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Alice Peacock Concert Benefits Porter County Museum August 22

Alice Peacock newJoin the Porter County Museum Foundation and Imagine Music at the Memorial Opera House on August 22 at 7:30p for a benefit concert featuring Alice Peacock and local singer/songwriter Kate Myers.

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"The Light" - First USA Screening at the Memorial Opera House

rot1On Saturday, August 16, 2014, The Memorial Opera House will be hosting the first United States screening of “The Light”, a movie about Swami Vivekananda’s life. Swami Vivekananda was a Hindu monk and a key figure in the introduction of the Indian philosophies of Vedanta and Yoga to the Western world and is credited with raising interfaith awareness, bringing Hinduism to the status of a major world religion during the late 19th century. Swami Vivekananda was not here to convert anyone to Hinduism, but to inspire to be better people no matter what religion they choose to practice. Swami Vivekananda visited America for the first time in 1893 and was a speaker at The Parliament of the World's Religions at the Art Institute of Chicago as part of the World’s Columbian Exposition. Here, Vivekananda gave a brief speech representing India and Hinduism. On February 27, 1894, Vivekananda visited Valparaiso and gave a speech at the Memorial Opera House. The Valparaiso Messenger published an article on March 1, 1894 about his speech and visit.

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Dinner and a Movie is Back from the Portage 16 IMAX and Firehouse Subs Portage!

guardians-of-the-galaxyDinner and a Movie is BACK!

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Callaghan to Play at Chicago Street Theatre September 14

CallaghanCallaghan plays piano and guitar and delivers a vocal which earns frequent comparisons with artists like Sarah McLachlan and Emmy Lou Harris. Her songwriting chronicles the stories, experiences and emotions which are part of everyone’s lives. Watching her show you’ll enjoy thoughtful lyrics, haunting vocals, and catchy melodies.

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Chanté Moore Performs at Majestic Star Casino

chante-moore-majestic-star-3A dimly lit, intimate space with seats practically within arms length of the stage provided a great venue for music as Chanté Moore fans arrived at Majestic Star Casino on Friday.

Moore is performing as part of an ongoing summer concert series at Majestic Star Casino. The series features a variety of acts ranging from musicians to comedians.

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Alice Peacock at Memorial Opera House on Friday, August 22, 2014

Alice Peacock newAlice Peacock will be returning to perform at the Memorial Opera House on Friday, August 22nd, 2014 in a benefit concert to support the Porter County Museum Foundation. Alice Peacock has performed in the Imagine Music Concert Series on two prior occasions over the last six years; once as a headliner and once as a co-headliner with Shawn Mullins. She may be known best for her song “Bliss” which she sang with John Mayer and which was used by Hershey to promote its Bliss chocolate a few years ago in television ads. Net proceeds of the show will be donated by Imagine Music Productions, LLC to the Foundation. Local favorite singer/songwriter Kate Myers will be on hand to open the show for Alice on the 22nd.

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NWI Symphony Orchestra Coming to Taltree Arboretum & Gardens Friday Nights in August

NWISymphonyOrchTaltree Arboretum & Gardens welcomes the Northwest Indiana Symphony three Friday nights in August. Each night will feature a different musical ensemble. The concert schedule is as follows:

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