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October 2018

NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES – 5 NIGHTS OF HITCH

October 22 - October 26
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An event every 5 days that begins at 12:00am, repeating until October 26, 2018

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Oct 22, 2018 - Fri, Oct 26, 2018  All screenings at 7pm  (doors open at 6 pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 (a pass to see all 5 is just $24!) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Unquestionably our most popular short film series, 5 Nights of Hitch is back with four critically-acclaimed blockbusters and four television episodes from the irreplaceable master of suspense. Schedule: Suspicion (1941): Mon, Oct 22, 2018…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES – 5 NIGHTS OF HITCH: Notorious (1946)

October 23
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue, Oct 23, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale     Not Rated (102 min) Roger Ebert and many other film critics gave this film their top rating, citing masterful camerawork and outstanding performances by greats Cary Grant and Ingrid Bergman, whose characters’ lives become entangled during a WWII espionage operation. Regarded as some of the Master of Suspense’s very best…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES – 5 NIGHTS OF HITCH: “Alfred Hitchcock Presents”

October 24
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Wed, Oct 24, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale     Rated TV-14 (100 min) “Good evening…” Enjoy this year’s new addition to the “5 Nights” series—a return to the popular television show produced and hosted by Hitchcock himself, complete with that beloved theme song and logo. The Virginia will screen four of the series’ very best episodes, back to back.…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES – 5 NIGHTS OF HITCH: Dial M for Murder (1954)

October 25
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur, Oct 25, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 (or see all five for $24) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale     Rated PG (105 min) Widely considered to be the least Hitchcock-esque film in his body of work, “Dial M for Murder” remains to this day a highly entertaining and chillingly sinister thriller. Starring Grace Kelly, Ray Milland, and Robert Cummings. More info on 5…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES – 5 NIGHTS OF HITCH: Psycho (1960)

October 26
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri, Oct 26, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale     Rated R (109 min) The classic thriller responsible for everyone’s distrust of showers also became the template for countless films that followed. Starring Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, and Martin Balsam. It wouldn’t be Halloween without this scary movie staple! More info on 5 Nights of Hitch here!   Suspicion…

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REWIND 92.5 MOVIE SERIES: The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)

October 27
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Oct 27, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated R (100 min) Let’s do the Time Warp again when the king of cult classics returns to the Virginia’s silver screen! A recently engaged couple whose car breaks down in an isolated area must pay a call at the castle residence of Dr. Frank N. Furter. With Tim…

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CRAIG FERGUSON: THE HOBO FABULOUS TOUR

October 31
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Wed, Oct 31, 2018 - 7pm Seating: Reserved Tickets: $39.50/49.50  Add'l per ticket processing fees apply: $4 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, July 20, 2018 - 10am       CRAIG FERGUSON: THE HOBO FABULOUS TOUR What the world needs now more than ever is an ageing unhinged vagrant traveling from place to place ranting nonsense into a microphone. – Craig Ferguson Craig Ferguson has announced the HOBO FABULOUS TOUR, which will take the Grammy-nominated, Emmy and Peabody award-winning…

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November 2018

NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Mr. Smith Goes to Washington (1939)

November 3
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Nov 3, 2018 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Not Rated (129 min) Just in time for Election Day! James Stewart stars in Frank Capra’s classic that established him as a leading man. Nominated for eleven Academy Awards (and winning for Best Original Story), Mr. Smith is considered to be one of the…

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DISNEY JUNIOR DANCE PARTY: On Tour!

