Fox Pointe 2019 events (updated May 2019)

Fox Pointe stage (Photo: Melanie Jongsma)

by Jennifer Yos LANSING, Ill. (May 19, 2019) – A few concerts have been added since this story originally posted in April. The current complete schedule is listed below: Wednesday Concert Series All programs in the Wednesday Concert Series are free admission. Concerts are scheduled from 7:00–9:30pm on the following Wednesdays. May 29: Hairbangers Ball … Read more

CSCVB releases 2019 Festivals & Events Guide

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (May 13, 2019) – Last week, the Chicago Southland Convention and Visitors Bureau (CSCVB) announced the release of the 2019 Festivals & Events Guide. The 44-page guide features 587 of the area’s events from May to October—detailing everything from farmers markets to sporting events. Sample events include: Nitro Circus Live … Read more

‘Underground,’ ‘alternative,’ ‘satirical’—Cultural Jet Lag is not a mainstream collection of comics

Show opens in Hammond on May 18 and 19 information provided by Big Splash PR HAMMOND, Ind. (May 3, 2019) – Cultural Jet Lag, an exhibit featuring the works of artists Jim Siergey and John Anthony Giemzik III—two players in the underground art scene for over two decades—opens at Paul Henry’s Art Gallery in Hammond … Read more

Public invited to Marian Catholic High School’s final concert of the season

Spring Choir Concert—Tuesday, May 7, 7:00pm by Mary Compton CHICAGO HEIGHTS, Ill. (May 1, 2019) – Marian Catholic Choirs will take the stage for the final time this school year when they present their annual Spring Pops Choir Concert on Tuesday, May 7, at 7:00pm in the Croarkin Auditorium. Marian Catholic’s Concert Choir, Spartan Choir, … Read more


by Jim Siergey Artist Jim Siergey is sharing works from his nart series as individual nartoons in The Lansing Journal. His next gallery showing will be a collection of “Painted Objects” at Promise You Art House, 8830 Kennedy Avenue in Highland, Indiana. Related: What is ‘nart’? You’ll know it when you see it “Painted Objects”: … Read more