« Previous Jan/Feb 2017Next »Digital Edition ArchivesAbout art & society Animal Behaviorby Channy Lyons-Photography by Kelli DrakeWith lofty themes and pervasive humor, painter Ken Hoffman delivers work of amusement and consequence. Building Community Jan Wright, Publisher, art & society The beginning of a New Year is always an ideal time for reflection on the past… and goal setting for the future. Who Let the Funk Out? by Mae Gilliland Wright Photography by Natalie Jackson O’Neal A born performer, Dexter O’Neal shares the gospel of funk with a growing audience across central Illinois and beyond. Down the Rabbit Hole by Liz Scoville Author Joe Chianakas fulfills his literary dreams with a trilogy of novels paying tribute to the horror genre. Take 10: Mike and Banu Hatfield Mike and Banu Hatfield are dreamers and doers with five teenagers, two jobs, no pets, many nearly-dead plants and one ambitious goal. Curating the Fine Arts by Liz Scoville The Fine Arts Society of Peoria celebrates 55 years of bringing arts and culture to the region. 7 Tips for a Terrific Super Bowl Party As the 51st Super Bowl draws near, sports fans around the world are anticipating the best ways to revel in the big day. Jan/Feb Arts Calendar Though the weather outside is frightful, that doesn't mean there aren't things to do in Greater Peoria... See what fun you can have in January and February!