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January 2019

THE BIG SICK (2017)

January 22
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
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 (1990)

January 28
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

Champaign West Rotary presents: CU’s Got Talent!

February 2
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Sat, Feb 2, 2019 6:00pm: Registration Opens & Cocktail Hour with Heavy Appetizers 7:15pm: Talent Show 9:00: Silent Auction Closes Tickets: $75 On-Sale Date: On Sale Now     CU’s Got Talent! is a fundraiser, now in its 4th year, presented by Champaign West Rotary in East Central Illinois. CU's Got Talent! features a talent show including a reception and silent auction. The goal is to support local Champaign-Urbana charities which do not have the capacity to host a major…

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STAND BY ME (1986)

February 5
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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 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
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
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
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One event on January 21, 2019 at 12:00am

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Tue, Feb 26, 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 Wakanda at risk. Black…

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March 2019

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

March 2
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 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $3 (online only) 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…

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BIG (1986)

March 5
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Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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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
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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THE CHOIR OF MAN

March 10
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Choir of Man

  Date/Time(s): Sun, Mar 10, 2019 - 7pm (doors open at 6pm) Seating: Reserved Tickets: $29.50/$39.50/$49.50/$69.50 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $4 (online only) On-Sale Date: Fri, Nov 30, 2018 - 10am   Mammoth Events and the Champaign Park District are proud to present THE CHOIR OF MAN at the Virginia Theatre on Sunday, March 10, 2019, at 7:00 P.M., as part of their inaugural North American tour! This worldwide smash and runaway hit of numerous music festivals will…

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

March 25
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
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An event every 2 days that begins at 12:00am, repeating until March 28, 2019

Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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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
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
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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21ST ANNUAL ROGER EBERT’S FILM FESTIVAL PASS

April 10 - April 13
Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave.
Champaign, IL 61820 United States
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Date/Time(s): Wed-Sat, April 10-13, 2019 - various times Seating: General Admission Festival Pass: $150.00/each Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $5.00 (online & phone sales only) Ebertfest Pass On-Sale Date: Thursday, November 1, 2018 - 10am (Festival Passes & 4-Packs only. Please note that Individual Ebertfest Tickets go on-sale Monday, April 1, 2019) Festival Pass 4-Pack: $510.00/packet-of-4 Get a Pass 4-Pack here Add’l per packet processing fees apply: $20.00 (online & phone sales only)   The College of Media at Illinois…

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

April 28
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
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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 Add’l per ticket processing fees apply: $2.50 (online only) 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…

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SPIRITED AWAY (2001)

May 7
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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
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
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
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
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
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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