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Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 12:00 am

University of Illinois symposium looks at the 1960s through the lens of the television drama

From the bored housewife and the determined workingwoman to the philandering businessman, the television drama “Mad Men” explores a cast of 1960s archetypal characters, and displays them w
Thursday, Sept. 24, 2009 12:00 am

University of Illinois’ Krannert Center aims to provide a space for all to enjoy the arts

Mike Ross, director of Urbana’s Krannert Centerfor the Performing Arts, is hard-pressed to name his favorite place to be inside the University of Illinois’ celebrated arts space.Ross
Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2008 12:00 am

Here’s who’s coming to bring you music

The fall season is upon us, and for bands across the country it's the perfect time to tour. Hopping in the bus — musicians from David Crosby and Graham Nash to Ta
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 12:00 am

Champaign-Urbana offers a relaxing day trip

Untitled Document Champaign-Urbana, just about an hour-and-a-half away, has added or upgraded some new attractions that make the twin college towns a great day or weekend trip th
Wednesday, May 21, 2008 12:00 am

Springfield announces lineup of summer music festivals

Untitled Document Music fans don’t want to hear this reporter wax ecstatic about Loretta Lynn’s classic coo (she’s scheduled to play Sangamon Audit
Wednesday, March 19, 2008 12:00 am

Military veterans gather to tell truth about Iraq, Afghanistan wars

Untitled Document Veteran Mike Mlekowski’s disillusionment with the Iraq War didn’t begin when he set foot on Iraqi sand in 2003, during the initial invasion. It star
Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2007 12:00 am

Eric and Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson drive UIS Theatre into

Untitled Document At first glance, Eric and Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson don’t betray their years lived on the stage and in the director’s chair. They don
Performing Art
Wednesday, Oct. 24, 2007 12:00 am

UIS presents a romantic drama by a Pulitzer-winning playwright

Untitled Document Missy Thibodeaux-Thompson, director of the University of Illinois-Springfield theater department’s fall production, Picnic, held rehearsals five nights a
Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007 12:00 am

Look up and take in the sights of the season

Untitled Document Corn and soybean fields aren’t all Illinois has to offer in the landscape department. Pockets of magnificent foliage are scattered throughout the Land of
Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2007 12:00 am

Hop in the car and make music your destination

Untitled Document On the road again Hop in the car and make music your destination


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