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Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 06:06 am
After this odd week of weather contortions, I’m not sure if we are thawing out, warming up or freezing in, but I can assure you, no matter the fluctuating conditions of the climate, there is a s...
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 09:02 am
Most frequently in this column, the musicians I interview are either in Springfield or from another place. This week I was very fortunate to speak with drummer Greg Fundis, a hometown hero now residin...
Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 06:16 am
Certain commitments known as New Year’s resolutions are commonly concocted around the beginning of a calendar year and generally concern a makeover of the self, often dealing with all kinds of w...
Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013 03:41 am
Me, oh my how the time does fly! Looks like we are into another year of life on Earth for those of us fortunate to be participating.As far as milestones for 2012, I think the best for me was seeing my...
Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012 12:19 am
As I titled this end-of-the-year column I had no idea that the last two years I had come up with the same catchy words to name my final “Now Playing” of the year. I guess I started a tradi...
Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 09:36 am
With nothing else worth discussing this week other than the much purported and often promulgated “end of the world” coming on Dec. 21, 2012, here we go. I reasoned that spending, as Bob Dy...
Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 08:51 pm
I must admit to being rather ignorant of rap and hip-hop music styles. I’ve heard certain artists and felt the influence of the genre in contemporary music, but overall I’ve not listened d...
Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 05:29 am
For whatever reason, Springfield likes having the blues, at least when it comes to seeing bands that play the genre. And this month, just in time to thwart any possible pre-holiday, lowdown blue feeli...
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 01:39 pm
Most of the live music shows held at the University of Illinois Springfield, our still growing, four-year institution of higher learning on the southern outskirts of Springfield’s civilized worl...

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