FRIDAY, DECEMBER 16
My Antonia at the Station Theatre, Fri/Sat/Sun 8 p.m.
$15 Fri/Sat; $10 Sun
Meghan Whelan’s very positive review of this play can be found here. (TN)
Michael “Piper” Cooney and Pat Egan in Concert at the UC-IMC, 8 p.m., $20 ($10 for seniors & students)
The Descendants at the Art Theater, Fri 5:15 and 7:30 p.m., additional 3 p.m. show on Sat/Sun, $6.50 before 6 p.m., $9 afterward.
O Brother Where Art Thou at the Art Theater, Fri/Sat 10 p.m., $3
Everything about this film is wonderful, but the soundtrack alone is worth the price of admission. (TN)
SATURDAY, DECEMBER 17
Pokemon City Championships at Urbana Free Library, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Free Admission
Whimper vs. Bang Party @ Parasol, 12:00–3:00 p.m. You can listen to and read about the changes happening at Parasol, and then you can come celebrate these changes with them on Saturday.This event is a free, all-ages, all-afternoon rock show featuring some of the C-U Collective’s finest:
- Evil Tents
- Anna Karenina/Anna Karina
- Shadows On A River
And it’s BYOB, which pretty much guarantees that I’ll be there. (TN)
Orson Welles Radio Adaptation of A Christmas Carol, 7:30–8:30 p.m.
Doors: 7:00 p.m.
The Psychic Joker’s Time Traveling Radio Theatre Troupe will present a live staged radio retelling of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol, as adapted for radio by the legendary Orson Welles. (TN)
Emerald City’s First Lesbian Attack with Amy Myers, 10:30p.m.–1:30 a.m.
Cover: $2 (beg., 10:00 p.m.)
Join us at Emerald City Lounge for our first Lesbian Attack event. Drink specials, 80s music videos, games with prizes, and a special number or two performed by our very own Leiloni Stars. (TN)
Open Auditions for Pinkalicious: The Musical at Parkland Theatre, 1 to 5 p.m.
SUNDAY, DECEMBER 18
New Orleans Jazz Machine at Urbana Free Library, 2 p.m., Free
A German Baroque Christmas at Holy Cross Catholic Church, 7:30 p.m., $20