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    AWESOME EVENT Coming to Studio 659

    Check out the new event coming to Studio 659 Opening before Pierogi Fest for six weeks. Are you a Photographer? Dust off your lens and get shooting. Building on the growing success of Whiting’s Pierogi Fest, this year the city will team up with The Times Media Co. on a new event — a photo contest. Photographers from Northwest Indiana are invited to photograph St. John the Baptist Church at 1849 Lincoln Ave. in Whiting. The submitted photos will be hung in Studio 659 located at 1413 119th St., and will be judged by Times photographers Jonathan Miano, John Watkins and Damian Rico. The photos will be on display during…

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    Successful “EGGZ-IBIT” Event a Favorite for the Children

    We would like to thank all the children, Moms and Dads that came out to participate in our first annual EGGZ-IBIT egg painting event. The young artists were very proud of their work…and some of the Dads, too! The EGGZ can be viewed in the windows of some of our local merchants and in the windows of Studio 659. Make sure you look for them when you attend the Easter Egg Hunt at 10:00 am and the Easter Parade at 2:00 pm on Saturday, March 19th. Studio 659 would like to thank all of the volunteers who helped with this project — especially our newest board members Jennifer Young and…

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    Whiting Idol 2015!

    Studio 659 will be hosting auditions for WHITING IDOL 2015 on: Tuesday, May 19th 7:00pm-10:00pm (in place of Open Mic Night) & Wednesday, May 27th 6:30-8:30pm.   If you cannot make either of these days but would still like to audition, please email a video submission no more than 5 minutes long of a song of your choice being sung a capella to jessica@studio659.org. The deadline for video submissions is June 1st.   Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark…

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    January 2015 Call for Art!!

    One of the many benefits to being a member of Studio 659 is our annual Members Only exhibit. Any subject matter is appropriate, you just have to be a member. If you are interested in submitting but you’re not a member, visit our membership page for details. Artists working in all media and styles of artwork are welcome to submit. Submissions due:  December 17th (NO late submissions)        Notifications: December 18th Delivery of work:  Work must be delivered by December 27th during regular studio hours or shipped at the artists expense. THE STUDIO WILL BE CLOSED ON DEC 25 AND DEC 26. CURATOR WILL MAKE ARRAGMENTS FOR DELIVERY ON AN INDIVIDUAL BASIS. Opening:…

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    Nathan Hale Kids Art Show

    Join us at Studio 659 to celebrate the city’s youngest artists. Each December we are pleased to showcase art work from Nathan Hale students, grades Kindergarten through Fifth. The free and family friendly reception will be held on Friday, December 5th from 6:59-9pm. That same evening, from 7-8pm, is the Whiting Illuminated Christmas Parade. So bundle up, enjoy the parade, and stop in the gallery either before or after. Happy holidays, from Studio 659!!  Blog this! Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post Recommend on Facebook Buzz it up Share on Linkedin share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post Print for later Bookmark…