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History
Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010 12:00 am

Springfield’s century-long cinematic dynasty ends... with a whimper

“Frankly, it’s not the end of the world for me,” asserts Tony Kerasotes when queried about the January 2010 sale of all but three of his family’s 96-theater empire — incl
Culture
Thursday, July 29, 2010 12:00 am

Illinois Times interviews columnist Amy Alkon on her career, methodology and the scourge of rude behavior

Every week, Amy Alkon provides IT readers with her spin on romantic problems in her syndicated column The Advice Goddess. The column, which received the first place award for commentary last month fro
Visual Art
Thursday, May 13, 2010 12:00 am

A prescient presidential pastiche

“I’ve caught a lot of flak for it,” says Springfield resident Chris Ward, author of the nonfiction comic book Barack Obama. “It’s just divisive by nature. I get people sa
Music
Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 12:00 am

Central Illinois’ classic rock favorite sons perform here Feb. 25

“When I look down the tour itinerary and see towns like Springfield and Champaign, the word that immediately comes to mind is ‘home,” says REO Speedwagon’s lead singer Kevin Cr

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