Successful Pet Painting Party

Our first Pet Painting Painting Party was a huge success. Special thanks going out to our instructor Jeremy Kane, hostess Jessica Lopez and event organizer Brenda Henson. Keep your eyes open for our next event.

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November 13th: OLD TIME RADIO SHOW @ STUDIO 659!!

7:00 & 8:30 p.m. The Whiting Arts Council/Studio 659 will be hosting an encore performance of Calumet College of St. Joseph’s old-time radio show: A Blonde, A Brunette, and a Redhead: A Detective Story. Silly voices, live sound effects, and sinister plots combine to make this production a unique experience. Tickets are: $7/Adults; $5/Students with valid Student ID. This production is sure to please both young and old alike!


Current & Upcoming Events!

Last 2 weekends for Marian Theatre Guild’s THE WORLD GOES ‘ROUND, a musical revue showing the music of John Kander and Fred Ebb. Come enjoy songs from Chicago, Cabaret, Kiss of the Spider Woman, and others in this delightful stage production directed by Larry Colgan. November 14th & 21st at 8:15 p.m.; November 15th & 22nd at 3:00 p.m. Dinner/Theatre package available for Saturday’s performance. For tickets, please call (219) 473-7555. (MARIAN MEMORIAL AUDITORIUM, 1844 Lincoln Avenue)

Through November 27th: ARTISTIC LICENSE: 4th Annual Juried Show. Studio 659’s annual juried show features artwork of local artists in various media. Gallery hours are Thu-Fri, Noon – 7 p.m. and Sat 10 a.m. -2 p.m. (STUDIO 659 – 1413 119th Street)

Through December 11th: OLIVER BROWN EXHIBIT. 119th Street Artists presents its Annual Members’ Exhibit at CornerStone Gallery. A variety of media from artist members from Northwest Indiana and the Chicagoland area will be shown at this family-friendly exhibit. (CORNERSTONE GALLERY, back of Centier Bank at 1500-119th Street)

December 4th – January 8th: ‘TIS THE SEASON: The Artwork of Local Students K-5. Studio 659 will be featuring the Holiday Artwork of students in grades K-5 from Nathan Hale, Franklin and St. John the Baptist in conjunction with the Whiting Holiday Festivities. Stop by before or after the Holiday Parade on December 4th to enjoy a little hot chocolate and get into the Christmas Spirit – all while looking at the artwork created by talented local students. Everyone is welcome at this free, family-friendly event. Opening Reception is Friday, December 4th from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Refreshments will be served. (STUDIO 659)

December 5th, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Art’s Alive! will be having it’s annual Cookie Sale featuring many scrumptious delectables just in time for the Holidays. Come early to get the best goodies! (Chrislove, 1452 119th Street)

December 15th: OPEN MIC NIGHT. Due to the Holidays, Studio 659 will not be hosting the Open Mic Night this month. Please check back for the January date – Hope to see all of our talented performers then!!

ART’S ALIVE! is sending out it’s annual Call for Bakers. Anyone interested in making Holiday treats for their annual Cookie Sale can drop them off at either Chrislove or Pie-Eyed during business hours on Friday, December 4th. Thanks to those who share their baking talents, especially for a good cause.


Studio 659 PRESENTS:

An Encore Showing of the  Whiting/Robertsdale Historical Society’s Award-Winning Documentary

“ONE MINUTE AFTER SUNRISE The Story of the 1955 Standard Oil Refinery Explosion.”

If you missed the Premier, now is your chance to see it!

The Whiting Arts Council/Studio 659 invite you to join the Producers John Hmurovic, Frank Vargo, Gayle & Chuck Kosalko  as they present this remarkable documentary & answer any questions

Copies of the DVDs will be available for sale at this event!

Monday, November 9th at 7:00 p.m.

Studio 659

1413 119th Street

Free Admission

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