nartoon

by Jim Siergey Artist Jim Siergey is sharing works from his nart series as individual nartoons in The Lansing Journal. He also has a gallery showing of “Painted Objects” at Promise You Art House, 8830 Kennedy Avenue in Highland, Indiana. “Painted Objects” will be on display now through June 22. In addition, Siergey has a … Read more

Fox Pointe keeps up momentum with Final Say concert

by Jamilyn Hiskes LANSING, Ill. (June 5, 2019) – As the opening groove of Bruno Mars’ “Uptown Funk” echoed from the bandshell, audience members clapped and cheered in celebration of the start of Fox Pointe’s second summer event. About 500 people gathered at Fox Pointe June 5 to welcome cover band Final Say to the … Read more

Lansing rocks out at Fox Pointe’s first summer show

by Jamilyn Hiskes LANSING, Ill. (May 29, 2019) – “There’s a lot of happy people here,” Mayor Patty Eidam said as she looked around at the roughly 500 people surrounding her. “I’m so thrilled that people are having fun.” There was certainly a lot of fun to be had during Fox Pointe’s May 29 summer … Read more

Village maps out Fox Pointe parking (June update)

Fox Pointe parking

by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (June 3, 2019) – Though Fox Pointe Director Tony Troncozo did not provide an estimated capacity that the Fox Pointe venue can accommodate for shows and events, Village Communications Director Ken Reynolds calculates that 2,500 people could stand in the lawn and pavilion area. Because the venue is nestled in … Read more

St. Ann Catholic School hosts photo shoot for Theatre at the Center

Promo work begins for Over the Tavern, which opens July 11 by Melanie Jongsma LANSING, Ill. (May 30, 2019) – “We needed a Catholic grade school classroom,” explains Pat Kremer, “so I suggested St. Ann’s.” Kremer is a Lansing resident, and her public relations firm—Big Splash Public Relations—does promotional work for Theatre at the Center … Read more

Art exhibit gives area residents ‘Cultural Jet Lag’

by Jamilyn Hiskes HAMMOND, Ind. (May 28, 2019) – The “underground” art of Jim Siergey came to Paul Henry’s Art Gallery (416 Sibley St.) the weekend of May 18 in a flurry of satirical, comical, and sometimes political comic panels. In a paint-spattered back room of the late-19th-century hardware-store-turned-gallery, art from Siergey and fellow underground … Read more