POETRY OUT LOUD: NATIONAL RECITATION CONTEST THE SPRINGFIELD AREA ARTS COUNCIL ANNOUNCES CENTRAL ILLINOIS REGIONAL WINNERS In the temper and the tantrum, in the well-kept arboretum I am waiting, like an animal, For poetry. From "That Everything’s Inevitable" by Katy Lederer These words, recited by Aasne Daniels (mistress of ceremonies), were heard [...]
For immediate release Contact: Sheila Walk February 4, 2019 217-753-3519 In the temper and the tantrum, in the well-kept arboretum I am waiting, like an animal, For poetry. By Katy Lederer, "That Everything’s Inevitable" from The Heaven-Sent [...]
STATE JOURNAL-REGISTER, 12/27/18 32nd First Night Springfield dedicated to its founder By Tamara Browning, Staff Writer llinois’ longest running New Year’s Eve celebration of the arts will note milestones this year as it remembers the woman who was its founder. The Springfield Area Arts Council will present First Night Springfield Dec. 31 with activities [...]
ILLINOIS TIMES, 12/27/18 Thursday, Dec. 27, 2018 12:01 am KAY FEURER Champion for the arts By Karen Ackerman Witter “Kay Feurer loved and appreciated the arts,” says Grace Nanavati, director emeritus of the Springfield Ballet Company (SBC). “She left a forever footprint in our city. I adored Kay. She had an internal ticker to [...]
Music at the Market voted “Best Free Entertainment” in the 2018 Illinois Times Best of Springfield edition.
ILLINOIS TIMES BEST FREE ENTERTAINMENT 2018
More free music in downtown Springfield next summer We won the Levitt AMP grant! Thanks to all who voted.
Cole White, Pawnee High School senior, recited poetry for House of Representatives at the Illinois State Capitol on November 14, 2018. He was invited to represent Poetry Out Loud at the invitation of Representative Camille Lilly. He recited “Chicago” by Carl Sandburg and “Ozymandias” by Percy Bysshe Shelley. White was the runner-up in February’s [...]
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