From music to theater, arts and entertainment opportunities abound in greater South Bend during October and November.
Purdue University Northwest Chancellor Thomas Keon recently was elected to the board of directors of the La Porte County Symphony Orchestra.
‘The Smell of the Kill’ The Towle Theater in Hammond presents Michele Lowe’s dark comedy, “The Smell of the Kill,” Sept. 6 through 22. Take three delicious, malicious wives — add three miserable, unloving husbands — and chill. The play focuses on Nicky, Debra and Molly, who have tolerated one another during monthly dinners for […]
Performing Arts Series Every summer, the Community Foundation of St. Joseph County offers its Performing Arts Series at the Chris Wilson Pavilion adjacent to the Potawatomi Park Zoo in South Bend. It features a variety of arts organizations in free performances. On Aug. 17, the South Bend Chamber Singers revisit old music by the Shakers […]
The National Endowment for the Arts awarded Michigan City’s Lubeznik Center for the Arts a $10,000 grant to support an exhibit showcasing the work of some well known Chicago artists.
Symphony’s free summer concerts The 13th annual South Shore Summer Music Festival will feature free concerts by the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra during July and August in six communities across the Region. The series opens July 20 at the Town Complex Grounds in Cedar Lake. On July 27, the symphony heads to Crown Point for […]
Live music at Acorn Theater A visit to the vibrant little city of Three Oaks, just 20 minutes over the border into Michigan, makes for a nice drive this time of year. It’s also an excuse to see what’s happening at the historic Acorn Theater. The venue regularly hosts live theater and cabaret events, along […]
One small step, one giant leap The Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra celebrates the 50th anniversary of the moon landing with a space-themed concert in May. It will feature the Symphony Chorus and retired astronaut and Crown Point-native Col. Jerry Ross. Cinema and symphony meet as videos and photos from the historic 1969 moon landing accompany […]
Jazz jam session at Merrimans’ Merrimans’ Playhouse in South Bend recently transitioned into a 501c(3) organization. It operates as a nonprofit, but the day-to-day operations aren’t affected. Owners Stephen and Mary Merriman host an open jazz jam session every Tuesday night. They also regularly host national and international touring jazz ensembles. On April 17, it’s […]
Northwest Indiana Discover interesting events, exhibits, performances to see and do International Film Festival Valparaiso University’s annual International Film Festival continues this quarter with two films followed by group discussion with foreign language professors. Each is free and open to the public. The 2017 French film “Jeannette, the Childhood of Joan of Arc,” will be […]