IllinoisTimes - Faingold at Large http://illinoistimes.com/blogs.sec-117-1-faingold-at-large.html Fri, 01 Aug 14 00:00:00 -0500 en hourly 1 "You had to be there": A column of sour grapes http://illinoistimes.com/blog-14264-you-had-to-be-there-a-column-of-sour-grapes.html "You had to be there": A column of sour grapes
  Jessica Knight and Brandon Carnes of LoomngPerhaps contrary to accepted wisdom, a lot actually happens in Springfield during any given week. In “You had to be there,” a new recurring...]]>
Monty Python to perform live on Wabash Avenue Today - Well, sort of http://illinoistimes.com/blog-14211-monty-python-to-perform-live-on-wabash-avenue-today.html Monty Python to perform live on Wabash Avenue Today - Well, sort of
 The surviving members of Monty Python, beloved and venerable British comedy troupe (OK, Terry Gilliam originally hails from Wisconsin) recently reunited for a series of stage shows in the UK. To...]]>
Black Flag are playing in town this weekend. Or are they? http://illinoistimes.com/blog-14210-black-flag-are-playing-in-town-this-weekend-or-are-they.html Black Flag are playing in town this weekend. Or are they?
  What does Black Flag mean to you?Your answer may influence how excited you are about the Black Flag concert happening this Saturday at Donnie’s Homespun.To characterize this band’s me...]]>
Tonight: Romance of Sorcery at DEMO Project http://illinoistimes.com/blog-14182-tonight-romance-of-sorcery-at-demo-project.html Tonight: Romance of Sorcery at DEMO Project
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Video: New DEMO Project exhibit opens tonight http://illinoistimes.com/blog-14074-video-new-demo-project-exhibit-opens-tonight.html Video: New DEMO Project exhibit opens tonight
 Tonight is the opening reception for "Hillbilly/Invisibility: On Love and Servitude," new work by Chicago-based artist Maggie Crowley. This i the latest exhibit at DEMO Project (732 N. Fourth...]]>
Tonight: SOHO Rain Check http://illinoistimes.com/blog-14075-tonight-soho-rain-check.html Tonight: SOHO Rain Check
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Tomorrow: Alejandro Escovedo at Donnie's http://illinoistimes.com/blog-14076-tomorrow-alejandro-escovedo-at-donnies.html Tomorrow: Alejandro Escovedo at Donnie's
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Video: The Pharmacy Gallery takes "Flight" on Saturday http://illinoistimes.com/blog-14050-video-the-pharmacy-gallery-takes-flight-on-saturday.html Video: The Pharmacy Gallery takes "Flight" on Saturday
 The Pharmacy - Springfield's innovative, independent artist collective - is ready to unfurl its latest group show this Saturday from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. In the video below, Pharmacy artist Adam...]]>
Video: Yogi Beara brings stripped down rock to SOHO Annex http://illinoistimes.com/blog-14047-video-yogi-beara-brings-stripped-down-rock-to-soho-annex.html Video: Yogi Beara brings stripped down rock to SOHO Annex
 Yogi Beara is the name of Springfield power duo Keagan Cross (guitar) and John Peters (drums) who will be performing at 7 pm Saturday at the Alamo on SOHO Festival's annex stage. Check out thei...]]>
Torch Tuesday Tonight: Welcome To My City Tour http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13953-torch-tuesday-tonight-welcome-to-my-city-tour.html Torch Tuesday Tonight: Welcome To My City Tour
 If you're in the market for some live hip-hop tonight, several local and regional favorites will be taking the stage at Bar None for the "Welcome To My City Tour," part of the ongoing Torch T...]]>
Video preview of tonight's ISO concert http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13837-video-preview-of-tonights-iso-concert.html Video preview of tonight's ISO concert
s  Tonight the Illinois Symphony Orchestra closes out its season with "Lincoln's Legacy" a truly dynamic program featuring a photo montage of historical images choreographed by James West...]]>
Chamber Orchestra welcomes pipa virtuoso Wu Mon http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13747-chamber-orchestra-welcomes-pipa-virtuoso-wu-mon.html Chamber Orchestra welcomes pipa virtuoso Wu Mon
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Video: The Pharmacy presents Epsom and Estuary Tomorrow http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13745-video-the-pharmacy-presents-epsom-and-estuary-tomorrow.html Video: The Pharmacy presents Epsom and Estuary Tomorrow
  This Friday night, April 11 at 9 p.m., Springfield's most sarcastic aging post-punk iconoclasts, Epsom (featuring this blog's titular scribe on vocals/lyrics, so yeah, full disclosure, w...]]>
A.D. Carson rides again http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13717-ad-carson-rides-again.html A.D. Carson rides again
 Last summer, teacher, poet and recording artist A.D. Carson left Springfield to pursue his Ph.D. at South Carolina's Clemson University, leaving a notable gap in local culture (the fact that he...]]>
Tonight and tomorrow: Art openings at SAA and The Pharmacy http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13713-tonight-and-tomorrow-art-openings-at-saa-and-the-pharmacy.html Tonight and tomorrow: Art openings at SAA and The Pharmacy
This Friday and Saturday will provide Springfield art appreciators multiple opportunities to do just that at three separate receptions of exciting contemporary art .Tonight, the Springfield Art Associ...]]>
Tonight! Corn Bread is back from LA with Cornfucius II http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13683-tonight_-corn-bread-is-back-from-la-with-cornfucius-ii.html Tonight! Corn Bread is back from LA with Cornfucius II
 

 


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Torch Tuesday Tonight: Femcee Classic with Def Jam artist K'La http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13651-torch-tuesday-tonight-femcee-classic-with-def-jam-artist-kla.html Torch Tuesday Tonight: Femcee Classic with Def Jam artist K'La
