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Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 12:00 am

Saturday, Nov. 2, 5pm and 8pm

 Back by popular demand, Second City returns for two shows to the Hoogland Center for the Arts on Saturday, Nov. 2. Drawing on classic material from The Second City archives as well as scenes rip
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Thursday, Oct. 31, 2013 12:00 am

Friday, Nov. 1, 6-10pm • Saturday, Nov. 2, 10am-11:30, 12-5, 5:30-10pm

 Nov. 1-2, independent films from 14 different countries will be shown at this year’s Route 66 Film Fest, Springfield’s own version of the infamous Sundance Film Festival. Included in the lot
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Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013 12:00 am

A Haunted Handbook

You didn't ask for it; but here it is. Chicago Haunted Handbook: 99 Ghostly Places You Can Visit in the Around the Windy City by Jeff Morris and Vince Sheilds. Buy yours today if you're headed to Ch
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Monday, Oct. 28, 2013 12:00 am
An important message to get out to folks. Oct. 1 marked the kick-off of the 10th Anniversary of National Cyber Security Awareness Month! This month the U.S Department of Homeland Securi
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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
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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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