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Feature
Thursday, June 15, 2017 12:00 am

“The 21st” gives voice to Illinois

 I believe that Illinois is a lot more connected than people portray it to be,” said Niala Boodhoo, host of the daily NPR talk show “The 21st” which airs live Monday through Friday at 11 a.
Music
Thursday, June 8, 2017 12:00 am
 “I’m mostly interested in expanding the palette of sound,” said Chatham-based musician Mark Schwartz, who records under the name Forest Saints. “I don’t really see a distinction betwee
News
Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:00 am

Ken Lam is the Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s director

 After a season-long search, Ken Lam has been announced as the new music director for the Illinois Symphony Orchestra, replacing Alastair Willis, who left the position vacant when he ended his co
Performing Art
Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:00 am

Sangamon Auditorium offers something for everyone in the director’s last hurrah

 The far-reaching 2017-2018 Sangamon Auditorium season will take audiences from Motown to mariachi and from murder mystery to Mummenschanz. It is the final season to be programmed by Bob Vaughn,
Summerguide
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am
There are too many exciting concerts scheduled to hit central Illinois stages in the coming months to fit in this humble space. From big festivals to tiny venues and from classic rock to boot-scootin�
News
Thursday, May 25, 2017 12:00 am

A symposium addresses the post-ACA landscape

 Despite attempts at an overall cheery tone, the views presented during “Obamacare after Obama: The future of U.S. health care at a crossroads,” a conference held at the Memorial Center for L
Feature
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 am

Springfield PrideFest 2017

 “I figured if Peoria was ready, Springfield was ready,” said Springfield PrideFest founder Jonna Cooley, offhandedly describing her rationale for starting up the festival celebrating the cen
Visual Art
Thursday, May 18, 2017 12:00 am

New work at SAA and DEMO Project

This past Friday saw two concurrent opening receptions featuring eight artists spread across two galleries on the Springfield Art Association campus in the Enos Park neighborhood. Between the two exhi
Music
Thursday, May 4, 2017 12:00 am
 A special concert by the UIS Orchestra this Sunday at 3 p.m. at Sangamon Auditorium will also act as a sort of coming-out party for exciting changes to the university’s music program. “We ar
Feature
Thursday, April 27, 2017 12:00 am

Illinois Innocence Project wants to help ease exonerees back into society

 The Illinois Innocence Project based at University of Illinois Springfield, is part of a nationwide network of groups working toward overturning wrongful convictions. Since it began in 2001, the

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