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Visual Art
Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004 12:00 am
Danville native Grace Eckert didn't take art classes in high school, even though she knew she was going to be an artist. Her father, a math professor at Illinois State University and the Univer
Visual Art
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2004 12:00 am
More than 60 artists from 12 states have registered for this weekend's Edwards Place Fine Crafts Festival, an annual event hosted by the Springfield Art Association. The number of participants
Visual Art
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004 12:00 am
As a tide of "getting back to our roots" sweeps the country, woodcarving is gaining in popularity. The phenomenon will be in evidence this weekend at the 14th annual Sangamon Valley Woodcarvers
Visual Art
Thursday, Aug. 19, 2004 12:00 am
One of the longest-lasting galleries in Springfield evolved not from dreams of framed immortality but from the desire to put down roots in a relatively small Illinois community. Art Concepts is
Thursday, July 22, 2004 12:00 am
The love affair began at age 12, when his father let him take the family's 1959 Chevy Impala up and down the driveway. Since then, Mario Ingoglia has been captivated by vintage cars -- the ones
Thursday, July 15, 2004 12:00 am

Growers, processors dispute obesity-corn syrup link

Corn growers and processors are fixing to pop a kernel over a recent report that blames Americans' expanding waistlines on the widespread use of high-fructose corn syrup. Among those leading the cha
Thursday, June 17, 2004 12:00 am
As a tide of great expectations, created by the splash of the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, sweeps through downtown Springfield, Mike Sigler, owner of the Jewelry Service Center, is
Thursday, June 17, 2004 12:00 am
One of the lesser-known legacies of Ronald Reagan's years in the White House is a band comprising citizens of the Czech and Slovak republics, formerly Czechoslovakia. It's probably fair to say that wi


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