November 6
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue, Nov 6, 2018 – 6pm (doors open at 5pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $39/$49/$59 (*$149 VIP Packages available - see below!) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $5 (online only) Limit: 8 Tickets Per Purchase Infants 1 and under can sit on adult lap for free. On Sale Date: Fri, Aug 10, 2018 - 10am   Are you ready to DANCE?!?  Disney Junior Dance Party: On Tour presented by Pull-Ups® Training Pants! is an ALL NEW interactive live concert experience.…

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ROSANNE CASH with JOHN LEVENTHAL

November 8
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur, Nov 8, 2018 - 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $39.50/$49.50/$59.50/$69.50 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $4 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, July 20, 2018 - 10am       ROSANNE CASH with JOHN LEVENTHAL: She Remembers Everything She Remembers Everything, Rosanne’s Cash’s highly anticipated follow up to her triple Grammy-winning masterpiece The River and The Thread, is a powerfully insightful and strikingly universal collection of new songs. Both confessional and cathartic, the material reverberates with…

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BEAUTY AND THE BEAST JR

November 15
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until November 17, 2018

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Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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  Presented by Champaign Park District Youth Theatre (5th-8th Grades) Date/Time(s): Thur-Sat, Nov 15-17, 2018 - 7pm (2pm matinee Saturday) Doors open 45 minutes before each show Seating: Reserved Tickets: $14 Adult/$12 Child (12 and under) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On Sale Date: Now on Sale The Award-winning animated film and stage play comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on a classic fairy tale. Based on the original Broadway production that ran for…

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FIRST MAN (2018)

November 19
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until November 25, 2018

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon-Wed, Nov 19-21, and Fri-Sat, Nov 23-24 - 7pm plus Sat-Sun, Nov 24-25, 2018 - 1pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $8 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale     Rated PG-13 (138 min) This riveting true story of NASA's mission to land a man on the moon focuses on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961–1969. The film stars Ryan Gosling as Neil Armstrong, alongside Claire Foy,…

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December 2018

JEWEL: Handmade Holiday Tour

December 1
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date(s)/Time(s): Sat, Dec 1, 2018 – 8pm Seating: Reserved Tickets: $45/$59.50/$89.50/$125 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $6 (online only) (VIP Packages also available at www.jeweljk.com) Limit: 8 Tickets Per Patron On Sale Date: Fri, Sept 7, 2018 – 10am   Ally Bank proudly presents Jewel’s Handmade Holiday Tour with special guests Atz, Atz Lee, and Nikos Kilcher Jewel's fan favorite Handmade Holiday Tour returns this Holiday season for a one of a kind tour, performing Holiday classics, Holiday originals,…

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Rewind 92.5 MOVIE SERIES: Listeners’ Choice

December 2
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sun, Dec 2, 2018 - 2pm (doors open at 1pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) Stand up and be counted and help us choose which of the following holiday favorites we show at this special December screening! The “candidates”: When Harry Met Sally (1989) Home Alone (1990) Jingle all the Way (1996) Die Hard (1988)

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RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL

December 6
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur, Dec 6, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: Adult: $62.50/$52.50, Sen (55 and over): $55.50/$45.50, Child (12 and under): $42.50/$32.50 On-Sale Date: Fri, July 20, 2018 - 10am       The beloved TV classic Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer soars off the screen and onto the stage this holiday season. Come see all of your favorite characters from the special including Santa and Mrs. Claus, Hermey the Elf, Bumble the Abominable Snow Monster, Clarice, Yukon…

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MICHAEL MCDONALD: Season of Peace, Holiday & Hits

December 9
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sun, Dec 9, 2018 - 7:00pm (doors open at 6:00pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $49.95/$59.95/$69.95/$79.95 (VIP Upgrade packages are available - see below for details!) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $4.00 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, July 20, 2018 - 10am   Michael McDonald will bring his Season of Peace, Holiday & Hits Tour to the Virginia in December – and there’s no better way to get into the spirit of the holiday season! Two notes. That's all it takes…

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ANDREW PETERSON presents BEHOLD THE LAMB OF GOD

December 12
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Presented by Gather Round Production Date/Time(s): Wed, Dec 12, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $25/$30/$35/$40 On-Sale Date: Fri, Jul 20, 2018 - 10am       Storied Nashville singer-songwriter and author Andrew Peterson presents the Advent song cycle Behold the Lamb of God: The True Tall Tale of the Coming of Christ. Running for almost two decades, Behold the Lamb features an all-star cast of Nashville songwriters and session musicians performing Peterson’s original folk-roots infused rendition…

