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Entertainment

Munster’s Independence Day Schedule of Events

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The Munster Civic Foundation will sponsor a Live Fireworks Show at Centennial Park on MONDAY, JULY 3RD - at 9:30PM, preceded by entertainment by TOGETHER, WJOB AM1230 Live Broadcast.

City of Whiting Set to Celebrate Independence Day 2017

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Independence Day 2017 is just around the corner, and the City of Whiting is excited to celebrate with you at two spectacular events the entire family will enjoy.

July/August 2017 - Vaudezilla! (CarniVaude)

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With two feet planted firmly on the ground, Vaudezilla takes you on a sexy journey with this riotous carnival show. Full of freaks, geeks, and beautiful showgirls, you'll meet your favorite circus archetypes in this delightfully kitschy send-up of all things amusement park!

NEWCITY ANNOUNCES FREE OUTDOOR SUMMER CONCERT SERIES

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An urban oasis for one-of-a-kind entertainment, eclectic dining and luxury shopping, NEWCITY, 1457 N. Halsted, announced today it will host free, weekly outdoor concerts throughout the summer. Taking place within the beautifully landscaped plaza of Chicago’s newest lifestyle destination, NEWCITY’s summer concerts will be free to guests every Thursday evening 7 – 9 p.m. from June 29 – August 31.

Central Park Will Be Taken Over By Blues and BBQ: Griffith’s Annual Blues & BBQ Festival will take place June 30, July 1-2

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Griffith’s Central Park will transform into a three-day blues festival with sixteen blues bands, more than a dozen BBQ vendors and craft beer on June 30, July 1 and 2. The Broad Street Blues Festival kicks off June 30 at 5:00 p.m. and continues July 1 from 1:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. and July 2 from 2:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Cirque du Soleil Fuses Excitement, Breathtaking Artistry and Unique Creativity with Ice in Crystal

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Cirque du Soleil is thrilled to venture into uncharted territory with its brand new creation, Cirque du Soleil Crystal, exploring the artistic attributes of ice for the very first time. Specifically created for arenas, the state-of-the-art production will create a fresh innovative experience, pushing the boundaries once again by combining outstanding skating and sliding, remarkable aesthetics and acrobatic feats that defy the imagination.

OSCAR®-WINNING STAR AND HOLLYWOOD LUMINARY JANE FONDA TO BE HONORED BY CINEMA/CHICAGO SATURDAY, JULY 29, 2017

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Cinema/Chicago and the 53rd Chicago International Film Festival are proud to announce a special tribute to two-time Academy Award®-winner and three-time Golden Globe®-winning actress Jane Fonda. A Tribute to Jane Fonda takes place on Saturday, July 29 at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago and will feature an on-stage conversation with Fonda, giving insight into her experience and approach to her craft, accompanied by iconic clips from her illustrious career.

Summer on the Shore Contest runs through September: Participants can win a 2017 Subaru Forester

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The Summer on the Shore promotion offers residents and visitors the chance to win a 2017 Subaru Forester among other prizes by visiting participating attractions, shops, restaurants and events.