South Suburban College invites community to October 2018 music events

information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 20, 2018) – The Music Department of South Suburban College has scheduled the following concerts that are open to the public. All events will be held in the Kindig Performing Arts Center (PAC) on SSC’s Main Campus. Admission is free, though donations are appreciated to … Read more

Ghost the Musical—acting, staging, lighting make audiences believe

Playing at Munster’s Theatre at the Center through October 14 review by Josh Bootsma MUNSTER, Ind. (September 18, 2018) – In 1990, movie-goers swarmed to theaters to see Patrick Swayze, Demi Moore, and Whoopi Goldberg star in a film about romance, greed,and life after death. Directed by Jerry Zucker, the Best Picture-nominated Ghost claimed the … Read more

Lansing’s Sandra Wagner to direct Vintage Hitchcock: A Live Radio Play

Performances begin September 21 at South Suburban College information provided by South Suburban College SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 17, 2018) – Spies, murder, love, suspense, and other trademarks of Alfred Hitchcock come to life at South Suburban College’s Kindig Performing Arts Center. Performances will take place on September 21 and 28, 2018, at 7:30pm, and … Read more

Tickets available for Derik Nelson & Family concert

Tuesday, October 9, 7:00pm information provided by Lakeshore Community Concerts MUNSTER, Ind. (September 17, 2018) – Lakeshore Community Concerts will present Derik Nelson & Family in concert at Munster High School Auditorium on Tuesday, October 9, at 7:00pm. This group of three siblings features the velvety three-part harmony that only a family can deliver. Cost … Read more

VanDerGriend’s Farm Stand to be included in Rachael Ray Show

Tuesday, September 18, 10:00am, on WGN-TV by Melanie Jongsma LYNWOOD, Ill. (September 15, 2018) – “Super exciting news,” posted Scott VanDerGriend on the VanDerGriends Farm Stand Facebook page Thursday afternoon. “I will be on the Rachael Ray show on Tuesday September 18th giving produce tips on blueberries.” VanDerGriend explains that Tuesday’s show is a “farm … Read more

South Holland Master Chorale opens 2018-2019 season

Sunday, October 14, 4:00pm information provided by the South Holland Master Chorale SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 14, 2018) – The South Holland Master Chorale will open its 2018–19 season with a variety of American music. The “Americans All” concert will include pieces by American composers Randall Thompson and Robert Shaw, spirituals by Moses Hogan and … Read more

Great weather, outstanding entertainment made for successful 2018 Illinois State Fair

information provided by the Office of the Governor SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (September 7, 2018) – Excellent weather conditions, an outstanding Grandstand lineup, and an increase in vendor sales made for another successful year at the Illinois State Fair. Preliminary estimates show a total of 369,144 fairgoers passed through the gates for the 2018 fair, bringing in … Read more

Mexico en el Corazón gets standing ovation from Lansing crowd


“We go where we have friends,” says NCFJ President Sergio Suárez by Josh Bootsma LANSING, Ill. – (September 1, 2018) Crowds surged through the doors of TF South High School’s auditorium Saturday as Mexico en el Corazón took to the stage to entertain about 800 area residents with mariachi music and traditional Mexican dances. Featuring … Read more

Theater for Young Audiences announces 2018–19 season

information provided by Theatre at the Center MUNSTER, Ind. (September 1, 2018) – Theatre at the Center’s 2018-19 Theater for Young Audiences (TYA) season of live theater for school groups and families includes a continuation of classic stories as they leap “from the page to the stage” to both educate and entertain audiences. The season … Read more

Park district plans adjustments for next year’s Movies in the Parks

Movie night

“A success worthy of repeating,” says Superintendent Desjardins by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (August 28, 2018) – Starting on Friday, June 15, Lan-Oak Park District offered a series of movies shown in Lansing parks. Paddington 2, Wonder Woman, Coco, Star Wars, Jumanji, and A Wrinkle in Time were all scheduled, along with music, games, and … Read more