This year marks the 29th anniversary of the Valparaiso University Jazz Festival which has grown from modest beginnings into a nationally-recognized six-day extravaganza of sound. The festival was the vision of Jeff Brown, instructor of percussion and Coordinator of Jazz Studies at Valparaiso…
Star Plaza Theatre President, CEO and Talent Buyer Charlie Blum, who began his career as a booking consultant for the theater, marks his 25th anniversary with the stage space on March 13, 2014.
Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.
VALPARAISO | Valparaiso University's Homecoming celebration for 2013 will include two concerts by musical ensembles composed of students at Valparaiso University. Both concerts will be held on Saturday, September 28, in the Chapel of the Resurrection at Valparaiso University.
The Hobart Historical Society Museum, open 10 a.m. to noon every Saturday, had visitors last year throughout Indiana as well as Oregon, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Washington, Illinois, California and Hawaii.
Due to the health problems of one of its members, the a cappella doo-wop vocal group Remember When has had to cancel two upcoming performances.
MUNSTER | Twenty-two area students were winners of the 13th annual Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra Young People's Competition, said Kirk Muspratt, music director/conductor.
Singers Andy Williams and Ann-Margret, shown in a publicity photo for a string of performances in 2011, performed on a double bill at Williams' Moon River Theater in Branson in September and October 2011.
The Melody Makers of Indiana have been on tour. Forty-one singers from 17 county choruses performed this summer at Bubba’s Restaurant in Savannah, Ga., owned by TV chef Paula Deen’s brother, and St. Mark United Church of Christ in New Albany.
Hobart Chamber of Commerce's July 4th memory books are now available at the chamber office, 1001 Lillian St. The Red, White and Blue Collar City books include a chamber directory.
CHESTERTON | Bring the family out to the Coffee Creek Ampitheater for a free night of music and fun! The concerts are 6 to 9 p.m. as follows: July 14th: Into the Light; August 11th: Miss-Understood. Join us for a special Tribute Concert on Sept. 11th. For more information please call (219) 9…
A Garden Walk, “June is Bustin’ Out All Over,” featuring 11 gardens in Hobart will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, hosted by the Lake County Master Gardeners Association.
Officially, summer starts Thursday. But we have gotten a jump on the fun in Munster.
LAPORTE | Guests of all ages are welcome to experience art through all the senses during the free Arts in the Park concerts. Festivities are held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. each Wednesday and Thursday from June through August at the Dennis Smith Amphitheatre in Fox Park in LaPorte. Bring something …
Helping me with today's column is Jill Gajewski, Wolf Lake coordinator for the Hammond Port Authority.
Come out tonight to celebrate the city of Hammond's eighth annual Cinco de Mayo Fiesta from 5 to 11 p.m. at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 Sohl Ave.
The weather outside may be become frightful as fall morphs into winter, but for many area holiday concertgoers, there's plenty to be delighted about.
I think all concerts should have some sort of age limit. I went to my first concert back in 2010. Ever since then, I take precautions.
Two free "Hope of the Maasai" concerts by the Tanzania-based En-kata Choir will be presented Sunday in Crown Point and Munster.
Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra opens its 2011-12 season Friday as it celebrates the 70th anniversary of the orchestra. The season slate includes six concerts, three classical at Bethel Church in Crown Point, and three pops at Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.
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