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Mid-Century Modern, holiday pops and the beloved leg lamp.
by John Cain
South Shore Arts is traveling back in time to a more glamorous age with Mid-Century Modern: Style in the Age of Mad Men. The term “Mad Men,” while associated today with the AMC cable television drama, was actually a slang expression coined in the 1950s by advertising executives working on Madison Avenue to …Read Full Article
CHICAGO – Executive Director Walter Stearns announced he will launch a subscription series at the Mercury Theater including four full productions, which will transform the Mercury into the largest producer of musicals in the city of Chicago, employing almost 100 theater professionals.
Plans are to produce Rogers and Hammerstein’s “A Grand Night for Singing,” which features songs such as ‘Oh What a Beautiful Mornin’, ‘Some …Read Full Article
LAPORTE – Tickets for the 18th annual LaPorte Hospital Foundation’s Holiday at the POPS are on sale. The concert is Saturday, Dec. 8 at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge St. Doors open at 6 p.m.; the concert begins at 7 p.m.
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children, 12 and younger. Proceeds benefit the VNA Fund, which supports Indiana …Read Full Article
LAPORTE – Tickets for the 18th annual La Porte Hospital Foundation Holiday at the POPS are on sale. The philanthropic concert event kicks off the holiday season at 6 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 8 at the La Porte Civic Auditorium, 1001 Ridge St.
Balcony tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children, 12 and under. Proceeds benefit the Foundation’s VNA Fund, which supports Indiana …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – The Challenger Learning Center of Northwest Indiana will hold its Second Saturday family science program at 1 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 10.
It includes “Stars,” a planetarium show, “Curiousity/Mars” a minim mission and a laser show the music of U2. Admission is $15.
Tickets are $5 for individual shows; $3 for children and students. For both shows, tickets are $8 for adults and $5 …Read Full Article
WHITING – Northwest Indiana Sports and Entertainment Inc. has organized the inaugural beer fest, “Southern Shores Brew Festival” from 1-5 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 20, inside Oil City Stadium.
The fest will highlight some of the best beers from Indiana. There also will be live entertainment and food from local vendors. Breweries attending will be Bulldog Brewery of Whiting, Crown Brewing Co. of Crown Point and …Read Full Article
Taste of Porter County
Are you ready for the 4th Annual Taste of Porter County? This festival-like event is held at the Porter County Expo and Fairgrounds in Valparaiso, IN August 25-26, 2012. Last year’s “Tasters” experienced 29 food establishments from Porter County and Beyond during this two day festival. Taste of Porter County features indoor and outdoor arts and craft show, numerous activities including …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – Purdue University Calumet is resurrecting some of Broadway’s melodious favorites – “South Pacific,” “Evita,” “Sound of Music,” and “West Side Story” – during its Big Bowl of Broadway performances Friday through Sunday, April 27 to 29.
Performances are at 7 p.m. on Friday, and 3 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday in the YJean Chambers Hall on the third floor of the Student Union …Read Full Article
HAMMOND – Prevent Child Abuse Lake County will host an art project, “CHAIRish the Children,” which consists of child-size chairs that have been creatively decorated by students from schools throughout Lake County.Read Full Article
“We can’t wait to hear the children’s voices soar in the chapel’s high ceilings,” said Rebecca Bailey, a board member of the choir, which has members from across Northwest Indiana.
“It’ll be a great learning experience for them; indeed, one …Read Full Article