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Movie Review: Green Book is A Must See

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Overview

1962 was a time of great divide in our countries history. Racism was still very existent and because of that, many areas in the country were not safe for people of color. Green Book is a true story based on two men from completely different racial backgrounds that suddenly have their lives intertwined during this time. Italian Nightclub Bouncer Tony Lip (Viggo Mortensen) becomes unemployed and must find a way to support his family and pay the bills. At this same time, an African-American classical pianist Dr. Don Shirley (Mahershala Ali), is looking for an experienced driver and body guard to guide him through the Deep South. Lip is tasked with the job of making sure that Shirley gets to every stop on his tour safe and sound, using a 'Green Book' in order to find Shirley hotels where...

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4th Annual La Pour Brew & Wine Fest Continues Tradition of Benefitting La Porte Community

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The historical confines of La Porte’s Civic Auditorium once again played host to one of the city’s most vibrant and beloved events: the Fourth Annual La Pour Brew & Wine Fest.

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Duneland Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Hatta Girl Celebrates Women and Their Stories

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An assortment of hats was spotted Wednesday morning at the Duneland Chamber of Commerce’s second annual Hatta Girl, a celebration of local women. From fedoras to berets, the hats were as diverse as the women wearing them. Tea was enjoyed from ornate china cups, and guests listened to inspirational messages from four amazing women. The heartfelt messages were as warm as the tea as the panelist discussed the art of juggling life as a modern-day woman.

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Ideas in Motion Media Invites The Region to the 7th Annual Good Life Awards and #Vote4Good Contest on December 13th

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Ideas in Motion Media and our positive news websites and social media networks, ValpoLife.com, PortageLife.com. LaPorteCountyLife.com and NWIndianaLife.com are throwing our 7th Annual GOOD LIFE AWARDS Party!

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Zao Island's Greenhouse Welcomes The MegaBeatles to Raise Funds for Boys & Girls Club

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On Saturday, Beatles fans from across the Region gathered under the stars in Zao Island’s newest venue, the Greenhouse. They enjoyed a performance by one of our region’s premiere supergroups - the MegaBeatles, a Beatles tribute band composed of members from the CrawPuppies, the Chris and Lou Band, and Ed Reinhold.

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City of Hammond Honors Veterans at 5th Annual Veteran's Appreciation Day Parade

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The City of Hammond came together on Saturday morning to honor the Region’s veterans during the 5th annual Veteran’s Appreciation Day Parade.

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Michigan City High School Drama Club Presents the Fall Musical “Urinetown”

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A rather strange tale unfolded on the stage of the Michigan City High School Auditorium on Friday. A megacorporation grappled with freedom fighters over the central issue in a dystopia – urinals.

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Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana Celebrates Donors at Thank You Dinner

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The kitchen of Meals on Wheels of Northwest Indiana was filled with some of the Region’s most generous, compassionate, and giving members as the local nonprofit broke bread with some of its most charitable donors.

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Come Together for MegaBeatles at the GreenHouse at Zao Island

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Hey Jude! Just because the weather’s turning a little nippier doesn’t mean you have to bid farewell to music festival fun! In fact, this Saturday, you can experience all the enchantment of an outdoor concert while staying warm and dry indoors. Come Together at the GreenHouse at Zao Island for one of the most singular concert experiences of the season.

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Purdue Alumni Association Welcomes Women to Inspire and Connect at Inaugural Women’s Conference

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As Purdue University celebrates 150 years of Giant Leaps, the Purdue Alumni Association’s International Council of Purdue Women hosted its inaugural Women’s Conference in downtown Chicago. On November 1–2, 175 Purdue alumnae and women from across the country attended the two-day networking event to share in the challenges and victories of being a woman in both the workplace and beyond. A handful of inspiring keynote speakers and dozens of varied breakout sessions empowered women to live their best professional, personal, and intellectual lives.

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Gaming Excitement this November at Blue Chip Casino


Blue-Chip-Gaming-October-2017 Win cash and prizes November 1 through December 31 with the Poker Holiday Roll. Thursdays, at 8 pm, 10 pm and 12 am and Fridays and Saturdays, at 6 pm, 8 pm, 10 pm, 12 am and 2 am, all active cash game players are entered into a drawing to spin the wheel and win. Prizes include a hotel stay, dinner at William B's Steakhouse, spa blu treatment, gift cards, cash and VIP for a day status in the Poker Room. Winners of the Friday and Saturday 2 am drawings also receive $200 in cash.

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