Lakeshore Public Radio

Lakeshore Public Radio 89.1FM, initially known as The Lakeshore 89.1FM, first hit the airwaves across Northwest Indiana on January 19, 2010. The station was created after the board of directors for Lakeshore Public Media, which also operates our sister station Lakeshore PBS, saw the need for regional access to a public radio station in order to provide localized up-to-the-minute news and information for NW Indiana residents.

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Tricia Hernandez, Director of Marketing & Development about CARNIVALE! on August 27th, 2021.

Come power-up with Chef Nick as he welcomes in Generation Nutrition, on "Let's Eat."

Join Chef Nick as he enjoys some great tacos and quesdillas from Taco Depot, on "Let's Eat."

This week on ART ON THE AIR our whole feature interview is with artist, designer, photographer, and creative director, known for his surreal use of color & light, pioneering juxtapositions of traditional & digital mediums, founding No Pattern at age 18, Chuck Anderson.


Our Spotlight is on Improductions Director of Operations, Nelson Velazquez about their post-covid improv productions and classes.

In partnership with the Legacy Foundation, "Neighborhood Voice" brings you conversations from Northwest Indiana about the COVID-19, the vaccine, and barriers to accessing it. Erica Fizer talks with Jeffrey Edwards, of Gary Community Partnership.

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Stephanie Graham, Event Coordinator for the Friendship Botanical Gardens, about the upcoming Uptown Boys Concerts.

This week on ART ON THE AIR features the board president for Michigan City’s Friendship Botanical Gardens, John Leinweber about the recent renovations at the garden. Next we visit tabletop role-playing experience, inspired from Tolkien, Dungeon and Dragons, and Pathfinder, Roll Seekers with dungeon master Dustin Richea and Zachery Gipson as Lexi Max.

Our Spotlight is on the 4th Street Theatre’s Annual Ten Minute Play Festival coming November 5th with Angela Heid.

In partnership with the Legacy Foundation, "Neighborhood Voice" brings you conversations from Northwest Indiana about the COVID-19, the vaccine, and barriers to accessing it. Erica Fizer talks with Dr. Vanessa Allen-McCloud, President & Chief Executive Officer Urban League of Northwest Indiana, Inc.

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Jon Biancardi, Festival Chairman of Cesare Battisti Lodge/Villa Cesare, about Festa Italiana. 

Come on in and sample the sours from Viking Artisan Ales of Merrillville, on "Let's Eat."

In partnership with the Legacy Foundation, "Neighborhood Voice" brings you conversations from Northwest Indiana about the COVID-19, the vaccine, and barriers to accessing it. Erica Fizer talks with Elizabeth Palacio, a community volunteer from East Chicago.

This week on ART ON THE AIR features a Bulgarian-born, world-class piano dynamo, who Made her Carnegie Hall debut in 2009 and returned in 2016 with her widely diverse repertoire, Tania  Stavreva, including selections from her Rhythmic Movement album.


Our Spotlight is with Wendy Marciniak about the 62nd Chesterton Art Fair running August 7th and 8th with over 60 artists plus music from the Billy Foster Trio and Duo Sequenza.

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Becky Jascoviak, Co-Director of Seedlings Theatre Company about their upcoming summer shows.

This week on ART ON THE AIR features Highland Parks Summer Theater’s “ Disney’s Little Mermaid,” with director Ally Shinkan along with some cast members. Next we interview the founder and president Michelle Golden of  Books, Brushes, and Bands for Education about the program and her own art practice.

Our Spotlight is on Dunes Summer Theatre’s July 30th and 31st Cabaret Night at the Gardens at Michigan City’s Friendship Botanical Gardens.

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John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Bridget Covert, Director of Exhibitions at South Shore Arts, about "SWELL: A Group Exhibition on Scaffolding."

This week on ART ON THE AIR features Joel Ratajack, founder of Rockpelli, a music festival in the 10th year that creates music scholarships along with lead singer Jon Braun of Start Making Sense. Next the LaPorte County Little Theatre Club’s Katy Gartland talking about their July 23rd opening of High School Musical On-Stage.


Our Spotlight is on LaPorte County Symphony with Executive Director Tim King about their July 25th concert at Friendship Gardens.

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Lisa Formosa-Parmigiano, Director of Education at the Chicago Street Theatre about the upcoming performances of Shakespeare in the Park.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio," talks with Greg Crowley, President of  Crowley Engineering. 

This week on ART ON THE AIR features Governors State University’s Education and Outreach Coordinator  Sherri Denault, discussing the Nathan Sculptural Garden and her own art. Next we have Susan Kirt who uses her background in ecology to inform her photography.

Our Spotlight is on Dorothy Graden and her new exhibit opening July 9th at The Depot in Beverly Shores, plus Suzy Vance updating us about events there.

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Tim King, Executive Director of the LaPorte County Symphony about the upcoming summer concert series, and the Hoosier Star concert. 

In partnership with the Legacy Foundation, "Neighborhood Voice" brings you conversations from Northwest Indiana about the COVID-19, the vaccine, and barriers to accessing it. Erica Fizer talks with Vanessa Fernandez of HealthLinc. 

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio," talks with Jason van den Brink, Operations Manager at Ozinga Energy for a discussion about CNG fleet solutions.

This week on ART ON THE AIR features mosaic glass artist Robin Kittleson who creates her work using a classic Venetian technique.  Next we have new media artist Eric Souther who uses a multiplicity of disciplines plus develops video instruments for his video, interactive installation, projection mapping, print, virtual reality, and audiovisual performance.

Our Spotlight with IU Northwest’s Exhibition and Project Coordinator Cathy Feeman discussing the School of the Arts Summer teacher residency and High School Art Exhibition.

John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Andy Anderson, founder of Lakeside Artists Guild and Academy.

This week on ART ON THE AIR features artist Nick Bridge who uses the urban environment combined with aspects of the native prairie to inspire his work exhibited at Chicago’s Springboard Arts Gallery.  Next we speak with Canterbury Theatre’s Artistic Directors about their 2021 summer season.

Our Spotlight is on Dunes Summer Theatre’s June 26th Cabaret Night, and details about their next production of A Midsummer’s Night Dream.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio," talks with Rich Mohr, Vice President of Fleet Soultions for ChargePoint.

In partnership with the Legacy Foundation, "Neighborhood Voice" brings you conversations from Northwest Indiana about the COVID-19, the vaccine, and barriers to accessing it. Erica Fizer talks with Allyson Vaulx, Vice President of Development and Communication at the Food Bank of NWI.

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John Cain, host of "Eye on the Arts," talks with Kirk Muspratt about his return to the Northwest Indiana Symphony Orchestra.

This week on ART ON THE AIR features Lou Shields a musician and artist reviving traditional front-porch, Americana style music with his solo-performance sharing songs from his newest album, Calico Blue released in June 2021.

Our Spotlight is on artist Nancy Natow Cassidy and Kevin Firme discussing their June exhibit opening at the Ellen Firme Gallery on US12 in Beverly Shores.

Carl Lisek, host of "Green Fleet Radio," talks with Mike Dahlmann, President & CEO of Best Equipment Company.

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