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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. �
Feature
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 12:00 am

District 186 students experience a dynamic cultural awareness program

 On Monday and Tuesday, Feb. 6 and 7, at Erin’s Pavilion, Springfield Public School District 186 held a series of unprecedented sessions addressing the subject of “cultural relevance,” popu
Visual Art
Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 12:00 am

Art openings last week highlight variety of talent

 On Jan. 14 the downtown YMCA hosted an event called the “Cookies & Canvas Monster Mash Up,” during which kids between the ages of six and 12 were encouraged to draw depictions of monster
Feature
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 12:00 am

Three fresh voices aim to shake up Springfield’s literary scene

 Poetry is at once the most marginalized and the most accessible of art forms. Pretty much anyone with both a thought and the desire to express it can jot down a few words and head to the local c
Visual Art
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:00 am
 DEMO Project may be the best-kept secret in the Springfield art scene, even after four years of presenting thoughtfully programmed monthly exhibitions by innovative artists from a variety of loc
Health & Fitness
Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017 12:00 am
Over the past several years, the practice of yoga – derived from a broad range of ancient Indian mental, physical and spiritual practices – has been on the rise as a form of exercise throughout th
Music
Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017 12:00 am

Music director candidate to conduct “New World Symphony” on Saturday

 With Saturday’s concert, “American Voices,” the Illinois Symphony Orchestra will complete phase one of this season’s vetting of candidates for the position of new music director for the

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