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Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 12:00 am
From the Women’s Suffrage March of 1913 to serving in Congress, the women of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., have served both their communities and their nation. The group, formed in 1913 by 2
Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 12:00 am

Homecoming Dance Oct. 19 marks Prairie Land Dance Club anniversary

Yes, it’s a little boot scootin’ and a little two-steppin,’ but Prairie Land Dance Club (PLDC) in Illiopolis ain’t your mama’s square dance. Folks at PLDC are just as com
Performing Art
Thursday, July 19, 2012 12:00 am

Civil War Journeys continues at New Salem’s Theatre in the Park July 19-22

The stories we tell and the songs we sing help us make sense of the past, understand the present and build the future. Civil War Journeys, which opened last weekend at New Salem’s Theatre in the
Visual Art
Thursday, June 14, 2012 12:00 am

“The experience is more than the end result.”

The Springfield Art Association is offering two exciting opportunities for the community to explore ceramics and pottery-making over the summer months. A kickoff event, ROASTED:%u2008Hot Pots or Pork,
Thursday, May 3, 2012 12:00 am

Women’s roles change, but camaraderie remains

Good works and camaraderie build relationships that last a lifetime. Just ask the sisters of Springfield’s Kappa Chapter of the Phi Beta Psi sorority. As she reflects on a recent photo of her so
Visual Art
Thursday, May 3, 2012 12:00 am

The Liturgical Arts Festival opens Saturday

Over the past 16 years, the Liturgical Arts Festival has become Springfield’s premier event for those interested in liturgical and sacred arts. Representing each of the three Abrahamic faiths (J
Visual Art
Thursday, April 12, 2012 12:00 am

An Art Affair comes to the Orr Building April 14-15

Local artist Ed Martin is bringing a different kind of art fair to Springfield. More akin to a casual, multi-artist gallery opening, Martin’s “An Art Affair - Second Annual Juried Inv
Thursday, March 15, 2012 12:00 am

After sustaining a brain injury in a 1987 bobsled accident, William Shea strives for understanding

William “Bill” Shea’s wheelchair sits in the corner of his basement. It is both a reminder of the past and a foreshadowing of the future. At 59, Shea embodies the qualities of an Oly
Thursday, Feb. 23, 2012 12:00 am
Neighborhoods in transition are often fertile grounds for new ideas. In the near future, the Enos Park neighborhood will become home to Springfield’s only community bike shop. Organized by local


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