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Hear The Arthur Duncan Jazz Trio

Springfield, MO – Come out and hear The Arthur Duncan Jazz Trio at the Where House Bar located at 2463 W Sunshine St., Suite 120 next to Mama G’s Kitchen. The jazz trio features Arthur Duncan on keyboard, Ernie Bedell, Sr on bass guitar, and Richard Allen on drums. The group is scheduled to perform […]

Artsfest starts May 6th on Walnut Street

Join us Saturday, May 6th, and Sunday, May 7th for 2023 Artsfest! Presented by Great Southern Bank and hosted by the Springfield Regional Arts Council, Artsfest is one of the biggest outdoor art festivals in Southwest Missouri. Known for featuring over 100 artists from all over the country, live entertainment, and delicious food. Patrons make […]

Performing at Artsfest, May 6

Springfield, MO – Vic Vaughan and Souled Out, is a super-talented super-charged Funk, Blues, Dance, Rock, and R&B band. In May, they will perform on May 6, 2023, at ArtsFest on Historic Walnut Street at 12:00 pm. On May 26, 2023, Vic Vaughan and Souled Out will perform at Carrie’s Bar, 8:00 p.m. 1906 E […]

Gigs in the Garden brings local musicians for free concerts

Springfield, MO – Hatch Foundation and Springfield Sister Cities Association present Gigs in the Garden, an outdoor concert series at 2 p.m. on Sundays, May 7, 14 and 21, 2023. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets and enjoy a variety of local performance groups in an extraordinary setting. The concerts take place at the Peace […]

 Can Self-Sufficiency Be a Double-Edged Sword?

by Jacqueline Jadidian, UniteNews Contributing Writer Springfield, MO— Self-sufficiency is described as the ability to provide for one’s needs without outside aide. Many facets of our society promote self-sufficiency, such as social media and entertainment, family values, religion and/or spirituality, Corporate America mindset, sports teams, etc. As everything in life needs to be balanced, our […]

The Hidden Secret

by Melesha Bailey, UniteNews Contributing Writer Springfield, MO— May is Mental Health Awareness Month. It’s a time to raise awareness of those living with mental or behavioral health issues and to help reduce the stigma many experience. Mental health is at the forefront of today’s topics. As a result, many people are more open to discussing […]

Why does “diversity” strike so much fear in the hearts of so many?

by Darline Mabins, UniteNews Contributing Writer Springfield, MO—According to the Oxford Dictionary, there are two definitions of the word diversity. The first is: “the state of being diverse; variety”. The second is: “the practice or quality of including or involving people from a range of different social and ethnic backgrounds and of different genders, sexual […]

Technology and Springfield – The Springfield Tech Council

by Heather Noggle Springfield, MO— Let’s talk about technology and Springfield opportunities. Ever heard of the Springfield Tech Council?  Springfield’s good for building groups that bring people together, help them network, and then get things done. You can list some in your head, I’m sure. Thinking – MBA – Multicultural Business Association, formerly Minorities in Business. […]

Watercolor USA 2023 Selected by Juror Keiko Tanabe

Springfield, MO. – The Springfield Art Museum is pleased to announce that Watercolor USA 2023 will feature 70 works from 70 contemporary artists working in watermedia, representing 25 states. The 62nd exhibition of Watercolor USA was selected by juror and prolific watercolorist Keiko Tanabe, AWS, NWS, AIS, LPAPA. Two hundred and twenty-four artists from 41 […]

Open Enrollment Begins for Apprenticeship Building America Grant

Springfield, MO—The City of Springfield Department of Workforce Development announces open enrollment into the Apprenticeship Building America training program, a $3 million grant funded by the U.S. Department of Labor. The grant aims to serve 1,275 apprentices over the next three years in a 10-county region around Springfield. Registered apprenticeships are now available in healthcare, […]