Local kids will present the play “Wiley and the Hairy Man” March 23-25 at Canterbury

Alliance Children’s Theatre of Indiana and Canterbury Winter Arts Series will present the award-winning children’s play, “Wiley and the Hairy Man,” for three ... Continue Reading →

Easter Cantata is March 25 at Salvation Army Chapel

All are invited to join and celebrate in an Easter Cantata, presented by the St. John’s Jubilee Ensemble, on Sunday, March 25. The cantata will begin at 3 p.m. at ... Continue Reading →

Enjoy “An Afternoon of Enchantment” March 25

Information provided This Sunday afternoon, March 25, at 3 p.m., you will be able to enjoy some of the most enchanting vocal music ever written as members of the ... Continue Reading →

Kesling Middle School poster artist wins district contest, advances to state

Information provided In Fall 2017, Kesling art classes designed world peace posters for a worldwide Lions Club contest. In November 2017, 7th grader Erik Garcia-Perez won at Kesling, ... Continue Reading →

Conductor Bauman issues statement regarding his leaving symphony post

EDITOR’S NOTE: The LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra announced in a March 6 press release that Philip Bauman would be stepping down as its conductor in May. (See that release at http://whatsnewlaporte.com/2018/03/06/bauman-stepping-down-as-lp-symphony-conductor/). ... Continue Reading →

LPHS Jazz Band is headed to state finals

The LaPorte High School Jazz Band has qualified as one of eight schools with instrumental jazz ensembles to perform in the 3rd annual Indiana State School Music Association (ISSMA) ... Continue Reading →

Bauman stepping down as LP Symphony conductor

Press release from LCSO LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra Conductor and Music Director Philip J. Bauman will step down after a long and accomplished tenure with the orchestra when ... Continue Reading →

LPHS musicians earn top honors

The LaPorte High School Winter Color Guard won the Scholastic Open Class at its contest Sunday, March 4, 2018, at Thornton Fractional South High School in Lansing, IL.   Open Class ... Continue Reading →

Local casting calls for Hancock’s next movie, a romantic comedy, are March 10, 11, 18  

Filmmaker and LaPorte County native John Hancock is seeking local actors and behind-the-scenes talent for his future film, “The Girls of Summer.” The Oscar-nominated director, ... Continue Reading →

Warm up your vocal cords: Singers invited to audition for Hoosier STAR competition March 24-25

Information provided The LaPorte County Symphony Orchestra (LCSO) is looking for contestants for the 13th annual Hoosier STAR competition. The contest is open to amateur singers of ... Continue Reading →