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Poetry, Etc.
Monday, July 28, 2014 12:00 am
This is Kevin Stein. Who is Kevin Stein? He is the Illinois Poet Laureate, and has been since 2003. Stein teaches English at Bradley University.So why I am telling you about Kevin Stein? Bec
Poetry, Etc.
Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:00 am

Springfield Art Association Paint the Street

 The black tent was the closest shelter. I was worried about my phone and purse contents. Folks were crowded under the Myers Building overhang. It was really starting to pour. The sky was dark. T
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Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:00 am
 Springfield Art Association rolls out its colorful festival Paint the Street in downtown Springfield Saturday, July 26. Anyone can purchase a six-foot by six-foot square to fill with their imagi
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Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:00 am
 University of Illinois Extension will host Roots to Rooftop Tour: Community Gardens, Urban Agriculture and a Rooftop Garden on Sunday, July 27. Extension educator Deborah Cavanaugh-Grant sa
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Thursday, July 24, 2014 12:00 am
 There’s a new gallery in town! 1227 is located at 1227 S. Pasfield Ave., behind The Pharmacy. Five local photographers Lou Fremgen, Tom Handy, James Hawker, Greg Laun and John Record, a group
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 am
 Local, fresh sweet corn – That’s the tasty draw to the Chatham Sweet Corn Festival held at Chatham Community Park, southeast of the square, this weekend, July 18-19. But there’s so much mo
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 am
 Theatre in the Park at Lincoln’s New Salem State Historic site opens with the Tony-award winning musical, The Music Man, directed by Bill Bauser Jr. “With a cast of 50, there’s plenty of a
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 am
 There aren’t many young’ns who aren’t crazy about the Disney film Frozen and haven’t watched it multiple times. Here’s a party and film viewing just for them. Four event times are avai
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Thursday, July 17, 2014 12:00 am
 Fashion Afrique opens its doors for an art exhibit. Pieces features the edgy photography and art of well-regarded Springfield-area art photographer Laura Kay Coffey and multimedia artist Mark Sc
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Thursday, July 10, 2014 12:00 am
 Taste of Downtown is calling your taste buds to come on out and play. Eat some spectacular food such as Kimchi pork tacos, maple bacon on a stick or fried oyster po’ boys, cooked up from some

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