LAFAYETTE -- The year is 1893 and people from around the world are flocking to the Worlds Columbian Exposition, also known as the Chicago Worlds Fair. Amid the brilliant white architecture, joyous crowds, and international celebrities, a serial killer lurks. The 2013 One Great Read committee invites all county residents to join in exploring the making of the exposition and the murderous mind of H.H. Holmes, vividly captured in The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America by Erik Larson.
LAFAYETTE On Tuesday, April 30, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation unveiled its newest mural, "Jazz Action Heroes," on the "Brent's Bench" building, at 229 S. Fourth St.Through the Federation's After School Arts Program Mural Class and Mural Art Initiative programs, local artist Zach Medler worked with area students to brainstorm, design, and create the mural that celebrates music.
LAFAYETTE -- Director Shannon Sable has announced the cast of Company, the fifth and final MainStage production in the 2012-13 season. Sable and music director Gail Deagan have assembled a cast of Civic veterans and newcomers for this groundbreaking Stephen Sondheim classic.
LAFAYETTE -- Civic Youth Theatre and Civic Theatre of Greater Lafayette are accepting applications for the annual Justin M. Newell Scholarship. The $500 scholarship is awarded to recognize the contributions and achievements of a college bound graduating senior.
LAFAYETTE -- Children will get a chance to celebrate National Dance Week at the Tippecanoe County Public Library with a kid-friendly dance party, from 4:30-5:30 p.m., at 627 South St. on Thursday, May 2. This program will take place in the Friends Program Room. For more information, call 765-269-5380.
LAFAYETTE -- On April 12, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation will host Art Mix: Indiana Artist, Exhibition and Sale. The evening will start off with an exclusive Preview Party Opening Celebration at the Wells Community Cultural Center, 638 North Street from 5-7 p.m.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF), with support from the Indiana Arts Commission and the Carroll County Economic Development Corporation, will present a peer-to-peer conference focused on teaching rural stakeholders proven strategies for achieving arts and community development success.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation this week announced the musical acts for the 2013 Taste of Tippecanoe. The Taste of Tippecanoe is scheduled to take place 4 p.m.-midnight, Saturday, June 15 in downtown Lafayette.
LAFAYETTE -- Under the Dome is a competition sponsored by the Tippecanoe County Bar Association for the purpose of selecting a piece of artwork featuring the Tippecanoe County Courthouse. This work will become part of the permanent collection at the Indiana State Bar Association's headquarters in Indianapolis.
LAFAYETTE -- Xenia Rubinos and Nelado Negro will perform at the Outernet Vanguard Music Series at the Wells Community Cultural Center, 638 North St., at 8 p.m. on March 8. Organizers said doors open at 7 p.m. with a cost of $10 at the door.
LAFAYETTE A reception for the Tippecanoe School Corporation Youth Art Month exhibit will be held 6-8 p.m. at the Wells Community Cultural Center, 638 North St., on Friday, Feb. 22, kicking off a six-week exhibition.
LAFAYETTE -- LaLa Gallery & Studio will host its first show featuring work from Jefferson High School faculty and students Jan. 15 to March 9. There will be an artist reception for the show at the LaLa Gallery Studios, 609 Main St., from 6-9 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 18.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation and Indiana Arts Commission announce Region 4 FY2014 Regional Initiative grants are now open to applicants. All applications are composed and submitted online through the IAC online grant system.
LAFAYETTE The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette will hold its second annual student pottery sale from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. on Dec. 8 at the museum. The sale will include a wide variety of pottery, wheel thrown and hand built by students and instructors.
LAFAYETTE The Tippecanoe Arts Federation will host an exhibit reception for its ASAP Fall Exhibit at its Gallery in the Wells Community Cultural Center, 638 North St., from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 7.Music will be provided by DJ Sping. Performances will include:- 7 p.m., Sing! class student performance- 7:15 p.m., Beginning Fiddle & Banjo student performance- 7:30 p.m., Plan 9 "Film Remake Workshop" screening The exhibition, which will also include work from Lafayette Jeff and Purdue photography students, will from Dec. 7-14.
