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Poetry, Etc.
Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 12:00 am

Making poetry more accessible

A recently posted article by Austen Rosenfeld, "Why Billy Collins is America's Most Popular Poet," points out pertinent thoughts about poetry today. Mainly, has academia hijacked the art of poet
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Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:00 am
 Looking for an awesome fall event for the family this weekend? Saturday, Oct. 26, Bomke’s Patch is hosting Old Barn Bash with an amazing lineup of fun attractions. Activities include a petting
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Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:00 am
 Friends of Funshop invite adults, Friday, Oct. 25, to an informative workshop about discipline for children of any age. The featured speaker, Kim Hughes of Wake Forest, N.C., is a nationally cer
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Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:00 am
 Join The Jewish Federation of Springfield, Ill., in partnership with Bread for the World, Central Illinois Food Bank, Douglas Avenue United Methodist Church, Abraham Lincoln Unitarian Universali
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Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013 12:00 am
 Hoogland Center for the Arts, Over the Moon Productions and American Association of University Women present The Little Years, Oct. 25-27. Directed by Kevin Purcell, the innovative play exp
Poetry, Etc.
Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 12:00 am

Those pesky little zombies

Here’s a seasonal poem from Springfield, Ill. poet Lola Lucas. Her comments about the poem: “Seems like America has gone mad for zombies. My theory is that they represent a chance
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Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 12:00 am
 Springfield Theatre Center opens its new season with the hilarious Spamalot at the Hoogland Center for the Arts, weekends, Oct. 18-27. Yes, this musical was birthed from the classic Monty Python
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Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 12:00 am
Jack-o-Lantern Spectacular will dazzle you with 2,013 glowing carved pumpkin faces lighting up Washington Park near the Carillon and Botanical Garden. Friday and Saturday nights, Oct. 18-19, rain or s
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Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 12:00 am
 Join the walking dead as they stroll through Lincoln Park on Saturday night, Oct. 19, during Springfield Zombie Walk. Don your best undead attire and makeup because organizers have prizes for co
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Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 12:00 am
 The entertaining and interesting PechaKucha returns to the Hoogland Center for the Arts on Thursday, Oct. 17. The next edition proves to be as much fun as the last. A few of the 10 presenters an

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