Theatre at the Center in announces cast for Irving Berlin’s White Christmas

information provided by Big Splash PR MUNSTER, Ind. (October 18, 2019) – Theatre at the Center (TATC) Artistic Director Linda Fortunato has cast Matt Edmonds as Bob, Justin Brill as Phil, Casiena Raether as Judy, Erica Stephan as Betty, and Neil Friedman as General Waverly in Irving Berlin’s White Christmas, a musical based on Paramount … Read more

Scenes from Munster Theatre’s ‘Pajama Jam,’ featuring Lansing’s Jackie Protsman

by Katie Arvia MUNSTER, Ind. (October 17, 2019) – Two weeks ago, Fashionette owner Jackie Protsman was a vendor at the Pajama Jam, a dinner theatre event hosted by Munster’s Theatre at the Center to promote their fall production, The Pajama Game. Protsman sold Katz brand pajama sets for $20 each. Other vendors attending the … Read more

Dozens of questions asked at Homewood Public Hearing for proposed casino

by Melanie Jongsma HOMEWOOD, Ill. (October 11, 2019) – By 6:30pm on Monday, October 7, the meeting room at the Marie Irwin Center was packed with an estimated 200 people, including camera crews from WGN and NBC in addition to local media. Representatives from the Wind Creek Casino development spent 30 minutes introducing their company … Read more

Jessica Wagner Exhibition coming to South Suburban College’s Dorothea Thiel Gallery

Above: “Doorways to Magic and the Moon”—media, watercolor, ink, and hand stitching on paper (Image provided) information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (October 11, 2019) – The Art & Design Department of South Suburban College (SSC) is pleased to present a collection of artworks by Jessica Ann Wagner titled “Goddess Guide Us … Read more

Lansing’s Brian Grilli on playing Autumn Fest 2019

Friday, October 11, 7:30pm by Jamilyn Hiskes LANSING, Ill. (October 10, 2019) – Indie songwriter Brian Grilli feels so attached to Lansing that he not only wrote a song about it, but made a music video in 2016 as a tribute to the town he grew up in. This weekend, after seeing his music climb … Read more

Drawings by Chicago artist Mike Benedetto exhibiting in South Suburban College’s Dulgar Gallery

Closing Artist Reception on Thursday, October 17, at 1:00pm information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (October 8, 2019) – The South Suburban College Art & Design Department presents an exhibition of drawings by artist Mike Benedetto in the Dulgar Gallery through the closing Artist Reception on Thursday, October 17th at 1 p.m. … Read more

Trustee Zeldenrust asks Board to consider effects of gambling on community

Urges fellow Trustees to review “facts and figures” before signing letter of support by Josh Bootsma and Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (October 5, 2019) – “CALUMET CITY REQUEST OF SUPPORT FOR GAMING LICENSE” was on the agenda for the October 1 Committee of the Whole meeting. As Village Administrator Dan Podgorski explained, Calumet City is … Read more

Three days of family fun planned for Lansing Autumn Fest

by Carrie Steinweg LANSING, Ill. (October 2, 2019) – Lansing Autumn Fest returns October 11-13 for a weekend of fall fun. Festival Chair Dan Centracchio is anticipating a successful and smooth year as the event returns for the second time to the upgraded Fox Pointe location. “This time of year a lot of other communities … Read more

Open auditions for Cinderella tonight and tomorrow night

October 3 and 4, at South Suburban College information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (October 3, 2019) – The Children’s Theatre Company of South Suburban College announces auditions for its annual play for young audiences. This year’s offering will be Michele L. Vacca’s Cinderella. Auditions are open to all students and community … Read more