Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theater Foundation Holds Silver Soiree Awards Gala, Honors Regional Actors
Northwest Indiana, “The Region”- a moniker borne on the backs of hard-working blue-collar individuals that have helped shape the strength of this very area of the Hoosier State. Along with its history of heavy industry, The Region also has a rich theatre culture. Amongst the people that inhabit this tiny corner of Indiana, perhaps no group epitomizes what it means to work hard in the arts more than the Northwest Indiana Excellence in Theatre Foundation (or NIETF), and the individuals that comprise this organization. On Saturday night, NIETF held their 25th Annual Silver Soiree Awards Gala and the celebration was nothing short of spectacular. They literally rolled out the red carpet to get the evening started as guests arrived in style, photo-ready and full of eagerness for the events of the evening.
Purdue University Northwest (PNW) is celebrating the 19th Odyssey Sculpture and Art Exhibit with a public reception on Saturday, Nov. 4 at 5:00 pm (CDT) in the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex (DSAC), located on the Westville campus, 1401 S. U.S. Highway 421.
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.
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!
On 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.
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.
Residential Clinical Services Works With Pink Ribbon Society to Network, Promote Breast Cancer Awareness
Residential Clinical Services teamed up with the Pink Ribbon Society Thursday night for a networking event with a cause. Representatives from Residential Clinical Services, the Pink Ribbon Society, and 15 other sponsors gathered at Asparagus Restaurant in Merrillville to raise awareness and support for breast cancer awareness.
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.
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.
Rick 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.
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.