Frank's Faves: Movie musicals

This week: Hang onto your tap shoes, fave lovers. I feel an old-fashioned song and dance coming on ...

Chuck Koplinski: 'I Am Not Your Negro' a timely screed

Having seen his three compatriots — Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King Jr. — all slain in their fight for civil rights, author and advocate James Baldwin knew the crusade they had led gradually had lost the momentum and power to make any sort of significant change.

Entertainment listings, Feb. 23-March 2, 2017


This weekend


What: Hosted by Unity West PTO. Arrive early to pick your own table, view and bid on the silent auction items. Maximum of eight players per table; work as a team to come up with the answers. 50/50 raffle and games between rounds. Bring your own food.

Yiannopoulos apologizes for remarks, quits Breitbart

NEW YORK — Polarizing right-wing writer Milo Yiannopoulos was by turns apologetic for comments he made about sexual relationships between boys and men and adamant he had been the subject of "a cynical media witch hunt" on Tuesday as he spoke after resigning as an editor at Breitbart News.

'Lego Batman' builds on haul

NEW YORK (AP) — "The Great Wall" was a hit in China. In North America, it was a dud.

The most expensive film ever made in China and with a budget of $150 million, "The Great Wall" was intended to prove that the world's No. 2 movie marketplace could produce Hollywood-sized blockbusters of its own.

LaBeouf camera work hits the road

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Actor Shia LaBeouf has brought a performance-art piece against President Donald Trump to New Mexico's largest city.

That's Entertainment: Spotlighting events throughout the area

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Ben Folds visiting the Canopy Club

Pianist Ben Folds, with vocalist Kadhja Bonet, will perform Saturday night at The Canopy Club in Urbana.

The show is sold out, but VIP tickets are available.

Richard J. Leskosky: Bugs on the big screen

With the relatively warm weather we've been having lately, you might actually see some insects flying around outdoors. But you can definitely see some indoors — alive, mounted or on film — on Saturday at the 34th annual Insect Fear Film Festival.

Frank's Faves: Alien-encounter movies

This special edition: You don't have to be a crackpot to see flying saucers. Just a movie fan.

Who lives here? Feb. 18, 2017

Each week on this page, The News-Gazette will show a screenshot of a home from a movie or TV show and ask readers, "Who lives here?" Email your guess of a character who resides there to, and we'll give a winner a shout-out on next week's page. Be sure to include your full name and town of residence.