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Thursday, March 7, 2013 01:29 pm
Local artists Wendy Allen and William Crook, Jr. present a joint exhibit of their work March 9-10, at 627 E. Adams, a temporary gallery space. The show, A Marriage of Spirit and Place, unites the coup...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 01:31 am
One of the most fascinating things about the media frenzy surrounding state Sen. Donne Trotter’s arrest last week was that not one of his Democratic 2nd Congressional District opponents immediat...
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012 04:57 am
The musical Man of La Mancha opens with a gala performance on Friday, Aug. 24, followed by five performances at the Hoogland Center for the Arts LRS theater. A pre-show cocktail hour and post-show des...
Thursday, April 19, 2012 06:25 am
Gus Gordon and Cynda Wrightsman play Michael and Agnes in the musical comedy, I Do! I Do! The story of a couple’s 50-year marriage runs for six performances at the Hoogland Center for the Arts o...
Thursday, March 1, 2012 05:01 pm
Last year’s dance and musical extravaganza Men in Tights sold out, so get in on the action now by purchasing your tickets by phone or online from the Hoogland Center for the Arts. The Springfiel...
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 03:04 pm
The Springfield and Central Illinois African-American History Museum hosts a Grand Opening Gala on Thursday, Feb. 23 at its new location on the second floor of the National Museum of Surveying, Inc. F...
Thursday, Feb. 2, 2012 02:37 am
Many local institutions are celebrating African-American History Month with activities in February. The Vachel Lindsay Home offers viewings of two films, Hallelujah!, one of the first MGM all-black fi...
Thursday, March 17, 2011 04:48 pm
John Mueller’s Winter Dance Party is a tribute concert from the Winter Dance Party Tour that Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens and the Big Bopper were performing in before their fateful airplane crash...
Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 05:57 am

Which Springfield writers deserve commemoration?

On Oct. 12, on what would have been the subject’s 100th birthday, a marker was unveiled at Second and Jackson streets, noting the once-presence nearby of the boyhood home of Robert S. Fitzgerald...
Thursday, June 24, 2010 10:14 am

Springfield’s surprising tradition of industrial invention

Building new businesses based on new ideas is the central axiom of the near-science of economic development. Sangamon County’s would-be Edisons in the medical field recently were invited to subm...

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