LAFAYETTE -- Join Tippecanoe County Public Library organizers Thursday, Dec. 6 at 7 p.m. in the Alfred J. and Dorothy N. McAllister Meeting Room B at the Downtown Library. See and hear both mountain and hammered dulcimers. Enjoy live American folk music. Audience members are invited to join in and sing along to traditional and holiday music for all ages.
LAFAYETTE The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra will celebrate the holidays with a special concert featuring former Indianapolis Colts star Benjamin Utecht on vocals and a partnership with Food Finders Food Bank and Regions Bank to collect items for feeding hungry families.
WEST LAFAYETTE With the unseasonably warm weather, Riverside Skating Center will once again have to delay its opening by a week. With Mother Natures cooperation the West Lafayette Parks department hopes to have the rink up and running on Friday, Nov. 30.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Artists Zach Medler and Pete Brown have been working over the last months to plan, design and execute the newest mural in Tippecanoe County. The duo collaborated on the urban influenced mural which towers alongside North River Road on the pylons of the U.S. 52 overpass. Medler and Brown worked with community members to paint and finish the mural which becomes the tenth mural completed as a part of the Tippecanoe Arts Federation's Mural Arts Initiative public art program.
LAFAYETTE The third Lala Gallery annual Trunk show will hold its opening reception Friday, Nov. 16 from 6-8 p.m. Come and see a variety of fine art gifts, made by all of your favorite Lala Artists, and some new artists from around the country.
LAFAYETTE -- The Downtown Development Council of Greater Lafayette Commerce is looking for Dickens of a Christmas entertainment. Bands, choirs, roving carolers, crafters of all kinds and actors are wanted to transform downtown LafayetteWest Lafayette into a Victorian English town.
LAFAYETTE -- Artist Jerry Smith, featured in the ourVisions: Four Indiana Painters exhibit, will give a demonstration and talk on the Versatility of Acrylic Paints at the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 4.
LAFAYETTE -- On Saturday, Nov. 10, the Lafayette Gold Star Mothers together with Nashville Country Music Recording Artist, Levi Riggs, will host a benefit concert at the Lafayette Long Center located at 111 N. Sixth St.
LAFAYETTE -- Tippecanoe Arts Federation held its annual Bravo for the Arts Tuesday, (Oct. 9) to a sold out crowd. Reed and Company received the 2012 Bravo Award for their outstanding contributions to the arts throughout the state. The prestigious John Corey Award went to Bonnie Zimmer for her dedicated service to the arts as an esteemed arts educator, arts volunteer, and highly regarded visual artist.
LAFAYETTE Artists wanting consideration for Tippecanoe Arts Federation's 2014 Gallery Exhibition Series must apply with the federation by 5 p.m., Monday, Nov. 5.TAF has made applications for visual arts exhibitions in the Wells Community Cultural Center galleries available on the their website at http://www.tippecanoearts.org/exhibits.html.
LAFAYETTE -- Candace Fleming, a versatile and award-winning author of picture books, chapter books and non-fiction for children, will host a book-signing at the Tippecanoe County Public Library, 627 South St., on Thursday, Oct. 18.
WEST LAFAYETTE Artists interested in participating in the 2013 Art on the Wabash juried art fair may apply now. The call-for-entries form is available at www.westlafayette.in.us and www.tippecanoearts.org.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation will be hosting a group of Tibetan Buddhist Monks from the Drepung Gomang Monastery located in Southern India. The group of eight monks will be in the Lafayette area from Saturday, Sept. 29 through Thursday, Oct. 4.
LAFAYETTE -- What are art exhibitors, fair and shops looking for in an artist's work? How do you apply to them and how do you get selected? Which venue is right for you? Are you ready to take that 'next step'?
WEST LAFAYETTE Grammy winning bluegrass artist Dr. Ralph Stanley and his Clinch Mountain Boys will perform at Jesters , 402 Brown St., at 8 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 19. Now 81, Stanley has been performing professionally since he and his older brother, Carter, formed a band in their native southwestern Virginia in 1946.
