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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...
Friday, March 14, 2014 10:57 am
 The Tide Rises, the Tide Fallsby Henry Wadsworth Longfellow   The tide rises, the tide falls, The twilight darkens, the curlew calls; Along the sea-sands damp and brown Th...
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...
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:01 am
 Springfield’s 30th Annual St. Patrick’s Day parade will “Rock the Blarney” through the streets of downtown Saturday at noon. Floats, bands and at host of local folks and organizatio...
Thursday, March 13, 2014 12:01 am
 Locals Johnny Molson and Mary Young star in the Lanford Wilson Pulitzer Prize-winning play Talley’s Folly at the Hoogland Center for the Arts, March 14-16 and 21-23. Set in Missouri during 194...
Thursday, March 13, 2014 12:01 am
 This isn’t just drumming – this is an amazing combination of percussion instruments that look like beautiful sculptures, explosive and hypnotizing sounds of Taiko drumming and the perfectly...
Thursday, March 13, 2014 12:01 am
 From origins as one of the first groups in central Illinois to play Celtic music with a rock feel, The Emerald Underground has evolved for over a decade, continuing to be a steady and vibrant fo...
Thursday, March 13, 2014 12:01 am
 I imagine for many celebrating during Saturday’s Saint Patrick’s Day Marching Band Parade and on through the weekend to Saint Patrick’s Day proper on Monday, March 17, much of the history...

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