WEEKLY FEATURED EVENTS

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Exhibit: commUNITY
January 12 - February 4, 2018
Decay Devils at Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts
540 S. Lake Street, Gary (Miller), IN
773/822-8086 or www.millerbeacharts.org

Concert: MegaBeatles
January 20, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Theater: Hunchback of Notre Dame
February 16 - March 4, 2018
Memorial Opera House
104 E. Indiana Avenue, Valparaiso, IN
219/548-91379 or www.memorialoperahouse.com


Theater: Comedy Nights at the CVPA
January 12, February 9, & April 20, 2018
Concert: The Signal - A Doo Wop Rhapsody
January 20, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
Theater: Kashmir - The Led Zeppelin Show
January 27, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Theater: Steel Magnolias
February 22 - March 25, 2018
Theater: I have a Dream
January 22 - 26, 2018
Theatre at the Center
1040 Ridge Road, Munster, IN
219/836-3255 or www.theatreatthecenter.com

Theatre: Hurlyburly
January 19 - February 3, 2018
Concert: Dan Navarro "The Valentine's Revenge Tour"
February 11, 2018 at 7 p.m.
Chicago Street Theatre
154 W. Chicago Street, Valparaiso, IN
219/464-1636 or www.chicagostreet.org

Theater: Pageant Play
February 23 - March 11, 2018
Towle Theater
5205 Hohman Avenue, Hammond, IN
219/937-8780 or www.towletheater.org


Exhibit: The Works of our Members
Ends January 31, 2017
Chesterton Art Gallery
115 S. 4th Street, Chesterton, IN
219/926-4711 or www.chestertonart.com


Concert: Valentine's Piano
February 9, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Pre-concert lecture at 6:00 p.m.
NWI Symphony at Bethel Auditorium
10202 Broadway Avenune, Crown Point, IN
219/836-0525 or www.nisorchestra.org


Theater: The Wiz
February 16 - 24, 2018
Theatre Northwest at Indiana University Northwest
2400 Broadway, Gary, IN
219/980-6808 or www.iun.edu/theatre/

Concert: Fantasia
March 11, 2018 at 3:00 p.m.
La Porte County Symphony Orchestra at Holdcraft Performing Arts Center
317 Detroit Street, Michigan City, IN
219/362-9020 or www.lcso.net

*Weekly features are events underwritten by grants from South Shore Art
**Sometimes you will see offerings out of our demographic area. This is done to help promote our local
artists who may be exhibiting outside of Northwest Indiana.


Ending soon...

Exhibit: End
Ends January 13, 2018. Opening reception Oct. 28th at 5 pm
Dyer Art Visionaries at Paul Henry's Art Gallery
416 Sibley Blvd., Hammond, IN
219/678-5015 or www.dyerartsvisionaries.org


Exhibit: Return of the 10 inch Masterpiece
Ends January 13, 2018
Thaddeus C. Gallery
822 Lincolnway, La Porte, IN
219/326-8626 or www.thaddeusc.com

Exhibit: Terry Walsh Oils and Pen & Ink
Ends January 18, 2018
The Pines Village Retirement Community
3303 Pines Village Circle, Valparaiso, IN
219/465-1591 or www.pinesvillage.org


Exibit: Paintings & Sculpture by Jesse Johnson
Ends January 31, 2018
Hammond Public Library
564 State Street, Hammond, IN
219/931-5100 or www.hammond.lib.in.us

Exibit: Faculty Show "Medley"
Ends February 1, 2018
Prairie State College
202 S. Halsted Street, Chicago Heights, IL
708/7709-7738 or www.prairiestate.edu/artgallery

Exhibit: King's Open Comedy Mic & Variety Show
Ongong Wednesday Nights at 8:00 p.m.
D Performance Comedy Theatre 500 S. Lake Street, Gary, IN
219/613-4585 or www.kingdavidlane.com


Fox Gallery Open Mic Jam Night
Ongoing Friday nights from 7 - 11 p.m.
Fox Gallery
2901 Dekalb Street, Lake Station, IN
219/433-2660


Exhibit: Empowering Women: Dale Messick
Ongoing
Porter County Museum
153 S. Franklin Street, Valparaiso,IN
219/465-3595 or www.pocomuse.org

Exhibit: First Fridays on Lake Street
Ongoing First Fridays from 5 - 8 p.m.
Lake Street in Miller

Exhibit: Second Saturday
Ongong Second Saturdays at 7:00 p.m.
White Ripple Gallery
6725 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond, IN
219/803-2690 or www.whiteripple.com


