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Jon Anderson of Yes to Perform at Silver Creek Event Center, Four Winds New Buffalo


The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce Jon Anderson of Yes will perform at Silver Creek® Event Center on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 9 p.m. ET. This concert is part of Anderson’s 1000 Hands World Tour. Ticket prices for the show start at $29 plus applicable fees and can be purchased beginning Friday, June 21 at 10 a.m. ET by visiting, or by calling (800) 745-3000. Hotel rooms are available on the night of the Jon Anderson performance and can be purchased with event tickets.

Jon Anderson is undoubtedly one of the most recognizable voices in progressive rock as the lead vocalist and creative force behind Yes. Anderson was the author and a major creative influence behind the ground-breaking album...

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Men In Black: International brings nostalgia and fun


Rating 6/10


Since she was a child, Molly (Tessa Thompson) has wanted to become a member of the Men In Black. After finally finding the agencies hidden base, she succeeds in being accepted into the secret organization. Paired with the Men In Black’s Top Agent: H (Chris Hemsworth), the two of them must keep a powerful weapon out of the hands of the evil alien race: The Hive.

What Worked

The main aspect of Men In Black: International that worked well was the overall production and feel. This movie looks and sounds like it definitely belongs in this universe. Director F. Gary Gray makes sure that all of the classic elements of the original trilogy are reintroduced for the new generation. This includes all of the cool weapons such as the classic neutralizer....

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X-Men: Dark Phoenix flies into theaters as a curtain call to this story arc


Rating 6/10


The X-Men find themselves on a mission to space in order to save a collection of Earth’s astronauts. However, During the expedition, Jean Grey (Sophie Turner) becomes merged with an intergalactic entity known as Phoenix. This results in Jean experiencing a new height in abilities. Unfortunately, these new powers have also caused negative effects on Jean’s mental state. The X-Men must now decide if the villain they must protect Earth from is one of their own.

What Worked

To begin, Dark Phoenix starts off on a good note. The opening act is taken directly from the source material and looks spectacular on screen. Every individual X-Man gets an opportunity to showcase his powers in order to save the astronaut crew. In fact, the visual effects...

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Festival of the Lakes hosts Polka Party at Hammond Marina


The 16th Annual Festival of the Lakes invites all polka enthusiasts to stop by when it hosts its popular Polka Party on Sunday, July 21. Musical guest Tri-City Drive will bring a traditional Polish sound to accompany an afternoon of great food and dancing.

Tri-City Drive is Chicago’s newest polka band led by Tim Okrzesik (drums). The band members include Ted Okrzesik, Jr. (trumpet), Craig Marsolek (concertina), Steven Futa (bass), A.J. Okrzesik (trumpet and Andrew Okrzesik (accordion). Tri-City Drive formed in 2015 and has performed at multiple Blazonczyk/Bel-Aire Enterprises functions as well as dances sponsored by other polka promoters and polka organizations in Illinois, Wisconsin and Michigan. The music of Eddie Blazonczyk’s Versatones, Lenny Gomulka and the Chicago Push, The Brass Connection, Windy City Brass and the Dynatones are some of the...

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Jason Mraz's tour will make a stop at Four Winds New Buffalo


Multi-platinum singer/songwriter Jason Mraz has announced plans for a very special North American tour set to kick off this fall. The multiple Grammy award-winner will be joined by longtime collaborators Raining Jane for the run, dubbed “Ladies & Gentleman, An Evening with Jason Mraz & Raining Jane.” Set to kick off on October 23 in Modesto, California, the tour finds Mraz bringing his exuberant live show to theaters and performing arts centers, wrapping with a two-night stand at the Chicago Theatre on November 23 and 24 (see itinerary below).

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John Wick: Chapter 3-Parabellum Review



Immediately following the events of John Wick 2, our favorite assassin (played by Keanu Reeves) is now on the run from New York City’s “High Table” of the crime underworld. With a huge bounty on his head, John Wick has every assassin in New York City after him. Wick must survive by any means and make sure he can take out as many enemies as possible in the process.

John Wick: Chapter 3-Parabellum is rated R for pervasive strong violence, and some language

What Worked:

From the opening scene to rolling credits, fans are flooded with what make this franchise so entertaining. The film is basically two hours of non-stop action. The fight choreography and stunt work of the last two films continues to improve with each entry. Keanu Reeves does an amazing job...

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Terry Fator to Perform at Silver Creek Event Center

FourWindsLogoThe Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds® Casinos are pleased to announce Terry Fator will make a stop at Silver Creek® Event Center on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at 9 p.m. ET. Ticket prices for the show start at $59 plus applicable fees and can be purchased beginning Friday, May 3 at 10 a.m. ET by visiting, or by calling (800) 745-3000. Hotel rooms are available on the night of the Terry Fator performance and can be purchased with event tickets.

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Lakeshore PBS extends partnership with Purdue University Northwest on TV Show


Northwest Indiana PBS affiliate Lakeshore PBS partnered with Purdue University Northwest (PNW) two years ago to launch “Roundtable Perspective,” a half-hour educational program. Celebrating Purdue Northwest’s annual Day of Giving, Lakeshore is giving PNW $24,400 in airtime and advertising support to renew the 26-episode program another season.

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South Bend Scottish Rite and Orak Shriners of Michigan City host Hot Rocks Rolling Stones Tribute Show

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South Bend Scottish Rite and the Orak Shrine Center of Michigan City are masters of fun and philanthropy. If you watch almost any parade in the Region you will see Shriners marching or darting around in their custom carts. Fewer are aware of the Shriners involvement running children’s hospitals or the Scottish Rite’s children’s learning center. On Saturday, the fraternities invited the community to join them for a Rolling Stones Tribute Show to raise funds and showcase what the organizations are about.

The two Masonic fraternities are no strangers to hosting concerts as they hosted a Beatles tribute back in 2017. This time they decided to bring in the Hot Rocks, a Rolling Stones tribute group recognized by the original, legendary band for their style and...

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The City Of Whiting Celebrates History and Collaboration with Volo House of Cars and the History Channel ™

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The City of Whiting, alongside many citizens in Northwest Indiana, have been psyched for the long-anticipated TV show, “Volo House of Cars” since this past summer. The show, airing on the History Channel™, offers an inside look into the hunt for rare vehicles and the story behind those rare finds.

The Volo Auto Museum, located in Volo, Illinois was established in 1960 by the Grams family. The show features Museum Director Brian Grams and his father, Greg Grams, the founder of the museum. Alongside them is Brian’s brother Jay Grams, who oversees the sales side of the business. The Volo Auto Museum is nationally known as a one of the most successful collector car dealerships, where famous Hollywood cars and unique finds are featured and sold. The museum features roughly 400 classic, muscle, Hollywood cars and much...

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December 8th Proclaimed Healthcare Foundation of La Porte Day at 24th Annual Holiday at the POPS

For La Porte County, December 8th will forever be changed. At the 24th annual Holiday at the POPS, Mayor Mark Krentz proclaimed December 8, 2018 as Healthcare Foundation of La Porte Day in honor of all that the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte (HFL) does to promote the health and wellbeing of the community.

“It is an honor for me to show this level of respect and appreciation for the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte,” Krentz said as he presented the award to Maria Fruth, President and CEO of HFL.

2018holidaypops2The award highlighted the significant contributions that the Healthcare Foundation of La Porte has offered and continues to offer its citizens. Citing the outstanding examples of The Scholarship Program, The Mammogram...

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