Frontline Foundations' Hooked on Art Festival brought the community together for a day of live music, art, and beautiful weather for the fifth consecutive year.
The Forever Valpo campaign of Valparaiso University was unveiled to the public on September 23rd. It was a celebration among students, administration, alumni, and rock band Bare Naked Ladies under the strobes of the Athletic Recreation Center.
Like any other neighbor, Von Tobel Lumber & Hardware likes to throw an occasional party to get the community together. On September 23rd, they hosted asn expo that gave customers and vendors an opportunity to get to know each other.
The BlackBird Cafe has a new and delicious menu available for its guests! There are the returning favorites and some exciting new dishes to sink your teeth into. Our new menu features all sandwiches, soups, salads, breakfast items, and more at great prices!
The 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.
The Memorial Opera House Foundation invites the public to participate in creating an original piece of art using the Connected Paint process. The 15’ x 7’ mural, when completed, will be displayed at the Memorial Opera House. The Foundation’s Connected Paint mural will consist of 105 canvas panels that are painted individually by following a simple two-step process. The participants will not know the overall theme of the mural when they paint their panels. At the end of the evening, the completed panels are assembled to reveal a large themed original piece of art.
Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) presents Project Simple: Capturing Silent Conversations, an exhibition of photographs by the husband and wife team of Mariano Cortez and Chelsea Nix. The couple's photographs are currently on display in LCA's NIPSCO Education Studio through October 28, 2016 with a reception on October 7 from 5:00 to 8:00pm during LCA's First Friday series. Using the camera as a tool to share individual stories and help indigenous communities in third world countries, the Nix/Cortez team focused their lens on India and Nepal for this series of photographs.
Sometimes finding gourmet food comes from an unexpected source. On Thursday night, over ten different health care providers and facilities came together for the 2016 Taste of Care. The Taste of Care is a friendly competition that allowed different chefs to show off their unique flair on cuisine, and raise money for Honor Flight Chicago.
The 38th Annual Valparaiso Popcorn Festival is a wrap, and we were there to catch a bunch of action from the day. Word on the street is that everyone had a great time and while you were busy running in the races, walking in the parade, or just having a good time, we were out finding some cool stories and taking a bunch of photos from the day (and the week leading up).
With homecoming right around the corner, the search for dresses is on many high school girls’ minds. Seniors Kayla Ferrari, Tori Kolar, and Marissa Cavanaugh headed to Catherine’s Bridal Boutique in downtown Valparaiso with the hopes of finding the perfect dress.