"The Stranger in the Mirror" by Liv Constantine; Harper (336 pages, $26.99) ——— The well-worn trope of a person suffering amnesia receives a fresh update in “The Stranger in the Mirror,” thanks to appealing characters and Liv Constantine’s energetic storytelling. Constantine, the pseudonym for sisters Lynne and Valerie Constantine, has delivered consistently enthralling novels that have ...
Hammond painter Mark Anderson will exhibit his watercolors at the Chesterton Art Center in July.
Now this is a story all about ... a multifaceted and successful entertainer. Actor, rapper and film producer Will Smith can now add “author” to his resume, as he announced Saturday he has completed his autobiography. “It’s been a labor of love,” Smith said in an Instagram video. “I’ve been working on it for the past two years and it is finally ready.” Smith, whose face was behind an Instagram ...
Wendy Streit, chairwoman of the Lockport Summer Arts Committee, talks about its effort to help businesses hurt in the pandemic with a flock of…
“Eartha & Kitt: A Daughter’s Love Story in Black & White” by Kitt Shapiro and Patricia Weiss Levy; Pegasus Books (288 pages, $26.95) ——— Eartha Kitt may not have had nine lives, but she came close. First, she was a dirt-poor girl from North, South Carolina. Then she became a nightclub sensation, a muse to Orson Welles, a slinky recording artist, TV’s Catwoman, a political firebrand, and, ...
The Chesterton Art Center plans to host a warm glass fusing class for adults and summer camps for kids next month.
"The Lost Village" by Camilla Sten, translated from the Swedish by Alexandra Fleming; Minotaur (352 pages, $26.99) ——— Ghost stories and horror — especially psychological horror — have roots in the mystery/thriller genre. Each of these storytelling forms delve, in some way, into inexplicable goings-on and who is behind these eerie events. Camilla Sten’s often scary, highly entertaining debut ...
The Chesterton Art Center has resumed offering in-person classes, though it continues to provide virtual instruction as well during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Chesterton Art Center is exhibiting student work that was created during the coronavirus pandemic at its "Through the Screen" exhibit this month.
If you're looking to grow as an artist or take up the hobby you always dreamed of, the Chesterton Art Center is offering beginning and intermediate watercolor painting workshops this spring.
A Hollywood actor and three popular local cover bands are among the upcoming shows planned at the Hobart Art Theatre in downtown Hobart.
The Chesterton Art Center is offering beginning ceramics classes for adults on an in-person basis.
The Chesterton Art Center will offer online children's classes in April to teach kids of all ages about various artistic techniques, Salvador Dali's melting clocks and the surrealist movement.
The Chesterton Art Center will livestream virtual classes in March to teach kids of all ages about pop art icons like Andy Warhol and various artistic techniques.
World War II propaganda posters and photographs of heavy industry in the Calumet Region are on display at the Center for Virtual and Performing Arts in Munster.
In February, the Chesterton Art Center will teach kids about the Italian art movement of Futurism and how to create futuristic art, including depictions of robots.
A grant from the Lilly Endowment in Indianapolis will enable the Lubeznik Center for the Arts in Michigan to provide after-school arts education and other outreach programs.
Photographer Tyrell Anderson will display his work in the upcoming "Unapologetically Noir" exhibit at at the Marshall J. Gardner Center of the Arts.
Linda Lee Ligocki's "Through My Eyes" hangs at the Chesterton Art Center through next week.
If you can handle the truth, you might want to check out the new FAKE REAL exhibit at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts in Michigan City.
The curator of the Kurt Vonnegut Museum & Library in Indianapolis will visit Gary's lakefront Miller Beach neighborhood to talk about the legendary counter-culture author who penned such classics as "Slaughterhouse-Five," "Breakfast of Champions," "Mother Night," "Player Piano" and "Cat's Cradle."