A weekly spotlight on arts activities in Central Illinois. Each week, host Jenn Gordon 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.
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.
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 .
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