Illinois Central College http://peoriapublicradio.org en New PHA program helps residents develop career skills http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/new-pha-program-helps-residents-develop-career-skills <div>A new Peoria Housing Authority program is helping some Harrison and Taft Homes residents pursue medical careers.</div><div> Thu, 15 May 2014 20:00:29 +0000 Denise Molina 23366 at http://peoriapublicradio.org New PHA program helps residents develop career skills "Humpty Dumpty" provides intense theatre experience http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/humpty-dumpty-provides-intense-theatre-experience <p>Illinois Central College closes its current theatre season with Humpty Dumpty,” which uses the children’s nursery rhyme as a metaphor for contemporary life. Stan Strickler has this review for Peoria Public Radio and the Live Theatre League of Peoria. Opinions expressed are those of the reviewer, not those of Peoria Public Radio or the Live Theatre League.</p><p></p><p>“Humpty Dumpty sat on a wall,</p><p>Humpty Dumpty had a great fall”</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Apr 2014 21:58:08 +0000 Nathan Irwin 22260 at http://peoriapublicradio.org "Humpty Dumpty" provides intense theatre experience ICC event will honor Fred Stobaugh http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/icc-event-will-honor-fred-stobaugh <p>This week, we're talking with Jacob Colgan, about "An Evening with Fred." The event honors Peoria's Fred Stobaugh, who became a YouTube sensation, and the oldest songwriter to make the Billboard Hot 100 chart, with his song, "Oh Sweet Lorraine." Colgan talks about discovering Stobaugh through a songwriting contest, and about the love story that inspired the song. The event also features performances by the ICC Vocal Jazz Ensemble, the Larry Harms Trio and others. It takes place Saturday night at 7:00 at the ICC Performing Arts Center in East Peoria</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 13:00:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 20225 at http://peoriapublicradio.org ICC event will honor Fred Stobaugh ICC production presents a cross-section of work in America http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/icc-production-presents-cross-section-work-america <p>The musical “Working” presents a multi-faceted look at work and its role in American life. A production of the musical is now on stage at <a href="http://artsaticc.com/">Illinois Central College</a>. Marty Lynch has this review for Peoria Public Radio and the <a href="http://peorialivetheatre.com/">Live Theatre League of Peoria</a>. Opinions expressed are those of the reviewer, not those of Peoria Public Radio or the Live Theatre League.</p><p></p> Wed, 05 Mar 2014 13:59:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 19782 at http://peoriapublicradio.org ICC production presents a cross-section of work in America Out and About - November 29, 2013 http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/out-and-about-november-29-2013 <p>We're talking with Loyd Kirby, from the Illinois Central College Performing Arts Center. They're presenting Chicago-based comedy troupe The Second City, with their "Nut-Cracking Holiday Revue." It's The Second City's third appearance at ICC in the last several years. The performance features improv and sketch comedy based on familiar holiday situations. The performance is Saturday night at 7:30 at the ICC Performing Arts Center in East Peoria.</p> Fri, 29 Nov 2013 19:23:22 +0000 Nathan Irwin 15626 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Out and About - November 29, 2013 Illinois Central College offering "Walk-In Wednesdays" http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/illinois-central-college-offering-walk-wednesdays <p></p><p></p><p>Illinois Central College has an offering to help new and returning students register for fall semester. Mon, 29 Jul 2013 17:42:00 +0000 Orko Manna 9596 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Illinois Central College offering "Walk-In Wednesdays" ICC and Arts Partners forming a tri-county arts and culture plan http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/icc-and-arts-partners-forming-tri-county-arts-and-culture-plan <p></p><div>Illinois Central College and Arts-Partners of Central Illinois are looking for community input to form a Tri-County Arts and Culture Plan. The groups are holding a series of public sessions to gather input on area strengths and opportunities for growth in the arts. Chris Gray is the Dean of the Department of Arts and Communication at ICC. He says the plan aims to make Peoria a place that people want to live, work and function:</div><div> Mon, 06 May 2013 12:06:17 +0000 Denise Molina 5115 at http://peoriapublicradio.org ICC and Arts Partners forming a tri-county arts and culture plan Review: "Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)" http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/review-goodnight-desdemona-good-morning-juliet <P>The play “Goodnight Desdemona (Good Morning Juliet)” provides a comedic look at two well-known Shakespeare tragedies. Cara Rosson has a review of a production currently running at Illinois Central College, for Peoria Public Radio and the Live Theatre League of Peoria.</P> <P>Opinions expressed are those of the reviewer, not those of Peoria Public Radio or the Live Theatre League.</P> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 16:00:00 +0000 Nathan Irwin 4248 at http://peoriapublicradio.org Review - "Rashomon" http://peoriapublicradio.org/post/review-rashomon <P>A murder trial becomes the basis for questions about credibility and truth in the classic play “Rashomon.” A production of the play opened last weekend at Illinois Central College Theatre. Cara Rosson has this review for WCBU, and the Live Theatre League of Peoria. Opinions expressed are those of the reviewer, not those of WCBU or the Live Theatre League.</P> Wed, 27 Feb 2013 18:58:18 +0000 Nathan Irwin 1648 at http://peoriapublicradio.org