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South Shore Line Posters Exhibit Receives Encore


South-Shore-Line-Posters-Exhibit-Receives-Encore Due to the popularity of The South Shore Line Poster Exhibit: A Retrospective of Original Paintings, the 50 original paintings will again be on display at the Indiana Welcome Center from July 5 to August 6. The paintings on display are a part of the Millennium series campaign that commenced 20 years ago.

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2017 Northwest Indiana Independence Day Celebrations

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The fireworks are coming! The fireworks are coming! Independence Day will soon be here and many communities around Northwest Indiana are taking part in the festivities! Read on to learn about the celebrations happening this Independence Day!

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Cuban Sights and Sounds Fill the Blue Chip Casino for 2017 Lubeznik Center of the Arts' Art Bash

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Annual Fundraiser Supports Lubeznik Center for the Arts' Outreach, Educational Programs

The sound of steel drums filtered in and out of Blue Chip Casino’s Stardust Event Center Saturday night as hundreds of people enjoyed a night in Havana at the Annual Lubeznik Center for the Arts’s Art Bash.

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City of Whiting Kicks Off Summer with the WhoaZone at Whihala Beach

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The City of Whiting and Commercial Recreation Specialists (CRS) kicked off a summer of fun with then opening of the WhoaZone at Whihala Beach on Saturday. Beachgoers stormed the lake to try their hand at the floating obstacle course, the first of its kind on Lake Michigan.

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‘The Tin Woman’ Offers a Heartfelt Stage Journey for TATC Audiences

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As the weather is warming up, we are preparing for our summer show at Theatre at the Center. The Tin Woman is a new play, running July 13 to Aug. 13 written by Sean Grennan, who wrote Making God Laugh, the stage work which delighted our audiences in 2012. I have known Sean for years and since my first encounter with The Tin Woman, I knew I wanted the chance to work on it. It is a beautiful and touching story which centers around Joy who has received a heart transplant. As she recovers, she questions whether she really deserves a second chance. Meanwhile, the donor’s family is trying to heal after the loss of their son, Jack. At a friend's urging, Joy tracks down Jack's family.

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2017 Festival of the Lakes Community Stage Lineup


rot1Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr. and the 14th Annual Festival of the Lakes is happy to announce the events taking place at its Community Stage located in the Modern Midways carnival area this July. On Wednesday, July 19, pop punk group Came Out Swingin’ will perform from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. The Purdue University Northwest Dance Team and Cheer Team will grace the stage on Thursday, July 20 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Fest-goers can enjoy the musical stylings of Steel City Hearts on Friday, July 21 at 5:30 p.m.

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Rittenhouse Villages at Valparaiso Hosts Winamac Old Auto Club at Annual Car Show

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On June 21st, Rittenhouse Village at Valparaiso hosted their annual classic car show. The sun was shining on this beautiful day where members of the public, and the residents of  Rittenhouse Village came together to share food, cool classic cars, and fond memories.

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The Region's Best Breakfast

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Breakfast is labelled as the most important meal of the day, and why shouldn’t it be? Whether you’re craving something sweet, savory, or a mix of the two, breakfast can satisfy that craving all while bringing people together around a table.

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Plenty of Fun This July along the South Shore Line


South-Shore-Line-July-Fun-2017_01Need to know where to celebrate the 4th? Where to listen to the best local music? What about the Festival of the Lakes in Hammond? Summer is here and packed with fun events that you can enjoy by taking the South Shore Line!

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Valparaiso’s Innovative Film Nominated for Best Documentary

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“Making Paradise,” an innovative documentary taking place in Valparaiso, Ind., has been nominated for Best Documentary Film at the 2017 Prince of Prestige Academy Awards. A total of five films have been nominated for the award. Judging is comprised of a committee of individuals from the art community, including film makers, actors and professors.

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Gaming Excitement this June at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa


Blue-Chip-Gaming-June-2017June at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, features a Salute to our Veterans motorcycle ride and dinner, a performance by ‘human jukebox’ Lou Gramm, spa and dining specials, gaming excitement and more.

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