Cocktails and colors: DAAC mixes art and alcohol for hands-on good...

Cocktails and colors: DAAC mixes art and alcohol for hands-on good time
Art appreciation is a hands-on and "spirited" affair in downtown Decatur from October through January. Students are...

Add Decatur’s Holiday Gift Shoppe to your X-mas list

Decatur's Holiday Gift Shoppe wants to sell your art
For the past 16 years, the Decatur Area Arts Council (DAAC) has invited artists to sell original art and fine crafts at...

Murder mystery, holiday mayhem on tap for Decatur’s Theatre 7 this...

Two big productions are in the works for Theatre 7, a Decatur-based non-profit community theater group that welcomes everyone interesting in putting...

Unique art and music come together @ The ArtFarm this summer

Unique art and music come together @ The ArtFarm this summer
The ArtFarm has only been around since January 2018, but it's already made a big splash on Decatur's art scene. Its 11:11/Ankrom...

Celebrating Independent Bookstore Day in CI

Celebrating Independent Bookstore day in CI
While many have predicted that book stores would fade off into the sunset in an age of falling to sleep by the...

DAAC to feature reduction woodcut prints by Cathie Crawford in April

DAAC to feature reduction woodcut prints by Cathie Crawford in April
The Decatur Area Arts Council's April 2019 exhibit, titled “Luminosity,” will feature 33 years of reduction woodcut prints by Peoria artist Cathie Crawford at...

Decatur public art project accepting 2019 submissions

Decatur public art project accepting 2019 submissions
The Decatur Area Arts Council (DAAC) Public Arts Committee launched a call for artist proposals for the 2019 edition of the Decatur...

Decatur community theater holding auditions

Decatur community theater holding auditions
Theater 7 on 131 N. Water St. in Decatur announced auditions for an upcoming murder mystery/comedy Murder Inn on Feb. 12 and 13.

Seeing Decatur through beer goggles – for a good cause

Seeing Decatur through beer goggles - for a good cause
So here I’ve spent more than four decades on this Earth and it never occurred to me that beer, putt-putt and barstools could go...

Moving on Down(state)

Moving on Down(state)
It’s that time of year again. When the dire stats are broadcast far and wide. In case you haven’t heard, Illinois once again tops the...