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Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2015 02:28 pm

Original artworks on auction at fundraising event

 Art by Bernie Hatcher and Delinda Chapman will be available for sale on SaturdayThe artists of The Pharmacy Gallery & Art Space will be hosting Pharm Aid this Saturday, October 3, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.. It is t...
Thursday, Sept. 3, 2015 12:08 am

Exhibit showcases depth of Illinois State Museum’s collections

 I always learn something when I visit the Illinois State Museum in Springfield. Walking through the new exhibit, “Spectrum: Selections from Fine and Decorative Arts,” I learned about the phe...
Thursday, May 1, 2014 12:01 am

Liturgical Arts Festival of Springfield celebrates 20 years

 The Liturgical Arts Festival of Springfield is going strong after 20 years. That’s a feat for any nonprofit. That might be called a small miracle for a diverse group of people trying to arrang...
Thursday, April 3, 2014 12:01 am
 Started in 2011, the once-scrappy art collective known as The Pharmacy is preparing to mount its eighth group show this Saturday, April 5. Fittingly entitled “Metamorphosis,” the exhibit is ...
Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014 12:01 am
 Legendary photographer Annie Leibovitz herself was in town last week for the opening of her new photography exhibit, “Pilgrimage,” at the Abraham Lincoln Presidential Museum. The exhibit fea...
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013 12:00 am

Vachel Lindsay-inspired exhibit is a study in contrasts

 “Blow ashes into flame. Start a brotherhood of your own. Live in the New City that is revealed to you, as we are living in our City and in the streets of our Tomorrow.” – Vachel Linds...
Thursday, July 11, 2013 03:39 pm

Names of locals feature on replica quilt

There’s a new quilt coming to town and you’re invited to have your name embroidered on it. The Vachel Lindsay Home State Historic site and Vachel Lindsay Association are re-creating a cent...
Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 03:17 pm

Kimberly Conner’s Jump In has red carpet premiere

Midway through the filming of Jump In, director Kimberly Conner of Springfield faced a day of personal reckoning.“We were on day five of a 10-day shoot,” she recalls. “My emotions we...


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