The Tumbler on Park Central Square video

July 16, 2012Public Art, Videos

Cityview recaps how the Tumbler was placed on the Square in 1971, but only recently found out its purpose and real name. Includes live interviews with the artist Aris Demetrios, and Jonathan Gano of Springfield Public Works explains how the City of Springfield cares for the public art sculpture, including recently following up on the … Read More

First Night Springfield!

January 5, 2010Videos

Video highlights of the 20th anniversary of First Night Springfield! – a New Years celebration of the arts featuring live music, theater, galleries, and fireworks finale at 11 downtown locations and 25 events…

The Producers by SLT video

December 3, 2009Performing Arts, Videos

This upbeat music video published by the Springfield Little Theatre featuring their fall production of “The Producers” shows backstage peeks and dress rehearsals to audiences swarming into the historic Landers Theatre for the final performance.

Music Brings Us Together

October 29, 2009Videos

Sister Cities hosted a banquet for visiting Tlaquepaque ArtsFiesta! musicians and their home-stay host families. The all-female Mariachi Femenil Nuevo Tecalitlan performed at the banquet, along with an unrehearsed song with Springfield’s JRB Band.

Slam Poetry Workshop

October 20, 2009Literary Arts, Videos

Joaquín Zihuatanejo, a featured artist at the Missouri Literary Festival, is a spoken word artist, award-winning teacher, HBO Def Poet, 2008 Individual World Poetry Slam Champion, and 2009 World Cup of Poetry Slam Champion.

Poets Make Us Stop

October 20, 2009Literary Arts, Videos

Short video clip recorded at the Missouri Literary Festival — slam poet champion Joaquín Zihuatanejo speaks of the value of poets.