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Bison-tennial Art Project – Call for Artists

lakemichiganIn partnership with Indiana Association of United Ways and the Indiana Bicentennial Commission, South Shore CVA will be participating in the Bison-tennial Public Art Project, taking place across Indiana to celebrate Indiana’s 200th Statehood Day. This project will comprise of a 5-foot-tall fiberglass bison that will be decorated and displayed with at least one bison in each county along the Torch Relay route.

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Hammond’s ‘Wine And Canvas’ Brings Together Art And Entertainment

Hammond-WC-1The City of Hammond, on Friday evening, hosted Wine and Canvas at the Jean Shepherd Community Center. Around sixty painters enjoyed drinks while trying their best to learn and recreate the moonlit winter forest scene called “Snowy Moon.” The event was the second Wine and Canvas held by the City and like the first event, sold out rather quickly.

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Art Comes to Valparaiso with Spring into the Arts Celebration


The love and celebration of the arts are alive and well in the Valparaiso community and thanks to the Spring into the Arts program, students, artists and all members of the community can enjoy Valparaiso's artistic display as they bring together art and the Valparaiso community all throughout May.

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New Year, New Gallery for Purdue University Calumet

New-Year-New-Gallery-for-Purdue-University-Calumet-2016-01The lease has been signed and the keys have been made as Purdue University Calumet looks to welcome the New Year with a new off campus gallery in the Hessville area on 6725 Kennedy Ave.

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Registration Open for 2016 Lubeznik Center for the Arts Spring Classes

rot4Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) spring classes are now open for registration. Classes start February 23 and run through May. Spring into your creative side for the New Year by learning a new skill or gaining more knowledge of an existing one. Adults and children have a plethora of different subjects to choose from. Tight on time? One-day workshops are also available.

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NWI Beauty Queens Head to New York Fashion Week

NWI_BEAUTY_QUEENS_HEAD_TO_NEW_YORK_FASHID'Jesenia Torres, 15 of Hammond and Courtney Mason 22, of Valparaiso have packed their bags. February 15, 2016 the girls will be featured in New York Fashion Week. The show: Live Out Loud Charity's First Annual New York Fashion Week Show will be a first experience for not only these ladies but for the message they will carry as well.

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St. Mary Medical Center in Valparaiso to Showcase Work of Chesterton Art Center Members

Cancer-Survivorship-1St. Mary Medical Center is partnering with the Chesterton Art Center who will provide artwork created by local artists to hang in the Valparaiso facility, located at 3800 St. Mary Dr., Valparaiso, IN 46383. Artists who would like to be considered for the program must be a member of the Chesterton Art Center.

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2016 Earth Day Recycled Art Show Seeks Entries

Earth-Day-Recycled-Art-Show-Collage-2016Calling all creatives! The Recycling & Waste Reduction District of Porter County is seeking entries into the second annual Re-Think Art Competition and Exhibition.

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Steve's Deep Cuts: Classic Articles From the Site Archives


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5 Reasons to Take a Chalk Paint Decorative Paint by Annie Sloan Workshop

Sandpaper-workshops-20161. It's the new year! Out with the old look and in with a new look. No need to get rid of something, give it a new appearance.

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Purdue University Extension Photo Contest Deadline is January 19, 2016

Purdue-Photo-Contest-2016The holidays are over, and now you can send in that photo you wanted to enter in the gardening photography contest, sponsored by the Purdue University Cooperative Extension and its Porter County Master Gardeners. Your entry will be displayed at the 13th Annual Gardening Show on Sat., Jan. 23, 2016, Porter County EXPO Center, 215 E. Division Road, Valparaiso, Ind.

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