Rebecca gives a glimpse of the delights of nearby BloNo’s Bardfest, with insights from two talented locals: Nisi Sturgis and Jordan Coughtry.
For its 39th season, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival brings an amazing cast together to perform one of the Bard’s most famous plays. Directed by Leda Hoffmann, Hamlet finds a balance of the comedic within the tragic.
Rebecca speaks with the Artistic Director of ISF to see how well the fest has aged.
Rochelle reviews the Illinois Shakespeare Festival's Q Gents, a hip-hop adaptation of Two Gentlemen of Verona.
Mathew recounts his first trip to the Illinois Shakespeare Festival and its tremendous production of Antony and Cleopatra.
Mathew chats with Kevin Rich, the Artistic Director of the Illinois Shakespeare Festival.
Nina interviews one of the featured writers at EIU's literary event.
Caleb speaks with Alissa Nutting, another author participating in Lions in Winter literary fest at EIU.
The Arts Section strives to celebrate our community's rich and vibrant artistic scene, from theatre to local authors, film, performance art, and everything in between.