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    Whiting Arts Council News

    NEWS FROM WHITING ARTS COUNCIL   The Arts Around Town… It’s Fall – my favorite time of year (even though it means you-know-what is right around the corner) and there are so many events in town to enjoy…here are a few of the artsy ones!   Current & Upcoming Events Through October 31st: SINISTER Exhibit. Annual Exhibit featuring artwork depicting all things scary and creepy. Stop in to view the macabre, twisted and humorous. Gallery hours are Thu-Fri, Noon – 7 p.m. and Sat 10 a.m. -2 p.m. (STUDIO 659 – 1413 119th Street)   October 23rd at 7:00 p.m.: Are you ready for a frightfully good time? TRIVIA FRIGHT…

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    Pet Painting Party – SOLD OUT!!!!!!

    Admit it: we all ADORE our pets – now you can immortalize them by painting their portrait AND supporting Gimme Shelter, Whiting’s no-kill animal shelter! Join Instructor Jeremy Kane and other pet-lovers to create a beautiful picture of your pet and have some fun while painting it. Participants will be asked to forward their favorite high resolution digital image of your pet via email. Upon registration, you will receive further details on how and where to send the image. If you can’t make the event and still would like a portrait done of a pet, arrangements can be made by contacting Studio 659. Cost is only $55 (all painting supplies…

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    Volunteers Needed!

    VOLUNTEER AT STUDIO 659   STUDIO 659 is looking for volunteers to gallery-sit. And when it comes to volunteering, this is an easy task – no baking, no heavy lifting, just sitting a couple of hours at the Gallery so that it can increase the hours it is open to the public. Especially now, with the Original Comic Book Art Exhibit and Pierogi Fest coming up, Studio 659 would appreciate any time one might have to donate. Please feel free to come in during open hours to sign up (Th-F, 12-6; Sat 10-2) or call or email Studio 659 (219.659.8828 or contactus@studio659.org ) to sign up. There are exciting things…

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    Superheros Take Over Studio 659

    WHITING | You can see rare comic art at comic book conventions if you’re willing to battle the hordes, carve out space near a booth and flip through a binder. Studio 659 in Whiting is giving superhero fans of all ages a chance to take their time in a less crowded gallery setting to actually appreciate comic book art, including hand-drawn pieces by famous artists Jack Kirby and Steve Ditko.

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