art & society - nov/dec 2007

A Central Illinois Holiday Season

I took my “gently worn” clothing to our local Goodwill store in September, amidst the transition of my closet from the summer season back to fall and winter. Ready to begin my shopping for three holidays—Halloween, Thanksgiving and Christmas—I found that, to my surprise, Christmas decorations were already on display!

Dance of Glass

By Katie Thompson
Photography by Bob Hunt
"Glass is a very fascinating medium, almost like playing an instrument."

Holiday Cheers

photography compliments of Truth Be Told
It’s time to stock the liquor cabinet with new ingredients and give your holiday guests a reason to raise their glasses!

Holidays in Peoria

art & society's guide to celebrating the holidays in true central Illinois fashion.

Trimming Trees with Tenderness

by Amy Groh
This year, we checked in with several local charities that are featuring special ornaments for the 2007 holiday season.

The Knitting Revival

by Amy Groh
photography by Katie Thompson
Being able to sit down and just concentrate on one thing such as knitting forces you to slow down and breathe.