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Lubeznik Center for the Arts Celebrates Creativity and Craftsmanship at 36th Annual Art & Artisan Festival


The Lubeznik Center for the Arts celebrated its 36th Annual Arts & Artisans Festival this weekend, continuing their mission of making art more accessible by working to connect artists and artisans from around the country with patrons who appreciate fine art and craftsmanship.

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Reading About the Region: James Dworkin’s The Dog and… Children’s Books


“The Dog and the Dolphin,” “The Dog and the Jet Ski”… are you sensing a theme? James Dworkin, local children’s author, was inspired by his home in La Pore County and living on the shores of Lake Michigan to write his two books, and soon, many more.

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Reading About the Region! Meet: Trent D. Pendley

Dunes_novel_bookreading-2 This week’s local Region author is Trent D. Pendley. If you have not met him before, you can introduce yourself soon!

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Cancer Resource Centre's "Inspirations From The Garden" Offers Opportunity to Relax and Learn in Unique Setting


Rays of both sunshine and hope illuminated the June Hawk-Franklin Garden of Meditation and Healing at the Cancer Resource Centre’s Inspirations from the Garden event, where those seeking healing tips or some new container planters congregated for a great cause. Here, community members had the opportunity to learn from presentations with topics including “Therapeutic Benefits of Container Gardening,” “Healing Benefits of Hypnosis and Meditation,” and “To Bee… or not to Bee.” Between sessions, attendees bid on 49 different garden containers made by supporters of the Cancer Resource Centre. From the Chicago Cubs to fairy gardens, the boxes represented the diverse interests of the Region.

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La Porte County Historical Society Museum Announces 2017 Photo Contest

La-Porte-County-Historical-Society-Museum-Announces-2017-Photo-ContestThe fall display at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum this year will again be a photo contest, with trophies going to the winning submissions. This year will be a “Then & Now” theme. The Historical Society has a vast collection of photos, some going back to the 1800’s. It’s always interesting to see how the landscape has changed over the years, and a “Then & Now” display is always very popular. Come to the museum and pick out a photo.

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July First Friday Celebrates Opening of New Exhibitions at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts

July-First-Friday-Celebrates-Opening-of-New-Exhibitions-2017Join us on July 7, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00pm when Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) will be hosting the Opening Reception for "Home", "Patty Caroll: Anonymous Women" and "Natural Appreciation: Dunes, Waters, Forests of Michiana". Peruse the exhibitions and meet the artists. Admission is free and there will be lite bites and a cash bar.

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South Shore Line Posters Exhibit Receives Encore

South-Shore-Line-Posters-Exhibit-Receives-Encore Due to the popularity of The South Shore Line Poster Exhibit: A Retrospective of Original Paintings, the 50 original paintings will again be on display at the Indiana Welcome Center from July 5 to August 6. The paintings on display are a part of the Millennium series campaign that commenced 20 years ago.

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Cuban Sights and Sounds Fill the Blue Chip Casino for 2017 Lubeznik Center of the Arts' Art Bash


Annual Fundraiser Supports Lubeznik Center for the Arts' Outreach, Educational Programs

The sound of steel drums filtered in and out of Blue Chip Casino’s Stardust Event Center Saturday night as hundreds of people enjoyed a night in Havana at the Annual Lubeznik Center for the Arts’s Art Bash.

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You Are Beautiful Comes to Michigan City


The City of Michigan City announced today it will unveil a 6 foot tall by 48 foot long YOU ARE BEAUTIFUL public art installation by world renowned artist Matthew Hoffman on Saturday, July 1 at 1:30 PM in the greenspace located at 121 W. Michigan Blvd – the former site of the New Dispatch and Michigan City Police Department buildings. This movable art installation was commissioned by City of Michigan City Mayor Ron Meer with support from the Michigan City Redevelopment Commission, the Michigan City Gateway Public Art Committee (MAC) and Lubeznik Center for the Arts, and was fabricated by Jet Fabricators - Custom Metal Fabrication Services of Michigan City, Indiana.

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La Porte County Historical Society Museum to hold Quilt Display: “A Cozy Cover-up: A Look at La Porte County Quilts”

La-Porte-County-Historical-Society-Museum-Quilt-Display-2017Quilts are making a come-back for the summer at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum. The quilt display entitled “A Cozy Cover-up: A Look at La Porte County Quilts” will be up for all of June July and August, 2017. They can be found on all levels at the museum. Thanks to Larry Wade for making the quilt racks used in the exhibit.

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New Exhibitions at Lubeznik Center for the Arts

Lubeznik-Center-for-the-Arts-National-Juried-Exhibition-Home-Submission-Deadline-Is-Approaching-FastFrom June 10 through October 14, Lubeznik Center for the Arts will feature two new exhibitions: Home and Anonymous Women.

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