LAFAYETTE -- For 4 1/2 years now LaLa has held several clay classes from ages 3 - adult, in their hidden pottery studio in the back. "Landscape Oil Painting with West Lafayette artist Maura Schaffer marks LaLas first oil painting class.
LAFAYETTE -- Musicians interested in playing at the 2013 Taste of Tippecanoe have one week left to submit press kits and promotional materials. The Taste of Tippecanoe Entertainment Committee is accepting submissions from musicians for Taste 2013. Performers in all genres of music are encouraged to apply. Deadline for receipt of press kits is Sept. 12.
LAFAYETTE The deadline for nomination for the 2012 Bravo for the Arts and John Corey Awards is Sept. 21 at 5 p.m. Tippecanoe Arts Federation is seeking nominations and will present these awards during the upcoming Bravo for the Arts ceremony on Oct. 10.
WEST LAFAYETTE Tall shade trees, a riverside park and dozens of artists displaying and selling their latest works make Art on the Wabash an event to attend, said West Lafayette Mayor John Dennis, who invites the public to attend the 7th annual fair on Sunday, September 16, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Tapawingo Park.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Tippecanoe Arts Federal will host Bravo for the Arts at the Four Points Sheraton at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 10. Bravo for the Arts is an annual celebration of individuals and businesses who have shown commitment to growing the arts in Tippecanoe county and the surrounding regions.
LAFAYETTE -- New Work by LuAnn Laime, Diana May, Dan Annarino, Kathryn Dart and Candice Hartsough McDonald (North Gallery) and All American Appeal by Mara Battiste, Garet Martin, Lisa Wicka, and David Wischer (South Gallery) are up now at LaLa Gallery and Studio, 609 Main St., until Sept. 12.
LAFAYETTE -- Greater Lafayette Commerce will host the eighth annual Uptown Jazz & Blues Festival presented by Lafayette Bank and Trust on Saturday Aug. 25 from 5 p.m. to midnight in the Fifth Street Farmers Market area between Columbia and Main Streets in downtown Lafayette.
LAFAYETTE Lala Gallery and Studio, at 609 Main St., will host an artist reception for All American Appeal collaboration from past Purdue MFA students on Friday, Aug. 17 from 6-9 p.m.The All American Appeal exhibition will go from that time to Sept. 12.
LAFAYETTE Mosey for the Arts will present family-friendly live performances, hands-on art activities, and cultural information highlighting regional artists and arts organizations on Saturday, Aug. 11 from 6-9 p.m. downtown.
LAFAYETTE -- The Taste of Tippecanoe Entertainment Committee is now accepting press kits and promotional material from musicians for Taste 2013. Performers in all genres of music are encouraged to apply. Deadline for receipt of press kits is Sept. 12, 2012.
BATTLE GROUND -- Wolf Park is partnering with the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra for the outdoor performance Howling Mozart After Hours from 7:30-11 p.m. at Wolf Park. The LSO will be represented by a string quartet that will perform the music of Mozart and other classical favorites.
LAFAYETTE - The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra and the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries at Purdue University are joining forces for Art Heist, a communitywide fundraising effort to benefit the regional orchestra.
WEST LAFAYETTE Adena Vanderwielen, who makes wearable art, and Wendy Zhang, who creates Chinese watercolors, are among the first-time participants at Art on the Wabash, a Local Artists Fair, to be held Sunday, Sept. 16, at Tapawingo Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
LAFAYETTE - The Tippecanoe Arts Federation has extended the deadline for proposals for a mural to July 27. The site identified for the mural is 638 and 640 Main St. in downtown Lafayette. This is a paid opportunity for a qualified artist or team of artists working collaboratively to create a design. The artist(s) chosen for the project will work directly with area at-risk and underserved youth to execute the design.
