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Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:01 am
 By now, it should be self evident that Bruce Rauner has locked up pretty much all the big money in the Republican primary race for governor. Last week’s pension reform vote provides even more...
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:01 am

Friday, Dec. 13, 6pm and 8pm

 The Illinois Symphony Chamber Orchestra opens its season with two hour-long “Happy Hour” concerts on Friday, Dec. 13, at 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in downtown...
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:01 am

Friday and Saturday, Dec. 13-14, 7:30pm and Sunday, 15, 1:30pm

 Wynyard Browne’s play, The Holly and the Ivy, will be performed Dec. 13-15 by a cast of local folk at the Hoogland Center for the Arts. Set in 1940s England, the heartwarming tale begins on Ch...
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:01 am

Saturday, Dec. 14, 2pm and 8pm & Sunday, Dec. 15, 2pm

 Springfield Ballet Company presents its 39th annual Nutcracker at Sangamon Auditorium, UIS, Dec. 14 and 15. Set to Tchaikovsky’s enchanting score, the dance follows Clara and her Nutcracker fr...
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:01 am

Monday, Dec. 16, 7:30pm

 Needing no introduction, this gold and platinum, No. 1-selling Christmas artist of all time, Mannheim Steamroller takes to the Sangamon Auditorium stage on Monday, Dec. 16. You won’t want to m...
Thursday, Dec. 5, 2013 01:54 pm
 My father likes to recite the poem Trees by Joyce Kilmer. “I think that I shall never see / a poem lovely as a tree.” We’re quite the tree and bird family. My mother’s email even has bird in the address....
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:01 am
 If there was ever a dynamic duo in the performing singer-songwriter world, these two seasoned performers and musicians could most certainly fit the bill. The combination of Jill Manning’s roug...
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:01 am
 It’s never good when your mind starts wandering while watching a movie. To be sure, it is the rare film that keeps you in rapt attention from start to finish, but when you begin thinking about...
Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 12:01 am
 While directors M. Night Shyamalan (Remember him? The Sixth Sense ring a bell?) and Spike Lee have both had to abandon their independent ways and have essentially become filmmakers for hire, at...

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