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Performing Art
Thursday, Aug. 11, 2005 12:00 am
On a Wednesday afternoon in early July, five teachers huddle in a cluttered second-floor office in the Hoogland Center for the Arts to plan the third and final session of summer theater camp
Thursday, July 7, 2005 12:00 am
“A total convert” Ted Keylon is still trying to change the world. Just ask him. Go ahead. The 37-year-old musician/artist/television host/producer/underground zine publisher/
Guest Opinion
Thursday, Dec. 9, 2004 12:00 am
On Friday, Dec. 3, another of President George W. Bush's foot soldiers for faux freedom announced his departure: Tommy Thompson was quitting. The secretary of health and human services, who'd ca
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004 12:00 am
Harvest festivals are as old as agriculture itself, and Illinois is a farm state. Of course, folks these days will celebrate just about anything at all -- and fall remains the season for festiv
Thursday, Sept. 2, 2004 12:00 am
llinois. It is a land of more than corn. From the gritty sprawl of Chicagoland to the silent forests of the Shawnee National Forest to the rolling western plains, Illinois encompasses 55,000 sq
Visual Art
Thursday, July 22, 2004 12:00 am
Passersby can't help but notice the vibrantly decorated furniture and vivid display windows. Colors of every shade and objects of every shape draw visitors to the violet building on Sixth Stree
Thursday, June 17, 2004 12:00 am
There should be no question that Springfield is a poet's town. Since the days of the legendary Vachel Lindsay, the capital city has been replete with poets. Poetry readings thrill audiences at l
Friday, May 2, 2003 12:00 am
Oddest LandmarkHilton Hotel 700 E. Adams, 789-1530 1. Deviating from what is ordinary, usual or expected; strange or peculiar. In defining the word "odd," the American Heritage Dictionary could ha


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