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Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 12:01 am
Farmer Letter to the Department of Commerce, Bureau of Census, 1955From my father R.A. DouganGentlemen: Enclosed is form MC 20gfilled out to the best of my ability. Inote that there is no provision ma...
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 12:01 am
 Only One Thing Can Save Us: Why America Needs a New Kind of Labor Movement, by Thomas Geoghegan. The New Press, 2014.Gov. Bruce Rauner’s first six weeks in office have been an interesting time...
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 12:01 am
 Cinematography meets the symphony on Sunday, March 4, from 4-6:30 p.m., at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Attendees of Night at the Movies will enjoy live performances of popular film soundtr...
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 12:01 am
 Sublime Light, a visual art exhibit by Lyle Salmi at the University of Illinois Springfield’s Visual Arts Gallery, explores the relationship between light and space through the vehicle of abst...
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 12:01 am
 If you dream of seeing your name in lights, consider auditioning for a role in the 2015 season at New Salem’s Theatre in the Park. Open auditions for children will occur at 9 a.m., and open au...
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 12:01 am

Southern psych-rockers set to storm Bedrock 66

 The Bedrock 66 series remains Springfield’s best chance to see unexpected, exciting live music across a wide spectrum of sounds, from bluegrass to power pop to alt country and beyond. This Fri...
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 12:01 am
Chicago! City of broad shoulders. Plutocratic hog butcher. Toolmaker for progressive change. Stacker of the wheat of grassroots power, wheat separated from the chaff of corporate politicians. Stormy,...
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 12:01 am
After he was elected, but before he was sworn in to office, Bruce Rauner repeatedly lambasted Gov. Pat Quinn and the legislative Democrats for passing a “booby trap” budget that was about to blow...
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 12:01 am
 Enough, already!I am officially sick of winter. Living in a place that has changing seasons is actually something I prize. That even includes winter. True, I don’t get quite as excited as I di...
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 12:01 am

Is independence feasible for the state’s historical library?

 Is the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum a museum with a library attached? Or is it a library with a museum attached? The two institutions are like conjoined twins, one of whom has...

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