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Portage 16 IMAX Makes Classic Films Come Alive on the Big Screen with Flashback Cinema


Flashback-Cinema-Spring-2017With a little bit of nostalgia and a big helping of quality picture and sound, the favorite movies of the past are coming to life again on the big screen.

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Symphony of Chesterton Throws Huge Bash With Beer, Family, and Halloween Fun

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With year 1 in the books, the staff at The Symphony of Chesterton seemed devoted to outdo their inaugural Boos, Brews, & Brats celebration - and they did not disappoint! Armed with a more diverse food selection and more extravagant decorations than last year’s event, the new and returning guests alike were duly impressed.

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Plenty of Fun This November along the South Shore Line


Plenty-of-Fun-This-August-along-the-South-Shore-Line-2017 Need to know where you can start your holiday shopping? Where you can attend an artist reception? What about the Christkindlmarket in Chicago? The colder season is here, but there are still plenty of fun events that you can enjoy by taking the South Shore Line!

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Franciscan Health Foundation Annual Gala Raises Funds for Three Great Region Missions


franciscan-gala-2017-1On Saturday, the Franciscan Health Foundation of Northern Indiana hosted their annual gala to benefit three bigger missions in the Region: St. Monica’s Home, NICU Transport Team of Crown Point, and the new Franciscan Hospital in Michigan City.

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Wickedly Whiting Brings a Unique October Festival to the City of Whiting

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With fire juggling, roving packs of clowns, and oddities encased in jars, the rain and lightening only added to the eerie carnival that blanketed Whiting's downtown like an otherworldly fog on Saturday for Wickedly Whiting.

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Bold New Exhibitions at Lubeznik Center for the Arts

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From October 23 through January 6 2018, Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) will feature two new exhibitions: Fragile Codes and In the Abstract. The exhibits juxtapose artworks using one of the oldest techniques, "encaustic" or hot wax paintings, with the newest technologies in digital art.

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Volunteers Bame, Gerson Honored at 2017 Hospice of the Calumet Area "Mums the Word" Luncheon

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The Hospice of the Calumet Area hosts a number of events every year, from bike rides to cookie walks, and all of them support their mission to “cherish life.” Mum’s the Word is one of their largest events of the year and it’s anything but the quiet, secretive event the name implies.

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One-hour Documentary “Going Rolling” Film About the Town of Rolling Prairie Indiana to Air on South Bend Michiana WNIT PBS-TV, November 19th at 5:00pm CST


Rick-Erwin-MediaRick Erwin Media’S one hour documentary “Going Rolling” is a unique look at the town of Rolling Prairie, it’s history and people that lived, thrived and prospered during the town’s heydays between 1920 and 1960 when this sleepy little town’s main road, U.S. Route Twenty ran right through the downtown district from Chicago to New York City. At one time Rolling Prairie had three grocery stores, thirteen gas stations and a world class restaurant, The Peacock Fountain Inn that served travelers such as Bob Hope and Clark Gable. Just passing through with a camera, Erwin talked and filmed many of the town’s residents who still remembered the 1920’s, the great depression and a simpler life as folks moved throughout the region on their cracky wagons.

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Foodie Fitness- Chicken Ragu with Marsala


chicken-ragu-marsalaHere's a tasty way to serve up roasted chicken breast...

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Crown Point Oktoberfest and NWI Food Truck Fest Partner for 2017 Festivities

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For the first time, Crown Point’s beloved fall tradition, Oktoberfest, partnered with NWI Food Truck Fest to provide a variety of cuisines that were making their first debut in downtown Crown Point.

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Amhurst Asylum: Bringing the Fear Every Year

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When visitors walk through Amhurst Asylum, they see dilapidated padded cells crawling with demented inhabitants, and dangling corpses shrouded in spider webs. Shrieks and cackles echo in the darkness while wild eyes leer through boarded walls. Finally, the smell of gasoline, accompanied by the roar of a chainsaw, greet them as their nightmarish journey comes to an end.

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