LAFAYETTE Come to a pep rally, rock 'n' roll show, and beach party all on one stage as presented by musician Leonardo at Tippecanoe County Public Library, 627 South St., on Thursday, July 12. Times for the concerts are 10:30 a.m., 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
LAFAYETTE Lala Gallery, at 609 Main St., will host an artists opening reception for Michael Lile and David Miller at its space from 6-8 p.m. on Friday, July 20. Their exhibitions will be on display at the gallery from July 1 to Aug. 11.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Art in Bloom is Saturday, June 23 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. The purple ribbons are on all WL beautification winner homes to celebrate beautification month. The tour is just north of NCN this year and features five gardens with working artists (some with art for sale). Tour starts at Covenant Church (211 Knox Drive, West Lafayette). Maps available there the day of the event.
LAFAYETTE -- Join one of the Tippecanoe Art Federations June art classes at the Morton Community Center: Watercolor Workshop, Open Drawing and Painting, Oil or Acrylic Painting, Drawing, Pottery, Kids Hand Building, KidzArt Mini-Masters, KidzArt Space Adventure, Father's Day Gift Giving Workshop, and Creative Dramatics - Fractured Fairy Tales.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation presents the annual TASTE of Tippecanoe June 16 from 4 p.m.- midnight. With a wide variety of musical tastes on five stages and the best food from 36 restaurants, a great time is sure to be had by all. No TASTE is complete without the fabulous fireworks display at 10 p.m.
LAFAYETTE Y-Dance will be hosting their annual show at Long Center for Performing Arts on May 5. There will be two shows this year, 1 p.m. and 6 p.m. The theme is Black and White and Read All Over which is a creative interpretation of the many riches found within a daily newspaper.
LAFAYETTE -- Up now through May 9 at the Lala Gallery & Studio downtown, "Birds of a Feather" will be on display in the North Gallery, and "Feathered Impressions" in the South Gallery. "Birds of a Feather" features local artists LuAnn Laime and Maura Schaffer, Indy artists Candice Hartsough McDonald and Elizabeth Guipe Hall, and Georgia artist Angela Traunig.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation celebrated many accomplishments during their annual celebration, held April 13th, including the impact of the programs and services they offer throughout the region.
LAFAYETTE - On March 30, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation will host Art Mix: Indiana Artist Exhibition and Sale. The evening will start off with an exclusive Preview Party Opening Celebration at the Wells Community Cultural Center, 638 North St., Lafayette, from 5-7 p.m. Individuals will have the opportunity to sneak a peak and purchase work from their favorite and new artists prior to the show opening to the public.
LAFAYETTE -- Painter and children's illustrator E.B. Lewis believes that the line between imagination and the world we live is completely fluid. Each teaches a truth about the other. In celebration of National Library Week, Lewis explores his personal journey as an illustrator and fine artist on Tuesday, April 10 at 6:30 p.m.
LAFAYETTE -- On Saturday, March 17, at 7:30 p.m. in St. Boniface Church, with the support of Caterpillar, the Bach Chorale Singers will present its homage to the great composer Giovanni Gabrieli, with his music and also that of his student Heinrich Schutz, and several of his contemporaries, including Hans Leo Hassler and Claudio Monteverdi.
LAFAYETTE -- LaLa Gallery & Studio will host new work by Elizabeth Diaz, Michal Lile, Chad Bohren, Maura Schaffer, Elizabeth Guipe Hall, and Andrea Remer Feb. 13-March 10. An opening reception for the exhibits will be held Friday, Feb. 17 from 6-9 p.m.
LAFAYETTE Lala Gallery and Studio will kick off its 2012 exhibition season with an opening reception for art exhibits by Angela Vinson and Bri Hewitt from 6-9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20, at the gallery, 609 Main Street downtown.
INDIANAPOLIS For the sixth consecutive year, Lt. Governor Becky Skillman is accepting submissions for her annual Celebration of Hoosier Women Artists competition. Winners of the art competition will be announced in March to coincide with Womens History Month.
LAFAYETTE The Tippecanoe County Chapter of the American Red Cross is hosting its third annual New Years Eve Dance for the Red. This New Years Eve dance will be held on Saturday, Dec. 31 at the Holiday Inn City Centre, 515 South St. in downtown Lafayette.
