April

April 1—Wynton Marsalis, Civic Center
April 1 to 29—“Mid-Illini Art Competition,” Peoria Public Library
Through April 2—2003 Foreign Film Festival, ICC
Through May 4—”Elvis Meets Einstein,” Lakeview Museum
April 2—BB King, Sangamon Auditorium
April 3—ICC Readers’ Theatre presents “Capturing the Spirit of Freedom,” Performing Arts Center
April 4 to 13—The Complete History of America (abridged), ICC
April 4 to 12—Aesop’s Falables, Corn Stock Theatre Center
April 4, 5, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, and 26—comedians, Brewster’s Comedy Club
April 9—“Caught by Surprise: American Journalism and the Globalization of Information,” Bradley University
April 10—Fine Arts Society Lecture, Lakeview Museum
April 10—“Phantasmagoria and the Fountain of Youth,” Bradley University
April 11—Rock Ballet 2003, Civic Center
April 11 to 19—Pump Boys and Dinettes, Eastlight Theatre
April 12—Prairie Tellers 6th Annual Liar’s Contest, Contemporary Art Center
April 12—PSO presents “Bravo! Big Bands,” Civic Center
April 12—South Pacific, Sangamon Auditorium
April 12—Forest Park Nature Series concert featuring Exorn
April 12—Writer’s Live program, Peoria Public Library
April 13—Eureka College presents “Songs of War, Songs of Peace,” Becker Auditorium
April 14—Family Program: Treasure Hunt, Peoria Art Guild
April 15 to May 11—Songs For A New World, Apollo Professional Theatre
April 15—ICC Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Performing Arts Center
April 16—ICC Lecture Series: “Impressions of the Middle East and How They Change”
April 17—Peoria Historical Society Lecture Series: “The History of Caterpillar,” Lakeview Museum
Through April 19—Dedicated to the End, Conklin’s Barn II Dinner Theatre
April 19—Donny Osmond, Sangamon Auditorium 
Through April 19—29th Annual Bradley National Print and drawing Exhibition, Heuser Art Center gallery
April 21 to 26—ArtSmArt, Peoria Art Guild
April 23—Spring Celebration, downtown Peoria
April 23 to 26—Once in a Lifetime, Eureka College
April 23 to 27—Picasso at the Lapin Agile, Bradley University
April 24—Bradley Chorale and Madrigal Singers, Dingeldine Music Center
April 24 to 27—“Dance Collage—The ART of Dance,” ICC
April 24 to June 1—Never Too Late, Conklin’s Barn II
April 25 to 26—Illinois Barbershop Convention, Civic Center
April 25—The Miracle Worker, Sangamon Auditorium
April 27—69th Annual Peoria Historical Society dinner, Hotel Pere Marquette
April 27—Philharmonic Chorale, Metamora Township High School
April 28 and 29—Student Concerts, Civic Center
April 28 to May 3—Peoria Film Noir Festival, Peoria Public Library
April 30—The Big Adventures of Stuart Little, Civic Center
April 30—ICC Concert Band, Performing Arts Center 

May

May 2 and 3—Eureka Lilac Festival & Fine Arts Faire
May 3—Peoria Symphony presents “Old World Masterworks,” Civic Center
May 9 to 18—42nd Street, Peoria Players Theatre
May 16 and 18—Opera Illinois presents Don Giovanni, Civic Center