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Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 am

Andrew Lam’s historical novel portrays war in 1940s China

Two Sons of China, by Andrew Lam, paperback, 466 pages, Bonfire Books, published December 2013. Available through Amazon, iTunes, and via www.TwoSonsofChina.com.Andrew Lam, M.D., who graduated from Sp...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 am
 An important documentary, Girl Rising, will be shown twice in Springfield, at Douglas Avenue United Methodist Church on March 9, and Brookens Auditorium, University of Illinois Springfield, on M...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 am
 New York City photographer Sean Fader brings his acclaimed contemporary photographic series to the University of Illinois Springfield Visual Arts Gallery. Fader’s exhibition SUP?, reviewed in...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 am
 Americana and Celtic music duo Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormack return to the Hoogland Center for the Arts March 8 for another amazing concert. They will be joined on stage by the Central I...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 am
 You know what America needs? More jobs, that’s what.Not Wal-Mart-style jobettes, but real jobs – stable ones with good salary and benefits, union jobs so workers have a say in what goes on,...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 am
 Some Illinois Legislative Black Caucus members are saying “I told you so” in the wake of a stunning state Auditor General’s investigation into misspending, waste and possibly even fraud in...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 am
 We served sauerbraten at our first dinner party as a married couple. But we didn’t know it would be so explosive, providing the evening’s entertainment, as well as its entrée. Peter had bee...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 am
Visitors to the future Kidzeum may pick up some tips about caring for Fido.The Kidzeum of Health and Science, a former children’s museum that closed in 2001, is raising money to again opens its door...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 am

Would vote-buying improve elections?

Am I the only one? Watching the Republican gubernatorial primary reminds me of a homecoming king contest that pits the quarterback whose dad bought him a convertible against the student council vice-p...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 am
 After 50 years of performing and 40 years of songwriting, the quite well known and extremely well traveled, Charlie King celebrates by releasing another record and making a Midwest March tour. T...

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