Category Archives: Music

Symphony Show Tunes Mother

Join the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra and Music Director/Conductor Kirk Muspratt for Show Boat & Show Tunes, with TWO SHOWS Friday, May 11, 2018 at 7:30 pm at The Auditorium at Bethel Church in Crown Point and Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 7:30pm at Monbeck Auditorium in Highland High School.  The concert will feature guest…

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Spotlight on Lake associate Jeffrey Leibham reviews “Fellow Travelers”

****HIGHLY RECOMMENDED**** Many people may not be familiar with Frank Kameny. A U.S. veteran who later worked for the U.S. Army’s Map Service in Washington, D.C., Kameny was fired from his job in 1957 for being a gay man. He later took legal action against the U.S. Civil Service Commission in a case which is…

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Everyone loves “Just Dance Live”

**** Recommended **** “Just Dance Live” is a family dance extravaganza. In case you didn’t know – and I didn’t – “Just Dance” is a popular video game in which the players mimic the choreography shown on the screen. Almost everyone else in the Aon Ballroom at Navy Pier – moms, dads, and kids of…

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VU Jazz Fest 2018

Valparaiso University will host the 2018 Jazz Fest April 2–6 with an array of exciting performances by talented artists, including local performers as well as The Tierney Sutton Band featuring Tierney Sutton, vocals, Don Braden, composer/arranger/tenor saxophone soloist, and The Bill Boris Trio. Featured Jazz Fest events: Local high school bands — Monday, April 2,…

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Hunchback of Notre Dame – Valpo

The Hunchback of Notre Dame musical begins as the bells of Notre Dame sound through the famed cathedral in fifteenth century Paris. Quasimodo, the deformed bell-ringer who longs to be “out there”, observes all of Paris reveling in the Feast of Fools. Held captive by his devious caretaker, the archdeacon Dom Claude Frollo, he escapes…

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NWIndiana Symphony Orchestra Valentine Concert

Start your Valentine’s celebration with romantic Rachmaninoff’s 2nd Symphony. This triumphant work gave Rachmaninoff the confidence to devote his life to musical composition and has been used in numerous movies and popular songs. Pianist Wael Farouk returns to perform Beethoven’s world-changing Emperor Concerto, his last and greatest piano concerto. Bethel Church is centrally located on Broadway…

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“It’s A Wonderful Life,” Munster

Theatre at the Center’s  A Wonderful Life: The Musica begins on November 19 and runs through December 23.   Based on the classic 1946 Frank Capra film starring James Stewart as George Bailey, A Wonderful Life: The Musical features book and lyrics by Sheldon Harnick and music by Joe Raposo. It’s the musical telling of how…

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Big River – The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Actors James Romney in the role of Huck and Jonathan Butler-Duplessis in the role of Jim lead the cast of Theatre at the Center’s Big River: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn. The musical begins previews Sept. 14 with opening night on September 17 for a run that continues through Oct. 15.  Based on Mark Twain’s 1884…

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Elvis FANtasy Fest

The 25th Annual ElvisTM FANtasy Fest held at Woodland Park Community Building, Portage, IN will kick off on Friday night, October 6th with a Welcome Party, hosted by local crowd pleaser, Quentin Flagg.  New this year is a youth talent show which will run from 6-7 pm followed by a rock review  “Raised on Rock”…

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Isabel Martinez Performs in Valparaiso

Do you enjoy Sipping Sangria while listening to some of the most Romantic guitar music on Earth??  Isabel Martinez will perform on two nights in Valparaiso Indiana.      Join Don Quijote for an evening of Spanish food and solo guitar music with Isabel Martinez who will be traveling all the way from Murcia, Spain to…

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