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Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:05 am
 Saturday evening marked the start of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s 25th anniversary season, as well as the debut of new ISO music director Ken Lam. The season kicked off with a varied prog...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:04 am
 Where the Marvel Comics movie universe is concerned, the Thor films have always been treated like the redheaded stepchild. Fans seem to tolerate them as a necessary evil needed to move the overa...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:03 am
Here we are rolling into November; getting ready to fall back an hour and plunge into near wintertime. What better excuse do you need (if you need one) to get out and see some live music?Last Saturday...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:02 am
 A trippy trio from Columbia, Missouri, the Hooten Hallers are all about being different from your average Americana group. Using interesting instrumentation that includes John Randall (vocals, g...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:01 am

Intermittet fasting produces amazing results

 I was talking with my bandmates during our break the other day about the death of Tom Petty, Gregg Allman and all the other music heroes we have lost in the last year. The conversation morphed i...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:01 am
poem on me #1whee! whee! this issue’s on me! withwords by corrine pix by ginny leeI yet haven’t seen them as I pen thesewords but here is a story they neitherhave heard ok let’s abandon rhymewhe...
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:01 am

Springfield’s U of I passes the hat

 UIS wants to be everything it can be in spite of the General Assembly, so it has launched a four-year, $40 million fundraising campaign, “Reaching Stellar: The Campaign for the University of I...
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017 12:16 am
 Enjoy a fun evening out while celebrating some of the worst movies ever made. On Friday, Nov. 3, join the Springfield Art Association for a “Canvas and Cocktails” event where attendees can p...
Monday, Oct. 30, 2017 05:41 pm

Rosario case among concerns

 By an overwhelming margin, Springfield police officers have said that they have no confidence in Chief Kenny Winslow. “Police officer morale over the last few years has gotten so low tha...
Friday, Oct. 27, 2017 03:59 pm
This was brought to my attention by the editors of the London Review of Books. It concerns something written by the influential mid-century theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, who as every mid-Illinoisan s...

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