 Torch Tuesday at Bar None (in association with Wize Guys Productions) continues to prove its mettle as the preeminent regional showcase for hip-hop with Femcee Classic -  a program of femal...]]>
Illinois Symphony Orchestra tomorrow night w/ guest soloist Julie Albers http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13649-illinois-symphony-orchestra-tomorrow-night-w_-guest-soloist-julie-albers.html Illinois Symphony Orchestra tomorrow night w/ guest soloist Julie Albers
 "Powerful Promise" is the fitting title of the program of beautiful music on offer tomorrow at Sangamon Auditorium....]]>
Between The Cracks: Honey///Suck tonight at Black Sheep Cafe http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13650-between-the-cracks-honey___suck-tonight-at-black-sheep-cafe.html Between The Cracks: Honey///Suck tonight at Black Sheep Cafe
Once again, Faingold at Large proudly presents Between the Cracks - the recurring feature designed to shine a light onto Springfield-area bands, and all in their own words, to boot. Join us,...]]>
IT exclusive video preview! Musical event at The Pharmacy this weekend http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13648-it-exclusive-video-preview_-musical-event-at-the-pharmacy-this-weekend.html IT exclusive video preview! Musical event at The Pharmacy this weekend
 Sound artist Ben S. Jacob of local arts collective The Pharmacy will be presenting his primal, highly percussive sonic vision this Saturday and Sunday  eveningCheck out the video below for...]]>
Between The Cracks: The Complaint Line tonight at Donnie's http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13580-between-the-cracks-the-complaint-line-tonight-at-donnies.html Between The Cracks: The Complaint Line tonight at Donnie's
Once again, Faingold at Large proudly presents Between the Cracks - the recurring feature designed to shine a light onto Springfield-area bands, and all in their own words, to boot. Join us, won't yo...]]>
Exclusive video: Behind the scenes at tonight's art openings at SAA and DEMO Project http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13581-exclusive-video-behind-the-scenes-at-tonights-art-openings-at-saa-and-demo-project.html Exclusive video: Behind the scenes at tonight's art openings at SAA and DEMO Project
 This evening two very different but equally dreamlike events are happening simultaneously at the Springfield Art Association. In the spacious, newly remodeled main gallery Kathleen Scott of...]]>
Between The Cracks: RDNT tonight at Black Sheep Cafe http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13551-between-the-cracks-rdnt-tonight-at-black-sheep-cafe.html Between The Cracks: RDNT tonight at Black Sheep Cafe
Once again, Faingold at Large proudly presents Between the Cracks - the recurring feature designed to shine a light onto Springfield-area bands, and all in their own words, to boot. Join us, won...]]>
Exclusive video: Illinois Symphony Orchestra rehearses for tomorrow's concert http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13525-exclusive-video-illinois-symphony-orchestra-rehearses-for-tomorrows-concert.html Exclusive video: Illinois Symphony Orchestra rehearses for tomorrow's concert
 Tomorrow's Illinois Symphony Orchestra concert at Sangamon Auditorium promises to be a thoroughly singular event. True to the evening's title, "Shimmering Shakespeare," the second half of th...]]>
Right Now! Wertico Cain & Gray in concert at Dana Thomas House. Exclusive video! http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13497-right-now_-wertico-cain-gray-in-concert-at-dana-thomas-house-exclusive-video_.html Right Now! Wertico Cain & Gray in concert at Dana Thomas House. Exclusive video!
 Right now at the Dana-Thomas House (301 E Lawrence) a unique, fully improvised concert is getting underway featuring local composer and muliti-instrumentalist David Cain, legendary percussionist...]]>
Art Opening Tonight at DEMO Project: Hannah Short http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13493-art-opening-tonight-at-demo-project-hannah-short.html Art Opening Tonight at DEMO Project: Hannah Short
 The opening reception for "Figments," a new installation by Indiana-based artist Hannah Short, is happening at DEMO Project this evening from 6PM-9PM.Hannah frequently uses the medium of clay ...]]>
Tonight: Joss Whedon gets Shakespearean http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13464-tonight-joss-whedon-gets-shakespearean.html Tonight: Joss Whedon gets Shakespearean
 Amy Acker's Beatrice is hearing something she probably oughtn't in Much Ado About NothingJoss Whedon is a geeky pop culture megaforce, with credits ranging from Buffy the Vampire Slayer t...]]>
This evening: Reception for Kevin Veara exhibition at UIS Visual Gallery http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13439-this-evening-reception-for-kevin-veara-exhibition-at-uis-visual-gallery.html This evening: Reception for Kevin Veara exhibition at UIS Visual Gallery
 Kevin Veara owns land on the banks of the Sangamon River and his studio is surrounded by forest, so it makes sense that he creates vibrant, colorful paintings of birds and plants indig...]]>
Tonight: Springfield Art Association Film Series http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13383-tonight-springfield-art-association-film-series.html Tonight: Springfield Art Association Film Series
 Toni Servillo and friend, just hanging out in The Great BeautySumptuous and kinetic, whimsical and melancholy - often all at the same time - director Paolo Sorrentino's The Great Beauty might j...]]>
Tonight: Springfield Art Association Film Series http://illinoistimes.com/blog-13357-tonight-springfield-art-association-film-series.html Tonight: Springfield Art Association Film Series
 Sarah Polley films her family in The Stories We TellCinema lovers rejoice! This week marks the start of the latest in the Springfield Art Association's excellent, long-running film series.This...]]>