Lessons learned through Lansing’s first year with Fox Pointe

Podgorski: “That venue is going to keep Lansing relevant” by Jamilyn Hiskes LANSING, Ill. (January 3, 2019) – “We’re in the concert business now,” said Village Administrator Dan Podgorski in a conversation about Fox Pointe and its first full season. “We’re in the entertainment business. That’s a unique position for a municipality to be in. … Read more

Artist Jim Siergey to exhibit ‘It’s Surreal Thing’ at Towle Theater

Inked imagery exhibit opens January 11, continues through March 8 Above: Original inked image by Jim Siergey information provided by Big Splash PR HAMMOND, Ind. (January 1, 2020) – South Shore Arts in Northwest Indiana presents “It’s Surreal Thing” at the Towle Theater beginning January 11 and continuing through March 8, 2020. The exhibit, featuring … Read more

Pritzker administration launches new program to increase minority presence in film industry

NOFO applications now available; deadline January 9, 2020 information provided by the Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity CHICAGO, Ill. (December 24, 2019) – The Illinois Department of Commerce & Economic Opportunity (DCEO) plans to invest $500,000 through the Illinois Film Office Workforce Training Program to enable more women and minorities to access job … Read more

‘A Tribute to Buddy Holly’ coming to Munster

Saturday, January 18, 2020 information provided by Big Splash PR MUNSTER, Ind. (December 13, 2019) – “A Tribute to Buddy Holly”, starring Zachary Stevenson, takes place on the Main Stage at Theatre at the Center in Munster, Indiana, on Saturday, January 18, 2020, for two performances only—3:00pm and 7:30pm. According to the Vancouver Sun, “Zachary … Read more

2019–2020 Festivals & Events Guide now available from CSCVB

information provided by Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau LANSING, Ill. (December 7, 2019) – The Chicago Southland Convention & Visitors Bureau has released their newest Festivals & Events Guide. This guide is published twice per year, and the new release lists events from November 2019 through April 2020. With 293 event listings, the guide … Read more

nartoon

by Jim Siergey Artist Jim Siergey is part of a group show called Space•Energy•Time now on display at Wildrose Brewing Company (1104 E Main Street, Griffith, Indiana). The show explores how different people are affected by these three elements in different ways. Space•Energy•Time runs through February 15, 2020.

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