Archive for June, 2007

LIVING DEAD to resurrect Castle

Friday, June 8th, 2007

LATE AFTERNOON OF THE LIVING DEAD, a brand-new horror/comedy feature produced in downstate Illinois, will be shown on Saturday, June 9, 2007, 7 p.m., at the Castle Theatre in downtown Bloomington.

CU Video Group meets June 6

Monday, June 4th, 2007

The next meeting of CU Video Group will be on Wednesday, June 6, 2007, 7 p.m. at Rock’s, 25 E. Springfield Ave., Champaign.

Fischer Theatre article

Sunday, June 3rd, 2007

Article in Champaign daily The News-Gazette about the hiring of Atlanta, GA, consulting firm McQueen and Associates by the Vermilion Heritage Foundation to assess whether future restoration and operation of the Fischer Theatre in downtown Danville would be a viable investment. Plus, your editor bitches about the increasing propensity for small theaters to rely on big Hollywood movies in order to stay open.

Don’t overlook summer learning

Saturday, June 2nd, 2007

Skip Huston will introduce a weekly series of “Overlooked Films” beginning Thursday, June 7, 2007, at the Avon Theater in Decatur, IL, while Kymberly Harris will teach drama workshops beginning Monday, June 4, 2007, in the basement of the Coffee House in Normal, IL.