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Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 am
 Springfield Art Association will host a free family gathering, celebrating their mascot -- a buffalo sculpture, created by John Kearny and purchased by the SAA in 1976. Kids’ activities, squar...
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 am
 The documentary Bravo! Common Men, Uncommon Valor will be shown at the Hoogland Center for the Arts Friday, June 13, thanks to the Staab family. Bravo! tells the story of Bravo Company, First Ba...
Thursday, June 12, 2014 12:01 am
 Springfield Municipal Opera will open its 2014 season with the musical The Sound of Music Friday, June 13. The production will run Fridays and Saturdays for three weekends with Thursday shows on...
Thursday, June 5, 2014 12:01 am
 On the bright side, I suppose you could argue that last week’s budget passed by the General Assembly will lead to the largest tax cut in Illinois history come January, when the 2011 income tax...
Thursday, June 5, 2014 12:01 am
 dialoguepoem #4“We were just married,” Harlan the herdsman told me, “and we’d moved into the apartment over the milkhouse. They were butchering. Grampa Dougan climbed the stairs, knocked...
Thursday, June 5, 2014 12:01 am
 It might appear that the U-S-of-A has gone bonkers. So let me clear up any confusion that you might have: Yes, it has!Yet, it hasn’t. More on that in a moment.First, though – whether looking...
Thursday, June 5, 2014 12:01 am
 Here’s a great reason to drive east from Springfield this Friday night, June 6, to Madden Arts Center. The Decatur Area Arts Council is hosting an event for the opening of its newest exhibit,...
Thursday, June 5, 2014 12:01 am
 We can’t remember the last magic show to come to town. So we’re excited to have An Evening of Magic at the Hoogland Center for the Arts, June 7. Six nationally known magicians are appea...
Thursday, June 5, 2014 12:01 am
 Who among us have not heard the songs “Talking in Your Sleep” or “What I Like About You” by The Romantics? Not merely huge hits for this long-lived, much-maligned and now utterly enjoyed...
Thursday, June 5, 2014 12:01 am

A decent film trips up at the finish line

 There’s no question that Doug Liman’s Edge of Tomorrow is a solid one hour and 40 minute movie. Too bad it runs one hour and 53 minutes. Smart, funny, exciting and thought provoking, like al...

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