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Weekender: January 27-29

Friday, January 27th Eat up, Restaurant Week restaurants, all weekend, prices vary Cheers to Restaurant Week! The nine day celebration kicks off today, and the 40+ participating restaurants want to give diners a taste of …

We are looking for editors

We’re doing some new things in 2023. We launched our new website, a (hopefully) more aesthetically pleasing and user-friendly place for us to continue the work of showcasing the community. There’s an option to donate …

Did you know Maize has a weekly dance night?

If you’re looking for a mid-week opportunity to dance it out and try out your Latin dancing skills (or maybe learn some new dance styles?), Maize at the Station has a free dance night every …

The Overture: January 23-29

The Overture is a rundown of live music and performances happening in and around Champaign-Urbana each week. All of the information is as accurate as we can publish; however, all shows and performances are subject …

Making Noise at the Rose Bowl

On Monday January 16th, three solo acts and one collaboration made a lot of Noise at the Rose Bowl. In the tradition of Prairie Noise Invasion it was an intimate performance, in the way that …

Kangaroo Court has finished recording their debut album

Psychrock outfit Kangaroo Court has been busy over the last year, releasing a few songs and playing tons of shows locally and regionally. The band recently posted that their debut album has been recorded and …

Alice Cooper is playing the State Farm Center in May

Alice Cooper is playing the State Farm Center on Tuesday, May 9th. Tickets go on sale this Friday, January 20th, and will start at $49 before fees.  The 74 year-old’s Too Close For Comfort Tour …

The Overture: January 17-22

The Overture is a rundown of live music and performances happening in and around Champaign-Urbana each week. All of the information is as accurate as we can publish; however, all shows and performances are subject …