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Turn STEM to STEAM so arts will create engineers

John Cain ("Arts make a difference in educating our children," June 1) effectively argues for helping young students participate in the arts. Near the end of his column he expresses concern that the growing priority in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) will conflict with and …

June 09, 2014 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Arts make a difference in educating youths

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Arts make a difference in educating youths

According to Stanford University and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, young people who participate in the arts are: 

June 01, 2014 12:00 am

Wirt-Emerson to host auditions for upcoming school year

GARY | Wirt-Emerson Visual and Performing Arts High Ability Academy is hosting auditions for the upcoming  school year. Students currently enrolled in grades 4 through 11 are admitted to Wirt-Emerson through a performance audition/interview process.

May 29, 2014 12:00 am

Writers group hosts reading, open house during Hammond Art Walk

HAMMOND | The Indiana Writers’ Consortium will participate in the Downtown Hammond Art Walk from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The IWC will host member  readings every hour on the hour as well as offer quick literary activities that will appeal to adults and children.

May 28, 2014 1:53 pm

Return to Renaissance age at PUC event

HAMMOND | A 17th century Renaissance visit, complete with wandering minstrel music, is in store for attendees of Purdue University Calumet’s next Building Community through the Arts program, scheduled from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Towle Theater, 5205 Hohman Ave.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am

South Shore Arts hosts luncheon and networking

MICHIGAN CITY | South Shore Arts will host its April Chamber Luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Lubeznik Center for the Arts, 101 W. Second St., Michigan City.

April 10, 2014 12:00 am
Foster the People; Mark Foster; Jocob Fink; Mark Pontius

Foster the People; Mark Foster; Jocob Fink; Mark Pontius

Foster the People band members Jacob Fink, left, Mark Foster, and Mark Pontius, right, pose for a photograph in Toronto on Thursday, March 20, 2014. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Nathan Denette)

March 24, 2014 12:00 am
Arts scene, museums continue to thrive

Arts scene, museums continue to thrive

Residents of Northwest Indiana and visitors to the area will find a vibrant arts and museum landscape throughout the region.

March 16, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Leap into the Arts Gala to benefit youth arts organizations

Leap into the Arts Gala to benefit youth arts organizations

SCHERERVILLE | Every February since 2008, the Leap into the Arts gala has been a major fundraising event benefiting and showcasing vocal, dance, and orchestra youth organizations in Northwest Indiana.

February 19, 2014 12:00 am

Share lunch and your passion for the arts

MERRILLVILLE | South Shore Arts Chamber of Commerce will hold its next luncheon from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Asparagus Restaurant, 7876 Broadway.

February 06, 2014 12:00 am
Marian Theatre Guild Logo

Marian Theatre Guild Logo

The Marian Theatre Guild was formed "officially" in 1928 to serve the arts community of Whiting and surrounding Northwest Indiana.

February 01, 2014 12:00 am
Marian Theatre Guild Logo

Marian Theatre Guild Logo

The Marian Theatre Guild was formed "officially" in 1928 to serve the arts community of Whiting and surrounding Northwest Indiana.

January 16, 2014 12:00 am

South Shore Arts hosts luncheon with small business workshop

MUNSTER | South Shore Arts Chamber of Commerce will add and educational component to its regular luncheon meeting Wednesday by offering a small business workshop.

December 09, 2013 12:00 am
Maria Bello, Denis Villeneuve, Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal

Maria Bello, Denis Villeneuve, Hugh Jackman, Jake Gyllenhaal

Actress Maria Bello, from left, director Denis Villeneuve and actors Hugh Jackman and Jake Gyllenhaal laugh during the press conference for "Prisoners" at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Galit Rodan)

September 12, 2013 12:35 pm

Miller Beach Arts & Creative District draws attention, raves

GARY | With the receipt of 501c3 status and support from various individuals, organizations and foundations, the Miller Beach Arts & Creative District is set to expand its canvas and broaden its strokes in the Midwest arts community.

September 04, 2013 12:00 am
“Charlie Brown” comes to life

“Charlie Brown” comes to life

CROWN POINT | Charlie Brown and his lovable gang of friends showcase a day in the life of this classic "Peanuts" cartoon character in Crown Point Community Theatre’s final production of its ninth season, “You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown.”

August 08, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Free summer concert, movie Thursday at park in Hobart

HOBART | The City Improvement Committee is sponsoring a free Summer Concert in Festival Park, 111 E. Old Ridge Road,  from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday.

July 23, 2013 12:05 am

A Park Full of Art to spotlight fine art this weekend

GRIFFITH | the 39th annual A Park Full of Art aims to shine a spotlight on artistic creativity in an open air art gallery setting this weekend.

July 18, 2013 5:45 pm
Revamp draws visitors to Hobart's Festival Park

Revamp draws visitors to Hobart's Festival Park

HOBART | Day or night, the city's Festival Park is the place to be this summer, Parks Superintendent John Mitchell said.

July 15, 2013 6:38 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Discover Memorial Opera House in downtown Valpo

GUEST COMMENTARY: Discover Memorial Opera House in downtown Valpo

Since being appointed the new business director of Memorial Opera House in Porter County, I have found many people are unaware of its existence.

June 23, 2013 12:00 am
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