Concert: Live Jazz
Ongoing: Sunday's from noon - 3 p.m.
Andy Sutton Music Co. at The Quest Eatery
1204 U.S. 30, Schererville, IN
219/322-4812 or www.andysuttonmusic.com

Concert: Live Music
Ongoing Saturday Night
Running Vines Winery
119 S. Calumet Road, Chesterton, IN
219/390-9463 or www.runningvines.com

Concert: True Acoustic

Ongoing Thursday evenings
Paul Henry's Art Gallery
416 Sibley Street, Hammond, In
219/678-5015

Concert: Last Sunday Jazz Nights with Keenan Baxter
Ongoing Last Sunday of the Month
Freddy's Steakhouse
6442 Kenneday Avenue, Hammond, IN
219/844-1500 or www.freddyssteakhousehammond.com

Concert: Open Mic Jam Night
Every Friday evening from 7 - 11 p.m.
Fox Gallery
2901 Dekalb Street, Lake Station, IN
219/433-2660 or www.facebook.com


Arts Walk: Downtown Michigan City
Ongoing First Friday of the Month 5 - 9 p.m.
Michigan City, IN
219/728-1125 or www.uptownartsdistrict.org

Concert: Front Porch Music
Ongoing on Friday & Saturday evenings
Concert: Open Mic
Ongoing on Thursday evenings at 8:00 p.m.
Front Porch Music
505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN
219/464-4700 or www.frontporchmusic.com

Concert: Jazz at Cafe' Logan
Ongoing every 3rd Tuesday
Logan Center at the University of Chicago
915 E. 60th Street, Chicago, Il
www.hydeparkjazzsociety.org

Exhibit: Odyssey

Purdue University North Central
1401 US Rt. 421, Westville, IN
219/785-5593 or www.pnc.edu

Exhibit: The Hazel Hannel Collection
Ongoing
The Pines Village Retirement Community
3303 Pines Village Circle, Valparaiso, IN
219/465-1591 or www.pinesvillage.org



January 2018


Concert: Eric Lambert
January 20, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Front Porch Music
505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN
219/464-4700 or www.frontporchmusic.com


Exhibits: Overwhelming Beauty: Painting, Collage & Sculpture by Henning Eichinger & Yvonne Kendall
The Wonderful World of Puppetry: Marionettes by Ralph Kipniss
The World's Foremost Wood Engraver: Thomas Bewick Prints from the Collection of Tom Brand

January 9 - April 1 2018. Opening reception January 14 at 2 p.m.
February 7, 2018 Student Coffee Hour with Artist Ralph Kipniss
February 21 2017 Student Coffee Hour with Artists Henning Eichinger & Yvonne Kendall
Valparaiso University - Brauer Museum of Art
1709 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, IN
219/464-5365 or
www.valpo.edu/brauer-museum-of-art


Exibit: Inside Out
January 10 - February 7, 2017. Reception Jan. 22nd from 10 - 11:30 a.m.
Moraine Valley Community College - Robert F. DeCaprio Art Gallery
9000 W. College Parkway, Palos Hills, IL
708/608-4231 or www.morainevalley.edu/fpac

Exibit: Recollection
January 11 - February 10 2017. Reception Jan. 13th from 1 - 3 p.m.
Union Street Gallery
1527 Otto Blvd., Chicago Heights, IL
708/754-2601 or www.unionstreetgallery.org

Theater: Whiskey Neat
January 12 - 21, 2018
Drama Group at Studio Theatre
330 W. 202nd Street, Chicago Heights, IL
708/755-3444 or www.dramagroup.org

Festival: 17th Annual Bi-State Winter Wonderland at Wolf Lake
January 13, 2018 from 9 am - 4 pm
The Environmental Education Center
2405 Calumet Avenue, Hammond, IN
219/933-7149 or www.wolflakeinitiative.org


Theater: Preview 2018 & 10th Anniversary Party
January 13, 2017 at 8 p.m.
Concert: Night of Music with Vintage Postcard Band
January 27, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Beatniks on Conkey
418 Conkey Street, Hammond, IN
219/852-0848 or www.beatniksonconkey.com

Concert: 50 Years of Wonder: A Tribute to Stevie Wonder
January 13, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Concert: Opera Up Close - Lift Up Every Voice
January 21, 2018 at 4 p.m.
Theater: Caroline or Change
February 2 - 4, 2018
Performing Arts Center at Governors State University
1 University Parkway, University Park, IL
708/235-2222 or www.centertickets.net

