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...

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...

Master Gardeners create award-winning green spaces in Decatur

The University of Illinois Extension Service honored Decatur-area gardeners at the Illinois Master Gardener Conference on Sept. 6 in East Moline.

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.

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...

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...

Halloween continues into the weekend with Dead in Decatur film fest

Halloween continues into the weekend with Dead in Decatur film fest
There are very few things I miss about Chicago since moving away more than two years ago. One of them is definitely...

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...

Holiday markets offer artsy, local shopping alternatives

Holiday markets bring you artsy shopping alternatives
Arts and community organizations are offering up holiday shopping at its finest in Central Illinois over the coming weeks. Here's a list...

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...