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

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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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Recycled Art Show Challenges Artists on Reuse

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Calling all creatives! It’s time to plan your entries for the Re-Think Art Competition & Exhibition at the 2018 Northwest Indiana Earth Day Celebration.

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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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Top 10 Photo Galleries On ValpoLife in 2017

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We published hundreds of galleries on ValpoLife this past year. Football games, 5ks, and parades all deserved a gallery this past year! With so many notable events in Northwest Indiana, it’s no wonder we had so many stories to choose from!

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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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Pines Village Retirement Communities Welcome Residents and Art Lovers to Meet Terry Walsh at the "Meet the Artist" Event

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Everyone builds a unique relationship with art throughout their life, from finger-painting as a preschooler to wine tastings at painting classes as an adult. Pines Village seeks to continue building that relationship into retirement, and on Sunday installed a new gallery by artist Terry Walsh, who spoke with residents and visitors to the retirement village at a Meet the Artist reception.

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Second Night of Valpo Schools' "This is Our Story" a Big Success

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The second night of Valparaiso Community Schools’ This Is Our Story Art Festival was another wonderful holiday treat for the audience. On Tuesday night, the Valparaiso Community Schools performed and showcased their best musical performances and artwork from across the school district. From elementary to high school, students prepared for months to display their talent to thousands of people. The crowd was excited to hear the holiday performances presented by the many different choirs, orchestras, and bands. Although it was a cold night, the Valparaiso High School gymnasium was filled with the warmth and love of parents, families, and students rejoicing in togetherness.

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Blackbird Cafe to Host Artist Reception for Rocco Schiralli in Support of The Caring Place

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Hosting an artist and their work is a rewarding endeavor for any business. For Blackbird Cafe, hosting artists is more than a reward, it’s something they feel they must do to support the art community. For them, utilizing their space to highlight local artists is a wonderful way to bring art into more lives and draw exposure to local artists.

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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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11th Annual Artability Art Show and Sale Raises Over $30,000 to Benefit Opportunity Enterprises’ Art Enrichment Program


OE-Artability-Art-Show-2017_01 Set against the elegant backdrop of Valparaiso University's Christopher Center, this year's ARTability Art Show and Sale radiated warmth and vibrancy that was no match for Friday's thunderstorms. Over 300 attendees braved the stormy weather to support the artists of Opportunity Enterprises, raising over $30,000 to benefit OE's Art Enrichment Program and provide client artists with a commission for each piece sold!

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

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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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