« Previous Sep/Oct 2008Next »ArchivesAbout art & society Haunts from Peoria's Past by Amy Groh Like many other cities, Peoria is home to numerous legends of resident ghosts and haunted buildings. In the Blink of an Eye by Jan Wright Publisher Did you blink and find the summer to be nearly gone? Ol' Book and the Graveyard Elm by Amy Groh There's no central Illinois haunt more famous than the Peoria State Hospital for the Incurable Insane in Bartonville. A Dog Day Afternoon by Emily Zulz Show your pets how much they mean to you—pamper them like you would yourself! Pet Portraits and Designer Homes by Emily Zulz From October 10th through November 15th, the Peoria Art Guild will present an exhibit entitled "Pet Portraits." A Place to Call Home The Native American Fellowship Dayspring Church by Emily Zulz Tucked away in the woods of East Peoria lies the newest place of worship in the area—the Native American Fellowship Dayspring Church. Chicago on Change by Amy Groh Photography by Kim Johnson The adventure begins and ends in Peoria, but it’s the twelve hours in between that make it extraordinary! Music in the Park Glen Oak Amphitheatre by Jonathan Wright The Glen Oak Park Amphitheatre is one of the area’s crown jewels—a beautiful outdoor setting for entertainment of all kinds. The Art & Science of Hope by Amy Groh An unlikely friendship between physician and entertainer will bring hope to cancer patients and music to your soul. Event Preview Mood Indigo This year's Mood Indigo—one of the city's most outstanding cultural events—will highlight "The Golden Age of Radio." Soul in the Human Voice A Q&A with StoryCorps producer David Isay WCBU is proud to host StoryCorps, the revolutionary initiative that’s bringing new voices to the radio. StoryCorps will be in Peoria at Metro Centre from September 22nd through October 18th. Take 10: Andy King Ten things you didn't know about the executive director of Dream Center Peoria. The Threads that Bind by Amy Groh The men and women of the Gems of the Prairie Quilt Guild have two things in common: a love of quilting and the need to be creative.