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HOLIDAY IN WHOVILLE 2018

December 16
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sun, Dec 16, 2018 - 1pm  Seating: General Admission Tickets: $3 Standard/FREE for children 2 & under (please visit our box office to receive a ticket for children 2 & under) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale     Join us for a real holiday treat! Watch Dr. Seuss’s How the Grinch Stole Christmas (1966 TV short) with screenings at 1pm, 2pm, 3pm, and 4pm. During the event, we will have pictures with…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: THE BEST CHRISTMAS MOVIES EVER

December 17
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until December 22, 2018

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - Sat, Dec 22, 2018 - 7pm (with a 1pm matinee Sat, Dec 22, 2018) (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 (or see all five for $24) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       These are some of our favorite movies all year long! Five classic Christmas tales shown in a historic setting—and enjoy savoring a nice cup of complimentary hot…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: The Bishop’s Wife (1947)

December 17
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 (or see all five for $24) Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated G (109 min) A bishop prays for divine intervention…and is sent Cary Grant as a guardian angel in human form. In this sentimental favorite, the angel helps find financial aid to build a new church and revives the bishop’s shaky marriage. The…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Miracle on 34th Street (1947)

December 18
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue, Dec 18, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated G (101 min) Kris Kringle is really convincing in his job as Santa Claus at the Macy’s toy-department. That’s because… he is Santa. After he’s institutionalized for this seemingly out-of-touch behavior, a young lawyer decides to defend him in court by proving that he is indeed the real…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: White Christmas (1954)

December 19
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Wed, Dec 19, 2018 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale     Rated G (120 min) This charming holiday musical stars Bing Crosby and Danny Kaye as a successful song-and-dance team that partner with a sister act to save a failing Vermont inn. The Bishop’s Wife (1947): Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - 7pm Miracle on 34th Street (1947): Tue, Dec 18, 2018 -…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: A Christmas Carol (1951)

December 20
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur, Dec 20, 2018 - 7pm (doors open 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Not Rated (87 min) Bah humbug! This enchanting Christmas fable is about an old embittered miser who is given the chance for redemption when three ghosts haunt him on Christmas Eve. The Bishop’s Wife (1947): Mon, Dec 17, 2018 - 7pm Miracle on 34th Street (1947): Tue, Dec 18, 2018 -…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: It’s a Wonderful Life (1946)

December 21
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri & Sat, Dec 21 & 22, 2018 - 7pm (with a 1pm matinee Sat) (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (132 min) A depressed businessman gets the opportunity to see what life is like had he never existed. With the help of an angel, George Bailey sees what could have been and learns to appreciate…

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January 2019

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST (2017)

January 8, 2019
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An event every 2 days that begins at 12:00am, repeating until January 10, 2019

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Jan 8 & 10, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (130 min) In this live action remake of the animated classic a selfish prince is cursed by a witch who transforms him into a hideous creature. He must change his way unless he wants to remain a beast forever, but his chance at…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Charade (1963)

January 12, 2019
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Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Jan 12, 2019 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated G (115 min) Help us celebrate Cary Grant’s birthday this month when we revisit the always-popular film that everyone said was “the best Hitchcock movie that Hitchcock never made"! Audrey Hepburn plays Regina, a woman suddenly widowed when her husband is murdered in…

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PURPLE RAIN (1984)

January 15, 2019
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An event every 2 days that begins at 12:00am, repeating until January 17, 2019

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Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Jan 15 & 17, 2019 - 7pm  (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated R (112 min) Prince stars as The Kid, a young musician who escapes his tumultuous home life when his star begins to rise, but he deals with more tribulations when he’s faced with a burgeoning romance with a fellow singer, a dissatisfied band worried about…

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THE BIG SICK (2017)

January 22, 2019
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An event every 2 days that begins at 12:00am, repeating until January 24, 2019

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Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Jan 22 & 24, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated R (120 min) Based on the real-life love story between the film’s writer, Emily V. Gordon, and the film’s star, Kumail Nanjiani, The Big Sick tells the story of the pair falling in love but the struggles they face as their cultures clash. Emily eventually…

