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'Cotton Patch Gospel' to Play at Hoogland Center for the Arts

What:  Cotton Patch Gospel by Tom Key and Russell Treyz with music & lyrics by Harry Chapin

Where:  Hoogland Center for the Arts (420 S 6th St, Springfield, IL) 281 more words


Monki's Music

So… Monki is 6 months old. About 9 months ago, I wrote about having a short time where my likes could totally overwrite hers, and that as she grew, she’d start to develop her own tastes and preferences. 949 more words


The Teaching Cycle: Seeing Your Baby Devlings Grow Up

“If you can read this, thank a teacher.” That was a poster in my 3rd grade classroom. They never said it would be “read this code.” Now that I’m teaching others to code, I can see why teachers continue to do their work, even if the career’s financial benefits aren’t in line with the value they add to society. 365 more words


Today In Music History: 12/07/16

Let’s start on this day in 1964, when Beach Boy Brian Wilson married Marilyn Rovell. Brian’s daughters from that marriage, Carnie and Wendy, went on to fame as two thirds of Wilson/Phillips. 248 more words


December 7: Happy Birthday Ellen Burstyn and Sara Bareilles

Ellen Burstyn turns 84 today.  She made her Broadway debut in 1957 and then spent over a decade paying her dues in television guest roles.  In the early 1970s, she made a big breakthrough, receiving three Oscar nominations in four years.  1,331 more words

Celebrity Birthdays

When You Comin' Home, Dad?

Dump the long runs and golf. It’s weekend sleep-ins and cheng tng outings that really matter to this father

MY FAMILY and I were on our way home after dinner recently when Harry Chapin’s song “Cat’s In The Cradle” came on. 1,140 more words

Dad's Journey

Music Monday: 10 Songs for Starting Over

I think it would be safe to say that music has been a part of my life since the day I was born. Before I’d even taken my first breath, my parents knew that my name would be Corey, which they had picked from a song called… 1,031 more words