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Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2006 12:00 am

Help your children learn by seeing Illinois

As the school year gets in gear and your evening queries to your kids about what they’re learning are met with unintelligible and less-than-enlightening answers, it’s up to you to create w
Thursday, July 21, 2005 12:00 am
Literary clubs, in a sense, have been around since Socrates and Plato convened their many intellectual discussion sessions. The British coffeehouses of the 18th
Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004 12:00 am
Philip and Mary Kathyrn Trutter traveled all over the world -- 10 trips to 100 countries -- and collected amazing pieces of art, jewelry, and artifacts from the many places they visited. They f
Thursday, Sept. 23, 2004 12:00 am
After carefully studying the speeches of the nation's 43 presidents, Allan Metcalf has learned that it's quite possible for a commander in chief to routinely mangle the language -- and still su
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004 12:00 am
From dance performances to art shows, from theater productions to Halloween fun, the Springfield arts scene bursts with offerings this fall. In Chicago, the Art Institute is featuring an exhibit
Thursday, May 13, 2004 12:00 am
What happens when 10 siblings decide to join forces? Add 10 cousins to the mix, and imagine the fun and frivolity. Often, downright naughty things happen. Springfield native Helene Odell Moss O'
Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2003 12:00 am
As anyone who enjoys an occasional night out listening to music or watching a good performance can attest to, Springfield doesn't suffer from a lack of cultural offerings. Indeed, the number of org
Thursday, Aug. 21, 2003 12:00 am

The origins of Springfield school names

It's easy to figure out how some schools got their names: Fairview had a view of the fair; Pleasant Hill stood on a pleasing hillside; Southern View, Laketown, and Southeast referred to specific areas
Thursday, May 1, 2003 12:00 am

The diary of Lucy C. Williams describes a Springfield of grand theaters, great poets, and high expectations

A lot happened in 1935: Amelia Earhart became the first person to fly solo across the Pacific Ocean; Bruno Hauptmann was sentenced to die for killing the Lindbergh baby; and, here in the Illinois stat
Thursday, May 1, 2003 12:00 am
ORPHEUM THEATER Near the corner of Fifth and Washington once stood the Orpheum Theater, known for its lavish interior. It rivaled the big theaters of New York and then fell victim to "progress" in 19


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