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Visual Art
Thursday, Jan. 6, 2005 12:00 am
At first glance, the 80-plus paintings on display at Prairie Art Alliance are a circus of styles, techniques, and colors, ranging from black-and-white to psychedelic. What's striking is the diversity
Visual Art
Thursday, Dec. 23, 2004 12:00 am
Many people interested in learning how to paint on canvas turn to academe and enroll in semester-long classes. Others seek guidance from Springfield Art Association or the Prairie Art Alliance.
Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004 12:00 am
Clouds and rain gave way to bright sunshine during Saturday's dedication of the World War II Illinois Veterans Memorial at Oak Ridge Cemetery. More than 3,500 people came to honor the men and w
Visual Art
Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004 12:00 am
In 1966, Bob Waldmire and I were enrolled at Springfield Junior College, and already he was known as an artist whose star was on the rise. And though many artists are destined to follow their s
Thursday, Dec. 2, 2004 12:00 am
About five years ago, some veterans holding a reunion at a downtown hotel asked Larry Edwards to take them to Springfield's World War II memorial. "You can imagine how I felt when I had to tell
Thursday, Nov. 4, 2004 12:00 am
The familiar rows of T-hangars at Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport, which for decades provided the first hint of the airport to travelers approaching from Springfield, have been dismantled. The
Visual Art
Thursday, Oct. 21, 2004 12:00 am
Springfield's oldest retail art gallery was launched in 1970 as an afterthought to the restoration of the Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices at the corner of Sixth and Adams streets. Three families ha
Visual Art
Thursday, Oct. 7, 2004 12:00 am
Morrisonville native Thomas "Thom" Whalen saw a lot of the country before settling down almost where he started. After grad school at the University of Kansas in Lawrence, Whalen lived in Kansa


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