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Mardi Gras

OFFBEAT: Whiting reader looking for update on Fats Domino

OFFBEAT: Whiting reader looking for update on Fats Domino

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

March 05, 2014 12:00 am
Oscar night and Mardi Gras score a weekend food fest with movies

Oscar night and Mardi Gras score a weekend food fest with movies

Red carpet treatment at Ciao Bella, movie night at Vickers with Philomena and Inside Llewyn Davis and NB Mardi Gras jazz brunch with Bunny Fisher and David Lamm.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

February 27, 2014 10:00 am

St. Matthias to Hold Mardi Gras/Vegas night Saturday

CROWN POINT | St. Matthias Parish in Crown Point Indiana will host a Carnivale Celebration on Saturday, March 1st from 6:00 pm to Midnight in their parish hall at 101 W. Burrell Drive. This evening for charity will provide a Las Vegas Night, 4 Rotating Buffets, Bingo, Basket Raffles, Live Au…

February 26, 2014 2:25 pm
Making Mardi Gras taste a little more like home

Making Mardi Gras taste a little more like home

The sad fact of the matter is, most of us won't make it to New Orleans to celebrate Mardi Gras. But that's no reason to forsake some of the city's classic cuisine.

February 26, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Fine dining while watching Mardi Gras parades

Fine dining while watching Mardi Gras parades

Visiting New Orleans for Mardi Gras season?

February 26, 2014 12:00 am

Celebrate the traditions of Mardi Gras at the Center for Performing Arts

UNIVERSITY PARK | Governors State University welcomes Orbert Davis and the Chicago Jazz Philharmonic ensemble for “Mardi Gras Carnival” March 1 at the Center for Performing Arts, for a celebration of the food and music that gives New Orleans its distinct character.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
Healthy duck? For Mardi Gras, we make it possible

Healthy duck? For Mardi Gras, we make it possible

With Mardi Gras looming, I thought it might be fun to cook up some New Orleans-styled goodies featuring duck, andouille sausage and Creole seasoning. These rich ingredients are typical of the fare from this town that knows how to party — an instinct that goes into overdrive during Mardi Gras.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, February 13, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, February 13, 2014

This is a mixed-up weekend full of pent-up energy for love and romance, re-scheduled events and special Presidents Day shopping sales. To prove my thesis I'm going to NYC for a wedding. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Philanthropy builds hospitals' foundation

GUEST COMMENTARY: Philanthropy builds hospitals' foundation

The generosity of individuals and business owners who donate to the Methodist Hospitals Foundation is making a difference in the lives of thousands of families in Northwest Indiana every day.

February 11, 2014 12:00 am
Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, January 9, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, January 9, 2014

Eat, drink and support the arts on Thursday, Friday and Saturday this weekend as the beneficent arts supporters of the Lake Michigan world rise up from under a blanket of melting ice and snow. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

January 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Intro: An artist creator of gigantic mosaics brings Bead Town to NWI in winter

Intro: An artist creator of gigantic mosaics brings Bead Town to NWI in winter

Stephan Wanger was lately in Natchitoches, Louisiana discussing a Bead Town promotion in honor of the city’s status as the oldest city in the Louisiana Purchase. Natchitoches was established in 1714 by Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, who diplomatically named the town after a local Indian tribe…

January 02, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, January 2, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, January 2, 2014

Upcoming parties take planning now. If you were snowed in for New Year's, there chances to party coming up on the calendar, so fire up that tablet and take note. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

December 31, 2013 12:00 am
Bead Town exhibits roll into Northwest Indiana

Bead Town exhibits roll into Northwest Indiana

Recycled beads from Mardi Gras necklaces have been reworked into dazzling pieces of art to go on display next week in Crown Point and Gary and soon in Valparaiso.

December 30, 2013 8:16 pm Photos

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Fats Domino named 'honorary grand marshal'

Fats Domino named 'honorary grand marshal'

The music of rock 'n' roll Hall of Fame performer Fats Domino will "float" through the streets of New Orleans this Carnival season.

December 24, 2013 2:42 pm
OFFBEAT: Chicago's Grand Lux Cafe menu pays tribute to inventor of Salisbury steak

OFFBEAT: Chicago's Grand Lux Cafe menu pays tribute to inventor of Salisbury steak

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

October 10, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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New Products for Thursday, March 21, 2013

New Products for Thursday, March 21, 2013

Feeling sheepish

March 20, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Mardi Gras masquerade moves

Mardi Gras masquerade moves

Dancers perform Saturday for guests at the Methodist Hospitals Foundation Mardi Gras Ball in the atrium of the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza in Merrillville.

February 09, 2013 7:26 pm
Methodist Mardi Gras Ball

Methodist Mardi Gras Ball

Methodist Mardi Gras Ball

February 09, 2013 7:26 pm

Knights of Columbus will host Mardi Gras Casino Night today

ST. JOHN | The Knights of Columbus will host a Mardi Gras Casino Night  from 6 to 9 tonight in the gym at St. John the Evangelist School, 9400 Wicker Ave.

February 09, 2013 12:00 am
National Honor Society to sponsor Mardi Gras fundraiser to benefit St. Jude

National Honor Society to sponsor Mardi Gras fundraiser to benefit St. Jude

CROWN POINT | The Crown Point High School National Honor Society will sponsor a Mardi Gras themed fundraiser to benefit St. Jude in Crown Point.

January 28, 2013 2:29 pm
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