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A weekly spotlight on arts activities in Central Illinois. Every Friday, host Mae Gilliland Wright of Arts Partners of Central Illinois talks with area actors, musicians, artists and community leaders about an upcoming arts event. Out and About is supported, in part, by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

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A weekly spotlight on arts activities in Central Illinois. Every Friday, host Mae Gilliland Wright of Arts Partners of Central Illinois talks with area actors, musicians, artists and community leaders about an upcoming arts event. Out and About is supported, in part, by a grant from the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.

    Peoria's youth shines in ART Inc.'s production of 'Once on This Island Jr.'

    Peoria's youth shines in ART Inc.'s production of 'Once on This Island Jr.'

    On this week's episode of Out and About, Dr. Mae Gilliland Wright of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois talks with Nikki Romain, Executive Director and co-founder of Artists ReEnvisioning Tomorrow, about their upcoming production of Once on This Island Jr.
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    • 8 min
    Film takes center stage at the Peoria Riverfront Museum

    Film takes center stage at the Peoria Riverfront Museum

    On this week's episode of Out and About, Dr. Mae Gilliland Wright of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois talks with John Morris, President and CEO of Peoria Riverfront Museum, about all things film at the PRM's Giant Screen Theater!
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    • 12 min
    ArtHAUS Peoria combines historic beauty found on Moss Avenue with art

    ArtHAUS Peoria combines historic beauty found on Moss Avenue with art

    On this week's episode of Out and About, Dr. Mae Gilliland Wright of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois talks with Chelsea and Alex Carmona about ArtHAUS Peoria, taking place April 20-21. Featuring five beautiful homes and seven world-renowned artists, ArtHAUS Peoria is an exciting event that will appeal to art lovers, history buffs and anyone interested in exploring the historical beauty and new creative relevance of Moss Avenue in Peoria.
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    • 8 min
    From high fashion to street fashion, Peoria Fashion Week is back

    From high fashion to street fashion, Peoria Fashion Week is back

    On this week's episode of Out and About, Dr. Mae Gilliland Wright of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois talks with Peoria Fashion Week co-founder Chanel Hargrave-Murray about the exciting events taking place April 2-6 at Expo Gardens.
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    • 8 min
    Jazz up your spring with the Central Illinois Jazz Society

    Jazz up your spring with the Central Illinois Jazz Society

    On this week's episode of Out and About, Dr. Mae Gilliland Wright of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois talks with musician Ellen Monteith about upcoming Central Illinois Jazz Society performances — as well as exciting new opportunities for students!
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    • 6 min
    Peoria Symphony Orchestra celebrates music from women composers in 'New Horizons'

    Peoria Symphony Orchestra celebrates music from women composers in 'New Horizons'

    On this week's Out and About, Dr. Mae Gilliland Wright of ArtsPartners of Central Illinois talks with Maestro George Stelluto about the Peoria Symphony Orchestra's upcoming New Horizons concert, which celebrates Women's History Month.
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    • 8 min

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