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Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 am

Springfield PrideFest 2017

 “I figured if Peoria was ready, Springfield was ready,” said Springfield PrideFest founder Jonna Cooley, offhandedly describing her rationale for starting up the festival celebrating the cen
Visual Art
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 am

New work at SAA and DEMO Project

This past Friday saw two concurrent opening receptions featuring eight artists spread across two galleries on the Springfield Art Association campus in the Enos Park neighborhood. Between the two exhi
Music
Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:00 am
 A special concert by the UIS Orchestra this Sunday at 3 p.m. at Sangamon Auditorium will also act as a sort of coming-out party for exciting changes to the university’s music program. “We ar
Feature
Thursday, April 27, 2017 12:00 am

Illinois Innocence Project wants to help ease exonerees back into society

 The Illinois Innocence Project based at University of Illinois Springfield, is part of a nationwide network of groups working toward overturning wrongful convictions. Since it began in 2001, the
News
Thursday, April 27, 2017 12:00 am
 Legislation sponsored by AT&T could threaten access to services such as 911 and medical monitoring for low-income and rural residents in parts of Illinois served by the telecommunication gia
Music
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:00 am

One person’s unfinished basement is another person’s rock club

 One of Springfield’s most consistently exciting and innovative music venues doesn’t even publish its physical address.For the past five years, the Radon Lounge has been hosting an impressive
Music
Thursday, April 13, 2017 12:00 am

Southtown Sound is open and ready to serve Springfield’s musical needs

 “It’s a great day,” said B.J. Pearce, studio manger of Southtown Sound. “We really have a lot going on for us right now.” The newly renovated recording studio located in the building d
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Thursday, March 30, 2017 12:00 am
 Each year the cover of Capital City Visitor, published by Illinois Times, features a portrait of Abraham Lincoln by a central Illinois artist.  In 2017, for the second year in a row, we dec

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