The Weekend Marquee for January 13, 2012
Treasured Stories by Eric Carle: Part of the Family Series at Sangamon Auditorium on the campus of UIS. Friday at 7:00pm with pre-show events in the lobby at 6:00pm. Tickets available at 206-6160 or www.sangamonauditorium.org
Blake Shelton/Justin Moore/Dia Frampton: Friday at Chaifetz Arena in St. Louis. Tickets available at www.metrotix.com or call 800-293-5949.
Basile: Friday and Saturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm at Donnie B's Comedy Club. Call 391-JOKE or visit www.donniebsofspringfield.com for tickets.
Greater Springfield Home & Builders Show: Friday 5-9pm, Saturday 10am - 6pm, and Sunday Noon - 5pm in the Orr Building on the Illinois State Fairgrounds. $5 admission for adults, children 12 and under are free. More info at www.jacksonexpogroup.com/springfield_home.html
Winterfreeze Regional Chili Cookoff: Sunday at the KC Hall at Iles & Meadowbrook Roads. Doors open at Noon, Seeing Daylight plays starting at 1pm. $5 admission per person, proceeds go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.
Free Skating: Saturday at the Nelson Center 9am - 9:50am and 10:20am - 11:20am. Sessions are limited to the first 75 skaters.
The E Buzz for January 13, 2012
Heather Locklear is in the hospital, and TMZ is reporting that it's the result of drugs and alcohol. According to law enforcement sources, Locklear's sister called 9-1-1 Thursday. A rep for Locklear says she's "conscious and stable."
Toni Braxton was also in the hospital this week. She told TMZ she was there because of flare ups from her battle with Lupus but that she's fine now.
Kris Jenner, Mark Ballas, and Teri Polo are three of the judges who will help crown a new Miss American Saturday in Las Vegas. The event will take place at Planet Hollywood Resort and Casino and will air on ABC at 8pm.
Beyonce Clothing for Obama
The celebrities don't seem to be out in full force for Obama like they were in 2008, however he still has some celebrity support. In fact, new mom Beyonce has designed some clothes to support Obama. She and her mother have designed t-shirts with phrases like "Yes we can" and "I'm in." The items will go on sale online February 7th.