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Review: Author creates equivalent of 'Cheers' bar

Book Review: Author Rachel Joyce creates the equivalent of the "Cheers" bar in the novel "The Music Shop."

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REVIEW: Asner delivers humor, heart in Hannibal
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REVIEW: Asner delivers humor, heart in Hannibal

It's not easy to put a label on “A Man and His Prostate,” Ed Asner's one-man show. There's plenty of humor, but it's not quite a comedy. It's filled with facts, yet it's not a public service announcement. There are deep and moving moments of a long, happy relationship, but calling it a love story is certainly not correct. In truth, this play is all of those things, wrapped up as a fireside chat with your favorite uncle.

Review: Liam Neeson rides again in 'The Commuter'
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Review: Liam Neeson rides again in 'The Commuter'

Film Review: Liam Neeson, his action-star days possibly waning, rides again in 'The Commuter'

Review: Neil Olson's 'The Black Painting' is complex tale
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Review: Neil Olson's 'The Black Painting' is complex tale

Book Review: Neil Olson's "The Black Painting" is a riveting psychological thriller, a serious dissection of a dysfunctional family and an exploration of the power of art to change lives.

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Review: 'A Map of the Dark' is a solid police procedural

Book Review: Author Karen Ellis employs multiple points of view in "A Map of the Dark"

CONCERT REVIEW: Foo Fighters in Champaign
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CONCERT REVIEW: Foo Fighters in Champaign

Preeminent rock band Foo Fighters brought their "Concrete and Gold Tour" to the heart of the Land of Lincoln, appearing Wednesday night at the State Farm Center in Champaign. With a history of more than two decades, the Foos carry a deep catalog of songs, and this show proved that they're out to make sure their fans walk away happy.