A Look At The Arts

This edition of "A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges" originally aired on July 21, 2017

The Highland Parks & Recreation Department present the live theatre presentation of Rodgers & Hammerstein's timeless musical "STATE FAIR" for six performances on the town's Gazebo Stage in Main Square Park.

Live in studio for this program was the production's director, PEGGY GLENNIE.  Performances are free to the public and take place July 27, 28 & 29 and August 3, 4 & 5.

This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired on  FRIDAY, JUNE 23, 2017.   

Guest:  EDDY "The Chief" CLEARWATER

A musician of many talents, EDDY CLEARWATER has been an iconic figure in blues music world for over 60 years.   

This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” on FRIDAY, JUNE 2, 2017

Guest:  Country Music Icon - LARRY GATLIN

Iconic country star LARRY GATLIN  performs two shows at Munster's Theatre At The Center on Ridge Road on Saturday, June 10, at 3:00pm and 7:30pm, respectively.  More: www.theatreatthecenter.com.

For over 60 years, LARRY GATLIN has been writing and performing across the globe and spent the years 1976 to 1992 touring with his brothers Steve and Rudy, and also frequently paired with country music queen Dottie West.  

This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Friday, May 19, 2017

Guest: Author LaRUE AGRESTI

LaRUE AGRESTI's new book -- "Boomer Tales: Hula Hoops, Hippies, Hemp and Hijinks" -- is a colorful reflection on coming of age during one of the most culturally and politically exciting eras in American History.  

This "A LOOK AT THE ARTS with TOM LOUNGES" originally aired Friday, May 5, 2017

Guest:  Children's Book Author NICK MANTIS (Waterville Book Series)

Northwest Indiana native NICK MANTIS -- a long time region videographer is also the creator and writer of the delightfully entertaining and educational "WATERVILLE" book  series populated by many colorful characters who live in the wild.   

  

“A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aire on FRIDAY, APRIL 28, 2017

 

GUEST:  JACOB UNDERWOOD of O-TOWN

American boy band -- O-TOWN -- performs TONIGHT at Theatre at the Center (TATC) in Munster for a one night only concert.  That's tonight -- Friday, April 28 -- show time is  7:30 pm.

This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired on FRIDAY, APRIL 21, 2017

IN-STUDIO GUESTS: 

Author CATHERINE LANIGAN with CAROL MOORE of the Lake Co. Public Library Foundation Board.

This edition of "A Look At The Arts with Tom Lounges" originally aired on FRIDAY,  APRIL 14, 2017

Guest:  BRIAN HANNEMAN of THE BOTTLE ROCKETS, Brightside Music Promoter ROB HARKEL, and LITA PETERS of The Respite House

This “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” program originally aired Friday, April 7, 2017

GUESTS:  Author TOM LISANTI Sixties Actress & Beauty Queen CHARLIE SMITH

This "A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges" program originally aired on FRIDAY,  MARCH  31, 2017

TOPIC:  VALPARAISO UNIVERSITY 2017 JAZZ FEST

GUEST:  JEFFREY BROWN Fest Founder Head of Jazz Studies at Valparaiso University

HOBART K9 POLICE OFFICERS CPL. A. SIMON GRESSER and  SCOUT visited Lakeshore Public Radio's studios on March 22 to talk about the impact K9 officers have on law enforcement and what goes into training the dogs to serve and protect.

Hobart Police K9 Unit Benefits from Comedy

Mar 23, 2017

HOBART K9 POLICE OFFICERS CPL. A. SIMON GRESSER and  SCOUT visited Lakeshore Public Radio's studios on March 22 to talk about the impact K9 officers have on law enforcement and what goes into training the dogs to serve and protect.

This edition of “A Look At The Arts  with Tom Lounges” originally aired on Friday, March 17 

This edition of A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired on FRIDAY, MARCH 10, 2017 

MUSCIAL GUEST: BUZZ CASON -- Veteran Rockabilly Artist...

Rockabilly Hall of Fame inductee -- BUZZ CASON -- was the live call in guest on this edition of "A LOOK AT THE ARTS."

Cason's albums "Record Machine," "Hats Off To Hank", "Busload Of Love", "Working Without A Net", "Surf And Turf" and "Troubadour Heart" have all received heavy airplay on satellite radio and public radio stations.

Originally broadcast on Friday, February 24, 2017

In-Studio Guests: BILLY FOSTER & RENEE MILES-FOSTER

Tom's in-studio guests on this edition of "A Look At The Arts" is jazz performers BILLY FOSTER and his wife/musical partner RENEE MILES-FOSTER.

Foster is a former member of the Valparaiso University Faculty Jazz Trio, and currently the band leader of The Billy Foster Quartet, which features Renee on vocals.

This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired on FRIDAY, JANUARY 27, 2017

 

TUNE IN AND CELEBRATE THE REGION’S BEST!

TOPIC: “TOM LOUNGES’ TOP 10 REGIONAL ALBUMS OF 2016″

Originally Broadcast on Friday, January 6, 2017

GUEST:  Authors CHRISTY CARPENTER & BECKY HOLLOWAY

This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired on FRIDAY, DEC. 23, 2016

GUESTS: Country Artist JIMMY SARR & Production Manager BRIAN WYNN

                                        

This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired on FRIDAY, DEC. 16, 2016

 

GUEST: Composer/Performer/Author THOMAS DOLBY

                                        

This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired on FRIDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2016

 

GUEST:  Singer, Songwriter, Actor — DAMIAN McGINTY (“Glee” & Celtic Thunder”)

This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2016

 

IN-STUDIO GUESTS:  RALPH KINSEY & PHIL POTEMPA with S’WHEATS the dog from “Annie Warbucks”) & LAURI DELL                                     

 

This edition of “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired on FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2016

IN-STUDIO GUEST:  Author, Songwriter Producer, Promoter — BUD MONACO                                   

 

This “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired Friday, Sept. 30, 2016

MUSICAL INTERVIEW GUEST:  MINDI ABAIR  

(International Saxophonist, Vocalist, Songwriter and Performer)

This “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired Friday, Sept. 23, 2016

IN-STUDIO GUEST:  ARLENE CHARLES  aks CHARLIE SMITH

 

TV & Film Actress and Miss Indiana 1964

                                        

This “A LOOK AT THE ARTS with Tom Lounges” originally aired FRIDAY, SEPT. 9, 2016

IN-STUDIO:   JIMMY SARR - Country Artist  & ANDREA FAWKES - Rusty Boot Ent.