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OFFBEAT: Passing of Eileen Ford prompts reader's memory of feud

OFFBEAT: Passing of Eileen Ford prompts reader's memory of feud

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 30, 2014 12:00 am

Board considers renaming school after Michael Jackson

GARY | The Gary Community School Corp. will consider renaming a school after King of Pop Michael Jackson.

July 24, 2014 8:00 pm
Gift shop pickup site near Jackson home to open in August

Gift shop pickup site near Jackson home to open in August

The property next to the Jackson family home at 2300 Jackson St., in Gary, will serve as an online merchandise pickup site starting in August. The building, 2306 Jackson St., will open in conjunction with festivities celebrating what would have been Michael Jackson's 56th birthday.

July 23, 2014 5:00 pm
Gift shop pickup site near Jackson home to open in August

Gift shop pickup site near Jackson home to open in August

The building next to the Jackson family home at 2300 Jackson St., Gary, will become a merchandise pickup location for official Michael Jackson memorabilia. The site, 2306 Jackson St., will open in conjunction with festivities celebrating what would have been Michael Jackson's 56th birthday.

July 23, 2014 5:00 pm
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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OFFBEAT: Blue Gate unveils 'Josiah' for Amish world stage premiere

OFFBEAT: Blue Gate unveils 'Josiah' for Amish world stage premiere

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

July 19, 2014 12:00 am
Terry Fator aims to 'throw' vocal talents in Hammond

Terry Fator aims to 'throw' vocal talents in Hammond

There aren't many performers like Terry Fator.

July 09, 2014 3:00 pm Photos

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Michael Jackson Cirque du Soleil "Immortal" Show Segment Saluting "Beat It"

Michael Jackson Cirque du Soleil "Immortal" Show Segment Saluting "Beat It"

A scene from "Beat It" in Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson: The Immortal World Tour," features a giant version of Jackson's trademark penny loafers and his looming giant sequined glove.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Jackson Cirque du Soleil show still heart pounding

OFFBEAT: Jackson Cirque du Soleil show still heart pounding

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 30, 2014 12:00 am
MICHAELFIFTH

MICHAELFIFTH

Michael Jackson tribute artist C.J. Williams of Merrillville dances with Olivia Skalla, right, of Battle Creek, Mich., outside of Jackson's childhood home in Gary. Wednesday marked the fifth anniversary of the pop singer's death.

June 25, 2014 10:17 pm
MICHAELFIFTH

MICHAELFIFTH

Keith Hamilton, center, of Gary watches Michael Jackson tribute artist C.J. Williams, right, of Merrillville dance outside of Jackson's childhood home in Gary. Wednesday marked the fifth anniversary of the pop singer's death.

June 25, 2014 10:17 pm
MICHAELFIFTH

MICHAELFIFTH

Michael Jackson tribute artist C.J. Williams of Merrillville dances on top of his truck outside of Jackson's childhood home in Gary. Wednesday marked the fifth anniversary of the pop singer's death.

June 25, 2014 10:17 pm
Building dreams in Michael Jackson’s neighborhood

Building dreams in Michael Jackson’s neighborhood

GARY | In the five years since Michael Jackson’s death, his childhood home at 2300 Jackson St. has become a magnet, drawing family members and fans to honor his beginnings and his legacy.

June 25, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Fans mark 5th anniversary of Michael Jackson's death

Fans mark 5th anniversary of Michael Jackson's death

It's been five years since Michael Jackson died, yet his career is more alive than it has been in decades.

June 24, 2014 7:06 pm Photos

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OFFBEAT: Broadway's 'Motown The Musical' is Chicago hot stage ticket for summer

OFFBEAT: Broadway's 'Motown The Musical' is Chicago hot stage ticket for summer

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 16, 2014 12:00 am

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Jackson Cirque tickets on sale

May 02, 2014 12:00 am
America's Music Catalog: 'Motown the Musical' ready to groove in Chicago

America's Music Catalog: 'Motown the Musical' ready to groove in Chicago

The Motown sound stands on its own for not only its great creativity and mirthful messages but also for its ability to connect people of all races, backgrounds and ages.

April 17, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Mr. Excitement: Chester Gregory pays tribute to Jackie Wilson in Gary

Mr. Excitement: Chester Gregory pays tribute to Jackie Wilson in Gary

Fans of Jackie Wilson will want to be in the audience when Gary native Chester Gregory brings his acclaimed tribute to Mr. Excitement to Northwest Indiana this weekend.

April 16, 2014 11:06 pm Photos

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