art & society - mar/apr 2014

by Bridget Baker

More than 200 students are currently enrolled at the Peoria Ballet Academy—and many of them are busy preparing for the spring production of Cinderella, featuring music by the Russian composer Sergei Prokofiev and choreography by Peoria Ballet’s own artistic director, Servy Gallardo. 

Perennial Providers in Bloom

by Leah M. Abel

There are plenty of gardeners in central Illinois, but it takes a dedicated enthusiast to become a certified Master Gardener.

Go West, Young Lady!

by Norman V. Kelly

From Raymond to Christine to The Millers, this Peoria native found her calling in television.