Champaign-Decatur CSA

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, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Missing Persons (Missing Persons (band)), and the Indigo Girls. GKC Corporation closed the Virginia as a movie house on February 13, 1992, with the final regular film being Steve Martin's "Father of the Bride". The theatre once again began holding regular live performances when it was leased to local gospel singer David Wyper in 1992. The Champaign-Urbana Theatre Company was formed to perform major musicals and opened their first season with "


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affairs, and political activism (usually left-leaning) to listeners at 104.5FM. *Illini Media, located at 5th and Green in campustown, is home to the college's alternative radio station WPGU 107.1. The Illini Media Building is also home to the Daily Illini, the student-run daily newspaper, and Buzz Weekly the217.com which has quickly become a popular source for arts & entertainment news in the Champaign-Urbana area. * Smile Politely


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with the Champaign Urbana Theatre Company, to post box-office showings of popular films, current artistic films, live musical performances (both orchestral and popular), and other types of shows. First commissioned in 1921, it originally served as a venue for both film and live performances, but became primarily a movie house in the 1950s. Occasional live events were held during the 1970s and 1980s, including a live production of "Oh, Calcutta" and performances by George Benson


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with the Champaign Urbana Theatre Company, to post box-office showings of popular films, current artistic films, live musical performances (both orchestral and popular), and other types of shows. First commissioned in 1921, it originally served as a venue for both film and live performances, but became primarily a movie house in the 1950s. Occasional live events were held during the 1970s and 1980s, including a live production of "Oh, Calcutta" and performances by George Benson

, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Missing Persons (Missing Persons (band)), and the Indigo Girls. GKC Corporation closed the Virginia as a movie house on February 13, 1992, with the final regular film being Steve Martin's "Father of the Bride". The theatre once again began holding regular live performances when it was leased to local gospel singer David Wyper in 1992. The Champaign-Urbana Theatre Company was formed to perform major musicals and opened their first season with "The Music Man" that June. Control passed to the Virginia Theatre group in 1996 and the theatre became a non-profit public venue. The Champaign Park District assumed control of the facilities in 2000. Its original Wurlitzer theatre pipe organ Virginia Theatre Wurlitzer. Theatreorgans.com. Retrieved on 2013-08-17. has been maintained by Warren York since 1988 and is still played regularly. The Art Theater thecuart.com in downtown Champaign began as Champaign's first theatre devoted to movies, the Park, in 1912, and is a small venue showing films not normally playing at the box office. The theatre is the only single-screen movie theatre with daily operation as a movie theatre in Champaign-Urbana. The Virginia, which hosts Roger Ebert's Annual Overlooked Film Festival, is also single-screen, but only opens for special showings and events. Rapp and Rapp's 1914 Orpheum Theatre Category:Metropolitan areas of Illinois Category:Geography of Champaign County, Illinois Category:Geography of Ford County, Illinois Category:Geography of Piatt County, Illinois Category:Geography of Macon County, Illinois Category:Regions of Illinois


fighting

) Memorial Stadium and the State Farm Center (Assembly Hall (Champaign)), formerly the Assembly Hall) are located in the south-east portion of Champaign. Memorial Stadium is a football (American football) arena where the Fighting Illini (Illinois Fighting Illini) football team plays, and the State Farm Center is the home of the highly successful Fighting Illini (Illinois Fighting Illini) basketball team. The NFL's Chicago Bears played in Memorial Stadium for the 2002 season


highly

) Memorial Stadium and the State Farm Center (Assembly Hall (Champaign)), formerly the Assembly Hall) are located in the south-east portion of Champaign. Memorial Stadium is a football (American football) arena where the Fighting Illini (Illinois Fighting Illini) football team plays, and the State Farm Center is the home of the highly successful Fighting Illini (Illinois Fighting Illini) basketball team. The NFL's Chicago Bears played in Memorial Stadium for the 2002 season

