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Review of New Exhibition at Lubeznik Center for the Arts


Review-of-New-Exhibition-at-Lubeznik-Center-for-the-Arts-02-17"Mapping and Borders In Art" Review, By Herbert George
The latest exhibition at The Lubeznik Center For The Arts in Michigan City is entitled: Seeking Location: Mapping and Borders in Art. The exhibition is curated by Suzanne Cohen Lange and Jane Cooperman. At this moment in time the title is both prophetic and challenging. We crave order and certainty, but seldom have so many long held assumptions about gender, religion, race, and nationhood been questioned. Ours is not only a period of global turmoil, but it is also a search for a new order beyond the present chaos. These artists question why it is that once we establish our place in the world we construct borders that become fences, then walls. An aspect of mapping, as the title...

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Michigan City Area Schools to hold Art Teacher Show at Lubeznik Center

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Michigan City Area Schools art teachers will have an opening reception for their exhibit at the Lubeznik Center on February 3rd from 5-8pm, as part of "First Friday". Just wanted to give you some background on this, in case you'd like to stop by tonight or would like to do a story about this. The show will be on display through mid-March.

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts Offering Spring Classes in 2017


Lubeznik-Spring-Classes-2017Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) spring class offerings for children, teens and adults are currently open for registration. Weekly classes are available for those looking to develop new skills and workshops for those looking to flex their creative muscles. Classes fill quickly, so please register early to secure your spot!

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St. Mary Medical Center Raises Funds for Cardiovascular Research Fund with 2017 Coffee & Canvas Event

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Community Healthcare System’s St. Mary Medical Center hosted a special Coffee & Canvas event on Saturday morning at the Portage Lakefront Park & Riverwalk. The event allowed a group of people the opportunity to look out on the lakeshore, and use its elements to create their own painting, with the help of a local artist.

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PNW Faculty and Staff Step into the Art Scene


Ken-BronowskiThe communication and creative arts department of Purdue University Northwest Calumet campus will be opening the new year of gallery showings with a faculty show on January 26 from 6-8 p.m. at the CHESS Art Gallery located at 6725 Kennedy Ave., Hammond, Ind.

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts 2017 Call for Artists


Lubeznik-Art-and-Artisan-Festival-2016Application to the 2017 Lubeznik Art & Artisan Festival is now open. 65-100 exhibitors will be selected to exhibit and $3000 in cash prizes will be awarded. We invite artists and artisans to apply to this high-quality contemporary art event. Application deadline is March 10, 2017.

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Top 10 Entertainment Stories on LaPorteCountyLife in 2016

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We published several hundred entertainment stories to the LaPorteCountyLife.com entertainment section this year. Stories on great local theatres to restaurants and more in Northwest Indiana were fair game for good news.

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PNW 18th Odyssey Sculpture and Art Exhibit


PNW-18th-Odyssey-Sculpture-and-Art-Exhibit_01Purdue University Northwest will celebrate the opening of its 18th Odyssey Sculpture and Art Exhibit with a public reception at 4:30 p.m. CT, Friday, Nov. 11 in the James B. Dworkin Student Services and Activities Complex (DSAC) on the Westville Campus.

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Michigan City Public Art Committee Offers Self-Guided Audio Tour of Sculptfusion


Douglas-Gruizenga---Duet-in-Washington-ParkMichigan City Public Art Committee (MAC) is proud to announce Otocast, an exciting new addition to the Uptown Art District’s offerings. Find out more about the amazing sculptures you’ve walked and driven by so many times when you visit Michigan City’s historic downtown and Washington Park. Otocast provides a platform and services for mobile audio guides.

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La Porte County Historical Society Museum Announces 2016 Photo Contest Winners


La-Porte-County-Historical-Society-Museum-Announces-2016-Photo-Contest-Winners-01The current display at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum is a photo display and contest entitled, “Barns of La Porte County.” Photographers submitted their photos and 58 entries were received. After the photos were judged, trophies were given to the top 3 winners. First place trophy went to 13-year-old Kobi Stutsman of Granger, IN. Second place went to Linda Cromey of Wanatah and third place to Frank Muller of La Porte. Thanks to all who entered our photo contest! The photos are stunning!

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PNW Odyssey Art Exhibit: ‘Collages in Dimension’


Michael-KoscielniakThe Purdue University Northwest Odyssey Arts and Cultural Events Series presents the exhibit, “Collages in Dimension,” featuring the work of artist Michael Koscielniak, on the first floor, north study area of the Technology Building located at the Westville campus.

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