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THURSDAY, APRIL 20, 2023

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Mid Illini Art Show
Mid Illini Art Show

Mid Illini Art Show
Art from Area High Schools-Gallery 3R

11:00am -5:00pm, April 15, 18, 19, 20

Reception: Thursday, April 20, 5:00-7:00pm
Free Admission

The Mid Illini Art Show is an annual gathering of great student artwork from all participating Mid Illini high schools. Each school is allowed to submit up to 26 pieces of 2-D, 3-D, and Photography combined. The work is then judged by a group of professional artists and art teachers outside of the district. Although we consider it an honor just to be chosen to represent your school, students may also be recognized by receiving a Merit Award, Honorable Mention, or even Best of Show.

https://sites.google.com/view/midilliniartshow/home



Whisper & Shout: Open Mic for Poetry
Whisper & Shout: Open Mic for Poetry

Whisper & Shout: Open Mic for Poetry
Thursday, April 20 ~ 8:00 - 10:00 pm

When checking in at the door, be prepared to share your table and seat number.

Tickets in Advance Online: $5-members, $8-nonmembers, 
$3-poets + fees (till 6pm day of event)

If an event is not sold out, tickets will also be sold at the door.
Tickets at the door*: $9-members, $12-nonmembers, $5-poets
(*No money will be taken at the door unless we don’t reach our max capacity)

*Please Note that purchasing a Poet Ticket is a commitment to share your poetry on stage. ´╗┐If you don't plan to read, then don't purchase a poet level ticket.

Water and Pop for $1.00 is offered at the bar.
Attendees may bring their own food and drink or bring in food and drink from the Rhythm Kitchen.

Experience a diverse open mic with artists from all backgrounds in a positive and inspiring atmosphere. Peoria’s Open Mic for Poetry is held on the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of each month. 
Host: Ryan Lowry, DJ: Yvaine Washington

Featured Poet: Brandon Alexander
Born in Maywood and raised in Peoria, Illinois, Brandon Alexander Williams is a poet, MC and DJ. He is the most recent recipient of the Grant Wood Fellowship and is a visiting instructor at the University of Iowa’s School of Music where he teaches courses in Hip-Hop. Williams is an alumnus of Southern Illinois University-Carbondale where he produced “The Yard: An A’Capella/Hip-Hop Musical”. As an active MC and DJ, he has performed and taught throughout the country, produced ten albums, published three books and given several guest lectures and keynotes centered around art-integrated education.

For tickets: Tickets309tix.com/events/whisper-shout-open-mic-for-poetry-4-20-2023