Elgin shows off artistic side Posted in: Lifestyle The Elgin Art Studio Tour on May 18 and 19 showcases local studios and artists through art talks, demonstrations, hands-on activities and live music. From a young contortionist to a series of film screenings throughout the weekend, the tour brings a new perspective to art and makes it accessible to the community. The film screenings begin Friday night with a short on low rider car design, directed by Ben Steinbauer and edited by new Elginite Benson Ellis. This is followed by Lou Reed - Rock and Roll Heart, with discussion led by producer Karen Bernstein, at 117 Central Avenue. The ...PLEASE LOG IN FOR PREMIUM CONTENT. Our website requires visitors to log in to view the best local news. Not yet a subscriber? Subscribe today!