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Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014 12:00 am
 Every once and a while a musician seemingly pops into the public’s view and immediately captures their hearts. Sarah Jarosz is that sort of musician. Looking younger than her 22 years, playing
Poetry, Etc.
Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014 12:00 am

A central Illinois artist who was simply extraordinary

Almost two years ago, George Colin was the reason for my visit to Salisbury, Illinois. I was collecting info to write an Illinois Times article about a new book featuring Vachel Lindsay’s poem ��
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Friday, Sept. 19, 2014 12:00 am

A man with three first names fighting for the every man

Today by chance, I read about a young man who died recently. Jacob David George was a banjo-playing singer/songwriter, bicyclist/activist who rode across the country with a message. His message was
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Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:00 am
 For 25 years, Springfield Art Association has hosted its popular Edwards Place Fine Art Fair in the fall. In its 26th year, the weekend soirée features more than 80 artists and their work, Sept
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Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:00 am
 Here’s something a little different from the normal musical selections around town. Kilimanjaro Rumble, master drummers from Central African Republic, Liberia, Congo, Togo and Nigeria, will be
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Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014 12:00 am
 Step into the past at the Clayville Fall Festival, Sept. 20-21. Families will have an entertaining and educational time at this old pioneer village that was once a stage coach stop for central I
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Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:00 am
 The public is invited to a dedication of a new free library in Springfield on Sunday, Sept. 14. It is just north of McClernand Elementary School on Fifth Street at the home of Jacqueline D. Jack
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Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:00 am
 Cochlear Implant Awareness Foundation’s HumpFest takes place Wednesday, Sept. 17. Activities will include live camel rides, kids’ carnival activities, a fashion show and live music by 2nd Ch
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Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014 12:00 am
 Springfield Ballet Company presents a merging of ballet, modern jazz and other dance styles with classic rock from 1975-76 during Rockballet, Sept. 13-14, at Sangamon Auditorium UIS. Featuring l

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