Where to go for Free Comic Book Day in Central Illinois

Where to go for Free Comic Book Day in Central Illinois
Last weekend we were celebrating Independent Bookstore Day; this Saturday, May 4, it's time to support independent comic book stores on the...

Sangamon Auditorium, PCC announce new theater seasons

Sangamon Auditorium, Peoria Civic Center announce 2019-2020 theater seasons
Two of the premier event venues in the area announced their 2019-2020 theater seasons — both heavy on musicals, and...

Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day in CI

Celebrating Independent Bookstore day in CI
While many have predicted that book stores would fade off into the sunset in an age of falling to sleep by the...

‘Sing Muses! History and Allegory in Narrative Art’ at ISM

The artists featured in this exhibition — including Henry Darger, Glen C. Davies, Nicole Gordon, George Klauba, Shirley Mann, Nancy Plotkin —...

Newborn monkey to make first public appearance at Springfield zoo in...

Newborn monkey to make first public appearance this spring at Springfield zoo
The newest addition to the Springfield Park District’s Henson Robinson Zoo is a white-eared titi monkey that will make its first outdoor appearance in...

C-SPAN Cities Tour to air Springfield episode on Feb. 16-17

C-SPAN Cities Tour filming Springfield episode
If you noticed the C-SPAN bus parked out front of the Capitol complex you already knew, but for the rest of us it was...

Moving on Down(state)

Moving on Down(state)
It’s that time of year again. When the dire stats are broadcast far and wide. In case you haven’t heard, Illinois once again tops the...

A virtual day at the museum to celebrate Illinois’ Bicentennial

A virtual day at the museum to celebrate Illinois’ Bicentennial
Look, it’s cold, it’s snowing (again) and the last thing you want to do is hop in the car. The folks at the Illinois State...

Milwaukee artist Thaddeus Kellstadt creates new work in Springfield

Milwaukee artist Thaddeus Kellstadt creates new work in Springfield
The University of Illinois at Springfield’s Visual Arts Gallery is opening this month “Pleasure Comes in Halves,” an exhibit by Milwaukee-based artist Thaddeus Kellstadt. Kellstadt...