Let's face it. When we think of the east side, we don't primarily think of art. However, the Madison County Arts Council is doing what it can to change that. With its seventh annual Art EAST (Edwardsville-Alton Studio Tour) exhibition featuring art and artists in Alton the first weekend (Saturday and Sunday, October 16 and 17) and the finer things in Edwardsville the next (Saturday and Sunday, October 23 and 24), this event's giving everyone an opportunity to enjoy all the art the east side has to offer, from ceramics to oil paintings to... More >>>