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What is the future of symphony music?

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My wife and I had the privilege last Saturday to attend the Peoria Symphony Orchestra's Valentine's concert titled "Romance." It was excellent, with pianist Jade Simmons leaving us in awe of her talent.

The entire orchestra did, as well, as I found myself keeping the rhythm with my hands as conductor George Stelluto guided the musicians through Gershwin masterpieces and finishing with Ravel's "Bolero," which is incredibly different when...

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Goodbye Jim. And thank you.

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 Jim Maloof's passing was not a surprise. He hasn't been well for some time now. But it is no less sad, a reason to pause and reflect on the man, what he meant to so many of us who knew him and to his city.

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The Peorian Rewind: Don't Shoot: Fighting Crime with Mayor Jim Ardis

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tv24 thumb jimardisAn interview with Mayor Jim Ardis about a new anti-violence initiative involving city, county, state and federal law enforcement.

 

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The Peorian Rewind: Peoria's Wild Days: A Chat with Norm Kelly

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TV37 thumb normkellyAn interview with Norm Kelly, local historian and author whose talks about Peoria's wild past are very popular.

 

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Rice restrictions on media disappointing

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It would appear that Mitt Romney taught his fellow Republicans something during the recent presidential campaign after all.

The apparent lesson? Make sure nobody is using a cell phone camera or other recording device when you are giving a speech.

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The Peorian Rewind: Keeping the Promise: A Conversation with Tara Gerstner

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TV31 thumb taragerstnerAn interview with the executive director of Peoria Promise.

 

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Episode 66: Selling a President: A Chat with Author Jackie Hogan

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TV66 thumb hoganAn interview with Bradley University professor Jackie Hogan, who wrote a book about how we commercialize the legacy of Abraham Lincoln.

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