Exhibit: Landscapes and Nature by Terry Armstrong
January 13 - February 24, 2018
MoonTree Gallery
9638 N Union Road, Plymouth, IN
574/935-1712 or www.moontreestudios.org

Exibit: Water.Fire.Ice.Earth.Air
January 19 - February 24, 2017
Tall Grass Arts Association
367 Artists Walk, Park Forest, IL 60466
708/748-3377 or www.tallgrassarts.org

Theater: Musical Improve by the Tony Stanzas
January 20, 2018 at 8 p.m.
4th Street Theater
125 N. 4th Street, Chesterton, IN
219/926-7875 or www.4thstreetncca.com

Theater: Fan Mail
January 20 & 21, 2018
Footlight Theatre
1505 Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN
219/874-4035 or www.footlightplayers.org

Lecture: Art in Focus - The Art of the Steal
January 22, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
South Shore Arts
1040 Ridge Road, Munster, IN
219/846-1839, ext. 101

Documentary: The Opera House
January 13, 2018 at 12:55 p.m.
Schererville 16, Portage 16 & Valpo Cinemark
Encore on January 27, 2018 at 6:30 p.m.
Live at the Met: Tosca
January 27, 2018 at 11:55 a.m.
Schererville 16, Portage 16 & Valpo Cinemark
Encore on Januarya 31, 2018 at 1 & 6:30 p.m.
Schererville 16 & Valpo Cinemark
www.fathomevents.com


Concert: Faculty Recital
January 28, 2018 at 2 p.m.
Valparaiso University - Dusenberg Rectial Hall
1709 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, IN
219/464-5365 or
www.valpo.edu/brauer-museum-of-art


February 2018

Theater: 12 Angry Men
February 2 - 11, 2017
Footlight Theatre
1505 Franklin Street, Michigan City, IN
219/874-4035 or www.footlightplayers.org


Theater: Agatha Christie's "The Unexpected Guest"
February 9 - 18, 2017
Hammond Community Theatre at Beatniks on Conkey
418 Conkey Street, Hammond, IN
219/852-0848 or www.hammondcommunitytheatre.org


Concert: Epic Movie Concert
February 10, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Concert: University Symphony Orchestra
February 10, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Concert: Facutly Recital
February 18, 2018 at 2 p.m.
Concert: Small High School Band Festival
February 24, 2018 at 4 p.m.
Concert: Community Band Festival
February 24, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Valparaiso University
1709 Chapel Drive, Valparaiso, IN
219/464-5365 or
www.valpo.edu/brauer-museum-of-art


Lecture: Art in Focus - Hidden Perspectives: Works by Rine Boyer & Eric Tucker
February 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
Lecture: Art in Focus - The Artist is Present
February 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
South Shore Arts
1040 Ridge Road, Munster, IN
219/846-1839, ext. 101


Building Community Through the Arts Black History Month - "Still I Rise" Poetry Slam
February 15, 2018 from 4:30 - 6:30 p.m.
CHESS Art Gallery
6725 Kennedy Avenue, Hammond, IN
219/989-2272 or www.pnw/edu/bcta

Concert: Chicago King Snakes Duo
February 17, 2018 at 8 p.m.
Front Porch Music
505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, IN
219/464-4700 or www.frontporchmusic.com


NWI Comic-Con
February 24, 2018 from 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Halls of St. George
905 E. Joliet Street, Schererville, IN
www.nwi-comic-con.com


March 2018


Exibit: Pen & Inki
March 1 - 24, 2017. Reception March 3rd from 1 - 3 p.m.
Union Street Gallery
1527 Otto Blvd., Chicago Heights, IL
708/754-2601 or www.unionstreetgallery.org


Dance: Dance to the Movies by the GSU Dance Company
March 8, 2018 at 7:30 p.m.
Performing Arts Center at Governors State University
1 University Parkway, University Park, IL
708/235-2222 or www.centertickets.net


Exibit: College Art Faculty Show
March 9 - April 14, 2018
Tall Grass Arts Association
367 Artists Walk, Park Forest, IL 60466
708/748-3377 or www.tallgrassarts.org

Lecture: Art in Focus - The Outrageous Sophie Tucker
March 12, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
Lecture: Art in Focus - Basquiata: The Radiant Child
March 26, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.
South Shore Arts
1040 Ridge Road, Munster, IN
219/846-1839, ext. 101


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