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Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:00 am
 Historian Richard Wightman Fox, contributor to the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum’s blog and author of the recently published book Lincoln’s Body (W.W. Norton, 2015), made a
Music
Thursday, April 30, 2015 12:00 am

The symphony has Lincoln and trains on its mind

 The final concert of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s 2014-2015 season is happening on Saturday, May 2, as part of the Lincoln Funeral Coalition. “The whole city is going to be gripped by t
Music
Thursday, March 5, 2015 12:00 am
 Since 2010, Bar None in downtown Springfield has played host to Torch Tuesday, billed as “the longest running hip-hop open mic in central Illinois.” More than just a showcase for aspiring ta
Music
Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015 12:00 am

Southern psych-rockers set to storm Bedrock 66

 The Bedrock 66 series remains Springfield’s best chance to see unexpected, exciting live music across a wide spectrum of sounds, from bluegrass to power pop to alt country and beyond. This Fri
Feature
Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015 12:00 am

David Brodsky finds his photographic voice in central Illinois

 Before David Brodsky and his family immigrated to the United States almost exactly 25 years ago, with the help of the Springfield Jewish Federation, he was literally a man without a country. “
Music
Thursday, Dec. 4, 2014 12:00 am

The biracial Run The Jewels played the night of the grand jury decision

 On Monday, Nov. 24, I was faced with a quandary. Several months back, a friend had gotten us tickets for a nightclub concert scheduled in St. Louis that night by high-profile rap duo Run The Jew

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