“Ella Fitzgerald: First Lady of Song”—tickets still available for one-day-only show

Two October 22 performances celebrate the legendary jazz singer by Melanie Jongsma MUNSTER, Ind. (October 15, 2017) – Next Sunday—October 22—will be the only opportunity to see award-winning Chicago actress Alexis J. Roston perform as Ella Fitzgerald in the Theatre At The Center in Munster. Roston has performed as Billie Holiday in Lady Day, and … Read more

Hispanic Heritage Month celebration includes music, food, and speeches

Hispanic History Month

by Ernst Lamothe Jr. SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 23, 2017) – Thornton Township celebrated its 13th Hispanic Heritage Month with native music, food, and speeches about the importance of Latino culture. Entertainment included the Thornton Township Mexican Folklore Dancers, Magician Ken Mate, and the Holy Cross Immaculate Heart of Mary Marimba Ensemble. Celebration “We have … Read more

Big River opens at Munster’s Theatre at the Center

Big River

Lansing’s neighbor puts professional theater within reach information provided by Big Splash Public Relations Founded in 1991, the 410-seat Theatre at the Center is a year-round professional theater at its home—The Center for Visual and Performing Arts—in Munster, Indiana. Theatre at the Center is the only professional theater company in Northwest Indiana, offering downtown-caliber performances … Read more

Thornton Township celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month

Saturday, September 23, 10:30amThornton Township Hall Information provided by Ernst Lamothe Jr. SOUTH HOLLAND, Ill. (September 23, 2017) – The doors open at 10:00am, and the Human Relations Commission of Thornton Township is asking guests to “please be on time” for Saturday’s Hispanic Heritage celebration. The celebration is an opportunity to learn about Hispanic culture, … Read more

Mexico comes to Lansing, Illinois

Mexico Lansing IL

Guadalajara’s Ballet Folklórico performs at Memorial Junior High School LANSING, Ill. (August 26, 2017) – A crowd of about 700 people from Lansing, Lynwood, Dyer, Schererville, and beyond filed into the auditorium at Memorial Junior High School for a two-hour performance—México en el Corazón—by Guadalajara’s Ballet Folklórico. The performance troupe is visiting the United States … Read more