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Award-Winning Peter Aglinskas Returns to Lubeznik Center for the Arts


Award-Winning-Peter-Aglinskas-Returns-to-Lubeznik-Center-for-the-ArtsFriday, May 4, 2018 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM (CDT) Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) will again host musician Peter Aglinskas. A recipient of the Chicago Cultural Department's "Artists International" Award, Peter infuses his music with elements from the contemporary worlds of jazz, soul and rock, with technique firmly rooted in the classical music tradition. Enjoy Peter's sultry solo guitar stylings while you peruse the galleries. Admission is free and a cash bar and lite bites will be provided.

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Blue Chip Casino's Eighth Annual Brewfest Media Preview Night Showcases Local Craft and Creativity

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The Blue Chip Casino was host to an IPA-lover’s paradise on Thursday evening, where brewmasters from 11 local breweries showcased their handcrafted brews to media members and selected guests in preparation for the Eighth Annual Blue Chip Brewfest in May.

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The City of Crown Point to Host Giant Iconic Kissing Couple Enhancing Exhibition Honoring all Branches of Service


City-of-Crown-PointOn Monday, April 23rd the installation of the dramatic Embracing Peace sculpture by renowned American artist Seward Johnson will begin at approximately 8am at the Legacy Fields Sportsplex located at 1313 E North St. near the main entrance.

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Listen to Your Mother, A Series of Live Performances on Motherhood


Listen-to-Your-Mother-a-Series-of-Live-Performances-on-MotherhoodLooking for something cultural and interesting to attend Mother’s Day weekend? Although not just for mothers, the show, Listen to Your Mother, a series of live readings and performances by local writers about motherhood, is scheduled for Saturday, May 12 at 7 PM at the Art Theater in Hobart. The evening will kick off with cocktail hour by Three Monkeys Pub and live jazz by the duo, Vintage Postcard. Tickets are $15 and may be purchased online via the Art Theater or at the Chamber of Commerce or Librarium Café, both located in Hobart.

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NWI Young Professionals Bring You the First Annual Region Games: May 5th

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Good things happen when great people come together all in the name of philanthropy. On Saturday May fifth, five regional young professionals’ groups: Full Circle Young Professionals (from the Duneland and Portage Chambers), EPIC (Crossroads Chamber), Young Leaders United (YLU – United Way of Porter County), La Porte Jaycees (La Porte Chamber), and the Lakefront Career Network (LCN – Michigan City Chamber) will host the first annual Region Games!

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StoryPoint Brings Everyone to the YMCA's Table with Culinary Excellence

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On a warm Wednesday afternoon, a medley of tantalizing smells welcomed guests at the entrance of the Duneland YMCA. StoryPoint, a new independent senior living community in Chesterton, hosted one of their popular “give back” events to support their partnership with the Y. This time, tacos were on the menu.

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Hammond's 14th Annual Cinco de Mayo Celebration


hammond-cinco-de-mayo-english-2018Mayor Thomas M. McDermott, Jr., Hammond Parks & Recreation and PepsiCo are proud to announce the 14th Annual Cinco De Mayo Celebration to be held on Saturday, May 5 at the Hammond Civic Center, 5825 S. Sohl Avenue from 5p-10p.

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Whiting Mascot Hall of Fame Open House Celebrates the Mascots That Make American Sport So Much Fun

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Sporting events are an integral part of American culture as teams build a culture around their stadiums, ballparks, and fields. A key part of that culture are the mascots who create lifelong memories for kids and families that come out to support their favorite teams. Whiting, well known for its calendar of fun, family-friendly events, is building a Mascot Hall of Fame for families to come and learn about, engage with, and appreciate those icons of American sports.

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Judas Priest Brings Heavy Metal to Hammond's Horseshoe Casino

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When speaking of iconic heavy metal bands, one can’t get too far without referencing Judas Priest. The band formed in 1969 and though it’s seen some changes since, it has remained true to its heavy sound. We got the chance to talk with bassist, Ian Hill, ahead of the band’s April 6th performance at the Horseshoe Casino - here’s what he had to say!

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Asia Day at Indiana University Northwest Celebrates Diversity and Unity

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Even if April can’t break Northwest Indiana into warmer weather, the Asian American Student Association at Indiana University Northwest apparently has plans to, judging by the buzz and energy that filled the Gary campus’ student center for the university’s Asia Day event.

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Calumet College of St. Joseph To Hold 2018 Gala

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The Board of Trustees of Calumet College of St. Joseph cordially invites you to the 53rd Annual Scholarship Gala on Saturday, April 28, 2018, at the Center for Visual and Performing Arts in Munster, IN. The Gala is the College’s signature fundraising event.

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