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Thursday, May 29, 2014 12:00 am
 This downtown architectural walking tour begins in front of the Lincoln Herndon Law Office on south Old State Capitol Plaza at Sixth and Adams streets at 5:30 p.m. Join Anthony Rubano (pictured
Summerguide
Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:00 am
Assumption Fest6-11 p.m. Thursday, June 26; 5 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Friday, June 27; 11 a.m.-12:30 a.m. Saturday, June 28Here’s a festival that’s been going on and growing for more than 80 years. Origin
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Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:00 am
 There will be six performances of La Cage aux Folles at the Hoogland Center for the Arts May 23-25, 30-31 and June 1. The hilarious Tony Award-winning Broadway musical is about flamboyant couple
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Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:00 am
 Join Lincoln Tomb State Historic Site Saturday, May 24, for an old-fashioned ice cream social. Springfield Municipal Band will perform and the original First Street cemetery entrance restoration
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Thursday, May 22, 2014 12:00 am
 Local poet Mark Flotow is the featured presenter this Memorial Day weekend, May 24, at 2 p.m. during the Poets in the Parlor series. This reading showcases Flotow’s researched series of poems
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Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:00 am
 A full day of fun is planned at the Jacksonville Main Street Downtown Celebration Saturday, May 17. The popular and versatile band Madd Hoss Jackson headlines the main stage from 6-10 p.m. World
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Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:00 am
 The Old Capitol Art Fair takes place downtown on two days, Saturday and Sunday, May 17-18. Perhaps the most popular event of the year, the fair features outstanding art from more than 160 artist
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Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:00 am
 The Phoenix Center will host the third annual Springfield PrideFest on Saturday, May 17, from 12-10 p.m. on Capitol Ave. between Fourth and Sixth streets. The free day-long celebration of divers
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Thursday, May 15, 2014 12:00 am
 Maybe you’ve heard the St. Andrew’s Society of Central Illinois Pipes and Drums. If you thought they were amazing, listen to several regional bag pipes and drum groups at noon and 5:30 p.m.
Poetry, Etc.
Friday, May 9, 2014 12:00 am

Illustration contest winners announced

This just in: A contest encouraging children to illustrate the poetry of Vachel Lindsay generated 200 submissions of turtles, crows and other colorful critters. The top 15 drawings will be recog

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