« Previous Jan/Feb 2014Next »Digital Edition ArchivesAbout art & society Dessert for TwoMiss Morron’s Chocolate DelightsAdd some vintage elegance to dessert and wow your valentine with a time-tested treat from the recipe box of Jean Morron. Thinking Local Jan Wright, Publisher, art & society We began working on this issue, the first of the New Year, well before Thanksgiving. During this time, we pause to reflect on the year past, and resolve to begin the new one with optimism. Echoes of Early Animation The Wonderful World of Disney by Jonathan Wright From pencil drawings to hand-painted celluloids, a collection of vintage Disney art illustrates a bygone era. An Eagle Eye to the Sky by Gabrielle Balzell The national emblem of the United States since 1782 and a sacred symbol in Native American culture for centuries longer, the bald eagle is among nature’s most majestic creatures. Commemorating History Through Music by Sara Browning Photography by Elijah Sansom Transcending racial and social boundaries, the Heritage Ensemble brings the rich musical literature of the African-American experience to people of all cultures. Peoria Pride... A Cappella Style by Sara Browning The Peoria Barbershop Chapter continues a longstanding tradition of memorable ballads, folk songs and popular melodies. Stand-Out Sweets! by Gabrielle Balzell Gourmet chocolates, old-fashioned candies, and other homemade confections a “taste” above the rest… Take 10 Steve Spain 10 things you didn't know about the owner of The Costume Trunk... The More the Merrier! by Teri Cook Traveling as a group can be a fun, cost-effective way to explore the world with friends.