In episode three of the Hanson Hub host Anna Hanson talks to another Lifer - contributing editor Steve Neville. Steve's got a unqiue view to the region and he's making a piece out of it every Friday. Since Neville only moved to Northwest Indiana a few months ago he's making it his mission to experience all of the unique and wonderful things this part of the state has to offer. To see his feature and to keep up to date on what's happening in Northwest Indiana make sure you check NWIndianaLife.com!
It's been another amazing week for Northwest Indiana, and it was a hard to narrow down our top stories to only five. During the second week of July we went out and talked to a local figure from Whiting, hundreds of people gathered together to drink wine in the rain, and a huge band came to play in Hammond. Hear about those stories and more in this week's edition of the Top Five Life Stories of the Week!
Maybe you knew these facts, or not, but we're sure you haven't heard them this way before. 5 facts about the 4th annual GLA's all explained by our kind-of sane video producer. The Good Life Awards are July 23rd and you won't want to miss the biggest LIFE party of the year. To find more information about the GLAs, read this post: http://www.nwindianalife.com/entertainment/gatherings/54649-4th-annual-good-life-awards-rolling-out-the-red-carpet-at-blue-chip-casino-on-august-13-united4good
It's without a doubt that the entertainment business is not what it once was - and it's very obvious how much has changed to the people who have been in the business for quite a while. We recently sat down with Star Plaza Theater CEO Charlie Blum to talk about what exactly those changes are, the impact of social media, and the relationship artists how have with the industry.
There's a big event coming up for the city of Hammond which brings in thousands of people to the city's Wolf Lake Park - and that's their annual Festival of the Lakes. We recently sat down with Hammond Mayor McDermott to go over all of what's happening during this year's festival - like their incredible three day concert series.
When it comes to connecting with your audience, no one does it better than the artists and performers that leave a major impact on the people who look up to them the most. Being a part of the entertainment business and the Star Plaza theater for so long, CEO and talent manager Charlie Blum, has seen quite a bit of those touching moments that happen between and artist and their fans. We recently sat down with Blum to ask him about what specifically is so great about those intimate moments.
For many communities in the region the summer months really increase the number of events happening within their town, and the city of Whiting is no different. Throughout summer Whiting has many events for it's community to attend - like the city's Cruise Night, a summer symphony, the famous Perogi Fest, and they can even be a part of America's favorite past time by watching Whiting's Oilmen play a good old game of baseball. Since there's so much going on we asked Whiting's Mayor Joe Stahura to go over what exactly you should expect from the city of Whiting during the summer.
The arts in any capacity is comprised of many mediums, and in Northwest Indiana we aren't short on any of them. In this part of our interview with Cain we ask what makes up the arts in NWI and why it's important to have them in our community. #GoodNewsDriverInterviews Curious about what LIFE has to offer? Well you can find out on all of our four websites! Get your 24/7 fix of good news straight from valpolife.com, portagelife.com, laportecountylife.com and nwindianalife.com
"Sometimes you have to get off your couch and experience things." With so much to do within the arts here in Northwest Indiana, it's vital to get out an experience them once in a while. From theatre to art galleries there's something out there for everyone, and in this part of our interview with South Shore Arts Director John Cain he explains why it's so important to get into the arts. #GoodNewsDriverInterviews Curious about what LIFE has to offer? Well you can find out on all of our four websites! Get your 24/7 fix of good news straight from valpolife.com, portagelife.com, laportecountylife.com and nwindianalife.com
The Arts community in Northwest Indiana is rich of talent and accessibility, and it's an important asset to the region. John Cain, who has many roles in the arts, knows how essential the arts is to the area and in this part of our interview with Cain he explains the many avenues of the arts. From the huge theater group to the excellent music crowd Cain has got it covered. #GoodNewsDriverInterviews Curious about what LIFE has to offer? Well you can find out on all of our four websites! Get your 24/7 fix of good news straight from valpolife.com, portagelife.com, laportecountylife.com and nwindianalife.com