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Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:00 am
 “Show me what democracy looks like! This is what democracy looks like!”More than 50 people of various ages and races – many wearing red t-shirts with large white letters reading “Fight f
Thursday, June 14, 2018 12:00 am

Artists and musicians collaborate to embody the spirit of the late poet

Like a beacon facing the corner of Fifth and Cook streets, five large panels of colorful, multidimensional work created by artists Delinda Chapman and Marco Mulder fill the windows of the triangular b
Thursday, June 7, 2018 12:00 am

The Pharmacy and the Vachel Lindsay Home celebrate a “Golden Year”

 In his wildly ambitious 1920 novel, The Golden Book of Springfield, author and visual artist Vachel Lindsay (1879-1931) portrays himself time-traveling a century forward to a 2018 rendition of h
Thursday, May 31, 2018 12:00 am

Little Shop of Horrors opens Friday

 The Springfield Muni Opera is starting its 2018 season on skid row. Specifically, the cartoonish version of skid row which serves as the setting for Little Shop of Horrors. The cheerfully dark m
Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:00 am

Summer brings a plethora of theatrical pleasures

 Fittingly for a theater situated within a village once called home by the future 16th U.S. president, New Salem’s Theatre in the Park kicks off its summer season with The Last of Mrs. Lincoln
Thursday, May 24, 2018 12:00 am
 So many summer concerts, so little time. From big festivals to tiny venues and from hard rock to bro-country and from new wave to hardcore to hip-hop, here’s an overview of some of the best mu
Thursday, May 10, 2018 12:00 am
 “I’m just another New Orleans musician, that’s all I am,” said Charmaine Neville, who will be returning to Springfield to perform with her band at Erin’s Pavilion on Friday, May 11. Th
Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:00 am

In a changing media landscape, the local NPR affiliate is determined to connect with listeners

 “NPR is one of the top news sources in the country today,” said Randy Eccles, general manager and publisher for NPR Illinois, the radio station housed at the University of Illinois Springfie


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