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WILL Call: What’s Happening in Champaign-Urbana Feb. 8 – Feb. 11

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CU Folks & Roots Festival Winter Weekend 2024
       Date & Time: Thursday, February 8th – Saturday, February 10th, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
       Location: Rose Bowl Tavern, Urbana
       Details: Folk and Roots music showcase featuring Andrew Duncanson & Friends, Hannah Rose & The Sweet Nothings, and more.

“A Midsummer Night’s Dream” by C-U Theatre Company
       Date & Time: Thursday, February 8th, 7:30 p.m.
       Location: Station Theatre, Urbana
       Details: Classic Shakespeare comedy featuring mistaken identity, quarreling lovers, and magical fairies.

Emily How at Canopy Club
       Date & Time: Thursday, February 8th, 8:00 p.m. 
       Location: Canopy Club, Champaign
       Details: Alternative/indie music with Emily How and guest artists Sweetmelk, Grey Slush, and Heaving.

“Witch” at Krannert Center for the Performing Arts
       Date & Time: Friday, February 9th, 7:30 p.m.
       Location: Studio Theatre, Krannert Center, Urbana
       Details: Dark comedy adaptation of a Jacobean drama with Faustian echoes.

“The Magic of Motown” at Virginia Theatre
       Date & Time: Friday, February 9th – Saturday, February 10th, 7:30 p.m.
       Location: Virginia Theatre, Champaign
       Details: Tribute to Motown’s best with power vocalists and a six-piece band.

Audition for Peoria Players’ Big Fish at Kim’s Academy of Dance
       Date & Time: Friday, February 9th, 6:30 p.m.
       Location: Kim’s Academy of Dance, Peoria
       Details: Audition for the musical “Big Fish” based on the celebrated novel by Daniel Wallace.

Lunar New Year Celebration at Activities and Recreation Center
       Date & Time: Saturday, February 10th, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
       Location: ARC Multipurpose Room 6, Urbana
       Details: Dazzling performances, delicious food, and cultural celebration hosted by the Taiwanese American Student Association.

Uniting Pride’s Love Fest at Cityview Banquet and Meeting Center
        Date & Time: Saturday, February 10th, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
        Location: Cityview Banquet and Meeting Center, Champaign
        Details: Fundraising show featuring dinner, a fabulous show, and a Queeraoke After Party.

Live Music at Rose Bowl Tavern
        Occasional Cajun Band feat Tom Turino and Shannon Arnold: 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
        Rose Bowl Big Band: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
        Location: Rose Bowl, Urbana
        Details: Occasional Cajun Band playing traditional Cajun, Creole, and Zydeco music followed by the Rose Bowl Big Band.

Opening Reception for The Art Connection at Champaign Public Library
        Date & Time: Sunday, February 11th, 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
        Location: Champaign Public Library, Champaign
        Details: Celebrate the exhibition series “The Art Connection: Schools to Library” featuring artwork by students from Champaign schools.

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