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buzz calendar 11/9-11/12

By San Kim and Kayla Brown

Thursday, November 9th

Great Good Fine Ok

Date: Nov. 9

Time: 7 p.m.

Location: The Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

Charge: $15-$18

Age Restriction: 18+

Description: Jon Sandler and Luke Moellman together make up this Brooklyn synth-pop duo. They are joined in Urbana by indie band Tigertown from Sydney, Australia.

November Dance: Celebrating Kate Kuper

Date: Nov. 9-Nov. 11

Time: 7:30-9:30 p.m.

Location: Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

Charge: $10-$22

Age Restriction: All ages

Description: This family-friendly concert honors faculty member Kate Kuper. Dance at Illinois is excited to bring new choreographic voices from Eastern Europe to our community in a two-part cultural exchange between Dance at Illinois and the Latvian Contemporary Dance Choreographer’s Association.

Hansel and Gretel

Date: Nov. 9-Nov. 10 (7:30 p.m.), Nov. 11 (5 p.m.), Nov. 12 (3 p.m.)

Time: 7:30-11 p.m., 5-7:30 p.m., 3-6 p.m.

Location: Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

Charge: $8-$35

Age Restriction: 6+

Description: Director Tom Mitchell brings a family-friendly adventure to life. Lost in the forest and tricked by a house made of sweets, the brother-sister team of Hansel and Gretel must use their brains and their bravery to outwit the witch who pursues them.

 

Friday, November 10th

Wine and Spirits Tasting

Date: Nov. 10

Time: 5:30-7 p.m.

Location: Harvest Market, 2029 South Neil St., Champaign

Charge: Free

Age Restriction: All ages

Description: Enjoy an assortment of wine and spirits and get a few gifts for your beloved ones. Cocktail samples will also be catered along with quick lessons to make easy craft cocktails. The list of alcohol available at the event include: southern wine and spirits, marketplace wines and orange and blue wines.

Chris Cringle Arts & Crafts

Date: Nov. 10-Nov. 11

Time: 3-9 p.m., 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

Location: 101 W. Killarney St., Urbana

Charge: $5, free for children 5 and under

Age Restriction: All ages

Description: The 38th Annual Chris Cringle Arts & Crafts is the perfect family event. Goodie Bags will be handed out to the first 100 attendees each day!

Event Name: Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press

Date: Nov. 10

Time: 9 p.m.

Location: The Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

Charge: $8

Age Restriction: 18+

Description: Rod Tuffcurls & The Bench Press, a cover band hailing from Chicago, covers everything from Queen to Taylor Swift to Disney songs. Their excitement and energy are contagious and make for a fun experience.

 

Saturday, November 11th

Event Name: Queer Clothing Swap!

Date: Nov. 11

Time: 12-4:00 p.m.

Location: University YMCA – UIUC, 1001 S Wright St., Champaign

Charge: $35-$505

Age Restriction: All ages

Description: Fuse is a queer organization dedicated to providing a safe space for people of color. This Saturday, Fuse in collaboration with The UP Center is coordinating a clothing swap for queers. If you are in need of clothing, swing by and get some free clothes.

Event Name: Ben Hur (1959)

Date: Nov. 11

Time: 1 p.m., 7 p.m.

Location: The Virginia Theater, 203 W Park Ave., Champaign

Charge: Tickets: $6

Age Restriction: G-rated

Description: Join The Virginia Theater’s monthly screening of the most admired classic films of all time. For November, the theater offers “Ben Her,” an epic that chronicles a Jewish prince who becomes subject to slavery and partakes in the chariot race to regain his freedom.

Event Name: Porrima: An Art Showcase for Understanding Mental Illness and Suicide

Date: Nov. 11

Time: 5-10p.m.

Location: Unitarian Universalist Church of UC, 309 W. Green St., Urbana

Charge: Free

Age Restriction: All ages

Description: All people who have been affected by mental illness and suicide, either personally or by a loved one, are invited to showcase their artistic expressions of their feelings and experiences.

 

Sunday, November 12th

Event Name: Wine Down Sunday with Just Peachy

Date: Nov. 12

Time: 2-4 p.m.

Location: Alto Vineyards Champaign, 4210 N Duncan Rd., Champaign

Charge: Free

Age Restriction: All ages

Description: Enjoy free music performed by Just Peachy, a father and daughter acoustic duo whose music ranges from the 60’s through today. Percussionist Daniel Applegate will join force to rock pop and rock favorites.

Event Name: Marching Illini Live in Concert

Date: Nov. 12

Time: 3-4:30 p.m.

Location: Krannert Center for the Performing Arts, 500 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

Charge: $8-$10

Age Restriction: All ages

Description: The Marching Illini takes it from the field to Krannert for a concert featuring a spectacular and joyous presentation of music, movement, and special guests. The band will infuse you with Illini Spirit with its signature tunes, season highlights, and exciting extras.

Event Name: BoDeans

Date: Nov. 12

Time: 8 p.m.

Location: The Canopy Club, 708 S. Goodwin Ave., Urbana

Charge: $25-$30

Age Restriction: 18+

Description: BoDeans is not at all new to the music industry. 30 years and 12 albums deep, the alternative band is playing a stripped down show of all of their classics.

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