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Friday, Sept. 13, 2013 12:00 am
AS HIGH AS THE GROUND IS LOW She loved a man who had never climbed trees, never been pulled by longing up lanky limbs of aged oaks, nor crowned the neighborhood, ...
Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013 12:00 am
This is probably the most interesting and handsome book to come out of central Illinois recently. The author will talk about and read from the book on Sat., Sept. 7, 2 p.m,. at the Vachel Lindsay Home. You'll want to own this collection about historic homes and the folks who lived in them. From Springfield to Shelbyville, Bloomington and beyond (there’s a section on the White House a...
Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2013 12:00 am
Registration begins today for a unique class at the Springfield Art Association. "Most classes in small art communities focus on media and techniques," explains Robert Mazrim, co-instructor of Studies in Observation and Representation along with Erin Svendsen. "You expect to be taught, within a certain medium, a series of techniques - how to hold a brush, how to mix color and all that. O...
Saturday, Aug. 31, 2013 12:00 am
In just about two hours, Springfield poet Anita Stienstra will take on the role of  “Poet in the Parlor” at the Vachel Lindsay Home (603 S. 5th St). Stienstra will be presenting a 45 minute program, which will include readings from her own work as well as Vachel Lindsay’s poetry. "I think I’m going to bring my guitar," she says.  "I’ve se...

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