IllinoisTimes - IT Picks https://illinoistimes.com/articles.sec-41-1-it-picks.html Mon, 22 Apr 19 00:00:00 -0400 en hourly 1 Alchemist Review launch https://illinoistimes.com/article-21148-alchemist-review-launch.html Alchemist Review launch
 The University of Illinois Springfield presents the 8th annual Student Technology, Arts and Research Symposium (STARS). UIS undergraduate and graduate students will showcase their research and c...]]>
Crepusculum https://illinoistimes.com/article-21150-crepusculum.html Crepusculum
 The SAA Collective is hosting another installment of Night Gallery. Gallery director Corrin McWhirter will lead the tour of “Crepusculum,” featuring works by Joe Ciaccio, ...]]>
The Animal Protective League’s annual fundraising event  https://illinoistimes.com/article-21137-the-animal-protective-league%25E2%2580%2599s-annual-fundraising-event%25C2%25A0.html The Animal Protective League’s annual fundraising event 
 The Animal Protective League (APL) will hold its annual Upscale Collectible Sale this Friday and Saturday at White Oaks Mall in the upper level of the space previously occupied by Bergner’s.&n...]]>
An opportunity to get credit help from finance professionals https://illinoistimes.com/article-21138-an-opportunity-to-get-credit-help-from-finance-professionals.html An opportunity to get credit help from finance professionals
 Not paying off debt can have a negative impact your credit score. A low credit score makes it more difficult to find a bank or credit card company to lend you money or lend it at an attractive i...]]>
Connecting teens with opportunities and services https://illinoistimes.com/article-21102-connecting-teens-with-opportunities-and-services.html Connecting teens with opportunities and services
 The Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Illinois, in partnership with the City of Springfield and the Sangamon County Juvenile Justice Council, is hosting its 4th Annual Teen Job Fair and Res...]]>
GAR Memorial Museum opens for the season https://illinoistimes.com/article-21103-gar-memorial-museum-opens-for-the-season.html GAR Memorial Museum opens for the season
 The National Women’s Relief Corps, auxiliary to the Grand Army of the Republic, Inc., (GAR), announced the reopening of the GAR Memorial Museum for the 2019 season. The museum will be open 10...]]>
A meditation on the delicate balance between humans and nature https://illinoistimes.com/article-21089-a-meditation-on-the-delicate-balance-between-humans-and-nature.html A meditation on the delicate balance between humans and nature
 Each month the Paul Mickey Learning Series features a different topic and speaker that are free and open to the public.  A film screening of The Guardians is featured this month. Shot over...]]>
The Middle Passage https://illinoistimes.com/article-21059-the-middle-passage.html The Middle Passage
 The Springfield and Central Illinois African American History Museum (AAHM) will host a grand opening for the exhibit The Middle Passage. The Middle Passage refers to the part of the slave trade...]]>
UIS Visual Arts Gallery walk-through https://illinoistimes.com/article-21060-uis-visual-arts-gallery-walk-through.html UIS Visual Arts Gallery walk-through
 The University of Illinois Springfield Visual Arts Gallery is hosting a curatorial walk-through for its current exhibition, The Magnificently Mundane, a group exhibition that presents works sele...]]>
Salary Negotiation Workshop https://illinoistimes.com/article-21021-salary-negotiation-workshop.html Salary Negotiation Workshop
 American Association of University Women’s research on the gender pay gap shows that one year out of college women are already paid significantly less than men. Women who work full time take h...]]>
Share the Irish Spirit https://illinoistimes.com/article-21022-share-the-irish-spirit.html Share the Irish Spirit
 Springfield’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade has been an annual event since 1985.  That year the grand marshal was William “Pinky” McHenry who was instrumental in the revitalization of St...]]>
19th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theater https://illinoistimes.com/article-21003-19th-annual-murder-mystery-dinner-theater.html 19th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner Theater
 The Friends of the Chatham Area Public Library was founded in 1986 and is a volunteer nonprofit organization dedicated to raising funds to supplement the library’s annual budget for materials...]]>
A conversation to die for https://illinoistimes.com/article-21004-a-conversation-to-die-for.html A conversation to die for
 If you are interested in drinking tea, eating cake and discussing death, an opportunity for you to do so is forthcoming.  The Chiara Center is hosting a Death Café on Tuesday, March 12. As...]]>
A three-day exposition for horse owners and horse lovers https://illinoistimes.com/article-20984-a-three-day-exposition-for-horse-owners-and-horse-lovers.html A three-day exposition for horse owners and horse lovers
 The Illinois Horse Fair is the largest all-breed horse event in the state. It is full of educational opportunities with world and national champion trainers and exhibitors, and up and coming cli...]]>
An orchestra’s 60th anniversary year https://illinoistimes.com/article-20985-an-orchestra%25E2%2580%2599s-60th-anniversary-year.html An orchestra’s 60th anniversary year
