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Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 12:01 am
 Whenever someone decides to tinker with a classic I can’t help but be a bit skeptical about the entire affair. Such is the case with Annie, “a modern re-imagining of a beloved musical” acc...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 12:01 am
 I remember seeing Gov. Adlai Stevenson when I was a kid. I was in a car that passed his on the way up to New Salem to see the play Forever This Land. He looked out the window and waved to me.Act...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 12:01 am
as to one horse open sleighs we sibssat in ours sang jingle bells but if wejiggled too hard and fell out it was eitherinto hay on one side or a bin of oats onthe other for it was propped way up inthe ...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 12:01 am
 Unwind on Friday, Dec. 19 at The State House Inn with a free Holiday Piano Concert featuring pianist Zakia Hart. Zakia, accompanied by Chris Warren on drums, Tom Myers on bass, Artie Logan on sa...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 12:01 am
 For one weekend only, The Hoogland Center for the Arts hosts the sights and sounds of Springfield’s favorite local celebrities and the Hoogland Teens, Kids and Juniors. This annual event showc...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 12:01 am
 This Saturday, Dec. 20., travel back in metaphorical time with Edge of Perception and the Trailhead Healing Arts Center for a Yule Winter Solstice Celebration. The Winter Solstice Celebration is...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 12:01 am
In this season of mass commercialism, let’s pause to consider the plight of simple millionaires.Why? Because we now share a common cause: Inequality. You don’t hear much about it, but millionaires...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 12:01 am
As you already know, Comptroller Judy Baar Topinka passed away last week.Topinka had a stroke the morning of Dec. 9 but that’s not what killed her. In fact, by the afternoon, she announced she was g...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 12:01 am
 “Hallo! A great deal of steam! The pudding was out of the copper. A smell like a washing day! That was the cloth. A smell like an eating-house and a pastry-cook’s next door to each other, wi...
Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014 12:01 am
A lawsuit alleging racial profiling by Springfield police has been set for trial…in 2016. Samuel Johnson of Springfield is suing the Springfield Police Department and the two white police officers w...

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