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Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:01 am
Are guys scared of politically active women? My boyfriend of two months just broke up with me over my support for animal rights, and I’ve generally had difficulty keeping boyfriends because of this....
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:01 am
 In honor of Bach’s birthday (Bach was born March 31, 1685), four local talented musicians will perform a baroque concert at Blessed Sacrament Church on the evening of Friday, March 21. Oboist...
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:01 am
 You know him and you love him and now a version of Shrek you probably haven’t seen is coming to the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Shrek the Musical runs March 21-23 and 28-30. Based on the Osc...
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:01 am
 Celebrating Women’s History Month, the American Association of University Women and University of Illinois at Springfield History Department present a roundtable of historians, elected officia...
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:01 am
 Whether the weather acts like it or not, spring is officially here. At this point, even calling the season “spring,” however the weather, is a relief, if not an actual respite. Fortunately,...
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:01 am
 I was one of the few who wasn’t completely taken in by Zack Snyder’s 300. While the aesthetic he employed – digital backgrounds, bleeding colors and darkly accented characters that suggest...
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:01 am
 First day of spring poemMy snowdrops are up, shivering, but visited by honeybees, and so I offer you my mother’s love poem to my dad, written in 1924, whiletheir May marriage was pending. Beca...
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:01 am
 In L. Frank Baum’s novel, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, the wizard turns out to be a big phony – just an eccentric old guy sitting behind a curtain, using his booming voice to spew nonsense in...
Thursday, March 20, 2014 12:01 am

Leaving home does not always mean losing it

 “He went to places of lost happiness, and increased his misery by beholding the old faces no more, and the old days vanished.” That was Edgar Lee Masters, writing in Vachel Lindsay: A Poet i...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 12:01 am
 New York City photographer Sean Fader brings his acclaimed contemporary photographic series to the University of Illinois Springfield Visual Arts Gallery. Fader’s exhibition SUP?, reviewed in...

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