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REWIND 92.5 MOVIE SERIES BAD MOVIE MONDAYS: Tremors (1984)

January 28, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Jan 28, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG-13 (96 min) Sneak out to the historic Virginia Theatre in downtown Champaign, and be very, very quiet…because we’re showing this camp classic as part of Rewind 92.5’s “Bad Movie Mondays”. Extra credit if you can tell us what your six degrees to Kevin Bacon is! A quiet,…

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February 2019

STAND BY ME (1986)

February 5, 2019
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An event every 2 days that begins at 12:00am, repeating until February 7, 2019

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Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Feb 5 & 7, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale         Rated R (89 min) A writer looks back on a boyhood journey to find the body of a local missing teen in 1959. In this coming-of-age story, the tight-knit group of friends find more than what they were looking for as they bond over the…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Top Hat (1935)

February 9, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Feb 9, 2019 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Not Rated (101 min) Starring that original dancing dynamic duo, Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers, Top Hat is the most successful and best known picture in the long history of their partnership. The film centers on a case of mistaken identity when a dancer…

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REWIND 92.5 MOVIE SERIES BAD MOVIE MONDAYS: Flash Gordon (1980)

February 25, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Feb 25, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (111 min) If you have never before experienced the unparalleled camp of Flash Gordon, the pure, unadulterated silliness of the picture may take you by surprise. Produced by Dino De Laurentiis and with a soundtrack performed by Queen, Flash Gordon was a self-aware space opera that gained…

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BLACK PANTHER (2018)

February 26, 2019
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Feb 26 & 28, 2019 - 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG-13 (135 min) T’Challa returns home to the isolated, technologically advanced African nation of Wakanda after the death of his father to rise to the throne as King, but a vengeful enemy resurfaces to challenge T’Challa’s reign and puts the fate of…

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March 2019

THAT’S WHAT SHE SAID – presented by Sterling Wealth Management

March 2, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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That's What She Said - presented by Sterling Wealth Management

Date/Time(s): Sat, March 2, 2019 - 7:30pm (doors open at 6:30pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $40 On-Sale Date: Fri, July 20, 2018 - 10am   For After Party Tickets – Click Here   That’s What She Said is returning for the 5th installment next March as part of The Virginia Theatre’s 2018-19 Season.  The show features local women sharing personal stories in an intimate show that will delight audiences.  Sterling Wealth Management is excited to take on the role of presenting…

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BIG (1986)

March 5, 2019
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Mar 5 & 7, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (130 min) Be careful what you wish for…A teenage boy consults the wish-granting powers of a fortune-telling machine at the local pier and asks for it to make him grown up. Although, Josh is surprised when he wakes up the next morning with the body…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Gaslight (1944)

March 9, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Mar 9, 2019 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Not Rated (114 min) The film that gave us an entirely new term for manipulation. After the death of her famous opera-singing aunt, Paula (Ingrid Bergman) falls in love with the charming Gregory Anton (Charles Boyer). Back in London, Paula begins to notice strange…

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REWIND 92.5 MOVIE SERIES BAD MOVIE MONDAYS: Xanadu (1980)

March 25, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Mon, Mar 25, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (96 min) For our final “Bad Movie Monday”, we’ve really upped the ante with this 1980 box office (and critical) flop! Xanadu stars Olivia Newton-John, Gene Kelly and Michael Beck, and features music by Newton-John, Electric Light Orchestra, Cliff Richard, and The Tubes. The film earned terrible…

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WONDER WOMAN (2017)

March 26, 2019
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, Mar 26 & 28, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG-13 (149 min) A WWII pilot crashes on a hidden and mysterious island inhabited by women warriors where he tells them of the conflicts in the outside world. Amazonian Diana is stricken by these stories of strife and leaves her home vowing to end…

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PECHA KUCHA NIGHT CHAMPAIGN-URBANA Volume 29

