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Thursday, July 18, 2019 12:00 am
 “I think we’re more polarized now than we have been for a while as a society, especially when it comes to race,” said Al Klunick, co-organizer of the upcoming Community Unity 2 On 2 Tourna
Thursday, May 9, 2019 12:00 am
 The Illinois Symphony Orchestra closed out its 2018-2019 season with “Nature’s Beauty,” a soaring and varied concert at Sangamon Auditorium on Saturday, May 4. ISO executive director Trevo
Performing Art
Thursday, May 2, 2019 12:00 am
 “If you want this job, there’s something deeply wrong with you.” – Ronald Reagan in Five PresidentsWhen former president Richard M. Nixon died in 1994, his funeral brought together the f
Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:00 am
 “Forgive me if I seem a bit at sea / but you woke me from a dream of words / I was setting to music I’ll want you / to transcribe for me…” – Opening lines of “The Gate of Horn” by
Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 12:00 am

Illinois Symphony Orchestra goes Scandinavian

 The frigid trudge of determined music lovers from the sleet-covered parking lot to Sangamon Auditorium lent verisimilitude to this past Saturday’s “Nordic Nights” concert by the Illinois S
Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 12:00 am
 “Everyone I talk to is so excited about us moving into this new space,” said Janet Sgro, president of the nonprofit The Pharmacy Gallery and Art Space. The Pharmacy’s new location is at 62
Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 12:00 am

Illinois Symphony starts new season with bombast, transcendence

The Illinois Symphony Orchestra began its 26th season on Saturday, Oct. 20, with a lopsided program at Sangamon Auditorium. The concert, billed as a “Bicentennial Celebration” for the state of Ill
Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 12:00 am
 “It’s beautiful to see the transformative power of secrets,” said Frank Warren, who will host the multimedia “PostSecret Live” presentation at the University of Illinois Springfield St
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 12:00 am

More women. More training. Ask once. Alcohol is no excuse.

 This summer, State Representative Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, State Senator Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, and Illinois Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza – working together as the Anti-harassment, Eq


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