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Zao Island Gears Up for Another Summer of Music & Fun with 2018 Summer Concert Series!

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There will be no shortage of music-filled nights at Zao Island this summer, which will be packed with concerts and entertainment galore! The list of performers this summer include a whole host of local performers that are guaranteed to satisfy whatever musical craving you might have, as they cover a broad range of genres. 

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Free Fallin: A Legacy Lives On at Blue Chip Casino

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Described as “the soundtrack of the 20th century,” the music of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers is timeless work. Free Fallin, a tribute band based out of Minnesota, has brought the music of Tom Petty to audiences across the country for 10 years. Their next stop—Blue Chip Casino. Before Free Fallin hits the stage on April 6th, we spoke with the drummer, owner, and manager of the band, Mark Larsen.

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Unforgettable Concerts from the Region

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We love music at Ideas in Motion Media. In fact, most days in the office are spent with the radio on for Lifers to write good news to! We know which genres our staff are into, but we wanted to see what other music that our friends in Northwest Indiana enjoy. That's why we asked our followers on Facebook what their most memorable concert was that they've ever been to and where the concert was held (since we're near so many wonderful music venues being so close to the city).

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Blue Chip Presents Free Fallin: A Tribute to Tom Petty

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Blue Chip Casino, Hotel & Spa, 777 Blue Chip Drive, Michigan City, Indiana, presents Free Fallin: A Tribute to the Memory of Tom Petty on Friday, April 6 at 8 pm CT in the Stardust Event Center.

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What's Your Favorite Star Wars Movie? Hoosiers Choose Their Favorite of These Galactic Adventures

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When Star Wars Episode 4: A New Hope arrived in theaters on May 25th, 1977, it became an instant hit. Millions of people went to see the first chapter of this captivating saga and, over the next few years, continued to see each movie as it premiered. Filled with amazing characters we can all connect with, an action-packed plot, and an inspiring message of hope and light triumphing over the dark, Star Wars has become one of the most successful franchises of all time, just behind series like Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings, and James Bond.

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Dynamic Binge-Worthy Shows Premiering Spring 2018

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Winter in Northwest Indiana is enough to make anyone want to crawl under the covers until May. Binge-watching is a must for those unbelievably cold, dark days, so here’s a line-up of all of the awesome series hitting T.V. and streaming this spring.

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Lake Central High School Winter Band Concert Ushers in Holiday Cheer

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Lake Central High School hosted its annual Winter Band Concert in its auditorium Tuesday evening to a great crowd of friends and family. Proud parents were already lining up outside of the auditorium before doors even opened, and soon enough, seats were taken and the room was filled with family and friends.

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One-hour Documentary “Going Rolling” Film About the Town of Rolling Prairie Indiana to Air on South Bend Michiana WNIT PBS-TV, November 19th at 5:00pm CST


Rick-Erwin-MediaRick 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.

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Netflix Binge Watching Guide for NWI Nerds

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There’s a lot of content on Netflix. A lot. So, to make your life easier, I’ve tried to compile a list that pulls from a little bit of each category and should give anybody somewhere to start when trying to make the most out of the streaming service. Fair warning, it is a little on the nerdy side though, which is hard to avoid when cherry picking from the vast streaming oasis that is Netflix.

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Amazing Entertainment and Special Events at Blue Chip Casino All September Long


Blue-Chip-Entertainment-September-2017Don’t miss Purple Reign, THE Prince Tribute Show, on Saturday, September 9 at 8 pm in the Stardust Event Center. The show, starring Prince tribute artist Jason Tenner, captures the imagination and seamlessly recreates the blistering performances and raw energy of Prince in his prime and returns fans to the era that made “The Artist” an international superstar. Tickets, starting at $25, are on sale now at ticketmaster.com or the Blue Chip Gift Box.

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#LifeonThrones - Season 7 Episode 7: The Dragon and the Wolf

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Helping You Keep Track of the Amazing Rubik’s Cube of Television with Some Humor and Snark.

*Warning, SPOILERS Abound Within!*

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