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Thursday, April 11, 2019 12:00 am
 “Forgive me if I seem a bit at sea / but you woke me from a dream of words / I was setting to music I’ll want you / to transcribe for me…” – Opening lines of “The Gate of Horn” by
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Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019 12:00 am

Illinois Symphony Orchestra goes Scandinavian

 The frigid trudge of determined music lovers from the sleet-covered parking lot to Sangamon Auditorium lent verisimilitude to this past Saturday’s “Nordic Nights” concert by the Illinois S
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Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018 12:00 am
 “Everyone I talk to is so excited about us moving into this new space,” said Janet Sgro, president of the nonprofit The Pharmacy Gallery and Art Space. The Pharmacy’s new location is at 62
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Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2018 12:00 am

Illinois Symphony starts new season with bombast, transcendence

The Illinois Symphony Orchestra began its 26th season on Saturday, Oct. 20, with a lopsided program at Sangamon Auditorium. The concert, billed as a “Bicentennial Celebration” for the state of Ill
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Thursday, Oct. 11, 2018 12:00 am
 “It’s beautiful to see the transformative power of secrets,” said Frank Warren, who will host the multimedia “PostSecret Live” presentation at the University of Illinois Springfield St
Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 12:00 am

More women. More training. Ask once. Alcohol is no excuse.

 This summer, State Representative Carol Ammons, D-Urbana, State Senator Melinda Bush, D-Grayslake, and Illinois Comptroller Susana A. Mendoza – working together as the Anti-harassment, Eq
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Thursday, Oct. 4, 2018 12:00 am

The artist explains her uncommon medium

 Betsy Dollar, whose current exhibition “New Paper Works” is ongoing at the Chatham Area Public Library, explained that papermaking was not always an end in itself for her. “It started out
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Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018 12:00 am

The MBA program at UIS broadens its appeal

Associate professor Nathan Steele, Ph.D., a popular and respected instructor and researcher in the University of Illinois Springfield’s college of business and management for over a decade, is excit

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