28, 2009. Since then however, there has been no development on the matter. The University of Illinois hosted the 2013 NCAA Division I Men's and Women's Tennis Championships in May at the Kahn Outdoor Tennis Complex next to the Atkins Tennis Center and Eichelberger Field just south of Florida Avenue in Urbana (Urbana, Illinois). The Illini Men's Tennis team won the 2003 NCAA tennis championships and is highly ranked nationally. !--PLEASE RESPECT ALPHABETICAL ORDER-->


light hits

;95.1 FM —Country music *WXFM http: business.decaturchamber.com list member wxfm-99-3-wdkr-107-3-1101 —99.3 —Light Hits *WZUS —100.9 FM —Talk radio *WSOY (WSOY-FM) —102.9 FM —Top 40 *WEJT —105.1 FM —Adult hits *WCZQ —105.5 FM —Hip Hop & R&B *WZNX —106.7 FM &mdash


band

, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Missing Persons (Missing Persons (band)), and the Indigo Girls. GKC Corporation closed the Virginia as a movie house on February 13, 1992, with the final regular film being Steve Martin's "Father of the Bride". The theatre once again began holding regular live performances when it was leased to local gospel singer David Wyper in 1992. The Champaign-Urbana Theatre Company was formed to perform major musicals and opened their first season with "

HUM (Hum (band)), Poster Children, Hardvark, The Moon Seven Times, Braid, Castor (Castor (band)), National Skyline, Absinthe Blind, Headlights (Headlights (band)) and The Beauty Shop. Some lesser known artists like Alma Afrobeat Ensemble, Zirafa and Spinnerty, d-Lo, Bozak, Melodic Scribes, Øde Vinter, DJ Librarian, UC Hiphop, and Zmick are also worthy of note on simply a local scale. The cities now host Pygmalion Music Festival

on an annual basis, presented by the Nicodemus Agency and Krannert Center for the Performing Arts. Past performers include Iron and Wine, The Books, Yacht (Yacht (band)), Rjd2, Yo La Tengo, Black Mountain (Black Mountain (band)), Asobi Seksu, Times New Viking, of Montreal, Danielson, Man Man, Okkervil River (Okkervil River (band)), Andrew Bird, Questlove, and more. The 2010 festival took place September 22–25. Media *Besides many print


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affairs, and political activism (usually left-leaning) to listeners at 104.5FM. *Illini Media, located at 5th and Green in campustown, is home to the college's alternative radio station WPGU 107.1. The Illini Media Building is also home to the Daily Illini, the student-run daily newspaper, and Buzz Weekly the217.com which has quickly become a popular source for arts & entertainment news in the Champaign-Urbana area. * Smile Politely

, an online magazine focused on arts, entertainment and alternative news, opened in 2007 and is seen as the successor to previous print efforts like The Octopus, and The Hub Weekly. * Herald & Review —Daily owned by Lee Enterprises * Decatur Tribune —Weekly * The Decaturian —Bi-weekly student newspaper published by Millikin University * Re:Decatur —Online


online community

, an online magazine focused on arts, entertainment and alternative news, opened in 2007 and is seen as the successor to previous print efforts like The Octopus, and The Hub Weekly. * Herald & Review —Daily owned by Lee Enterprises * Decatur Tribune —Weekly * The Decaturian —Bi-weekly student newspaper published by Millikin University * Re:Decatur —Online

Community Paper *Decatur Magazine —Bi-monthly *Thrive —Monthly * 17 WAND, NBC *WBGL —88.1 FM —Christian radio *WDCR (FM) —88.9 FM —Relevant Radio *WJMU —89.5 FM —Millikin University —Alternative rock *WYDS —93.1 FM —Top 40 *WDZQ &mdash

Champaign-Decatur CSA

The '''Champaign-Decatur CSA''', also known as '''East Central Illinois CSA''', is a combined statistical area (United States combined statistical area) in Illinois. It is the 104th largest combined statistical area in the U.S. It is composed of three counties, Champaign (Champaign County, Illinois), Ford (Ford County, Illinois), Piatt (Piatt County, Illinois) and Macon (Macon County, Illinois).

The area has a population of 231,891 as determined by the 2010 U.S. Census. The area is anchored by the principal cities of Champaign (Champaign, Illinois) and Decatur (Decatur, Illinois) and is home to the University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system. (University students, even those from outside the area, are included in Census figures if they were counted by the federal Census).

Journalists frequently treat the metropolitan area as just one city. For example, in 1998, ''Newsweek'' included the Champaign–Urbana Metropolitan Area in its list of the top ten tech cities (outside of the Silicon Valley). Newsweek: The Hot New Tech Cities

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