LAFAYETTE Former resident CD Hullinger, known for her illustrations in childrens books, magazines, games and cards, will debut the latest juvenile fiction book she has illustrated, Snakes Wear Socks, at two Lafayette events.
LAFAYETTE -- In honor and celebration of student creativity, all community members are welcomed and encouraged to attend the Dec. 9, 5-7 p.m. student exhibition opening reception at the Wells Community Cultural Center, 638 North St.
LAFAYETTE -- The E3 Series for Improvisation Performance finishes their second season on Saturday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. in Lala Gallery, 609 Main St. with a dynamic multi-disciplinary performance featuring music, dance and live painting.
LAFAYETTE -- As part of the Tippecanoe Arts Federation's mission, Grow the Arts, the Federation is bringing arts to area students in partnership with Purdue University and artists Zach Medler and Manny Cervantes through ASAP Outreach.
LAFAYETTE -- LuAnn Lamie and Bonnie Stahlecker both incorporate text, imagery, thread and books in the current exhibition at LaLa Gallery & Studio, "Thread Editions" up now until Dec. 10. An artist reception will be held for them at the gallery on Friday, Nov. 18, from 6-9 p.m.
LAFAYETTE The Christmas Parade Committee of Greater Lafayette Commerce is now accepting entries for the 2011 Lafayette West Lafayette Parade on Sunday, Dec. 4 at 2 p.m. The deadline for entering the parade is Friday, Nov. 11.
LAFAYETTE Ina Kaurs art exhibit Continuous Path is on display at the Lala Gallery and Studio until Nov. 12. Kaur and gallery owner Angela Vinson met in grad school at Purdue University and are now bringing a collection of their current work together at LaLa. Kaur has created two series of work, Certain enigma, and a fabric installation for the exhibition.
LAFAYETTE -- Don't miss out on an exciting series of workshops for non-profits and artists interested in finding out how to use websites, blogs, and social media to reach and expand their target audiences.
LAFAYETTE -- The E3 Series for Improvisation Performance continues on Saturday, Oct. 8 at 8 p.m. in Lala Gallery & Studio, 609 Main St. For the second evening of the Fall Series, E3 is excited to present Big Robot -- an Indianapolis-based trio who brings a multi-media performance of live video, percussion, electronics and interactive computers.
Today, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF) announced 27 organizations throughout Region 4 (Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren, and White Counties) will receive a total of $121,857.00 in grant awards for Fiscal Year 2012.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- The sixth annual Art on the Wabash, a Local Artists Fair, featuring the works of 42 artists, will fill Tapawingo Park at Tapawingo Drive and State Street in West Lafayette on Sunday, Sept. 18, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
LAFAYETTE -- Greater Lafayette Commerce will host the seventh annual Uptown Jazz & Blues Festival presented by Lafayette Bank and Trust on Saturday Aug. 27 from 5 p.m. to midnight in the Fifth Street Farmers Market area between Columbia and Main Streets in downtown Lafayette.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation Gallery Committee announces that the applications for visual arts exhibitions in the Wells Community Cultural Center galleries will be available online starting Sept. 15.
LAFAYETTE -- The Bach Chorale Singers will be holding auditions for adult members on Monday, Aug. 8 and Monday, Aug. 15. Interested candidates should contact the Bach Chorale office at 765-429-5151 to schedule an appointment.
LAFAYETTE -- Pianist Greg Kostraba and violinist Ioana Galu will perform music by Orthodox Christian composers as a fundraiser for the St. Alexis Orthodox Church Building Fund, Saturday, Sept. 10 at Thomas Duncan Community Hall, 619 Ferry St.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Seven first-time participants are among the 42 artists selected by a jurist to exhibit in the sixth annual Art on the Wabash, a Local Artists Fair slated for West Lafayettes Tapawingo Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 18.
LAFAYETTE -- Greater Lafayette Commerce announced details of the 20th Annual Dancing in the Streets festival during a press conference on the John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge. This years Dancing in the Streets presented by IBEW Local 668, NECA and Real Journeyman, will be on Saturday, July 16 from 4 p.m.-midnight in downtown Lafayette West Lafayette.Celebrating its 20th Birthday.
