The Weekend Marfquee for April 1, 2011
The Untamed Shrews: Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm at Donnie B's Comedy Club. Call 391-JOKE or visit www.donniebsofspringfield.com for info and to purchase tickets.
Golden Dragon Acrobats: Sunday at Sangamon Auditorium at 2pm. Tickets are $32 for adults and $17 for high school and younger. Call 206-6160 or visit www.sangamonaduitorium.org for tickets and info.
The Wiz: Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and Sunday at 2pm at Springfield High School's Schnirring Auditorium. Tickets are $8 for adults and $5 for students and senior citizens. Call 525-3100.
The Velveteen Rabbit: Friday and Saturday at 7pm and Sunday at 2pm at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. $11 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under. Presented by the Springfield Theatre Centre. Call 523-2787 or visit www.hcfta.org
31st Annual Blue Chip Gala: Saturday at the Hilton Springfield sponsored by United Cerebral Palsey of LIncoln. Hors d'oeuvres, silent and live auctions, and casino gaming from 6:30pm - 11pm. $100 per person and proceeds benefit the UCP programs. Call 525-6522.
The E Buzz for April 3, 2011
DWTS Judge Gets Engaged On TV
Carrie Ann Inaba, judge on "Dancing with the Stars", got engaged yesterday in front of millions. She was a guest on "Live with Regis and Kelly", and her boyfriend showd up with a diamond ring and proposed. Naturally she said yes.
Lindsay Necklace Store Cashes in Again
Once again that store that says Lindsay Lohan stole a necklace from them, is trying to cash in. This time you can pay $.2.99 and go on the internet and see "new content every day" that will "help you make up your mind about what really happened." Previously the store sold the surveillance video to the AP, and they were planning to auction the necklace.
Controversial Kennedy Miniseries Starts Sunday
Remember that miniseries "The Kennedys" that the History Channel decided they didn't want to air? It got shopped around and finally ended up on the Reelz channel. Sunday you'll be able to see what all the fuss is about when the eight-part miniseries starts. Greg Kinnear plays President John F. Kennedy and Katie Holmes plays the former first lady.
Good News For Fans of Mad Men
Earlier this week we heard that "Mad Men" would be delaying the fifth season until 2012 due to contract negotiations with the creator of the show. Now we get word that AMC and Matthew Weiner have come to an agreement which means at least two more seasons of the show.