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Griffith High School presents Willy Wonka this weekend

Griffith High School presents Willy Wonka this weekend

GRIFFITH | The tale of Willy Wonka's magical candy factory comes to life in Griffith, Indiana this weekend. A full cast performs the characters that have captured the imagination of millions in this amazing rendition of a classic. The show runs at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 11 and Saturday, Apr…

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Sing a song: Sesame Street Live dances onto Star Plaza Theatre stage

Sing a song: Sesame Street Live dances onto Star Plaza Theatre stage

The star characters of Sesame Street are set to create a musical adventure on stage in Merrillville.

April 09, 2014 11:43 pm Photos

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Enter today for your chance to win a 2014 Chevy Cruze

Enter today for your chance to win a 2014 Chevy Cruze

MUNSTER | Need a new car? Every dreamed of having a brand new vehicle without the a brand new car note? Now is your chance!

April 08, 2014 11:12 am
Valparaiso University Jazz Festival: Origins and evolution of a musical sensation

Valparaiso University Jazz Festival: Origins and evolution of a musical sensation

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…

April 03, 2014 12:30 pm Photos

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Diana Ross Concert at Four Winds New Buffalo on Friday, May 2

Diana Ross Concert at Four Winds New Buffalo on Friday, May 2

NEW BUFFALO | The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds Casinos are pleased to announce a concert by Motown Legend Diana Ross at Four Winds New Buffalo’s Silver Creek Event Center on Friday, May 2, at 9 p.m. eastern.

April 01, 2014 2:30 pm

Rep. Kelly's office accepting entries for art contest

SOUTH HOLLAND | Entries are being taken for the Second Congressional District Regional High School Art Awards, being held April 26 at South Suburban College.

March 29, 2014 12:17 pm
Julia Sweeney with Phil Hartman and Rob Schneider for Photocopier Room Skit on "Saturday Night Live" from January 1991

Julia Sweeney with Phil Hartman and Rob Schneider for Photocopier Room Skit on "Saturday Night Live" from January 1991

Julia Sweeney with Phil Hartman (center) and Rob Schneider (right) star in one of the "Rich the Photocopier Guy" skits on "Saturday Night Live" from a January 1991 episode.

March 27, 2014 12:00 am
"Saturday Night Live" Comedian Jon Lovitz

"Saturday Night Live" Comedian Jon Lovitz

"Saturday Night Live" Comedian Jon Lovitz has reunited with fellow cast members from the NBC sketch comedy show for a new national tour called "The Veterans of Saturday Night Live."

March 27, 2014 12:00 am
Three of a Kind: 'Saturday Night Live' trio Schneider, Meadows and Lovitz laughing it up at Blue Chip

Three of a Kind: 'Saturday Night Live' trio Schneider, Meadows and Lovitz laughing it up at Blue Chip

Comedian Rob Schneider is happy to be spending his weekends with some funny familiar faces from his days as a favorite cast member on NBC's "Saturday Night Live."

March 27, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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"Saturday Night Live" Alum Rob Schneider

"Saturday Night Live" Alum Rob Schneider

"Saturday Night Live" Alum Rob Schneider is in production for his new television series "Real Rob," while also touring the country with his famous funny friends for a stage show called "The Veterans of Saturday Night Live."

March 27, 2014 12:00 am
"Saturday Night Live" Comedian Tim Meadows

"Saturday Night Live" Comedian Tim Meadows

"Saturday Night Live" Comedian Tim Meadows is sharing the comedy stage and funny stories with his fellow "SNL" pals for a new national tour called "The Veterans of 'Saturday Night Live.' "

March 27, 2014 12:00 am
LaPorte Co. student hits big screen as son in 'Noah'

LaPorte Co. student hits big screen as son in 'Noah'

LAPORTE | A storm of attention is brewing, but two days before the release of director Darren Aronofsky's biblical tale of Noah's ark, one young cast member remains calm and unassuming.

March 26, 2014 10:22 pm

Gordmans Opens New Doors in Schererville

SCHERERVILLE | Gordmans opened their doors for shopping on March 20 and will host a grand opening on March 28 to officially mark their arrival.

March 24, 2014 5:47 pm
CPHS Dance Team hailed as state champs

CPHS Dance Team hailed as state champs

CROWN POINT | On Saturday, March 15, the Crown Point High School Dance team competed at the Indiana High School Dance Team Association State Championship. The Varsity team competed in both the Division 1 Varsity Pom and Kick categories. Division 1 is the Elite category in the state for dance…

March 21, 2014 12:54 pm
The Boyz (and girls) are in the house: Horseshoe's The Venue to host Boyz II Men, Bobby Brown and TLC

The Boyz (and girls) are in the house: Horseshoe's The Venue to host Boyz II Men, Bobby Brown and TLC

R & B and hip-hop superstar singers from the '90s are set to entertain Region fans March 28 and 29 in Hammond.

March 19, 2014 11:07 pm Photos

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Arts instructors nurtured area talent

Arts instructors nurtured area talent

The Northwest District of the Federation of Women's Clubs & Indiana Federation of Clubs annual art contest for area students in their senior year of high school is now a talent-tapping tradition.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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The arts offer solid avenue for children to develop emotionally

The arts offer solid avenue for children to develop emotionally

When schools have their budgets pinched, they must adjust their curriculum accordingly. Unfortunately, the arts usually takes a great hit during these challenging times.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Video

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IN TUNE: A wonderful concert for families

Our next Symphony concert is going to be a wonderful concert for families! It certainly will be a super concert for anyone who loves the piano or is studying the piano.

March 09, 2014 8:30 am
'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' opened Chicago Street Theatre season

'Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde' opened Chicago Street Theatre season

Tom O'Neill played an incarnation of Mr. Hyde with Kat Lutze as Elizabeth in "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" as the Chicago Street Theatre launched its 59th season in Valparaiso.

March 01, 2014 12:00 am
Review: Gary native helps Piano Man Billy Joel rock Motor City

Review: Gary native helps Piano Man Billy Joel rock Motor City

AUBURN HILLS, MI | Not even The Palace of Auburn Hills' sold-out crowd could permeate the nerves of Gary-native Crystal Taliefero as she sang a superb soulful rendition of Motown icon Martha Reeves' (seated in the audience) "Dancing in the Street" during Billy Joel's concert Saturday.

February 17, 2014 9:30 pm Photos

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