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News
Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 12:00 am

Area protests mounted against Senate tax bill, Net Neutrality vote

 One month into the second year of Donald Trump’s presidency, resistance efforts in response to various policies of his administration have shown no sign of slowing. This week, Springfield has
Visual Art
Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 12:00 am
 This past weekend saw four separate, unique art events happening in Springfield at four different venues, each with its own flavor and focus, featuring artists working in multiple media, from th
Capital City Parent
Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017 12:00 am

Illinois Kids Count report shows need for improvement statewide and in Sangamon County

 If the song is correct and “the children are our future,” it stands to reason that the quality of life experienced by children will have an impact on that future. Each year, the advocacy gro
Music
Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 12:00 am
Vocalist Pavlos Vasileiou has been performing in Athens, Greece, as leader of the band Rebitiki Istoria for 35 years. Practitioners of the musical genre known as rebetika, Vasileiou and company were j
News
Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 12:00 am
 Saturday evening marked the start of the Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s 25th anniversary season, as well as the debut of new ISO music director Ken Lam. The season kicked off with a varied prog
News
Wednesday, Oct. 18, 2017 12:00 am
 Last fall, a firm called The Development Consortium (TDC) was engaged to launch the Sangamon County Project to examine economic development in the region. TDC has offices in Petersburg and Genes
News
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:00 am

David Bazan (Pedro the Lion) to play intimate Springfield show Friday

 For more than 20 years, Seattle-based singer-songwriter David Bazan has been wrestling with his demons in public, both as a solo artist and with his near-mythical band Pedro the Lion, which will
News
Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 12:00 am
 A citywide committee is promoting a resolution affirming the city of Springfield as a “welcoming city that respects the innate dignity of all people,” according to an email circulated by the

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