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Call Out for Artists - Lubeznik Arts Festival 2018

Lubeznik-Arts-Festival-2018Lubeznik Center for the Arts invites artists to apply for its annual art festival featuring fine art and fine craft exhibitors, plus contemporary art galleries, interactive family art activities and food. A non-refundable application fee of $35 is required. Application deadline is March 15, 2018.

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Crochet: Relax, Unwind, Stitch


To take a ball of string and use knitting or crochet to turn it from nothing into a beautiful blanket, scarf, hat, or other item can be truly amazing. Watching something take form and be created is a fun, relaxing task that not everyone knows the joy of.

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Registration Open for Spring Classes & Workshops and Youth Summer Camps at LCA

LCA-Sping-Classes-and-Workshops-2018Lubeznik Center for the Arts' (LCA) spring class & workshop 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 for a little "me time" and focus their creativity for a day or two. Offerings run from March 12 through April 14. Classes fill quickly so all are encouraged to register early.

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Work by Local Artist Jay Zerbe Coming to Lubeznik Center for the Arts


Local artist, Jay Zerbe, will be bringing his latest show,"eCollage", to Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA). Zerbe's digital collages are constructed in photoshop using elements from his paintings and drawings ordered in many layers. He then prints the image with archival ink on 8.5x11" archival paper.

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts Celebrates Service

LCA-Thank-You-2018Lubeznik Center For the Arts, an arts hub integrating contemporary art exhibitions with educational programming for kids and adults in Michigan City and the Michiana region, recently celebrated the retirement of several longstanding board members.

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts Exhibit Highlights Artists Living With Disabilities

Lubeznik-Center-for-the-Arts-Exhibit-Highlights-Artists-Living-With-DisabilitiesFeatured Creatures showcases artworks completed by student artists of Lubeznik Center for the Arts' (LCA) Health Promotion through the Arts Program, in partnership with The Social and Learning Institute (SLI) and Paladin, Inc, provides weekly classes for adults living with developmental and cognitive disabilities. This program, now entering its tenth year, provides a creative space for these artists to explore and develop motor and vocabulary skills, as well as develop social support and peer relationships. Thanks to Duneland Health Council for generously sponsoring this program.

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Top 10 Photo Galleries on LaPorteCountyLife in 2017


Capturing the moment can be a make or break instant in time that can determine how we remember an event. In 2017, we captured a lot of amazing and intense moments like holiday parades, sporting events, and graduations that summed up a year full of excitement and life-changing events. We are proud to be there to capture these moments and share the top ten most memorable photo galleries from this year in La Porte County!

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Last-Ever Christmas Concert in La Porte High School Auditorium is a Huge Holiday Success


It’s Christmastime in La Porte County, and nowhere is that more evident than at the La Porte High School Winter Choral Concert. Music and Christmas spirit filled the air as the students filed into the auditorium holding candles and singing traditional hymns and carols dating back centuries. Each of LPHS’s five choirs and choruses were involved in this event, which happens to mark the very last choir concert LPHS will ever hold in its old auditorium. The auditorium is slated to be torn down and replaced in the next two weeks.

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts Hosts Return of Musician Gerry Hundt During December First Friday

Lubeznik-Center-for-the-Arts-Hosts-Return-of-Musician-Gerry-Hundt-During-December-2017Friday, December 1, 2017 from 5:00 to 8:00 PM (CST) The Legendary One-Man-Band, Gerry Hundt, returns to Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA). Hundt is a wunderkind of blues using stringed instruments, rack attachments and foot devices to burst into hot, rag-time blues. Performance starts at 5:30PM. Between sets, peruse the Holiday Artisan Market, enjoy light bites and a cash bar. Admission is free.

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Foreigner Turns up the Heat on a Cold Night at the Horseshoe Casino in Hammond


We’ve all heard our friends belt out a ballad of “Hot Blooded” in the bar on a Saturday night while the rest of the bar usually joins in on the chorus. And anytime “Cold as Ice” comes on the radio, you know you just can’t change the station. We recognize so many of these songs because they’ve permeated our culture so deeply over the last 40 years. Foreigner has 22 hit songs on Billboard’s Top 40, 9 of which were Top 10 hits. A claim that only a select few bands can also attest to.

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La Porte County Historical Society Museum Announces 2017 Photo Contest Results

La-Porte-County-Historical-Society-Museum-2017-Photo-Contest-ResultsThe fall display at the La Porte County Historical Society Museum is again a photo contest, with trophies going to the winning submissions. This year is 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.

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