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Chicago Street Theatre Hosts the Free Season 62 Preview Party


Chicago Street Theater is embarking on their 62nd season of community theatre, and on August 25 they invited the public to see a preview of the 2016/2017 productions. The event allows those interested in seeing the shows a chance to learn more about plotlines and themes.

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Star Plaza Theatre Presents the Last Fall Season Schedule


The Star Plaza Theatre’s fall season line up is kicking off soon with tickets on sale for shows starting in October and building towards their yearly New Year’s Eve Show on December 31st.

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Star Plaza Hosts Harmonies For Healing Concert


Just a few short months ago, Ideas In Motion Media covered a special announcement at the Star Plaza theater. A hand-selected group of people from around the region – those with special ties to arts and the media – were invited for a secret reveal.

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Harmonies for Healing "Supergroup" Performs With Under the Streetlamp


This Saturday, August 13, the Harmonies for Healing “Supergroup” will be performing with Under the Streetlamp at the Star Plaza Theatre in Merrillville, Ind.

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Chicago Street Theatre Presents "Harriet the Spy"


Chicago Street Theatre will bring a favorite children's novel to life when Harriet the Spy opens on Friday, August 19, 2016. Based on the novel by Louise Fitzhugh and written by Leslie Brody, the family presentation kicks off the company's 62nd season of bringing the art of live theatre to the community with 11 performances running through September 3. Tickets for the performances are $12 for adults and $10 for students, seniors and groups of ten or more and can be purchased online at or by calling the theatre's Box Office at 219-464-1636 X1.

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NIETF Connects Arts to Community with Theatrepalooza


The Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation (NIETF) constantly strives to make a positive impact in the community through arts. They did just this during the 4th Annual NIETF Theatrepalooza, a free theatre festival held on the afternoon of Sunday, August 7 at Chesterton High School.

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Memorial Opera House Excites Valpo With Old Fashion Sock Hop

MohSockHop1There is no better place in Porter County to celebrate and have a great time than the William Urschel Pavilion. The Memorial Opera House Foundation threw it back a couple of decades during the Back to the 50’s Sock Hop on the evening of Friday, July 22nd. The proceeds garnered during the event went to support Memorial Opera House.

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Chicago Street Theatre's The Tempest Excites Valpo at Central Park Plaza


Valparaiso’s Central Park Plaza was jam-packed with smiles, food, and music on the evening of Friday, July 8. The crowd anxiously and patiently waited for Chicago Street Theatre’s debut of Shakespeare’s The Tempest. The audience was made up of citizens of all ages, demonstrating the inclusive nature of the production.

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Chicago Street Theatre Hosts 5th Annual Shakespeare in the Park on July 8th


Chicago Street Theater never fails to enlighten Valparaiso with its charm and talent. They are bringing the magic back for the 5th annual Shakespeare in the Park on the weekend of July 8/9 at Central Park Plaza. Chicago Street Theater will be bringing audiences Shakespeare’s The Tempest.

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Memorial Opera House Selected for Funding from Arts Midwest Touring Fund in 2016

MOH-Aint-Misbehavin-2016Memorial Opera House is thrilled to announce that they have been selected to receive funding from Arts Midwest Touring Fund.

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Great Entertainment Happening at Blue Chip in June 2016

DL-Hughley-Blue-Chip-Approved-PRKings of Comedy star D.L. Hughley brings his stand-up show to the Stardust Event Center at Blue Chip on Saturday, June 25 at 8 pm. Tickets are available starting at $30 at or in the Blue Chip Gift Box.

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