

Emancipation Proclamation on display through Jan. 21, 2013; “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 2013; 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/.

“Paradoxical Currents,” through March 23; Sheldon Swope Art Museum, 25 S. Seventh St., Terre Haute, Ind., 812-238-1676, ext 12, www.swope.org.

 

On the

big screen

Listings Nov. Jan. 4-10

MATTOON

AMC Showplace 10, 217-234-8898, 217-348-8884, 888-AMC-4FUN, www.amctheatres.com; “Texas Chainsaw” (R); “Promised Land” (R); “Parental Guidance” (PG): “Django Unchained” (R); “Guilt Trip” (PG-13); “Jack Reacher” (PG-13); “Les Miserables” (PG-13); “Lincoln” (PG-13); “This is 40” (R); “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (PG-13); Jan. 5, 2 p.m. “Monsters, Inc. 2-D” (G), Sensory Friendly Screening; 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, “Hugo” (PG); Tuesday, “The Cutting Edge” (PG); Wednesday “Facing the Giants” (PG); Jan. 10 “The Cutting Edge: Going for the Gold” (PG-13); call 217-639-5150 or visit www.colescouncilonaging.org for more information.

CHAMPAIGN-URBANA

The Art Theater, Church and Neil, Champaign, $5.50-$15, 800-237-8752: “Cloud Atlas” (R); “Hyde Park on Hudson” (R); visit the website, www.thecuart.com for showtimes.

DECATUR

Avon Theatre, 426 N. Water, $5.50-$7, 217-422-8151: “Gangster Squad” (R); “Zero Dark Thirty” (R); view updates and show times at www.theavon.com.

EFFINGHAM

RMC Cinemas, Village Square Mall, south U.S. Route 45: “Django Unchained” (R); “Texas Chainsaw” (R); “Jack Reacher” (PG-13); “Les Miserable” (PG-13); “Lincoln” (PG-13); Parental Guidance” (PG); “This is 40” (R); “The Hobbit, An Unexpected Journey” (PG-13); “Lincoln” (PG-13); view updates and showtimes at www.rmccinemas.com.

PARIS

The Paris Theater, 119 N. Central Ave., Paris, $3-4: “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (PG-13); “Parental Guidance” (PG); get updates at The Paris Theater on Facebook.

SHELBYVILLE

Boarman’s Roxy, 149 E. Main St., all shows $4: “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” (PG-13); 10 a.m., Dec. 1, Free holiday movie; receive updates and showtimes at 217-774-ROXY (7699), www.boarmans

roxytheatre.com.