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Friday, May 10, 2013 08:40 am
Ken Bradbury and Steve Varble put out an awesome new book that loosely covers Jacksonville in verse to the flavor of Shel Silverstein. The hardcover book, The Place Where We Live, is for all ages and not just for Jacksonville folk. Bradbury’s words will have your cheeks a’peaking (as in mountains) and Varble’s colorful illustrations will make your eyes a’shining (as in happy a...
Thursday, April 4, 2013 11:04 am
If last Monday someone tried to pull an April Fool’s joke on me by talking about the quality and variety of upcoming live music this month, I think I’d wholeheartedly felt foolish and fell...
Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 01:29 pm
With these cold days upon us, what could be more appealing than checking out some hot music tunes for a thaw from this week of chilling weather?I recently received a warming message from Marina V, our...
Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013 02:54 am

“When everything collapses, plant your field of dreams”

There have been thousands and thousands of words written and spoken about Detroit’s auto bailout. On Jan. 15, the fifth annual Slow Food Springfield Film Festival will feature Urban Roots a docu...
Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012 02:59 pm
Lincoln Land Community College presents Hootenanny with Ken Bradbury, Barry Cloyd and friends. This is a free and fun evening of music and sing-a-longs to benefit the Jacksonville Area Community Food ...
Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 01:09 pm
Dynamic Patterns Theatre presents three performances at the Hoogland Center for the Arts of the comedy Last of the Red Hot Lovers by Neil Simon. Middle-aged Barney Cashman has a wife, three kids, a Bu...
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2012 01:49 am
Singer-songwriter William Fitzsimmons, of Jacksonville, will perform Oct. 6 in the Studio Theatre at the University of Illinois Springfield as part of the UIS Kitchen Sink Series. You might have ...
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012 05:36 am
Aug. 31 through Sept. 3 is the 14th Annual Prairieland Chautauqua at the Community Park in Jacksonville. This year’s theme is “Women Who Made History.” Under the big tent will be pre...
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012 03:27 pm
The Imagine Foundation in Jacksonville lives up to its motto, “Reaching out through the arts,” as it presents a night of other-worldly fun Aug. 17. Catered to adults 18 years and older, th...
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2011 11:04 am
Take a ride into the past at the Prairie Land Heritage Museum Steam and Fall Festival Days featuring Massey Harris and Massey Ferguson tractors and equipment and other horse-powered equipment, antique...



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