art & society - sep/oct 2008

Haunts from Peoria's Past

by Amy Groh
Like many other cities, Peoria is home to numerous legends of resident ghosts and haunted buildings.

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!

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!

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

This year's Mood Indigo—one of the city's most outstanding cultural events—will highlight "The Golden Age of Radio."

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.