WCBU's Out And About A weekly spotlight on arts activities in Central Illinois, hosted by WCBU's Daniel Musisi and Jenn Gordon of Arts Partners of Central Illinois.
WCBU's Out And About

WCBU's Out And About

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A weekly spotlight on arts activities in Central Illinois, hosted by WCBU's Daniel Musisi and Jenn Gordon of Arts Partners of Central Illinois.

Most Recent Episodes

History comes to life with Peoria Historical Society tours

On this week's episode of Out and About, Connie Tomczyk joins Jenn Gordon to talk about the Summer History Tours offered through the Peoria Historical Society. Walking and bus tours are available and cover a wide variety of themes including: "Roll Out the Barrel," "Naughty to Nice," "Notable Women," "Historic Springdale," "World's Most Beautiful Drive," and more. For more information or to purchase tickets visit the Peoria Historical Society's website.

Corn Stock Theatre presents 'All Shook Up,' a jukebox musical with Shakespearian ties

On this week's episode of Out and About, Wes Hunt and Selah Schertz join Jenn Gordon to talk about Corn Stock Theatre's current production, "All Shook Up – The Musical."Featuring the music of Elvis Presley and a storyline inspired by Shakespeare's "Twelfth Night," you won't want to miss this crowd pleaser directed by Mary Ellen Ulrich. Wes and Selah star in the production that runs June 24 through July 2 at the Big Tent in upper Bradley Park.For tickets and information visit Corn Stock's website.

Corn Stock Theatre presents 'All Shook Up,' a jukebox musical with Shakespearian ties

ART Inc. debuts first theatrical production with "Smart People"

On this week's episode of Out and About, Nikki Romain and Vivian Standifird join host Jenn Gordon to talk about "Smart People."The play, written by Lydia R. Diamond, follows four Harvard University graduates each interested in different aspects of the brain, particularly how it responds to race. This marks ART Inc.'s first theatrical production, and executive director Nikki Romain promises it won't be their last.Performances take place June 24-26 in the CEFCU Theatre at the Romain Arts and Cultural Center. For more information or to purchase tickets visit artincpeoria.org.

'That music still speaks to where we are right now': The Heritage Ensemble presents 'Junet...

On this week's episode of Out and About, Sharon Samuels Reed joins Jenn Gordon to talk about "Juneteenth: An American Celebration."The annual concert is being presented by the Heritage Ensemble and will be featuring works by Glenn Edward Burleigh. The performance takes place on June 18 at 7:30 p.m. at the ICC Performing Arts Center. For tickets and information visit the Heritage Ensemble's website.

'That music still speaks to where we are right now': The Heritage Ensemble presents 'Junet...

The Peoria Bach Festival returns

On this week's episode of Out and About, Dr. John Jost joins host Jenn Gordon to talk about the in person return of the Peoria Bach Festival.

The Peoria Bach Festival returns

On this week's episode of Out and About, Dr. John Jost joins host Jenn Gordon to talk about the in person return of the Peoria Bach Festival.

ICC Theatre presents Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'SWEAT'

On this week's episode of Out and About, host Jenn Gordon is joined by Julie Peters and Sam Taylor to talk about about the Pulitzer Prize-winning play SWEAT, presented by the Illinois Central College Theatre Program.Performances happen Tuesday, May 31, through Thursday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the ICC Performing Arts Center.For more information visit ICC Theatre Program.

ICC Theatre presents Pulitzer Prize-winning play 'SWEAT'

On this week's episode of Out and About, host Jenn Gordon is joined by Julie Peters and Sam Taylor to talk about about the Pulitzer Prize-winning play SWEAT, presented by the Illinois Central College Theatre Program.Performances happen Tuesday, May 31, through Thursday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. at the ICC Performing Arts Center.For more information visit ICC Theatre Program.

Morton Civic Chorus' 'Encore 2022' to benefit Central Illinois Memorial Kidney Fund

On this week's episode of Out and About, host Jenn Gordon is joined by choral director Denise Adams to talk about Encore 2022 – A Musical Review Presented by the Morton Civic Chorus to benefit the Central Illinois Memorial Kidney Fund.

Morton Civic Chorus' 'Encore 2022' to benefit Central Illinois Memorial Kidney Fund

Sculpture Walk opening day event showcases 8 new works on Washington Street

On this week's episode of Out and About, Michelle Nielsen Ott joins Jenn Gordon to talk about the Sculpture Walk Peoria opening day event on May 21, 2022.Beginning with a ribbon-cutting at 9 a.m. at the Peoria Riverfront Museum, the event includes a tour with the artists behind the eight new sculptures soon to be installed on Washington Street. You'll hear about the types of sculptures featured on this year's walk, as well as other activities surrounding the opening day event.Learn more on the Peoria Art Guild's website.

Sculpture Walk opening day event showcases 8 new works on Washington Street