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Snow-Stoppers: Spring hits the ground with celebratory events along the Lake

Snow-Stoppers: Spring hits the ground with celebratory events along the Lake

An action-packed fundraiser in Three Oaks on Saturday, next weekend the rites of spring for Save the Dunes followed by food and beverage soirees that are strictly about eating and drinking.--- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

March 20, 2014 10:00 am

Methodist Hospitals Foundation unveils community artwork

CROWN POINT | The Methodist Hospitals Foundation will unveil the vision for the three Bead Town community art pieces during a reception with community leaders at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 17 at the former Crown Point Library, 214 South Court St.

February 13, 2014 3:48 pm
Bead Town artist shares his talent with kids

Bead Town artist shares his talent with kids

January 23, 2014 5:15 pm Photos

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Mardi Gras mosaics: Bead Town opens in Gary

Mardi Gras mosaics: Bead Town opens in Gary

GARY | The artist who created the Bead Town exhibit that opened Thursday in Gary said he's excited about bringing his colorful works to the region.

January 09, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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Bead Town opens in Gary

Bead Town opens in Gary

Visitors to the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts in Gary's Miller section look over artist Stephan Wanger's bead art during an opening Thursday night for the Bead Town: Northwest Indiana exhibit.

January 09, 2014 9:01 pm
Bead Town exhibit opens

Bead Town exhibit opens

Artist Stephan Wanger talks with Gary Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson on Thursday night during an opening for his Bead Town: Northwest Indiana exhibit at the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts.

January 09, 2014 8:48 pm
Bead Town exhibit opens

Bead Town exhibit opens

Jack Tonk, of Miller Beach looks over some of the bead work on exhibit at the Marshall Gardner Center for the Arts in Miller during an opening for the traveling exhibit Thursday night.

January 09, 2014 8:40 pm
Bead Town exhibit opens

Bead Town exhibit opens

Elizabeth Wallish, of Gary's Miller Beach section, stands near one of Stephan Wanger's bead works Thursday at the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts during an opening for the Bead Town: Northwest Indiana exhibit.

January 09, 2014 8:36 pm
Bead Town opens in Gary

Bead Town opens in Gary

Visitors to the Marshall J. Gardner Center for the Arts in Gary stand near artist Stephan Wanger's bead mural of Front Street in Natchitoches, La. The piece is in the Guinness Book as the world's largest bead art and will be on exhibit through March 4.

January 09, 2014 8:36 pm

Bead Town galleries closed until Monday, but Thursday's gala still on

Concern for the community’s safety amid dangerous weather has prompted the Methodist Hospitals Foundation to close the Bead Town NWI galleries in Valparaiso, Crown Point and the Miller area of Gary until Monday.

January 09, 2014 12:05 am
Intro: An artist creator of gigantic mosaics brings Bead Town to NWI in winter

Intro: An artist creator of gigantic mosaics brings Bead Town to NWI in winter

Stephan Wanger was lately in Natchitoches, Louisiana discussing a Bead Town promotion in honor of the city’s status as the oldest city in the Louisiana Purchase. Natchitoches was established in 1714 by Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, who diplomatically named the town after a local Indian tribe…

January 02, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Bead Town exhibits roll into Northwest Indiana

Bead Town exhibits roll into Northwest Indiana

Recycled beads from Mardi Gras necklaces have been reworked into dazzling pieces of art to go on display next week in Crown Point and Gary and soon in Valparaiso.

December 30, 2013 8:16 pm Photos

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Region's character showcased in Bead Town exhibit

Region's character showcased in Bead Town exhibit

Bead artist Stephan Wanger, at left, speaks with Alex Horvath, vice president of marketing and human resources at Methodist Hospitals, during Thursday's unveiling of the Bead Town project.

November 22, 2013 12:00 am
Region's character showcased in Bead Town exhibit

Region's character showcased in Bead Town exhibit

GARY │A New Orleans self-taught artist who uses recycled Mardi Gras beads in artwork that has made him renown in Louisiana after Hurricane Katrina is bringing his interactive exhibit Bead Town to Northwest Indiana.

November 21, 2013 7:55 pm Photos

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