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Spotlighting events along the south shore of Lake Michigan

Arts

Lubeznik Arts Festival Hosts a Collection of Creatives

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August 18 and 19 from 10:00AM to 5:00PM guests can come to Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) for Northwest Indiana's premiere art festival: Lubeznik Arts Festival (LAF). There will be over 100 national artist and community booths for the public to enjoy as well as a delicious array of food for all tastes and an art scavenger hunt for families.

South Shore Arts presents "Pumped Up: The Art of Wheels, Rigs & Hogs"

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Ladies & Gentlemen, Start Your Engines!

South Shore Arts' summer-long exhibit Pumped Up: The Art of Wheels, Rigs & Hogs runs through August 26th
at the Center for Visual & Performing Arts, 1040 Ridge Road in Munster.

Art: Anthony Abboreno, 1952 Pontiac Chieftain, Acrylic on Canvas

Arts Commission seeks applicants for Cultural District designation

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The Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced it is now accepting letters of intent to apply for its Statewide Cultural District program.

Life Drawing Open Studio at the Chesterton Art Center

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The Chesterton Art Center is offering Life Drawing Open Studio on Monday nights from 6:30-9:30. A fully clothed model will be provided as the subject matter.

Warhol Exhibition Comes to Lubeznik Center for the Arts: Regional art center provides international appeal to local community

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Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) will exhibit original works by Andy Warhol through Saturday, October 13th, on loan from the Drew and Wendy Levenfeld collection, as well as from the Brauer Museum of the Art's permanent collection at Valparaiso University, Indiana. The exhibition will be titled Warhol: Icon & Influence and is generously sponsored by NIPSCO.

EXPO CHICAGO ANNOUNCES PARTICIPATING GALLERIES FOR SEVENTH EDITION, SEPTEMBER 27 – 30, 2018

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EXPO CHICAGO, The International Exposition of Contemporary & Modern Art, today announced the premier list of exhibitors for its seventh annual edition, September 27–30, 2018 at Navy Pier’s Festival Hall (600 E. Grand Ave). Marking its most global edition to date, EXPO CHICAGO welcomes 135 leading galleries representing 27 countries and 63 cities from around the world. Countries represented at the 2018 exposition include: United States, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Colombia, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, The Netherlands, United Kingdom, United Arab Emirates, Uruguay and Zimbabwe.

THE NATIONAL HELLENIC MUSEUM ANNOUNCES NEWEST EXHIBIT – LIVES AFLOAT – REPRESENTING THE GREEK REFUGEE CRISIS OPEN THROUGH 2019

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Dedicated to collecting, preserving and portraying the legacy of Greek history and culture in America, the National Hellenic Museum has the largest collection of Greek American artifacts and recorded oral histories anywhere. The National Hellenic Museum (NHM), 333 S. Halsted St., introduces its newest exhibition Lives Afloat: The Greek Refugee Crisis through the Lens of Tasos Markou 2015-2017 open through spring 2019. This photographic exhibition portrays the realities facing refugees as they arrived in Greece at the height of the Greek Refugee Crisis.

Chicago Sinfonietta “Dreams” Big With 2018-19 Season Announcement Featuring Regina Carter, Twyla Robinson and More

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Mei-Ann Chen, Music Director of Chicago Sinfonietta and Jim Hirsch, CEO of Chicago Sinfonietta, have announced the orchestra’s programming for 2018-19---Chicago Sinfonietta’s 31st season and Chen’s eighth year on the podium.