• General

    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!  

  • Events,  Exhibits,  General

    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…

  • Events,  General,  News

    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

  • General

    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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