art & society - may/june 2016

by Stevie Zvereva

Urban beekeeping is on the rise, part of a growing international trend—and increasingly important as those indispensable pollinators have been in decline for the last decade.

A Tale of Sister Cities

by Jonathan Wright

The unique relationship between Peoria and Friedrichshafen turns 40 years old in 2016.

Of Flavor & Fizz

by Jonathan Wright & Samantha Foster

Craft soda offers a return to a bygone era… the kind of drink your grandparents might once have enjoyed.

Bringing Sexy Back

by Stevie Zvereva
Photos by Bayou West Photography

A new burlesque troupe seeks to revive Peoria’s vaudeville days.

May/June Arts Calendar

Peoria welcomes summer with open arms! Find out what is happening in central Illinois in May and June!

Take 10: Matt George

As CEO of Children’s Home Association of Illinois, Matt George exemplifies the best advice he says he’s ever received: Never be low-energy.