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VHS Jazz Band Plays Some Upbeat Tunes at Aberdeen Manor for 2015 Jazz Night

2015VHSAberdeenJazzNight1The Ballroom at Aberdeen Manor was home to the Valparaiso High School Jazz Bands' 2015 Jazz Night. Talented students from Valparaiso's Jazz Band performed a combination of jazz, swing, Latin and big band style upbeat music for their guests to enjoy.

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Chicago Street Theatre Update: The Audience has Spoken - Angels is "Beautiful"

CST-Newsletter-Header-04-17-15Don't miss the play that helped put Chicago Street Theatre on the map for producing new works. See for yourself why Jim Henry's The Angels of Lemnos might be one of the best shows you see all year! Tonight, Friday, April 17, join us for a happy after-hours celebration with the cast at Parkside Urban Bistro.

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LCA May First Friday: Opening Reception & Live Performance Art

LCA-May-First-Friday-Opening-Reception-and-Live-Performance-ArtLubeznik Center for the Arts will hold the opening reception for Looking Glass: Exploring Self Portraiture and Taehoon Kim: Poem of a Boy Who Stopped Growing during the First Friday art walk. Experience live performance art by José Santiago Pérez and Udita Upadhyaya throughout the evening. Meet exhibiting artists and enjoy light bites provided by Shoreline Brewery. Refreshments are available for a nominal fee. Admission is free.

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Industrial Revolution Eatery & Grille Weekly Special, The "Midnight Run" Chicken Sandwich: April 17th - 23rd

IR-Special-Midnight-Run-Chicken-Sandwich"Midnight Run" Chicken Sandwich - $11.95
Fresh, juicy chicken breast topped with smoked mozzarella cheese, genoa salami, roma tomatoes, red onion, and fresh basil finished with balsamic glaze and pesto mayo. Served on a Ciabatta bun with your choice of garlic wedges or sweet potato fries.

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Spring onto Great Deals this April at the Blue Chip

Blue-ChipApril at Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, Michigan City, Indiana, Northwest Indiana’s premier entertainment destination, features gaming excitement, great entertainment, special offers and dining deals.

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Valparaiso Native Returns to Memorial Opera House with The Fabulous Vegas Guys

fabulous-vegas-guysThe Fabulous Vegas Guys, a two-man Las Vegas styled act featuring comedy impressionist, Don Tersigni, will be coming to the Memorial Opera House in Valparaiso, IN Saturday May 2nd at 8:00, for a special one-night-only performance. Minneapolis entertainer, Jonny Bird, rounds out the cast of this one of a kind show.

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365 Things To Do In Northwest Indiana


With PortageLife, ValpoLife, LaPorteCountyLife, NWIndianaLife, we are working to communicate everything good with your help Northwest Indiana. We are adding and updating a list of activities to do in Northwest Indiana, sights to see, places to visit. So what are 365 fun things to do in Northwest Indiana? Send your ideas to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and we’ll add them to this list!

  1. Sledding on Rogers Lakewood Park Hills in Valparaiso
  2. First Thursdays in downtown Valparaiso
  3. Taltree Arboretum
  4. Hanging out at the Dunes
  5. Popcorn Festival in Valparaiso
  6. Pork Festival in Kouts
  7. Check out some fine art at White Ripple Art Gallery  
  8. Dillinger Museum at the Lake County Visitor’s Center
  9. Hesston Steam Museum in LaPorte
  10. Barker Mansion in Michigan City

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