LAFAYETTE -- Feel the beat and get into action with CLANG!, an Indianapolis-based percussion group that will presents two fun family programs at the Tippecanoe County Public Library. The event will run at 10:30 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 21 at the Downtown Library. Tickets are available Monday, July 18.
LAFAYETTE The July 4th weekend provides plenty of opportunity to spend time with friends and family enjoying the best of the summer season. This Saturday local musician Scott Greeson will be performing from 8:00am to noon. Scotts blend of Americana and Folk Rock is a delight to hear as patrons shop historic 5th Street for the best bounty of the summer season.
LAFAYETTE A recent gift from the Jan Andre Bootsma estate will fund the purchase of the two buildings at 101-103 N. Sixth St. in downtown Lafayette, owned and occupied for more than 40 years by Fred and Nancy Butz and commonly known as the Camera Craftsman building.
LAFAYETTE Lala Gallery and Studio will host an artist reception for Nancy Pirri at the gallery, 609 Main St., from 6-10 p.m. July 15. Pirris exhibit Reflection will be featured at the gallery July 11 to Aug. 13.
LAFAYETTE -- A little more than two months ago the collections committee and the board of directors of the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette made an appeal to members of the Art Museum to help with the purchase of an important cast bronze sculpture by artist, Preston Jackson to be acquired for the permanent collection.
LAFAYETTE -- La Gallery moves the intellect with Symbolic Gestures, Artists CaraMoczgymba, Holly Graef, and Elizabeth Diaz will contribute pieces to this exhibition exploring the interaction between the abstract and the representational. The opening reception will be Friday, May 20, from 6-10 p.m.
FRANKLIN, Ind. -- The Indy Film Co-op and The B Movie Celebration are very pleased to announce this years Golden Gob nominees.The Golden Cob Awards celebrate the best in genre cinema. Last year, more than 7,000 votes were tabulated and from the voting winners were determined. To vote for our nominees please go to www.goldencobawards.com.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation had lots to celebrate during their annual celebration, held April 29, including the impact of the multitude of programs and services they offer throughout the region.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation will host the Region 4 Indiana Arts Commission Regional Partnership Grant panels at the Wells Community Cultural Center, 638 North St. on May 18-19 at 10 a.m.
LAFAYETTE -- Bart Burrell, Chair of North Central Health Services, Inc. has announced that a grant in the amount of $200,000 has been made available to the arts and cultural communities in Benton, Carroll, Clinton, Fountain, Montgomery, Tippecanoe, Warren, and White Counties.
LAFAYETTE -- Have you ever eaten too much pizza, ice cream, or pie? Hoosier poet James Whitcomb Riley has a poem for you - A Gustatory Achievement. Storyteller Doyne Carson shares poems and stories, demonstrating why Riley is considered "America's Children's Poet." On Monday, April 4, visit the Downtown Library, 7 p.m., to discover our common world through Riley.
LAFAYETTE -- The spotlight is on Greater Lafayette and all of its positives in the newest edition of Discover Magazine, just published by Greater Lafayette Commerce and available online at www.greaterlafayettecommerce.com/economic-development.
LAFAYETTE -- The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, at 102 S. 10th St., has received the largest memorial gift in its history to create an education center that will redesign, reorganize and modernize existing space to meet 21st century needs.
LAFAYETTE -- Saturday Cinema will be hosted again on Feb. 12 in LaLa Gallery, 609 Main St. Doors will open at 5:40 p.m. and the show will begin at 6 p.m. The goal of the Saturday Cinema series is to present local, independent art films and videos.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation is pleased to announce that through generous funds made available by NCHS and Chase Bank, the Artist in Residence program will again be available to arts organizations, libraries, schools and community centers in Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren, and White Counties.
Last year, this program helped 11 counties throughout Region 4 bring elite arts educational professionals to their communities.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. - The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra will culminate a daylong lineup of free musical performances for schoolchildren and families with the annual Lollipop Family Concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 4, at the Long Center for the Performing Arts.
