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Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010 03:52 am

50 years of entertainment at the Illinois State Fair

It wasn’t too long ago that the popular rock band Hootie and the Blowfish sold out the Grandstand at the Illinois State Fair. In 1995, the year after late author David Foster Wallace wrote about...
Thursday, June 10, 2010 01:41 am

Karen Lynne Deal opens up about leaving the Illinois Symphony Orchestra

Music director Karen Lynne Deal will be saying goodbye to the Illinois Symphony Orchestra at the end of the coming season, but the controversial maestra would prefer to stay if she could.“I wish...
Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009 01:51 pm

New orchestra executive begins work this month

The new season for the Illinois Symphony Orchestra brings not only new management, but also a recent announcement that musicians have voted to officially unionize.On Oct. ...

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