Previous Mar/Apr 2016Next Digital Edition ArchivesAbout art & society Immersed in the Presentby Stevie ZverevaFrom realism to abstraction, Jaci Willis’ work embraces a broad spectrum of styles, techniques and materials. Coming Soon: Spring Fever Jan Wright, Publisher, art & society Though this winter has generally been a mild one, it is pretty darn cold outside as I write this… and it’s got me thinking about getting away. Spring fever will soon be upon us! Destination Getaway! by Jonathan Wright From the obvious to the less heralded, here are nine Midwestern destinations for your spring break escape... Little Sponges Early Language Learning by Stevie Zvereva Baby sign language and foreign languages expand young minds. A Space to Call Home by Stevie Zvereva From music and theater to disaster relief and beyond, Five Points Washington opens its doors to those seeking community. Art & Business A Noble Exchange by Maegan C.M. Gilliland “You don’t have to sell your soul to sell your art.” Cutting the distance between artistic excellence and business success… Together: Purposeful Partners Five Points Washington is not the only nonprofit, multipurpose facility in the Peoria area... Take 10: Mary Simon Ten things you didn't know about the longtime owner of Conklin’s Barn II Dinner Theatre. Mar/Apr Arts Calendar Welcome spring to Peoria... There is no shortage of things to do in March and April!