Sunday December 17 3:41 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Arts

Arts Commission fine tunes Artist Grant Program

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The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) has announced it is expanding the reach of its grant program for individual artists.

Wagner honors legacy of Levi and Catherine Coffin

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In her final public event as Indiana Poet Laureate, Shari Wagner (above) will honor the legacy of Levi and Catherine Coffin, and the hundreds of freedom seekers who found refuge in their home.

2018 NWI Comic-Con

NWI Comic-Con

The 2018 (Northwest Indiana) NWI Comic-Con is a smaller mid-size comic book convention that is more about comics, creators and fans than actors and celebrities.

• Affordable Admission!
• FREE Parking!!
• NEW & Returning Artists & Dealers!
• NEW Cosplay Corner! (+ Cosplay Contest)
• NEW Concession & Snack Options!
• NEW & Improved 2018 NWI Comic-Con Website!

Arts Commission grantee launches new arts-related business

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The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced that one of its recent grant recipients in the Arts in the Parks & Historic Sites program has launched a new online arts-related business.

CHECK IT OUT! NOW OPEN South Shore Arts presents: A Rare Historical Sports Exhibit from Private Collectors

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For the Love of the Game: Major League Sports in Art & Memorabilia features photos of sports heroes and collectors' items from throughout the last century in baseball, basketball, hockey—even horse racing!

CHICAGO JAZZ ORCHESTRA ANNOUNCES THREE CONCERTS FOR 2017-18, ALL IN RESIDENCE AT CHICAGO’S STUDEBAKER THEATER

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The Chicago Jazz Orchestra (CJO), under the direction of Jeff Lindberg, announced today an exciting three-concert line-up for its 2017-18 season. "Not So Silent Night" holiday concert featuring Duke Ellington’s Jazz Nutcracker opens CJO's new season at the Studebaker Theater in Chicago’s historic Fine Arts Building on December 22nd.

The Joffrey Ballet opens the Holiday Season with Return of Christopher Wheeldon's Newly Reimagined THE NUTCRACKER

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ollowing a wildly successful world premiere in December 2016, The Joffrey Ballet will present its newly reimagined holiday classic The Nutcracker by Tony Award®-winning choreographer Christopher Wheeldon in 33 performances only, at the historic Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University in downtown Chicago at 50 East Congress Parkway, December 1-30, 2017.

RUTH PAGE CIVIC BALLET’S FAMILY FAVORITE HOLIDAY CELEBRATION THE NUTCRACKER RETURNS TO NORTHEASTERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY

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The Ruth Page Civic Ballet is proud to present its annual production of The Nutcracker, with original choreography by Ruth Page, and co-directed by Victor Alexander and Dolores Lipinski Long. This production is performed at Northeastern Illinois University, 3701 W. Bryn Mawr Avenue in Chicago, Saturday, Dec. 2 at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 3 at 1 and 5 p.m.