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Jackson festivities kick off; fans from around the world expected

Jackson festivities kick off; fans from around the world expected

GARY | Michael Jackson fans from around the world are expected to descend upon his childhood home for the Michael Jackson King of Pop Tribute Festival of the Arts, 2014, which kicked off Thursday.

August 28, 2014 6:58 pm Photos

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Jackson festivities kick off; fans from around the world expected

Jackson festivities kick off; fans from around the world expected

Irina Eropolova, of Moscow, Russia, right, with friend and fellow fan Catherine M. Gross of Riverdale, Ill., closes her eyes and feels the music as singer Denise Michelle performs during the opening ceremony for the Michael Jackson King of Pop Tribute Festival of the Arts 2014.

August 28, 2014 5:30 pm
Jackson festivities kick off; fans from around the world expected

Jackson festivities kick off; fans from around the world expected

Willie "Willie The Entertainer" Osborn, 7, of Lansing, shows off his dance moves as the opening ceremony kicks off for the Michael Jackson King of Pop Tribute Festival of the Arts 2014.

August 28, 2014 5:30 pm
Jackson festivities kick off; fans from around the world expected

Jackson festivities kick off; fans from around the world expected

Katherine Jackson, mother of late pop star Michael Jackson, hugs young fan Willie "Willie The Entertainer" Osborn, 7, of Lansing, during the opening ceremony for the Michael Jackson King of Pop Tribute Festival of the Arts 2014 at Jackson's childhood home in Gary. Osborn drew crowds for his …

August 28, 2014 5:30 pm

'Enjoy yourself' at King of Pop birthday celebration in Gary

GARY | Admirers of Michael Jackson and his musical family have "got to be there" when local festivities kick off Thursday at the King of Pop's annual birthday celebration.

August 28, 2014 1:00 am
Gift shop pickup site near Jackson home to open in August

Gift shop pickup site near Jackson home to open in August

GARY | A merchandise pickup site next to Michael Jackson's childhood home is set to open the weekend of what would have been the pop star's 56th birthday.

July 23, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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What if Michael Jackson was still alive?

What if Michael Jackson was still alive?

If Michael Jackson was still alive today, he would have just celebrated his 55th birthday and the world would know the outcome of his comeback efforts. He might be embarking on a new career in filmmaking and probably would be nudging his eldest son in the same direction.

September 23, 2013 12:00 am
'Never Can Say Goodbye' exhibit opening

'Never Can Say Goodbye' exhibit opening

Michael Jackson and his brothers are celebrated in the photo exhibit "Never Can Say Goodbye  - Celebrating the King of Pop and J5," which opened with a reception Aug. 28 at South Shore Event Center at Majestic Star Casino in Gary. Katherine Jackson, Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and more than 3…

August 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Michael Jackson photo exhibit unveiled

Michael Jackson photo exhibit unveiled

Katherine Jackson, front, speaks after a ceremony opening an exhibit featuring her children through their years of performing , including Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5.

August 28, 2013 8:00 pm
Michael Jackson photo exhibit unveiled

Michael Jackson photo exhibit unveiled

GARY | Gary's most celebrated native and his brothers are being honored in a rare photo exhibit that debuted Wednesday at South Shore Event Center at Majestic Star Casino in Gary.

August 28, 2013 8:00 pm Photos

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A rundown of  information unveiled in Jackson case

A rundown of information unveiled in Jackson case

Here's a look at key moments this past week in the wrongful death trial in Los Angeles between Michael Jackson's mother, Katherine Jackson, and concert giant AEG Live LLC, and what is expected at court in the week ahead.

May 21, 2013 12:00 am

Mother of King of Pop thanks Gary

Katherine Jackson has sent a letter thanking Gary workers, fans and others for the tribute to her late son, Michael Jackson, that ran Aug. 29 through Sept. 1 in the city.

September 10, 2012 8:39 pm
Gary sings Jackson family's praises at tribute dinner

Gary sings Jackson family's praises at tribute dinner

GARY | Katherine Jackson, mother of late pop superstar Michael Jackson, was the guest of honor at a special dinner Friday hosted by the Gary Chamber of Commerce and Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson at Majestic Star Casino & Hotel.

August 31, 2012 9:30 pm Photos

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Katherine Jackson and Michael's children to come 'back to Indiana'

Katherine Jackson and Michael's children to come 'back to Indiana'

There'll be a great celebration at 2300 Jackson Street and other locales in Gary this week.

August 26, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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Gary officials plan big celebration in honor of Michael Jackson

Gary officials plan big celebration in honor of Michael Jackson

GARY | The life and legacy of Michael Jackson will be honored during a weeklong series of events in the area starting Friday.

August 17, 2012 7:15 pm Photos

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Katherine Jackson reps to share details on Michael Jackson Tribute Weekend

GARY | Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, Representatives of Jackson Family Matriarch Katherine Jackson, Majestic Star Casino, The Gary Chamber of Commerce and the Gary RailCats will host a press conference at noon on Friday, August 17 at City Hall,401 Broadway, Gary Room (2nd floor).

August 16, 2012 12:04 pm

Gary plans Michael Jackson birthday bash

Gary residents can expect “four days of celebration” while Michael Jackson's mother and his three children return to the late singer's hometown.

August 07, 2012 7:00 pm
Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, August 2nd

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, August 2nd

Introducing a Lollapalooza Chicago weekend including filmmaker Michael Moore hosting superstar Kristen Bell and other luminaries at the 8th annual Traverse City FF and Michael Jackson's family plans a birthday party in Gary, Indiana.---Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore magazine.

August 01, 2012 8:15 am

Gary's Mister Lucky's Lounge was once a musical hotspot in Northwest Indiana

Fans of the iconic Michael Jackson and the Jackson 5 can still share a piece of their musical performance history in the region.

January 20, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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