New Prairie senior selected to march in Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

Information from New Prairie School Corp. A New Prairie High School senior will represent her school and community by performing in the Macy’s Great American Marching Band on Thanksgiving ... Continue Reading →

Public invited to Christmas cantata Dec. 10

The St. John’s Jubilee Ensemble and friends invite the public to attend “The Silence and the Sound” by Heather Sorenson, a stirring choral cantata celebrating ... Continue Reading →

Local artists’ works on display at Duneland Plein Air Painters Exhibition in Chesterton throughout November

Information and photos submitted by Laura Krentz The works of four LaPorte artists — Kris Cook, Susan Hughes, Julia Holmaas and Laura Krentz —  are among those ... Continue Reading →

Bad news: No PEP Candlelight Tour this year. Good news: PEP book release planned soon.

Information submitted People Engaged in Preservation (PEP) has announced that it will not host a 2017 Christmas Candlelight Tour of Historic Homes. But it does plan to release ... Continue Reading →

Get tickets now for Dec. 9 Holiday at the Pops concert

Tickets are on sale now for the 23rd annual Holiday at the Pops Concert, to be held at 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9, at the LaPorte Civic Auditorium. Concerts attendees are warmed by the ... Continue Reading →

The symphony proves it can be spooky, too, in the most enjoyable of ways

WNLP photos by Bob Wellinski (click photos to enlarge) Everybody got into the costume spirit for the LaPorte County Symphony’s family Halloween concert, “Tales from the ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Marching Band makes finals, places 4th overall at state

Photos and information provided (click photos to enlarge) The LaPorte High School Marching Band placed 4th at the Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) Scholastic A Class ... Continue Reading →

Symphony concert introduces thousands of kids to the magic of music

Photos by Bob Wellinski (click to enlarge) More than 5,000 students from throughout LaPorte County, South Bend and surrounding communities attended the LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra’s ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Marching Band strikes gold at state prelims

Information and photos provided (click photos to enlarge) It was a shiny weekend for the Slicers all around. Fresh off its performances at the Homecoming game Oct. 6, the LaPorte ... Continue Reading →

Music in the air: 2nd giant instrument installed at Unity Park

Top 4 photos: the giant chimes at Kiwanis-Teledyne Park. Above photo: the Yantzee at Unity Park.  Information and photos provided by Kiwanis and Rotary clubs and LaPorte parks (Click ... Continue Reading →