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    Wednesday, June 19, 2019
    June 4th, 2019 marked AES Solar’s 20th year in business, and the company is celebrating all month long, culminating in a “Solarbration” to be held Friday, June 28th, from 1 PM – 6 PM at their headquarters, located at 1804 Supply Rd, in Carterville, IL.  Festivities will include food, drinks, door prizes, solar demonstrations, an appearance by the Southern Illinois Roller Girls roller derby team, ...read more
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    Tuesday, June 18, 2019
     McLeod Summer Playhouse (MSP) is set to present the Illinois Premiere of Polkadots: The Cool Kids Musical as part of its 2019 Professional Summer Season at Carbondale’s Southern Illinois University. Polkadotsopens on Saturday, June 8, 2019, and runs select Wednesdays and Saturdays through July 20, 2019. Polkadots is inspired by Civil Rights pioneers Ruby Bridges and The Little Rock Nine. It ...read more
    Categories: Community, Press Release
    Tuesday, June 18, 2019
    McLeod Summer Playhouse (MSP) bares it all with The Full Monty. The cult-favorite film-turned-Broadway musical will continue MSP’s 2019 Professional Summer Season with performances June 21-23 and 28-30, 2019 in the McLeod Theater at Carbondale’s Southern Illinois University. Tickets are available online or by calling (877) 725-8547.LET IT GO Before there was Elsa, there was a group of ...read more
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    Monday, June 17, 2019
    Centerstone, a national leader in behavioral health care, held the 15th annual Southern Illinois Community Champions Banquet on June 13 at Centerstone’s new Medication Assisted Treatment facility, 202 South Bentley, Marion.The 2019 Southern Illinois Centerstone Community Champions Award winners were Camille Dorris with the Southern Illinois Coalition for the Homeless and Brittney Hale with Prevent ...read more
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    Monday, June 17, 2019
    Brian Curran’s newest solo release, “By Myself Alone,” will be celebrated at a concert at The Varsity on Aug. 3 with special guest Ivas John. Brian will be performing the entire song list from the new release plus many of his favorite acoustic blues covers and originals. The album is a heartfelt dedication to Brian’s acoustic blues roots and features songs from Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Willie ...read more
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    Friday, June 14, 2019
    The City of Carbondale is partnering with Southern Illinois University to bring the annual fireworks display back to campus. You can catch this year's show on Thursday, July 4 at 9:15 p.m. Parking will be available at the Banterra Center lots.     The partnership between the City and SIU celebrates Saluki tradition, pride and promise throughout the last 150 years. In the event of rain, the ...read more
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    Thursday, June 06, 2019
    Fresh off of the release of their debut studio album “Foundations of Modern Funk,” Lucas Feather and the Underclassmen will take The Varsity stage for an album release show.  The band plays an energetic mix of funk, bluegrass, rock and soul.  The concert is at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 29. Bluegrass and roots fiddle player Beth Davis will open.  Lucas Feather and the Underclassmen began at ...read more
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    Monday, June 03, 2019
    In support of World No Tobacco Day, Jackson County Health Department would like to celebrate the Smoke-Free Illinois Act, SFIA. The SFIA was enacted on January 1, 2008 to aid in the fight against secondhand smoke exposure. A 2006 report by the U.S. Surgeon General revealed 2,900 Illinoisans die every year as a result of secondhand smoke exposure. Illinois’ response in the form of the SFIA ...read more
    Categories: Press Release
    Friday, May 31, 2019
    A special movie event will open The Varsity’s Peripheral Vision Film Series summer schedule. Director and producer Reiko Aylesworth will present her first short feature, “Veronica,” on Thursday, June 13. Aylesworth will introduce the film and lead a question-and-answer session after the screening.“Veronica” has been shown in more than 12 global film festivals and was featured on Cannes film fest ...read more
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    Wednesday, May 29, 2019
    The City of Carbondale, Carbondale Park District and SIU Student Recreation Center are excited to announce Fresh Fitness will return to Turley Park this summer. The exercise classes will be held every Saturday in June during the Carbondale Farmer's Market from 10-11 a.m. SIU fitness instructors will teach a variety of cardio and strength training classes throughout the five week program.   No ...read more
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