This week: Hang onto your tap shoes, fave lovers. I feel an old-fashioned song and dance coming on ...
TRIVIA NIGHT AND SILENT AUCTION
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.
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.
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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.
TV used to be so square. We've become so accustomed to wide screens that the old 4:3 aspect ratio seems as quaint as old sepia photographs. Yet, sometimes even on our new 16:9 widescreen TVs, pictures don't always fill the screen.
Here's a reader query about that:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
LAST WEEK'S ANSWER
SCOTT BEATTY loves baseball. This weekend, Illini Sports Network listeners will find out how much.
The WDWS personality is calling the Illinois baseball games in Beaumont, Texas. The first broadcast is Illinois against Milwaukee at 2 p.m. today. The Illini play Milwaukee and Lamar on Saturday with a single game Sunday against the host Cardinals.
What: Presented by the Save the Lorraine Foundation. Limited to 12 teams of up to five people; come alone and join a smaller team. Free theater popcorn, cookies and a small bottled water or soda. Winning team members receive refund of entry fee, and a door prize will also be awarded.
This week: First in war, first in peace, first in the hearts of their countrymen, but not always first at the box office.
Monday is Presidents Day, which remains, at best, tied for the second-most popular American holiday ... in February, that is.