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Octave Chanute Air Museum: Rantoul, Ill

This weekend I took a trip out to the Octave Chanute Air Museum in Rantoul, Ill. The museum contains a number of extensive indoor exhibits showcasing the history of the Chanute Air Base from when …

The Living Blue at Mike ‘N Molly’s

A little bit of rain didn’t stop the show last Wednesday night at Mike ‘N Molly’s. Opening up the show was Dave Samuel’s side project Mordechai in the Mirror, followed by Peoria’s Tina Sparkle, and …

Our Friendly Neighbor, Monticello

I was talking to some friends who have lived for quite a while in Champaign-Urbana and was very surprised to hear that they have never been to Monticello, Ill. “What? How can this be!” I …

The Beauty of the Illinois Country

We really do have the best of both worlds living in Champaign-Urbana. We have all the comforts and benefits of city life and yet, in a matter of minutes, we can find ourselves in the …

House Shows Make a Comeback

House shows are apparently no longer a thing of the past. For those of you looking for a change of scenery from the regular bar venue fare, be sure to check out one of the …

Krukid & The Sugargliders

Last Saturday, Krukid & The Sugargliders left everyone speechless at Mike ‘N Molly’s. If you missed this show, check his schedule and make it to the next one. You won’t regret it.