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Thursday, July 12, 2012 10:19 am

New historical marker commemorates the heritage of a proud community

The placing of a church cornerstone is an act of faith. For the founders of Springfield’s St. Vincent de Paul Lithuanian Catholic Church it was an act of survival. Exiled from their tiny homelan...
Thursday, April 5, 2012 04:27 pm
From Slave to State Legislator: John W.E. Thomas, Illinois’ First African American Lawmaker, by David A. Joens. Southern Illinois University Press, 2012. 288 pages, $34.95.In 1877, Illinois beca...
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 03:54 pm

Springfield filmmaker captures a disturbing play, The Yellow Wallpaper, on video

One of the best theater tickets in town over the last couple of years was to Springfield actor Aasne Vigesaa’s performance of The Yellow Wallpaper at the Vachel Lindsay home, directed by Kevin P...


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