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Star Plaza Theatre President, CEO and Talent Buyer Charlie Blum

Star Plaza Theatre President, CEO and Talent Buyer Charlie Blum

Star Plaza Theatre President, CEO and Talent Buyer Charlie Blum, who began his career as a booking consultant for the theater, marks his 25th anniversary with the stage space on March 13, 2014.

March 12, 2014 11:30 pm
An entertaining guy: Star Plaza's Charlie Blum celebrating 25 starry-eyed years

An entertaining guy: Star Plaza's Charlie Blum celebrating 25 starry-eyed years

Charlie Blum, president, CEO and talent buyer for Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville, still recalls the first "big stage entertainers" he ever purchased a ticket to see on stage.

March 12, 2014 11:30 pm Photos

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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

Big Sell deadline looms

Entrepreneurs who are dreaming big do not have much longer to submit applications for a contest that will give them a public showcase for their ideas and a potential springboard for launching a business.

February 24, 2014 12:00 pm

IN TUNE: The ultimate romantic date for Valentine's evening

Hello everyone and a Happy Valentine’s Day to each and every one of you!

February 09, 2014 8:30 am
ENTERTAINMENT: Discounting trend frustrates industry

ENTERTAINMENT: Discounting trend frustrates industry

One of the biggest challenges facing the local world of entertainment is discounting.

February 02, 2014 12:00 am Video
Northwest Indiana projected to grow faster than nation

Northwest Indiana projected to grow faster than nation

Northwest Indiana should outperform the state and nation economically next year, but job growth and uncertainty remain major concerns, an economist said.

December 13, 2013 4:00 pm Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, December 12, 2013

Adventures in Everyday Living, Shorelines Thursday, December 12, 2013

The traditional holiday pops concert at the Star Plaza tonight and on Saturday, a Michigan beer party celebrating The Michigan Beer Film in Three Oaks. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

December 11, 2013 12:00 am

IN TUNE: Our joyous northwest celebration and tradition

Hello friends! Happy holidays to each and every one of you! I hope that I will be able to greet you all after the Holiday Pops concert this Thursday evening.

December 08, 2013 8:30 am
AAA: Holiday travelers should allow plenty of time

AAA: Holiday travelers should allow plenty of time

With millions of Americans traveling and a forecast of inclement weather locally and nationally, holiday travelers should allow themselves plenty of time to reach their destinations.

November 26, 2013 6:30 pm Photos

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Job fair hosts companies looking to fill more than 100 positions

Anyone who is looking for a job in Northwest Indiana might want to clear their calendar Tuesday afternoon.

November 08, 2013 12:00 pm
IN TUNE: Back by Popular Demand - Symphony Halloween Concert!

IN TUNE: Back by Popular Demand - Symphony Halloween Concert!

Here's wishing you a ghostly "BOO!" to start your Halloween season!

October 21, 2013 8:30 am

IN TUNE: Jugglers, Contortionists and Aerialist, Oh My!

I was wondering the other night what Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz would have thought of our upcoming concert CIRQUE DE LA SYMPHONIE!

September 15, 2013 8:30 am
Whitesnake to play in Merrillville

Whitesnake to play in Merrillville

British rock band Whitesnake will be burning up the house tonight at Merrillville's Star Plaza Theatre.

July 18, 2013 10:06 pm
PUC success story encourages grads to impress early in workplace

PUC success story encourages grads to impress early in workplace

Jeff Gardner, president and CEO of Windstream Corp., who graduated from Purdue University in 1983, speaks Sunday afternoon at the Purdue University Calumet commencement ceremony at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville.

May 19, 2013 4:16 pm
OFFBEAT: PBS Lakeshore TV celebrating 25, 'Streetlamp' ready for new special

OFFBEAT: PBS Lakeshore TV celebrating 25, 'Streetlamp' ready for new special

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 12, 2013 12:00 am

IN TUNE: Put away these dates for our summer concerts

This year we got lucky and with Easter still in our hearts and minds, we will have the opportunity to share this spiritual and uplifting piece of music with you.

May 12, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: May wine luncheon as fine as Jane Wyman's 'Falcon Crest'

OFFBEAT: May wine luncheon as fine as Jane Wyman's 'Falcon Crest'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

May 03, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Star Plaza's 'Streetlamp' singer Shonn Wiley ready for Broadway

OFFBEAT: Star Plaza's 'Streetlamp' singer Shonn Wiley ready for Broadway

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

April 25, 2013 12:00 am

IN TUNE: Like the music in heaven

This year we got lucky and with Easter still in our hearts and minds, we will have the opportunity to share this spiritual and uplifting piece of music with you.

April 07, 2013 12:00 am
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