Peoria Civic Center http://peoriapublicradio.org en PSO offers "Romance" in its next concert http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/pso-offers-romance-its-next-concert <p>This week, we're talking with George Stelluto, about "Romance," tonights concert with the <a href="http://peoriasymphony.org">Peoria Symphony Orchestra</a>. Stelluto talks about striking&nbsp; a balance between large, orchestral pieces on the program and smaller works performed by a jazz combo. He also talks about working with soloists Linden Christ and Ryan Lanning to select the music in the concert. And he talks about some of his own favorites -- from Nat "King" Cole and Billy Eckstine, among others.</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 23:00:01 +0000 Nathan Irwin 18993 at http://peoriapublicradio.org PSO offers "Romance" in its next concert Out and About - December 13, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/out-and-about-december-13-2013 <p>The Peoria Ballet presents its annual production of "The Nutcracker" this weekend, with three performances at the Peoria Civic Center Theatre.&nbsp;The Ballet's Tamra Challacombe explains what makes&nbsp;"The Nutcracker" a good introduction to the art form. She also talks about what a live orchestra adds to the experience, and about some of the guest artists featured in the production this year.</p> Fri, 13 Dec 2013 18:45:30 +0000 Nathan Irwin 16283 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Out and About - December 13, 2013 Peoria Civic Center preparing for WorldFest 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-civic-center-preparing-worldfest-2013 <p></p><p>The Peoria Civic Center is preparing for WorldFest 2013. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 22:40:59 +0000 Orko Manna 9956 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria Civic Center preparing for WorldFest 2013 Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette to open Friday http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-marriott-pere-marquette-open-friday <p></p><p>The Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette hotel will open its doors Friday. Thu, 27 Jun 2013 17:05:23 +0000 Orko Manna 8013 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria Marriott Pere Marquette to open Friday Peoria Rivermen to stay in Peoria http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/peoria-rivermen-stay-peoria <p></p><div><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The Peoria </span>Rivermen<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> are ready to operate as part of the Southern Professional Hockey League next season. The new owners of the local team, Illinois Pro Sports, Wednesday signed a contract to remain at the Peoria Civic Center. </span></div><div> Wed, 22 May 2013 17:19:40 +0000 Denise Molina 6030 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Peoria Rivermen to stay in Peoria