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

HFO Returns This Spring And Summer With Live And Streaming Concerts

On this week's episode of Out and About, Heartland Festival Orchestra Artistic Director and Conductor David Commanday join's host Jenn Gordon to talk about the Heartland Festival Orchestra 's upcoming spring and summer concerts featuring guest artists Tessa Lark, Christopher Taylor, and the Classical Mystery Tour.

Michelle Areyzaga Joins The PSO For "Curtains Up! A Broadway Matinee"

On this week's episode of Out and About, Soprano Michelle Areyzaga and Maestro George Stelluto join host Jenn Gordon to talk about the Poeria Symphony Orchestra's upcoming concert entitled " Curtain Up! A Broadway Matinee ". The performance airs Sunday, January 17 at 3pm on WTVP World 47.3.

Michelle Areyzaga Joins The PSO For "Curtains Up! A Broadway Matinee"

Soulside Healing Arts Presents WellFest

On this week's episode of Out and About, Hannah Ramlo of Soulside Healing Arts joins Jenn Gordon to talk about wellness, mindfulness, and how the WellFest virtual festival can help you start the New Year with a holistic approach to your health.

Corn Stock Theatre's 'It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play' Comes To WCBU Presents

On this week's episode of Out & About Jenn Gordon talks to Megan Johnston, Anna Oxborrow, and Chris Peterlin from Corn Stock Theatre about "It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play". It's a clever take on the holiday cinematic classic, where the story is staged as a live radio broadcast. Seven actors portray numerous characters, and sound effects are done by two Foley artists. The production will air on December 25 at 8pm as part of the WCBU Presents Series .

Corn Stock Theatre's 'It's A Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play' Comes To WCBU Presents

PSO's Gift To The Community: A Season of Hope

This week on Out and About, Maestro George Stelluto talks with Jenn Gordon about the Peoria Symphony Orchestra's December Concert: A Season of Hope . The concert combines select musical offerings with inspirational messages from religious leaders in our community. A free performance will be broadcast on WTVP's Create station 47.4 on Saturday, December 19 at 8PM. The performance will also air on WCBU and WGLT as part of the PRESENTS series on Friday, January 1 at 8pm. Peoria Symphony Orchestra -

BU Radio Play Brings "A Christmas Carol" To Life On WCBU Presents

On this week's episode of Out & About, Jenn Gordon talks with Scott Kanoff and Dan Matisa from the Bradley University Theatre Department. Daniel adapted Charles Dickens' classic holiday novella into a radio play production, which is now available to listen to on-demand as part of the WCBU Presents performance series. Listen to A Christmas Carol A Radio Play

Shop Local And Support Artists At A Small Wonder Gift Shop

On this week's episode of Out and About, host Jenn Gordon is joined by William Butler of the Contemporary Art Center to talk about A Small Wonder Gift Shop - a unique pop-up shopping experience at the Contemporary Art Center where you can safely peruse and buy art from over 40 local artists in time for the holidays. A Small Wonder Gift Shop

Peoria Ballet Keeps Holiday Tradition Alive With The Nutcracker

On this week's episode, host Jenn Gordon is joined by Wendy Thomasson and Jorge Laico of the Peoria Ballet to talk about how students have taken to wearing masks while they dance, how the organization converted their rehearsal space into a production studio, and how you can enjoy viewing this year's digital performance of "The Nutcracker."

Digital Play Series Launches At Corn Stock Theatre

On this week's episode of Out and About, Jenn Gordon talks with Theatre Manager, Nyk Sutter-Downs from Corn Stock Theatre about their newly launched Digital Play Series. The series includes live stream performances of a diverse line up of theatrical works including: Dark Passages, School Girls, Lonely Planet, and It's a Wonderful Life. For more information or to purchase tickets visit Corn Stock Theatre .

Eureka College Theatre Performs "The Visit"

This week on Out and About, Jenn Gordon is joined by Holly Rocke to talk about Eureka College Theatre's online production of "The Visit." The tragic and poignant tale by Friedrich Dürrenmatt asks the question, "Is Justice for Sale?" The performance will be available to stream November 12-15. For more information or to request a FREE viewing code email boxoffice@eureka.edu

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