I completely missed this in the Overture for the week, so hopefully I can make up for that fault by posting this for all to see. Cursive's Tim Kasher will be performing in C-U tonight, and there are still tickets available. This is a living room show — somewhere — and you can grab tickets here. Appears there are only about 15 left at the time this is being published, so get after it.
Tori Paitan Ramen
Creamy Chicken Broth
Salt or Soy Taré
Chicken Galantine Chashu
Schmaltz Caramelized Onions
Marinated Bamboo Shoots
Soy Marinated Hen Egg
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Eastern Illinois Foodbank.
Tickets are not required for this event, so show up early to get some delicious ramen.
The Urbana Butcher Shop recently launched an indiegogo campaign to raise money for a blast cooler. This blast cooler will allow for the making of lots of meaty treats, including bacon. You contribute between $12 and $120, with various bacon perks for each donation level. There are about three weeks left of the campaign, so hurry before all the bacon is gone.
The Unofficial celebration was on yesterday, and it even made some people from across the pond talk about it. Check out the article on The Daily Mail here.
Hairspray Jr., the classic musical performed by area youth, will continue to stage this weekend at the Historic Virginia Theater in Downtown Champaign.
This version of the performance is fast-paced, fun, and adapted to appeal to kids. Lots of musical numbers and a great way to introduce your kids to the art of theater.
Concessions: always available and always affordable.
Performances on Friday March 7th, at 7p and on Saturday the 8th at 2pm and 7pm.
Tickets available online here or at the box office.
See you there!
Tickets for the first five Prairie Fruits Farm Dinners on the Farm series go on sale Saturday, March 1 at 1 p.m. Details about the dinners should be posted on the Prairie Fruits Farm website by Wednesday, February 26, and it is strongly recommended that you review the ShowClix site before purchasing tickets. Tickets are $125 (plus $10.95 in tax) per person.
Mark Hartstein is at it again, this time with his Champaign-Urbana Smørrebrød Project (CUSP).
CUSP will send off the Corkscrew in Urbana with a Smørrebrød goodbye. From 3-6 p.m. on Saturday, February 22nd you can eat:
Danish open-face sandwiches called “smørrebrød”, buttered rye bread garnished with a wide variety of toppings. The hearty rye bread is housemade and we source our produce and groceries as locally as we can, except the imported Danish butter.
This month's menu:
Sild: Pickled herring, Moore Family hen egg, pickled beet stems
Triptych: Blue Cheese, Triptych Brewing Blueberry Blonde soft jam, granola
Hanssen: Olive-oil confit Blue Moon potatoes, Blue Moon arugula, garlic (white anchovy on request)
Gravadlax: Cured organic Irish salmon, mustard-dill sauce, "everything" crumble
Leverpostej: The Urbana Butcher Shop braunswiger, onion, mustardseed caviar, parsely, potato chips
Each plate will cost $5-8 and we donate a dollar from each smørrebrød to the Eastern Illinois Foodbank
That's a great deal. If you need further convincing, check out our article about the last one.
Love the World Wide Web? Love random things on the internet? Then you're most likely familiar with one of the most visited websites on the globe, Reddit, aka "the front page of the internet".
Reddit co-founder Alexis Oharian is planning a visit to the Illini Union next week on Tuesday, February 18th from 5-7 p.m. on his book tour. Check out all the information at the Facebook event.
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