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Mardi Gras King and Queen crowned at annual ball

Mardi Gras King and Queen crowned at annual ball

MERRILLVILLE | Crowned at the annual Methodist Hospitals Foundation Mardi Gras Ball held Feb. 15 at the Radisson Hotel at Star Plaza, King Mario Minotti and Queen Randalynn McColly-Fleener will preside over the foundation’s 11 philanthropic Krewes’ fundraising efforts for the next year.

February 24, 2014 12:00 am
Bead Town artist unveils plans for works inspired by local landmarks

Bead Town artist unveils plans for works inspired by local landmarks

CROWN POINT | The Methodist Hospitals Foundation did not let a little snow get in the way of the unveiling of a new, regional community art project.

February 17, 2014 8:38 pm Photos

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Bead Town artist unveils plans for works inspired by local landmarks

Bead Town artist unveils plans for works inspired by local landmarks

Bead Town artist Stephan Wanger, right, and Crown Point Mayor David Uran unveil a rough painting of the old Crown Point courthouse that will be made into a community Bead Town piece. The Methodist Hospitals Foundation hosted the unveiling reception Monday at the former Crown Point library. T…

February 17, 2014 7:43 pm
Bead Town artist unveils plans for works inspired by local landmarks

Bead Town artist unveils plans for works inspired by local landmarks

Malissa Ingram, of Prime Steakhouse, prepares food during an unveiling reception at the old Crown Point library for several upcoming Bead Town pieces.

February 17, 2014 7:43 pm
Bead Town artist unveils plans for works inspired by local landmarks

Bead Town artist unveils plans for works inspired by local landmarks

A detail of some of the bead work by Bead Town artist Stephan Wanger.

February 17, 2014 7:43 pm
Bead Town artist unveils plans for works inspired by local landmarks

Bead Town artist unveils plans for works inspired by local landmarks

Bead Town artist Stephan Wanger plays with his 13-month-old daughter Stazia Wanger in front of one of his Bead Town pieces Monday. Wanger unveiled several new works inspired by region landmarks.

February 17, 2014 7:38 pm
Bead Town artist unveils plans for works inspired by local landmarks

Bead Town artist unveils plans for works inspired by local landmarks

Guests look at the work of Bead Town artist Stephan Wanger during an unveiling reception Monday at the former Crown Point library.

February 17, 2014 7:38 pm

Methodist Hospitals Foundation to unveil 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 at the former Crown Point library, 214 S. Court St.

February 17, 2014 12:00 am
Bead My Valentine event draws a crowd

Bead My Valentine event draws a crowd

February 13, 2014 10:00 pm Photos

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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
GUEST COMMENTARY: Philanthropy builds hospitals' foundation

GUEST COMMENTARY: Philanthropy builds hospitals' foundation

The generosity of individuals and business owners who donate to the Methodist Hospitals Foundation is making a difference in the lives of thousands of families in Northwest Indiana every day.

February 11, 2014 12:00 am

Bead Your Own Bra event to raise money for NWI Breast Care Center

CROWN POINT | Bead your own bra? It’s not the first time noted bead artist Stephan Wanger has been asked to use bras as a canvas for his stunning bead art.

January 23, 2014 12:41 pm

HEALTH BRIEFS: Franciscan Alliance to offer insurance education sessions

HOBART | People in need of health insurance can learn what is available and how to enroll during free programs, sponsored by Franciscan Alliance, in January and February at Southlake Mall.

January 20, 2014 12:00 pm
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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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, January 9, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, January 9, 2014

Eat, drink and support the arts on Thursday, Friday and Saturday this weekend as the beneficent arts supporters of the Lake Michigan world rise up from under a blanket of melting ice and snow. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

January 08, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, January 2, 2014

Adventures in Everyday Living, Thursday, January 2, 2014

Upcoming parties take planning now. If you were snowed in for New Year's, there chances to party coming up on the calendar, so fire up that tablet and take note. --- Pat Colander, Associate Publisher and Editor, Shore Magazine.

December 31, 2013 12:00 am
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

Beads woven into intricate and colorful artpieces by artist Stephan Wanger are displayed on Thursday during the unveiling of Methodist Hospitals Foundation's 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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