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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
Feature
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
Feature
Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:00 am

Illinois State Museum reopens with a plan to revitalize

 The Illinois State Museum, founded in 1877, reopened its doors on July 2, 2016, after being closed for nine months due to budget cuts at the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. The closing
Performing Art
Thursday, March 23, 2017 12:00 am

Edwards Place Players’ latest production is a backstage farce

 “I had always had this dream to do a play about Abraham Lincoln’s wedding,” said Springfield Art Association curator of collections Erika Holst. “I have zero theater background, so I jus
Visual Art
Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:00 am

DEMO’s current show also relies on darkness

Springfield’s independent contemporary gallery known as DEMO Project is heading into its final year. The small building on the Springfield Art Association campus is expected to meet its long-ordaine
Visual Art
Thursday, March 16, 2017 12:00 am
 Self-described by founder and director Alex Martin as “DIY rogue theater,” Springfield’s  Absurdist People’s Theater Troupe would like nothing more than to shake things up in Spring
News
Thursday, March 2, 2017 12:00 am

Festival founder Eric Welch calls it quits

 After 12 years of directing and coordinating the SOHO Music Festival, founder Eric Welch is stepping away. “I’ve come to the realization that I can’t do it one more year,” Welch said. �

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