P.S. Blog

In addition to the Fine Arts Society of Peoria, numerous organizations in our community offer an eclectic mix of adult learning opportunities. Here are just a few…

From October to May, the Fine Arts Society of Peoria offers lecture programs to explore, expand and enliven the fine arts.

Josef Kleffman, master cutter and tailor of Timeless Tailoring, specializes in traditional bespoke tailoring—a precise, handcrafted process—to create quality, custom clothing.

If you're a movie buff, you've likely heard of RKO Pictures, Inc.—but you might not know about the connection to the Kennedy family.

Kevin Maynard, executive director of Galesburg's Orpheum Theatre, explains how the Marx Brothers got their nicknames... right here in Galesburg, Illinois.

It was Peoria’s "vaudeville palace"—one of the city’s big four vaudeville houses at the peak of the vaudeville era—but its reign lasted a mere 16 years. News clippings, old advertisements and stories of the Orpheum Theatre…

Hollywood star William Holden pushed Galesburg's Orpheum Theatre to make its first steps towards desegregation.

Here in the Prairie State, our rich soils have made us the nation’s third largest producer of agricultural commodities.

Peoria Magazines spoke with Build Peoria’s president, Nick Yates, about the new Duryea Dog Park in Peoria Heights and the organization's plans for 2018.

AppsCo is not just an afterschool initiative—it’s a full-blown not-for-profit company that doubles as a fully integrated business learning experience for students in Peoria Public Schools.

Ring in the New Year with these festive historic recipes!

From "the vast fields of ice on Peoria lakes" and sledding on Spring Street Hill to the 1980 opening of Owens Center...