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Band Spotlight
Thursday, May 1, 2014 12:00 am
 Fresh from a refreshing outing at last weekend’s Crowe Fest, Brad Jamison (vocals, bass), Doug Shannon (drums), Dustin Strother (guitar, vocals) and newest member Mike Tash (keys) are on a rol
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:00 am
 A sure sign of the upcoming warmer season is the opening of outdoor venues. Curve Inn, consistently chosen by Illinois Times readers as the best beer garden in town, manages to keep the music go
Band Spotlight
Thursday, April 24, 2014 12:00 am
 A frequent visitor to Springfield since her appearance at The Alley in the early days of the Sangamon Valley Roots Revival, Rosie Flores never makes it back soon enough. The “Rockabilly Filly�
Band Spotlight
Thursday, April 17, 2014 12:00 am
 After eight years of many record releases and live performances, the highly respected and much appreciated, Champaign-Urbana based group, New Ruins, split up back in 2012. From the ashes, co-fou
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:00 am
 If there was no other way to tell the turning of the seasons than by careful observation of the local music scene, one might become as knowledgeable as the ancients were in noticing and identify
Band Spotlight
Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:00 am
 If you notice a couple guys sporting goofy glasses, wacky wigs, Elvis suits complete with sideburns, jumbo jackets, silly shirts, hilarious hats, all picked and paired at a moment’s notice to
Music - Tom Irwin
Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:00 am
Oh, how I wait for April Fools’ Day to fall on a Thursday again. But alas and alack, we have a few years left to go. So I won’t announce that Recycled Records has relocated to White Oaks Mall inha
Band Spotlight
Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:00 am
 Formed in Columbia, Mo., circa 2006, as a duo of John Randall on gunslinger guitar and Andy Rehm on destroyer drums, The Hooten Hallers toured the country espousing the glories of modern hillbil
Feature
Thursday, March 27, 2014 12:00 am

The genHkids campaign to get children healthy

As a response to what was being called an epidemic of obesity in America, Dr. Kemia Sarraf felt it was time to take action in Sangamon County. It was 2008. With Illinois near the bottom of average sta

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