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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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Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 12:00 am
PHOTO BY PATRICK KOLTS Kids are in for a treat as Steve Roslonek of SteveSongs performs two concerts at Sangamon Auditorium UIS. A rising star on the national kids music scene, Roslonek has performed
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Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 12:00 am
The all-around astonishing performance cats are back in town along with their animal buddies Garfield the groundhog, two chickens and four rats, all wearing their witch hats and long green hair. It’
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Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 12:00 am
 Witness the art of improv as the Portuguese Rodeo Clown Company performs at the Hoogland Center for the Arts, Oct. 11 and 12. The small troupe will unleash two hours of unscripted theater from a
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Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 12:00 am
Lincoln Memorial Garden will welcome in fall on Columbus Day weekend, Oct. 12-13 with their popular Indian Summer Festival. Family activities on the grounds will include crafts, face painting, storyte
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Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 12:00 am
Sunday, a group gathered at the tomb of Vachel Lindsay in Oak Ridge Cemetery as part the national Dead Poets Remembrance Day.

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