Tuesday October 23 2:42 am

Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Herb Helm Watercolor Workshop

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Herb Helm will teach a 3-week watercolor workshop at the Chesterton Art Center starting Wednesday, October 24 from 6-8:30. An old barn will be the focus of the class. It is designed for an advanced beginner and above.

FOLKS OPERETTA PRESENTS FORBIDDEN OPERA: RECLAIMING THE LOST MUSIC OF THE SECOND WORLD WAR OCTOBER 19 AND 21

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Folks Operetta is proud to announce its upcoming concert Forbidden Opera: Reclaiming the lost operas of the Second World War, directed by Folks Operetta Artistic Director Gerald Frantzen and written by Frantzen and Hersh Glagov, at the Illinois Holocaust Museum, 9603 Woods Dr. Skokie, IL. The production, a multi-media concert with four singers and a small instrumental trio, will take place Friday, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 21 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by visiting folksoperetta.org

Record attendance expected in Fort Wayne for 2018 Indiana Arts Homecoming

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The Indiana Arts Commission and local partner Arts United of Greater Fort Wayne announced today a record crowd will attend the second annual Indiana Arts Homecoming. The two-day conference will take place October 18 – 19, 2018 at the Arts United Arts Campus in downtown Fort Wayne, Indiana.

2018 Indiana Governor's Arts Awards program is sold out

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Governor Eric Holcomb and the Indiana Arts Commission announced today the 2018 Governor’s Arts Awards program, Friday October 19, 2018 is officially sold-out. The 7 p.m. (EDT) program will be held at Sweetwater Sound, Inc. Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Terrence McNally’s documentary feature film EVERY ACT OF LIFE Chicago premiere at Pride Arts Center October 28th

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Pride Films and Plays will host the first Chicago screening of the documentary EVERY ACT OF LIFE, a feature-length documentary film by Jeff Kaufman about Terrence McNally, one of theatre’s most important and prolific playwrights of the last half-century. EVERY ACT OF LIFE profiles McNally’s pioneering five-decade career in the theater, focusing on the struggle for LGBT rights and his pursuit of love and inspiration at every age. The 93-minute film features Angela Lansbury, F. Murray Abraham, Larry Kramer, Nathan Lane, Audra McDonald, Edie Falco, Christine Baranski, Patrick Wilson, Billy Porter, and many more artists who have worked with McNally over his career.

CHICAGO HUMANITIES FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES FULL LINE-UP FOR 2018 FALLFEST: GRAPHIC!

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The Chicago Humanities Festival announced its full line-up of presenters for the autumn iteration of its first-year-round festival, Graphic! The 29th annual Fallfest will run from Saturday, October 27 to Sunday, November 11.

Chicago Magic Lounge presents The Halloween Family Show

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Chicago Magic Lounge, Chicago’s new home for close-up magic, brings magic, mystery and the macabre to the stage this Halloween season with a variety of performances to satisfy all cravings. A special, child-friendly, Halloween-themed Family Show with costumes and trick-or-treating will be held on Sunday afternoon, October 28 at 2pm.

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