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Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 8:15pm
The Virginia Theatre

Since 2009, PechaKucha Night C-U has inspired us with captivating stories and unique perspectives. With such an abundance of creativity in our community, PechaKucha Night C-U’s 20th Volume is cause for celebration!

Our Vol. 20 All-Star presenter lineup will feature PKN presenters of the past who will return to the stage to share brand new stories, ideas, and projects in 20 seconds x 20 images. This is bound to be our biggest PKN yet—join us!

THE DETAILS:
Saturday, February 6th, 2016
The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Avenue, Champaign
Doors open at 7:20 pm
Show starts at 8:20 pm
Admission: $10 in advance/ $15 at the door
Tickets available online at http://thevirginia.org/event/pechakucha-volume-20-2/
Possible Mature Content, 18+ recommended

Let us know you’re coming by RSVPing on Facebook!

WHAT, EXACTLY, IS PECHA KUCHA NIGHT?
First devised by a pair of Tokyo architects in 2003, PechaKucha Nights have become international phenomena that use a simple concept to create big community exchanges. Presenters have 20 images and 20 seconds per image to share their ideas, works, and passions for a total of 6 minutes and 40 seconds flat.

NEAT! WHERE CAN I FIND MORE INFORMATION?
For additional info, or if interested in presenting at a future PechaKucha Night Champaign-Urbana, email at pechakuchaCU@thecudo.org. Check out the www.pechakucha.org global website to get a sense of the magnitude of the event as well as our city page, www.pechakucha.org/night/champaign-urbana.

Follow us on Twitter: @pechakuchaCU
Become a fan on Facebook: www.facebook.com/pechakuchaCU
For more information about CUDO visit thecudo.org

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 7:00pm
The Virginia Theatre, 203 W. Park Ave

Tickets are $4

(146 min) A family heads to an isolated hotel for the winter where an evil and spiritual presence influences the father into violence, while his psychic son sees horrific forebodings from the past and of the future.

217-356-9063
http://www.thevirginia.org

Sunday, October 4, 2015 - 5:00pm to 11:00pm
Art Theater Co-op

IT’S TIME, NAFF NATION! The New Art Film Festival is primed and ready to present its sixth annual cornucopia of locally made independent films from the region centered by Champaign-Urbana, Illinois, USA, on Sunday, October 4, 2015, from 5 to 11 p.m. This year, we have on tap for you 38 shorts and two previews running the gamut from drama to comedy, from scientifically plausible to exuberantly fantastic, from straight-forward as they come to subversive as you might fear. Please follow this link for the complete film order and descriptions at the official NAFF Web site:

http://newartfilmfestival.com/naff-schedule/

This year, we not only hope you have a good time being impressed and inspired by these movies of Champaign, Urbana, and the cities beyond, but also choose to show the Art Co-op en masse that the fall season is the best new season during which they should play host to your New Art Film Festival! Admission is free to the community.

The NAFF is presented by C-U Confidential and sponsored by The Art Theater, ThirdSide, and Shatterglass Studios.

Saturday, November 14, 2015 - 1:00pm
The Virginia Theatre

11/14/2015
1pm & 7pm

NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES - Double Indemnity (1944)

Tickets: $6 Tickets: $4 On Sale Friday, August 21, 2015 – 10am

Rated PG (107 min) The seminal 1944 American film noir, directed by Billy Wilder and co-written by Wilder and Raymond Chandler. Fred MacMurray is an insurance salesman, Barbara Stanwyck a provocative housewife who wishes her husband were dead, and Edward G. Robinson a claims adjuster whose job it is to find phony claims. For more information call our box office at 217-356-9063 or visit us online at www.thevirginia.org.

Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 8:00pm
111 Walnut St (2nd Floor), Champaign, IL

Institute 4 Creativity will be hosting a joint screening of Dither: The DIY Sound and Walls of Sound by local film makers Sam Geneser and David Gracon.

Dither (2013/38 min.) — A short form documentary project on do it yourself music; heightening our sense of community and stimulating positive social change.

Walls of Sound (2012/63 min.) — A Look Inside the House of Records is a feature length documentary video that explores the House of Records, a brick and mortar independent record store based in Eugene, Oregon. Read the full description at https://houseofrecords.wordpress.com/

Cover $3 // All-Ages!

Saturday, October 24, 2015 - 7:00pm
The Virginia Theatre

10/24/2015
7pm

The Shining (1980) - CLASSIC CHILLS

Tickets: $4 On Sale Friday, August 21, 2015 – 10am

Rated R (146 min) Stanley Kubrick's legendary reimagining of Stephen King's best-selling hotel horror story. A family journeys to an isolated lodge for the winter where an evil presence spurs the father into violence, while his psychic son has terrifying visions from both the past and future. With Jack Nicholson, Shelley Duvall, Danny Lloyd and Scatman Crothers. For more information call our box office at 217-356-9063 or visit us online at www.thevirginia.org.

Friday, October 23, 2015 - 7:00pm
The Virginia Theatre

10/23/2015
7pm

Halloween (1978) - CLASSIC CHILLS

Tickets: $4 On Sale Friday, August 21, 2015 – 10am

Rated R (91 min) Following in the footsteps of Psycho, Halloween was the first modern slasher film (and was even selected for preservation by the Library of Congress). On Halloween night, 1963, 6-year old Michael Myers stabbed his sister to death. After 15 years in a mental hospital, Myers escapes and makes his return home. With Jamie Lee Curtis - daughter of Psysho actress Janet Leigh - in her feature film debut. For more information call our box office at 217-356-9063 or visit us online at www.thevirginia.org.

Thursday, October 22, 2015 - 7:00pm
The Virginia Theatre

CLASSIC CHILLS
What better way to get in the Halloween spirit than with one of these classic thrillers!

10/22/2015
7pm

The Witches of Eastwick (1987) - CLASSIC CHILLS

Tickets: $4 On Sale Friday, August 21, 2015 – 10am

Rated R (118 min) Jack Nicholson, Cher, Michelle Pfeiffer and Susan Sarandon star in this comedy/fantasy about three women in a picturesque village who each have their wishes granted...at a cost...when a mysterious, charismatic man enters their lives. For more information call our box office at 217-356-9063 or visit us online at www.thevirginia.org.

Friday, October 30, 2015 - 7:00pm
The Virginia Theatre

10/30/2015
7pm & 10pm

NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: FIVE NIGHTS OF HITCH - Frenzy (1972)

Tickets: $6 On Sale Friday, August 21, 2015 – 10am

Rated R (116 min) Considered by critics to be Hitchcock's last great film. A serial murderer in contemporary London is strangling women with a necktie, and the police have a suspect, but he's the wrong man… With Alec McCowen and Barry Foster.
For more information call our box office at 217-356-9063 or visit our website at www.thevirginia.org. Hope to see you there!

Thursday, October 29, 2015 - 7:00pm
The Virginia Theatre

10/29/2015
7pm & 10pm

NEWS-GAZETTE FILM SERIES: FIVE NIGHTS OF HITCH - Spellbound (1945)

Tickets: $6 On Sale Friday, August 21, 2015 – 10am

Not Rated (111 min) A therapist protects the identity of an amnesia patient accused of murder while attempting to recover his memory in this psychological mystery thriller. With Ingrid Bergman and Gregory Peck - and a renowned dream sequence designed by the artist Salvador Dalí.

For more information call our box office at 217-356-9063 or visit our website at www.thevirginia.org. Hope to see you there!

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