The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has announced the theme for the 2013 photography exhibit: Reflections. Images in the exhibit should be interpretations of a reflection. Definitions of reflection are as follows:
- an image seen in a mirror or shiny surface
- a visual expression resulting from careful consideration
- a representation of one's own self
It’s pretty awesome when we get news at NWIndianaLife that is not only good for the locals, but also good for the nation. We got a tip from that a popular singing group is coming to our area. When we found out who it was, we jumped at the chance to share this great bit of info with you, readers.
So, who is it? You know them, you love them, and now here’s your chance to see them! The wildly popular singing group that has taken America by storm, Under the Streetlamp, will be coming to the Star Plaza Theater on September 7, 2013...
The R.O.S.E. (Recognition of Service Excellence) Awards took place on Thursday May 9, 2013. It was generously hosted by the Blue Chip Casino, Hotel and Spa in the Stardust Event Center.
17 businesses, individuals, and organizations received awards at the ceremony. Winners are chosen by vote. And after they are counted, those that go above and beyond to provide an exceptional experience for the people who live in and visit Porter and La Porte County and receive the most votes have the honor of receiving a R.O.S.E Award.
The South Shore Convention and Visitors Authority has recently released the 2013-2014 visitor’s map. The map features various festivals, attractions, restaurants, shopping, accommodations, parks and visitor services.
Northwest Indiana’s only live and local television newscast, Lakeshore News Tonight, moves from 9:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and 10:00 p.m. on weeknights starting May 6. The move reinforces Lakeshore Public Media’s commitment to providing coverage of local news, weather, sports and public affairs in the region.
April Antics: “A Viking Carol” kicked off its opening night on April 19th at the VHS auditorium. The 2013 production of April Antics was dedicated to Alice Gambel, the former director of the VHS drama program. “A Viking Carol” was directed and produced by Michele Craig and Rachelle Ploetz.
This year’s April Antics rendition involved a wide array of performances, ranging from tap dancing to singing and Bollywood dancing. All the performances were tied into the story line of "The Ghosts of April Antics’ Past, Present, and Future," teaching a selfish performer the importance of sharing the limelight with others.
The play opened on Friday, April 19, with a packed auditorium. Actors waited anxiously behind stage to put all their hard work to use.
You surely “can’t stop the beat” at Michigan City High School. The brilliant musical staff and talented students at MCHS performed their own rendition of the musical “Hairspray” to an anticipating crowd of friends and family.
Kortney Brennan, the musical director and teacher at MCHS, was very eager for their opening night.
We're so happy that owner Brad Cavanaugh's talents have given him the opportunity to run a business doing what he loves, and we're happy to share this cool nostalgic promotion around 18, with Air One's book being 18% off to celebrate the occasion.
Harmon said, “This is a nice event that is an opportunity for our associates to relax and have a good time and to spend time together outside of work and for Porter to say ‘Thank You!’ for all the hard work they do.”
Judging the 2013 auditions were Sheryl Edwards, Greta Friedman, Brian Godfrey, Steve Mast and Brandon Williams. Each judge is an expert in music performance with a variety of vocal and theater credentials. After two days of auditions, they selected the six youth and six adult division finalists.