Visible Music College students prepare for December 6 concert at Living Word Church

Above: Adjunct Professor of Modern Music Aaron Harris (seated on stage with guitar) rehearses with students Danielle Houvener on keyboard, Christian Cornejo on guitar, Chad Carson lead vocalist, and Keilah Arzet vocal backup and guitarist. (Photo: Jennifer Yos) by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (November 29, 2019) – Students enrolled in Lansing’s Visible Music College have … Read more

Lansing man wins Emmy

Patrick Gulotta and team from Intersport create winning Formula One commercial by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (November 26, 2019) – On November 16, the Chicago Midwest Region Emmy Awards were held at the Swissotel in Chicago and one of five nominees in the “Outstanding Achievement for Commercials – Single Spot” category was a promotional video … Read more

White Christmas brings charm of original film to Theatre at the Center

Musical adaptation unites artistry and nostalgia by Josh Bootsma MUNSTER, Ind. (December 1, 2019) – The theatre swells as Bob Wallace invites the audience to join him and the rest of his troupe in Irving Berlin’s “White Christmas,” the timeless refrain of heart-warming, snowy nostalgia. So ends White Christmas, Theatre at the Center’s delightful holiday … Read more

Discounted Illinois State Fair Mega Pass on sale now

“The perfect gift,” says State Fair Manager Kevin Gordon information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (November 29, 2019) – 2020 Illinois State Fair officials have announced the start of the 2020 holiday promotional campaign starring the Mega Pass. Now through the end of the year, the 2020 Mega Pass costs $60. … Read more

Christmas concerts by South Holland Master Chorale scheduled in Homewood and Dyer

information provided by the South Holland Master Chorale SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 28, 2019) – This year’s Christmas concert by South Holland Master Chorale is titled, “The Morning Star.” The Chorale will present the concert in two performances: Sunday, December 8, 4:00pm at St. Joseph Catholic Church (17951 Dixie Highway, Homewood, Illinois) Sunday, December 15, … Read more

Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert returns to Chicago

Sunday, December 29, 2019 information provided by Salute to Vienna CHICAGO, Ill. (November 21m 2019) – The music of Johann Strauss and his contemporaries is brought to life each year at the Salute to Vienna New Year’s Concert in Chicago. The production includes a live symphony orchestra, European singers, ballroom dancers, and ballet, all combining … Read more

Chicago-based indie film winning awards 25 years later

Solstice movie

Solstice restored for Amazon Prime and Blu-Ray information provided by KDK Publicity CHICAGO, Ill. (November 20, 2019) – In 1994, Jerry Vasilatos began his journey as an independent filmmaker with a dream to make a Christmas movie, going from script to screen with Solstice, a Chicago Christmas story that was broadcast into millions of households … Read more

Jordan Scott Photo Exhibition on display at South Suburban College

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (November 14, 2019) – The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College is pleased to announce a special guest artist exhibition of photographs by Jordan Scott in the Photo Four through the Closing Reception on November 20 at 12:30pm. Scott received a Chicago Photography Academy … Read more

White Christmas vouchers available for tomorrow’s show

Free from Theatre at the Center by Melanie Jongsma MUNSTER, Ind. (November 13, 2019) – Theater-lovers and Lansing Journal-lovers have responded to our November 1 offer of free tickets for monthly supporters. However, in some cases the free tickets were returned—because the supporter already had purchased tickets, or because the supporter was more interested in … Read more