INDIANAPOLIS For the fifth consecutive year, Lt. Governor Becky Skillman is accepting submissions for her annual Celebration of Hoosier Women Artists competition. Winners of the art competition will be announced in March to coincide with Womens History Month.
LAFAYETTE -- Indiana Coalition for the Arts Foundation, Inc. seeks nominations for their annual Community Arts Leadership Awards. INCAF will honor four outstanding Hoosiers for their part in advancing the cause of community and local arts in Indiana.
LAFAYETTE An opening reception for artists Preston Jackson and Joyce Owens will be held at the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, on Friday, Jan. 21 from 6-8 p.m. Jackson is a professor of sculpture at the Art Institute in Chicago, is head of the figurative area and has served as the chair of the sculpture department. He also teaches childrens art, painting, sculpture and tai chi at the Contemporary Art Center of Peoria.
LAFAYETTE -- Explore the world of animals that charm your socks off as three artists give three interpretations of the Charming Beasts at Lala Gallery and Studio, 609 Main St., with an opening reception Friday, Jan. 21 from 6-10 p.m.
WEST LAFAYETTE - The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, working with a grant from the Greater Lafayette Community Foundation, is providing string instruments on loan to three young musicians as part of an expansion of its popular Strings Attached program.
LAFAYETTE -- Monday, Dec. 20 from 6-8 p.m. at the Wells Community Cultural Center, the Indiana Arts Commission will lead a grants workshop targeted at artists interested in applying for the Individual Artist Grant Program for FY2012.
LAFAYETTE -- The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, which is celebrating its 60th season this year, will honor longtime musician Everett E. Klontz during Saturday's performance for his lead gift to purchase a new Bechstein piano for the LSO.
LAFAYETTE -- The season of giving will include a few laughs this year thanks to a local improv comedy group. One Size Fits All Improv, the longest-running improv comedy group in Tippecanoe County, will hold its third annual One Size Fits All Gives Back show Friday, Nov. 12 in the second floor of the Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St.
LAFAYETTE The Impassioned Bodies, exhibit brings a veteran Lala artist, Dan McClannen and a new face, Chad Bohren to the scene for their interpretations on the theme at the Lala Gallery and Studio in February.
LAFAYETTE -- Anyone interested in writing or connecting with other area writers is invited to An Afternoon to Write About, from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 4, at the Wells Community Cultural Center, 638 North St. in Lafayette.
BY CHRISTINA MORSE, OURTOWN.COM. LAFAYETTE -- With Halloween just around the corner many people find themselves in need of good ghost story. Whether for entertainment or because sometimes you just need a good scare the eighth annual Tour of Terror is just the event you are looking for.
LAFAYETTE Lala Gallery and Studio, at 609 Main St., is hosting a holiday clay workshop from Nov. 13 to Dec. 11 from 10 a.m. to noon. The third annual workshop features two workshops for elementary kids on Nov. 13 and Dec. 11 from 10 am to noon.
LAFAYETTE Mom & Pops Production and Greater Lafayette Intellectual Entertainment present three bands as part of its A Nightmare On Main Street concert at the Lafayette Brewing Co., 622 Main St., at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30.
LAFAYETTE -- Tippecanoe Arts Federation held their annual Bravo for the Arts this afternoon for nearly 250 attendees. Bravo for the Arts brings together legislators, business owners and employees, arts administrators, artists and community volunteers to celebrate all those who create and support the arts.
LAFAYETTE -- "Shadows," Katie Russells first solo exhibit at Lala Gallery & Studio, at 609 Main St., will be on display from Oct. 11Nov. 13. The exhibit will include ceramic sculptures with a family group theme and the figure. A public artist reception will be held Oct. 15 from 6-10 p.m. at the gallery.
LAFAYETTE The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, one of the longest-running nonprofit musical organizations in Tippecanoe County, will celebrate its 60th season with its annual fundraiser carrying the 1904 Worlds Fair-themed "A Fair to Remember."
