Showing: 1-20 of 351

Michael Jackson

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

Photos

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

Photos

OFFBEAT: Shirley Temple's smile and spirit will be long remembered

OFFBEAT: Shirley Temple's smile and spirit will be long remembered

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

February 12, 2014 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Dancing to Michael Jackson

Dancing to Michael Jackson

Angela Burnham, center, of Hammond, and Keena Carson, right, of Chicago, dance to a Michael Jackson song on Carson's mp3 player in front of the Jackson home on the 4th anniversary of Michael Jackson's death.

December 27, 2013 11:41 am
Legendary Stage Tributes: Legends in Concert returns to Blue Chip Casino for third visit of Las Vegas favorites

Legendary Stage Tributes: Legends in Concert returns to Blue Chip Casino for third visit of Las Vegas favorites

Entertainer Chad Collins says he never tires of sharing the spotlight with his famous entertainment alter-egos.

October 11, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Damian Brantley stars as Michael Jackson in Legends in Concert

Damian Brantley stars as Michael Jackson in Legends in Concert

Damian Brantley stars as Michael Jackson in Legends in Concert, the Las Vegas tribute stage show now celebrating 30 years and hitting the road for a tour that plays the Stardust Events Center at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel and Spa this month.

October 11, 2013 12:00 am
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
Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson ONE" at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas

Cirque du Soleil's "Michael Jackson ONE" at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino in Las Vegas

"Michael Jackson ONE" by Cirque du Soleil at Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino captures the music, mind and spirit of the late entertainer for Las Vegas audiences.

September 06, 2013 12:00 am
Jury hears of Jackson's friendships with doctors

Jury hears of Jackson's friendships with doctors

For Michael Jackson, a trip to the doctor's office sometimes wasn't just paying a visit to a health care provider. It was paying a visit to a trusted friend.

September 03, 2013 12:00 am
Start of three-day block party brings out Jackson family, fans

Start of three-day block party brings out Jackson family, fans

GARY | Crowds of die-hard Michael Jackson fans from around the city and throughout the nation showed the King of Pop lots of love during Thursday’s ultimate block party in front of Jackson's family home at 2300 Jackson St.

August 29, 2013 9:45 pm Photos

Photos

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 Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson, center, cuts a ribbon Wednesday during a ceremony opening a photo exhibit featuring Michael Jackson and The Jackson 5 at the South Shore Event Center at Majestic Star Casino in Gary.

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

Photos

It's a Caribbean Thriller of a fundraiser on Friday

GARY | Area political and business leaders lip-syncing to the hit songs of such artists as Cher, Isaac Hayes and Beyonce’ will light up the stage  Friday during the Methodist Hospital Foundation Caribbean Thriller fundraiser at Marquette Park Pavilion patio.

August 26, 2013 7:56 pm
OFFBEAT: Happy news to report, two decades as region journalist

OFFBEAT: Happy news to report, two decades as region journalist

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 13, 2013 12:00 am
Trial gives behind-the-scenes of Jackson shows

Trial gives behind-the-scenes of Jackson shows

Nearly four years ago, audiences got their last look at Michael Jackson in the top-grossing concert film of all time, "This Is It." Tens of millions worldwide saw a seemingly healthy and confident performer sing and glide across a rehearsal stage as he prepared for his ill-fated comeback tour.

August 12, 2013 12:00 am
Gary's past, people are shaping its promise

Gary's past, people are shaping its promise

As a Gary native and one who has lived and worked in the city for decades, I thought it would be easy to pen a piece explaining what’s great about my beloved city. I soon found it was easier said than done as my list of attributes grew longer and longer. I finally settled on three areas — he…

June 30, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Feature Focus

Feature Focus

Jackson's son says father feared concert promoter

June 27, 2013 12:00 am Photos

Photos

Four years later: Fans remember Michael Jackson

Four years later: Fans remember Michael Jackson

Angela Burnham, center, of Hammond, and Keena Carson, of Chicago, dance to a Michael Jackson song on Carson's mp3 player Tuesday in front of Jackson's boyhood home at 2300 Jackson Street in Gary. Tuesday marked the fourth anniversary of the King of Pop's death.

June 25, 2013 6:51 pm
Follow The Times

Latest Local Offers

Featured Businesses

Poll

Loading…

Who should win the Democratic nomination for Lake County assessor?

View Results

National Video