art & society - jan/feb 2017

by Channy Lyons


Photography by Kelli Drake

With lofty themes and pervasive humor, painter Ken Hoffman delivers work of amusement and consequence.

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.

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!