Lubeznik Center for the Arts

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Published on September 28, 2010 with No Comments

The Lubeznik Center for the Arts is a newly renovated cultural venue that provides a variety of art experiences to diverse local communities, while creating opportunities for local and regional artists. The Center focuses on serving residents of LaPorte, Porter and Lake counties, with an extended reach to the South Bend, Southwest Michigan and Chicago-land areas.

Friday, Oct. 1, from 5-8 p.m.
First Fridays @ 5: Poetry Slam
Poetry Slam is back by popular demand. Join us for a spirited evening of creative, collaborative and competitive spoken word performances. Refreshments will be available. Admission is free.

Thursday, Oct. 21, from 7-9 p.m.
Awesome Gigs: Bobby Talamine, Rock n’ Roll Photographer
How does one become a rock photographer? What kind of training and equipment do you need? How did you break into the business? Learn the answers to these questions and more at this unique presentation by acclaimed Rock n’ Roll photographer, Bobby Talamine. Admission is free, and attendees are invited to continue the conversation after the event at a casual question and answer session sponsored by Shoreline Brewery.

Friday, Nov. 5, from 5-8 p.m.
First Fridays @ 5: Día de los Muertos
Help build a Ofrenda – altar – honoring the deceased by adding photos, candles, flowers and favorite music or foods as we celebrate the Day of the Dead with refreshments, music and more.

Saturday, Nov. 13, from 6-9 p.m.
Beyond the Arches: Selected Works from McDonald’s Corporate Art Collection
Private Preview and ArtRaiser
Be among the first to see these distinguished and rarely viewed works at a private reception and celebration benefiting Lubeznik Center exhibits, education and outreach. Tickets are $50 each. Phone 219.874.4900 or visit for more information or reservations.

Nov. 13–Feb. 13, 2011
Beyond the Arches: Selected Works from McDonald’s Corporate Art Collection Hyndman Gallery
An enthusiastic supporter of emerging artists for over 30 years, McDonald’s corporate art collection spans decades and includes contemporary works by regional, national and international artists. Do not miss this opportunity to see these distinguished and rarely viewed artworks.

Friday, Nov. 19, from 6-8 p.m.
Jack Lane: Saloon Society Chicago Style Brincka/Cross and Library Galleries Opening Reception
Populated by newspaper people, writers and their groupies, Jack Lane’s photographs from O’Rourke’s Bar evoke Chicago’s Saloon Society of the 60’s and 70’s. Writer and reporter Rick Kogan hosts a “spirited” evening of history and insight.

For more information on the Lubeznik Center for the Arts or any of the above mentioned programs, call 219-874-4900, or visit

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