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Visual Art
Thursday, July 20, 2017 12:00 am

DEMO Project breaks ground

Since launching in the autumn of 2013, DEMO Project – the alternative art gallery located on the campus of the Springfield Art Association – has steadily developed a reputation regionally and nati
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Thursday, July 13, 2017 12:00 am

Voter data request is a non-starter

 It all began with a June 28 letter sent to the secretary of state of each state and signed by commission vice chair Kris W. Kobach. The letter requested that states share “publicly available v
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Thursday, July 6, 2017 12:00 am

Visiting artist takes a pedestrian view of Enos Park

  “I’m not interested in what I think.”So proclaimed multidisciplinary artist Astrid Kaemmerling when queried about her personal opinions regarding the Enos Park neighborhood and her experi
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Thursday, July 6, 2017 12:00 am

Rosenwald film tells story of Springfield-born philanthropist

 Julius Rosenwald (1862-1932) helped turn Sears, Roebuck and Co. from a middling mail order firm into a retail megalith. According to Wikipedia, between 1895 and 1907, annual sales of the company
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Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:00 am

District 186 superintendent warns schools could close by 2018 without state budget

“It’s an interesting time to lead in an educational environment,” said District 186 superintendent Jennifer Gill during a recent interview. “I mean, no business would say, ‘We have no idea h
Visual Art
Thursday, June 29, 2017 12:00 am

Painting a downtown alley to give it a big-city feel

 Downtown Springfield Inc.’s image and design committee’s most recent project will come to fruition this Thursday evening with…a party in an alley.Of course, that’s not the whole story. T
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Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:00 am
“Fire science in the’80s and ’90s was more of an art form than a science,” said Lauren Kaeseberg, legal director of the Illinois Innocence Project’s Chicago office. “Today it is much more
Visual Art
Thursday, June 22, 2017 12:00 am

The SAA kicks off a summer of unique programming

 The Springfield Art Association is currently in high gear with a unique exhibit featuring nearly 300 specimens of modernist furniture and décor. The SAA is also now hosting the first two visiti
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Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:00 am

“The 21st” gives voice to Illinois

 I believe that Illinois is a lot more connected than people portray it to be,” said Niala Boodhoo, host of the daily NPR talk show “The 21st” which airs live Monday through Friday at 11 a.

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