Main category listings

Academy’s 2011 Nicholl Screenwriting Competition Now Underway

Beverly Hills, CA – The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences is now accepting entries for the 2011 Don and Gee Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting competition.  As many as five $30,000 fellowships will be awarded through the program in November. The Nicholl Fellowships competition is open to any individual… Read more »

Academy Grants Funding for Book Projects

Beverly Hills, CA – The life and career of silent film star Gloria Swanson and camera movement in classic Hollywood cinema will be the topics explored by Cari Beauchamp and Patrick Keating, respectively, who have been named Academy Film Scholars by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. The… Read more »

RailCats Opening Night Tickets and Groups On Sale Now

RailCats Opening Night Tickets and Groups On Sale Now

GARY, IN 3-7-2011 – Group ticket packages in addition to tickets for Opening Night of the tenth season of Gary SouthShore RailCats Baseball are on sale now by calling 219.882.2255 or by visiting www.railcatsbaseball.com. The RailCats open at home on Friday, May 20th against the Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks at 7:10 p.m…. Read more »

IU Northwest Assistant Professor documents 1950s ‘Rockabillies’ subculture through photography

Greenburg’s true-to-life depiction recently published For as long as she can remember, Chicago native Jennifer Greenburg has been collecting vintage items. Enthralled with the quality craftsmanship and “bold, unapologetic colors” of the 1950s era, she loves to scour antique marketplaces and thrift stores for beautiful, old treasures. At first, the… Read more »

Harris Bank Sponsors an Apartment for Homeless

Porter County, 3-3-2011 – Even before Housing Opportunities, Inc. signed the papers to become the new owners of Spring Valley on February 15, HO had filled the first 12 of 28 apartments with homeless families and individuals from Porter County. “Housing Opportunities stuck its necks out to help the homeless,”… Read more »