March 30, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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presented by the Champaign-Urbana Design Organization Date/Time(s): Sat, Mar 30, 2019 - 8:20pm (doors open at 7:20pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $10 in advance/$15 at the door Add’l per ticket processing fees apply:  On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Pecha Kucha (it draws its name from the Japanese term for “chit chat”) is a fast-paced event filled with cutting edge art & design, quirky humor, and sometimes surprising emotion. PK Nights—held in hundreds of cities all over the world—are…

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April 2019

NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Metropolis (1927)

April 6, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Apr 6, 2019 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Not Rated (153 min) This influential film portrays a futuristic city sharply divided between the working class and city planners, but a working class prophet predicts the resolution to their differences when she falls in love with the son of the city’s mastermind. A…

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REWIND 92.5 MOVIE SERIES: Marvel’s The Avengers (2012)

April 28, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sun, Apr 28, 2019 - 2pm (doors open at 1pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG-13 (143 min) Fasten your capes and polish your shield—the Virginia Theatre is hosting a Mini Comic Con! Don your favorite costume and fly on over to have super fun at this special screening of The Avengers, hosted by our friends from Rewind 92.5 FM!  

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May 2019

SWAN LAKE presented by CU Ballet

May 3, 2019
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An event every day that begins at 12:00am, repeating until May 4, 2019

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Fri, May 3, 2019 - 7pm | Sat, May 4,  2019 - 11am & 4pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $24 Adult/$19 Senior (55 and over)/ $12 Child (12 and under) & Student On-Sale Date: Fri, Jul 20, 2018 - 10am       Champaign Urbana Ballet presents Swan Lake, the ultimate ballet! This romantic fable of ill-fated passion and forgiveness is told through beautiful choreography amid magnificent sets – a timeless classic. All performances…

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SPIRITED AWAY (2001)

May 7, 2019
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An event every 2 days that begins at 12:00am, repeating until May 9, 2019

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue & Thur, May 7 & 9, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (135 min) Ten-year-old Chihiro finds herself in a strange, new world en route to her family’s move to the suburbs. She discovers this place as a type of holiday resort for the supernatural after their tiring tour in the human world; a new world…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: The Thin Man (1934)

May 25, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, May 25, 2019 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Not Rated (93 min) Come celebrate the 85th birthday of the film that launched a beloved 6-film franchise! Based on the Dashiell Hammett novel, The Thin Man stars William Powell and Myrna Loy as Nick and Nora Charles, with Powell and Loy setting the…

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REWIND 92.5 MOVIE SERIES: The Sandlot (1993)

May 30, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur, May 30, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (101 min) You’re killin’ me, Smalls! Batter up for this very special event with the team from Rewind 92.5 FM and more as we celebrate the boys of summer. A cult favorite, The Sandlot is the quintessential coming-of-age baseball film that Roger Ebert called the summertime version…

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June 2019

REWIND 92.5 MOVIE SERIES: Space Jam (1996)

June 13, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Thur, June 13, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $5 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Rated PG (88 min) It’s game time! Feel free to wear a jersey - and put on your game face - when you come root for the Looney Tunes at this special event with Rewind 92.5 FM. The live-action/animated sports comedy Space Jam stars the legendary Michael Jordan along…

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NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: On The Waterfront (1954)

June 22, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, June 22, 2019 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale       Not Rated (108 min) Nominated for 12 Academy Awards (winning 8, including Best Picture, Actor, Director, and Best Supporting Actress). A longshoreman and wannabe prize fighter (Marlon Brando) witnesses a murder at the hands of his crooked boss’s cronies and finds himself tangled up…

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July 2019

NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: Stage Door (1937)

July 13, 2019
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, July 13, 2019 - 1pm & 7pm (doors open 1 hour before each show) Seating: General Admission Tickets: $6 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $1 (online only) On-Sale Date: Now on sale         Not Rated (92 min) It’s Ginger Rogers’ birthday! Come watch Rogers and Katharine Hepburn star in a film (it was adapted from the play of the same name) about two young actresses aspiring to see their names in lights. Widely thought of as…

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