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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
News
Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017 12:00 am
 Adam Nicholson has been involved in the Springfield arts scene for years. Now, as founder of Sala Creative Association, a newly minted 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization, he is developing a forum
Remembering
Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 12:00 am

DENNIS LEE “DENNY” POLK June 17, 1955 – May 29, 2016

 When Denny Polk passed away of acute myeloid leukemia this past spring, he left behind a 30-year legacy in area real estate as well as an indelible impression on those who encountered him. By al
Remembering
Thursday, Dec. 29, 2016 12:00 am

HERBERT LOUIS “HERB” MCMATH, SR. September 6, 1954 – October 5th, 2016

 Herbert Louis McMath, Sr., a 1972 Springfield Southeast High School graduate and 1976 Super Bowl champion, was born in Coahoma, Mississippi, and lived most of his life in Springfield.
News
Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 12:00 am

Not making fun of Springfield, but making Springfield fun

 Eight months ago, Springfield-based web series “The Studio Show” – which takes a quirky and humorous look at area arts and community – was featured on the cover of IT (“Making Springfi
News
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 12:00 am

Amanda Vinicky, longtime WUIS reporter, on Illinois politics and her new job in Chicago

 As Statehouse bureau chief for Illinois Public Radio, Amanda Vinicky has been a familiar, authoritative voice on WUIS for a decade, providing excellent coverage of state politics and government.
Visual Art
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 12:00 am

Gallery’s recent opening boasted a catwalk and live models

 Since first opening in the summer of 2011, the Pharmacy Gallery and Art Space has transformed from a group of scrappy upstarts to something of an area institution – all without losing a combin

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