Thursday, Sept. 10, 2009 09:09 am
After a 24-year dream of opening his own gallery, Norman Calmese is now the owner of Springfield’s newest treasure of the art world. He is also a musician, playwright, artist and teacher.Minor&r...
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2009 01:26 pm

Scope, the 2009 SIU School of Medicine literary magazine

Reading Scope, the 16th annual literary magazine of Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, uncovered a more human side to the health care system than that to which I have become accustomed. ...
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2009 06:49 pm

The complex “Deviations”%u2008of Felicia Olin

Being sedated in a darkness that is so disturbing and beautiful that it makes the viewer comatose is a unique experience. Welcome to the complex mind of Felicia Olin. Her creations...
Wednesday, Feb. 18, 2009 11:43 am

St. Louis museum to display art from the Ming dynasty

Beginning Feb. 22, people from across the nation will head to St. Louis for a chance to see a backgammon board. The gilded board, from Beijing’s Palace Museum, ...
Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2008 03:53 pm

Dance contests bring old school and new school together

In Detroit, it’s called the social. In Dallas, it’s called the swing. But in the Land of Lincoln, it’s called stepping. From 9 p.m.-3 a.m. on Nov. 22 at the American Legion #809, 18...
Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2006 01:26 pm

Millikin exhibit awakens interest in works of visionary artist

Finding Fogel It is an event Seymour Fogel himself most likely would have shunned. In fact, the artist would probably be better known today were it not for his intense independence and passionatel...
Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2006 11:55 pm

Springfield celebrates artist Preston Jackson with a citywide exhibit

His bronze sculptures, monuments, and paintings tell of deep sorrow: the scars of slavery, the sacrifice of immigration, the quiet suffering of women. His art also speaks of hope: the eloquent words o...
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006 10:01 pm

Planned Parenthood offers quality gallery art for the biannual live auction

New York art doesn’t pop up in Springfield too often, but thanks to a biannual fundraiser hosted by Planned Parenthood Springfield, locals get a chance to see and buy a range of works ...
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2005 04:40 pm

Oak Terrace resident makes merry with discarded jewelry

One person’s trash is another’s treasure, and Dick Oglesby, 76, has taken the old saying to heart by creating a holiday display consisting of old jewelry donated ...


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