 The Academy of St Martin in the Fields is one of the world’s greatest chamber orchestras, renowned for fresh, brilliant interpretations of the world’s greatest classical music. This performa...]]>
At the Legacy Theatre https://illinoistimes.com/article-20956-at-the-legacy-theatre.html At the Legacy Theatre
 The Amazing Max, Max Darwin, first appeared on stage before he could walk.  He loves theater, magic, ninjas and the sound of children laughing.  He has been a featured artist on Nation...]]>
Friends of the Sangamon Valley https://illinoistimes.com/article-20957-friends-of-the-sangamon-valley.html Friends of the Sangamon Valley
 Friends of the Sangamon Valley is a charitable membership organization dedicated to the preservation of our natural heritage by acquiring, restoring and protecting ecologically significant lands...]]>
Connecting job seekers and employers https://illinoistimes.com/article-20943-connecting-job-seekers-and-employers.html Connecting job seekers and employers
 The University of Illinois Springfield and Lincoln Land Community College will co-host the 2019 Career Connections Expo. The Expo takes place each February on the UIS campus. The event is free f...]]>
Illinois State Museum Brown Bag Lectures https://illinoistimes.com/article-20944-illinois-state-museum-brown-bag-lectures.html Illinois State Museum Brown Bag Lectures
The Illinois State Museum hosts the weekly Brown Bag Lectures on the third Wednesday of each month. Bring your lunch and join them for a different speaker and topic at every lecture.  This month,...]]>
Japanese drumming https://illinoistimes.com/article-20906-japanese-drumming.html Japanese drumming
 Ho Etsu Taiko Drummers is a collective of musicians with a fresh take on the art of Japanese drumming. With their music they attempt to blend the deep-rooted culture of Japanese-American taiko w...]]>
UIS Black History Month event examines NAACP history https://illinoistimes.com/article-20907-uis-black-history-month-event-examines-naacp-history.html UIS Black History Month event examines NAACP history
 As part of Black History Month, the University of Illinois Springfield’s Engaged Citizenship Common Experience (ECCE) Speaker Series, the UIS Diversity Center and the Springfield NAACP will co...]]>
Do violent video games contribute to violence in society? https://illinoistimes.com/article-20882-do-violent-video-games-contribute-to-violence-in-society.html Do violent video games contribute to violence in society?
 The UIS Engaged Citizenship Common Experience (ECCE) Speaker Series Program continues with the discussion “Violent Video Games – The Myths, the Research and the Red Dead Redemption.” The s...]]>
Works by area students https://illinoistimes.com/article-20883-works-by-area-students.html Works by area students
Enjoy award-winning works submitted by central Illinois junior high and high school students and accepted by the 2019 Scholastic Awards of the Mid-Central Illinois Art Region.  Winners from this...]]>
A night at the symphony https://illinoistimes.com/article-20865-a-night-at-the-symphony.html A night at the symphony
 The Illinois Symphony Orchestra’s “Nordic Nights” will feature clarinetist John Bruce Yeh. Yeh was the first Asian musician appointed to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra (CSO) and its longes...]]>
Inhabited at the SAA Collective https://illinoistimes.com/article-20866-inhabited-at-the-saa-collective.html Inhabited at the SAA Collective
 Inhabited, an exhibit at the Springfield Art Association’s Collective gallery, features the works of Skyler McGee, Rick Larimore and Kate Worman-Becker. Using diverse techniques and drawing in...]]>
More than 200 years of Illinois https://illinoistimes.com/article-20845-more-than-200-years-of-illinois.html More than 200 years of Illinois
 You still have time to visit the Illinois State Museum’s exhibition celebrating Illinois’ 200th anniversary of statehood. “Bicentennial and Beyond! The Illinois Legacy Collection” includ...]]>
A romantic comedy classic https://illinoistimes.com/article-20846-a-romantic-comedy-classic.html A romantic comedy classic
 Take in a performance of Barefoot in the Park, a romantic comedy about Corie and Paul Bratter, a newlywed couple making their first home in an apartment on the top floor of a brownstone in New Y...]]>
Molly Schlich Independent and International Film Series https://illinoistimes.com/article-20814-molly-schlich-independent-and-international-film-series.html Molly Schlich Independent and International Film Series
 The Chilean film, A Fantastic Woman, is the first film of the 2019 Molly Schlich Independent and International Film Series presented by the Springfield Art Association (SAA) beginning Sunday, Ja...]]>
Carillon Winter Concerts https://illinoistimes.com/article-20815-carillon-winter-concerts.html Carillon Winter Concerts
 On Sundays and Wednesdays, listen for the sound of the Thomas Rees Memorial Carillon as Springfield Park District’s carillonneur, Carlo van Ulft, plays a wide variety of music from original ca...]]>
Crafts and activities for families https://illinoistimes.com/article-20804-crafts-and-activities-for-families.html Crafts and activities for families
 On Saturday, Jan. 5, join the Illinois State Museum for a “Super Saturday” event focused on collections. From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., children ages 5+ and their families are invited to participat...]]>