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Visual Art
Thursday, Sept. 20, 2018 12:00 am

The Pharmacy examines the “Mother Road”

 Timed to coincide with the 17th annual International Route 66 Mother Road Festival, the Pharmacy Gallery and Art Space’s most recent group exhibit is entitled “Mother Road.” It will featur
Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 12:00 am

Original works on display at SAA this month

 On Friday, Sept. 7, the Springfield Art Association held an opening reception for Vachel Lindsay: Poet, Artist, Visionary, an exhibit featuring original works and memorabilia by the celebrated e
Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 12:00 am

Choral Society director Marion van der Loo closes her four-decade career with a flourish

 “One of the things I had said all my life was, I want my own chorus,” said Marion van der Loo. “I wanted a chorus where I chose the music, I taught the music and I conducted the music.”I
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 12:00 am
 St. Louis-based artist Amanda Bowles’ current exhibit at the University of Illinois Springfield Visual Arts Gallery is entitled “digital dusk shadow storage,” a multimedia installation whi
Thursday, Aug. 30, 2018 12:00 am
 Springfield Police Department Chief Kenny Winslow spoke at the Citizens Club of Springfield’s August policy breakfast, held at Hoogland Center for the Arts on Friday, Aug. 24. His subject was
Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:00 am
 As the balmy days of summer recede and cooler temperatures begin to prevail, it’s traditional for the theatrical venues of central Illinois to start heating up. This fall’s stage-bound offer
Fall Guide
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:00 am
 Just as the changing leaves of the season provide a broad spectrum of colors to delight the eye, so do the sonic offerings available to local music fans range all over the palette of pleasing so
Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018 12:00 am

Rail relocation uncovers remnants of 1908 riot

The long-brewing Springfield rail relocation project, which would move the railroad tracks currently on Third Street to 10th Street, has unearthed significant archaeological findings from the 1908 Spr
Thursday, Aug. 16, 2018 12:00 am

Springfield’s 1908 fires continue to smolder

 “Whites have often feared that greater freedom for others necessarily implies a loss for themselves” – Michael Cassity, Chains of Fear (1984) In recent weeks, much area media attention has


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