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“Death of a Streetcar named Virginia Woolf: A Parody” at Writers Theatre will have You Laughing!

**** Highly Recommended **** Last Wednesday, I was having a really bad day.  When I picked up my friend Crista to make the drive to Writers Theatre in Glencoe, she said she’d had an awful couple of days.  We agreed we both needed some laughs.  Their new play, “Death of a Streetcar named Virginia Woolf:…

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Lyric Opera”s Production of “The King and I” is Stunning!

**** Recommended **** Lyric Opera’s production of “The King and I” is absolutely stunning!  I had very high expectations for this production, which, I’m happy to say, it exceeded.  The only negative I would note – at certain times I couldn’t understand some of the words.  I don’t know if that was a microphone problem…

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ARLA Productions’ “A Splintered Soul” takes some Interesting Twists

*** Recommended ***  I thought “A Splintered Soul” would be just another Holocaust story but it went in an unexpected direction, becoming a rather unique Holocaust story in the process.  Although the story could use a little judicious pruning, running over two hours, it was superbly well-acted.  Unfortunately, there were almost as many people in…

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Shattered Globe’s “In the Heat of the Night” has an Iconic Line!

**** Highly Recommended **** Today, we’ll have a pop quiz.  I know you’ve heard the iconic line, “They call me Mr. Tibbs.”  Who said that?  The answer: Sydney Poitier as Virgil Tibbs in a 1967 movie, “In the Heat of the Night”, a noir thriller based on a 1965 novel by John Ball.   Why the…

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Towle Theatre’s Quirky “First Date” is All about Awkward Situations

**** Recommended **** “First Date” is a quirky little show that’ll just reach out and grab you!  The music is kind of atonal, almost discordant, yet it works.  It’s full of profound truths and awkward situations we’ve all experienced on a blind/first date.  Although it’s very funny, it also draws sympathetic reactions from the audience. …

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Marriott Audiences are cheering for “Evita”

**** Recommended **** Audiences at the Marriott Theatre are cheering for “Evita”.  Although the production is a little understated over all, I had a tiny tear in my eye at the end – even though I’ve seen “Evita” many times.  Hannah Corneau seemed a little young for the part, but she really does have the…

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Michiana Antique Automobile Club Car Cruise

The Michiana Antique Automobile Club invites you to Bring out your Antique, Muscle Car or Street Machine,   For La Porte’s OFFICIAL Cruise Night 2016 This cruise Night will be held on Saturday, June 11th and  is open to vehicles 1990 and Older – Please No 4X4’s or Motorcycles. Registration is from 3:00 to 5:00…

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Star wars Day at the Whiting YMCA April 30th

St. Catherine Hospital, in coordination with its outpatient facility, Whiting Community Health Center, will launch a new Health Fair theme at the Whiting Family YMCA event Saturday, April 30. “May the Health Force Be With You,” will be the message that will be conveyed through a series of galactic stops kids, teens and parents can…

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NorthShore Health Fair at Railcats Game

The North Shore Health Centers will have its 3rd annual Health Fair at the United States Steel Yard during the Gary Railcats baseball game on Wednesday, May 25th, 2022. The game begins at 6:45 pm. People attending will have the opportunity to look over all the booths and tables that various vendors have set up…

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Gary Railcats Baseball Craft Beer Brewfest

This Spring, U. S. Steel Yard will once again be the home of the Baseball, Brews & Blues craft beer festival presented by Berey Bros. Join us on Saturday, June 11th from 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM when RailCats fans and beer lovers alike will be able to enjoy unlimited craft beer samples from many…

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