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Two-time Emmy winner, NY Times best-selling author, five-time Grammy nominee, and Broadway hit Kathy Griffin makes her first-ever Champaign appearance at the historic Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave., at 8 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 23. Tickets may be purchased at the Virginia Theatre box office, by phone at (217)356-9063 or charge online at www.thevirginia.org. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m.
Unity West Elementary School held its annual Talent Show on April 25.
All About Beer Magazine will present the World Beer Festival from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20, at the David S. Palmer Arena in Danville, produced by Three Zebras Entertainment.
The intriguing recent discovery of the Higgs Boson, the latest fundamental subatomic particle found in nature, will provide the next discussion in the “World of Science” lecture series at Parkland College.
When Parkland College’s planetarium premiered its first show in fall 1987, the Hubble Telescope, International Space Station and Global Positioning System III were still plans on paper.
Take time to recharge. The Spurlock Museum invites you to join leader Mary Wolters in Mindful Meditation at the Spurlock Museum at 11:15 a.m. on Wednesdays through May 9. Each session lasts 30 minutes and will be held in the Museum’s Knight Auditorium. Admission is free. The Spurlock Museum is located at 600 S. Gregory, Urbana. For more information, call Brook Taylor at (217) 265-0474.
Imagine traveling through space and time, standing face to face with a bearded dragon, hearing a 100-year-old recording of the John Philip Sousa band and tasting honey from around the world - all within a short drive from your front door. These are just a few of the experiences possible when visiting the 11 museums of Champaign County.
Zero 1 USA Live Pro Wrestling returns to Mattoon for a night of pro wrestling at 7 p.m. on Saturday, March 31, at the Burgess-Osborne Auditorium, 1701 Wabash Ave., Mattoon.
Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m. for people with presale tickets.
The University of Illinois Extension Master Gardeners will host their annual Garden Walk from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 25, in Champaign and Urbana.