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Thursday, April 1, 2010 01:55 am
If you’re reading this on Thursday, April 1, I’m very proud and happy for you: if it happens to be on another day, just pretend it’s April Fool’s Day. Either way, always rememb...
Thursday, March 25, 2010 09:50 am
Last Thursday a dear friend and fellow musician passed away. The loss is nearly incomprehensible, completely shocking and devastating. As easy as it is to say people die every day, and they do, when a...
Thursday, March 18, 2010 03:39 pm
During the 1970s when Illinois became a battleground as a pivotal state in the fight for the Equal Rights Amendment, many women and men spent a great deal of time and energy at the Capitol attempting ...
Thursday, March 11, 2010 01:46 am
Here comes the middle of March with the most famous Ides of all, St. Patrick’s Day celebrations and other assorted diversions, the best of all being a feeling of spring in the air. As an astute ...
Thursday, March 4, 2010 04:38 am
Just when you thought it was safe to stay at home, look at the long list of hopped-up happenings this week. Then next weekend everyone goes green for the St. Patrick’s Day festivities and the ce...
Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 01:01 am
For heaven’s sake, the shows just won’t stop in Springfield or perhaps we should say, they keep stopping by. From the looks of the upcoming weekend calendar as we pass on through February,...
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 01:02 am
Better lick your wounds from last week’s Mardi Gras spectacular and spruce up for another superb weekend of live music in the capital city. The nightlife is jampacked with more stuff than you co...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2010 09:49 pm
Slowly but surely the whoop-it-up holiday known around the world as Carnival season has taken hold in Springfield. Just a few years ago some hardy souls around town were determined to make a local ann...
Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 01:21 am
Somehow during the global conference on holiday scheduling meeting many millenniums ago, someone must have felt sorry for shorting February in the number of days and made up for it by overloading on t...
Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 04:40 pm
During the mid-90s The Bottle Rockets ruled the roost as a thought-provoking, hard rocking, Midwestern, alt-country band in the middle of a roots rock revolution centered in St. Louis. Later in the de...


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