Buchanan Center for the Arts http://tspr.org en The Most Dangerous Artist in the World http://tspr.org/post/most-dangerous-artist-world <p>Some people prefer to drink vodka. Steve Cross prefers to paint with it. Fri, 27 Dec 2013 07:48:00 +0000 Rich Egger 45747 at http://tspr.org The Most Dangerous Artist in the World An interview with Kagey Parrish of The Honey Dewdrops http://tspr.org/post/interview-kagey-parrish-honey-dewdrops <p>The husband-wife folk duo of Kagey Parrish and Laura Wortman, known as <a href="http://www.thehoneydewdrops.com/">The Honey Dewdrops</a>, are living an old-style vagabond musician lifestyle. They have been on the road nearly non-stop for more than five years playing coffee shops, house concerts, folk festivals and even A Prairie Home Companion. Thu, 24 Oct 2013 01:25:52 +0000 Jonathan Ahl 42671 at http://tspr.org An interview with Kagey Parrish of The Honey Dewdrops Upcoming Events at Western Illinois Arts Centers http://tspr.org/post/upcoming-events-western-illinois-arts-centers <p>This week on Emphasis, Rich Egger’s guests are Susan Twomey, Executive Director of the <a href="http://bcaarts.org/BCA_Welcomes_You.html" target="_blank">Buchanan Center for the Arts</a> in Monmouth, and Sean Genovese, President of the Board for the <a href="http://wciarts.org/" target="_blank">West Central Illinois Arts Center</a> in Macomb. They talk about upcoming events at the arts centers.</p><p><em>(Editor’s note: Egger serves as Board Secretary for the WCIAC).</em></p><p></p><p><strong>The Buchanan Center for the Arts</strong></p> Fri, 08 Feb 2013 17:51:28 +0000 Rich Egger 28581 at http://tspr.org Upcoming Events at Western Illinois Arts Centers In The Tri States http://tspr.org/post/tri-states-52 <p>A look back at the top stories and features from the Tri States Public Radio news department from September 2012.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p>Reporter Jason Parrott told us about plans to build a $1.4 billion fertilizer plant in Lee County. He also reported on pending lay-offs at one of the county’s largest employers.</p><p>During the month, Colchester received some good news from the USDA, Lee County made plans to add beds to its jail, and a historic structure in Macomb received a national designation.</p> Sun, 07 Oct 2012 22:05:33 +0000 Rich Egger 22632 at http://tspr.org In The Tri States Eric Fischl on Art & Shared Experiences http://tspr.org/post/eric-fischl-art-shared-experiences <p>The juror for this year's “64 Arts” exhibit at the <a href="http://bcaarts.org/BCA_Welcomes_You.html" target="_blank">Buchanan Center for the Arts</a> in Monmouth hopes the show inspires conversations.<br><br>“It's about sharing. So I think people will see either things they identify with or things that trigger memories for them of other places, other people, other events that give them feelings,” said Eric Fischl, who is an internationally known artist.<br> Sun, 09 Sep 2012 19:32:59 +0000 Rich Egger 21307 at http://tspr.org Eric Fischl on Art & Shared Experiences