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Poetry Out Loud Central Illinois Regional Winners

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 [...]

By |2019-02-17T15:05:26+00:00February 17th, 2019|News|Comments Off on Poetry Out Loud Central Illinois Regional Winners

Press Release: Poetry Out Loud 2019 Regional Competition

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 [...]

By |2019-02-10T22:20:38+00:00February 10th, 2019|News, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Press Release: Poetry Out Loud 2019 Regional Competition

’32nd First Night Springfield dedicated to its founder’ in the State Journal-Register

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 [...]

By |2018-12-31T15:27:45+00:00December 31st, 2018|News|Comments Off on ’32nd First Night Springfield dedicated to its founder’ in the State Journal-Register

Kay Feurer remembered in Illinois Times

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 [...]

By |2018-12-31T15:23:29+00:00December 31st, 2018|News|Comments Off on Kay Feurer remembered in Illinois Times

COLE WHITE RECITES POETRY AT STATE CAPITOL

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 [...]

By |2018-12-19T17:11:40+00:00December 18th, 2018|News|Comments Off on COLE WHITE RECITES POETRY AT STATE CAPITOL

Nominations Committee looking for new board members

Are you interested in becoming a part of the Springfield Area Arts Council board? We want to hear from you! Please send an email stating your interest to office@springfieldartsco.org. If you'd like additional information on responsibilities of board members please contact us. New board members will be brought on at our annual meeting in May.

By |2014-03-27T18:31:02+00:00March 27th, 2014|News|Comments Off on Nominations Committee looking for new board members
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