Help Supercharge go to Japan!

Update: SuperCharge will not be going to Isesaki in August, 2011. Please see their statement regarding cancellation and donations towards this trip. Supercharge, a popular band of Springfield 12-to-14-year- olds,…

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Quiet Moments during the Japanese Fall Festival

With all the excitement of performances, games, and crafts at the Japanese Fall Festival, it sometimes is forgotten that there are many quiet, beautiful, and touching moments during the festival. Here's a photo gallery of quiet moments captured by the camera of artist Russ RuBert...

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Japanese Fall Festival opening night

The annual kids parade, taiko and ballet performances, and festival dances highlighted the opening night of the Japanese Fall Festival. After that as the evening cooled down and dusk fell, hundreds of candles were lit for the beautiful candle light walks. Check out our photo gallery here...

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Isesaki Delegation visits Springfield for Fall Festival

For the first time in over a year, Springfield welcomes a cultural delegation from Isesaki, Japan for the Japanese Fall Festival. At the festival they will be performing tea ceremony, ikebana (Japanese flower-arranging), a kimono fashion show, and tradition Japanese festival dances.

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Kellsworth fundraiser at Lindbergh’s

Performing together for the first time again after seven years, this local group of balladeers presents an Irish concert for the benefit of the cultural exchange program of Springfield Sister Cities Association recorded in HD at historic Lindberg's on Commercial Street.

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