Memorial Opera House
With the national economy still recovering, the last few years have been an especially tough time for those in the arts as people trying to keep ahead of their bills have had less money than usual budgeted for entertainment.
VALPARAISO | Economic woes in recent years have made things tough for the arts. That is especially true for Northwest Indiana’s historic Memorial Opera House at 104 Indiana Avenue in downtown Valparaiso, where along with monthly bills, are the added costs for upgrades and repairs to the 120-…
The 9th annual Joe B. Memorial Bike Run and Concert produced by the family and friends of Detective Sgt. Joe Betustak Jr. returns to Hammond’s Wolf Lake Memorial Park Saturday.
Scot PJ MacDonald, director of Valparaiso’s Memorial Opera House’s production of “Company,” expects viewers to leave the theater with their own unique take on the acclaimed musical.
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Griffith native Jeff De Boer showcased his creative talent in January as a finalist in the 23rd annual Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations Design Competition in Glendale, Calif.
VALPARAISO | You're in Valparaiso to have a nice dinner at one of the city's downtown restaurants, and, after the meal, you wonder what's happening in town that you might enjoy watching. What do you do?
VALPARAISO | Memorial Opera House will offer a new Winter Children’s Program featuring a variety of classes. An open house is planned from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday. Learn about the curriculum, meet the instructors and learn about a preregistration discount.
Holiday music will receive the doo-wop touch when vocal group Harbor Lights brings their show to Valparaiso's Memorial Opera House Saturday. The group, which specializes in a cappella, will deliver retro favorites in concert as well as popular holiday gems. George Carl, a member of Harbor L…
Valparaiso-based Imagine Music wraps up its fifth year concert series on Saturday with a return performance by New York rocker Willie Nile, who makes his third appearance at the Memorial Opera House, but his first with his East Coast band tagging along.
VALPARAISO | Recently, the Memorial Opera House celebrated the announcement of its 2014 season and introduced its new look. The Memorial Opera House, led by Business Director, Michelle Smith and Artistic Director, Scot MacDonald, have been working for the past year on rebranding the organiza…
Although the name -- Laurence Juber -- may not set off a fire alarm of familiarity in the average person’s mind, a litany of the hit songs featuring Juber’s guitar playing would immediately have even the most casual music fan singing along.
VALPARAISO | Memorial Opera House offers an enchanting family-friendly night of Halloween fun at 6:30 p.m. Friday Oct. 25 at MOH, 101 Indiana Ave.
Boston-based singer/songwriter Dar Williams’ snappy folk-pop sound has powered nine studio albums, several EPs and a few live concert releases during her nearly 20-year professional career as a music-maker, earning her a legion of loyal fans, including many in Northwest Indiana.
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VALPARAISO | Sept. 8 “Indiana Comedy Festival”: Join us for an evening of laughter with the Indiana Comedy Festival! Adults only. 14 Cities - 17 Shows - 22 Comedians –A Million Laughs! Nationally touring comedy professionals compete for $5,000 first prize. Get more information and buy your t…
Since being appointed the new business director of Memorial Opera House in Porter County, I have found many people are unaware of its existence.
The doo-wop sounds of Harbor Lights will jump into the spotlight Saturday in the Region.
Memorial Day is traditionally seen as the launchpad for summer. But take time today to remember the real meaning of this holiday.
VALPARAISO | The Porter County Board of Commissioners agreed Tuesday to spend another $90,000 on maintenance at the 120-year-old Memorial Opera House, boosting the total cost of the most recent repair job to $315,000.
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