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Visual Art
Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 12:00 am

Original artworks on auction at fundraising event

 Art by Bernie Hatcher and Delinda Chapman will be available for sale on SaturdayThe artists of The Pharmacy Gallery & Art Space will be hosting Pharm Aid this Saturday, October 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.. It is t
Opinion
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2015 12:00 am

Address at the reopening of Dickson Mounds

 Rich Miller is on vacation.Eleven thousand years ago no human beings yet lived in the central Illinois river valley. The climate was cool and glaciers from the last great ice age still covered p
Feature
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 12:00 am

Showcase for local bands

  The Downhome Music, Beer and Art Festival is in its fifth year and things are going like gangbusters. “It’s just grown exponentially for us,” says Downhome founder Josh Catalano. “We ha
Feature
Thursday, July 23, 2015 12:00 am

What would be lost if the Illinois State Museum closes

 There’s more to the Illinois State Museum than meets the average citizen’s eye. The exhibits on display at the museum’s main location at Spring and Edwards streets represent a tiny fractio
IT: Off The Clock
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 12:00 am

Belief system touted in new book by charismatic duo

As it happens, the next two items on my summer reading list are "Going Clear" by Lawrence Wright, the controversial tell-all about the Church of Scientology; and "Zone Theory" by Tim Heidecker and
Music
Wednesday, June 24, 2015 12:00 am

Last-minute Bedrock 66 show promises soaring musical highs

  Robert Ellis will perform tonight at Bar None FOR FREERobert Ellis's second album Photographs was named one of the top 50 albums of 2011 by American Songwriter magazine.Matt Vasquez's ba
Music
Tuesday, June 23, 2015 12:00 am
  This is nowhere near what it was likeNot long ago, I had the honor of being asked to be the DJ at the wedding reception of some friends. OK, “DJ” might not be the most technically

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 Illinois Times was gratified by the number of entires that we received for the Visitors Guide Cover Art Contest. We would like to thank all of the 56 participants who submitted entries. Your eff...

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