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Free Speech and Free Press in the Trump Era

Donald Craven, First Amendment Attorney, Springfield, Illinois Free Speech and Free Press in the Trump Era The traditional roles of a free press in our democracy, historic efforts to undermine a free press, and our President’s charge that the press is the enemy of the people When? Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 7:00 p.m. Where? Normal…MORE

Jason Isbell, John Prine, Tyler Childers & More Win 2018 Americana Awards [Full List]

Jason Isbell, John Prine, Tyler Childers & More Win 2018 Americana Awards [Full List]

The 2018 Americana Honors & Awards ceremony was held on Sept. 12 at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The star-studded event, which was hosted by the Milk Carton Kids, featured performances by Rosanne Cash, John Prine, Robert Earl Keen, Brandi Carlile, Jason Isbell, Margo Price and more. Jason Isbell was the night’s big winner, earning three awards…MORE

John Prine, Sturgill Simpson, Amanda Shires, Marty Stuart & More Win 2017 Americana Awards

John Prine, Sturgill Simpson, Amanda Shires, Marty Stuart & More Win 2017 Americana Awards

The 2017 Americana Honors & Awards were held tonight (Sept. 13) at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium. The ceremony is the centerpiece of Nashville’s Americana Fest (Sept. 12–17), which features almost 300 artists performing at different venues throughout Nashville. During tonight’s ceremony, Lifetime Achievement Awards were presented to Van Morrison (Songwriter), Iris Dement (Trailblazer), Robert Cray (Performance),…MORE

Dan + Shay Crash Disney Wedding [VIDEO]

Dan + Shay Crash Disney Wedding [VIDEO]

Could there be anything more magical on your special day, other than getting married at Walt Disney World, the most magical place on Earth? Well, maybe…if Dan + Shay decide to crash your wedding!MORE

Dr. King, I Remember

Dr. King, I Remember…local reflections on the 50th anniversary of the assassination. Thu Apr 5 19:00:00 2018 Dr. King, I Remember…local reflections on the 50th anniversary of the assassination. A multimedia presentation of remembrances of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the impact he had on individuals, will be dramatically presented. Interviews…MORE

Dr. King I Remember

Dr. King, I Remember…local reflections on the 50th anniversary of the assassination. Thu Apr 5 19:00:00 2018 Dr. King, I Remember…local reflections on the 50th anniversary of the assassination. A multimedia presentation of remembrances of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the impact he had on individuals, will be dramatically presented. Interviews…MORE

Lunch and Learn

Lunch and Learn: Abraham Lincoln and the founding of the Republican Party presented by Bill Kemp Thu Feb 8 12:10:00 2018 Abraham Lincoln and the founding of the Illinois Republican Party One could make a strong case that the single most important event in local history—at least from a national perspective—was Abraham Lincoln’s May 29,…MORE