The Taste of Tippecanoe is accepting press kits and promotional material from musicians for the 30th Annual Taste of Tippecanoe until Sept. 15. The Taste of Tippecanoe is an annual fundraising event for the Tippecanoe Arts Federation.
LAFAYETTE -- The second annual Cash Bash -- A tribute to Johnny Cash will be held at the Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St., at 9 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 11. Several bands will be getting together to perform their renditions of Johnny Cash songs, from blues to country to rock.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- The fifth annual Art on the Wabash, a Local Artists Fair, featuring the works of 38 artists, will fill Tapawingo Park at Tapawingo Drive and State Street in West Lafayette on Sunday, Sept. 19, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
LAFAYETTE -- The TAF Gallery Committee is accepting applications for visual art exhibitions in the Wells Community Cultural Center galleries. All applications are due Friday, Nov. 12 by 5 p.m. Applicants will be submitting to exhibit during the 2012 calendar year.
WEST LAFAYETTE Rapper Snoop Dogg will perform at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 20 in Purdue University's Elliott Hall of Music. The show will also feature special guest Janelle Mone. Purdue's Student Concert Committee is presenting the performance.
LAFAYETTE Artist James Werner will be the guest speaker at the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette Lunchtime Lecture Series at 11:30 a.m., Thursday, July 29 in the Mickey Shook Community Room of the museum.
LAFAYETTE Greater Lafayette residents will have a chance to help out the Gulf Coast affected by the BP oil spill at the Stand Up Lafayette benefit concert at three different locations Saturday, Aug. 7.
BY IRENE WANG, OURTOWN.COM. LAFAYETTE -- Greater Lafayette Commerce announced details of the 19th annual Dancing in the Streets festival on July 8 during a press conference on the John T. Myers Pedestrian Bridge.
LAFAYETTE -- Artists have been selected for the fifth annual "Art on the Wabash, a Local Artists Fair," a juried event that will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 19, at West Lafayette's Tapawingo Park.
LAFAYETTE -- Lala Gallery & Studio will be hosting its first Juried Ceramic Sculpture Exhibition. Jay Strommen Juried in six outstanding artists from California, Chicago and Lafayette who will have their work on display July 12 - August 14.
LAFAYETTE -- Dancing in the Streets is back for its 19th year in Downtown Lafayette-West Lafayette. On Saturday, July 17 Greater Lafayette Commerce hosts and IBEW/NECA/Real Journeymen sponsors this festival that highlights the best of summer.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation has received a totem from the Wabash Valley Potters.
Collaboration was created by the members of the Wabash Valley Potters as a thank you for their appreciation of the work the federation does to promote the arts.
LAFAYETTE -- The Almost Home Humane Society will be holding a raffle for an autographed picture of members of the Twilight cast in recognition of the upcoming June 30 release of The Twilight Saga: Eclipse.
LAFAYETTE The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette is sponsoring Art on the Green on Saturday, June 12, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sponsors ask that visitors wear something green to help us celebrate the ART in earth.
BY KRISTYNA BROZOVA, OURTOWN.COM. LAFAYETTE -- Lala Gallery & Studio in downtown Lafayette is celebrating its two-year anniversary and was also featured in Mays Gallery Walk on Friday, May 14. Angela Lala Vinson, the owner of Lala Gallery and all-around artist, premiered her new collection Caricatures and showcased work of other local artists.
LAFAYETTE -- The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra has extended the contract for conductor Nicholas Palmer for another five years, meaning he will direct the LSO at least through 2015, officials announced May 21.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, working with a grant from the Greater Lafayette Community Foundation, will loan up to five string instruments to young musicians in Tippecanoe County as part of an expansion of its popular Strings Attached program.
BY ANDRA HILLIS, OURTOWN.COM. Blending together a vast array of sounds, Legendary Shack Shakers is definitely mixing things up. General genre is not of huge importance to this band. According to band member J.D. Wilkes, they are attempting to, push the boundaries by creating a sound called, AgriDustrial (Hence the name of their newly released CD).
LAFAYETTE This years downtown Crawlo de Mayo on Saturday, May 1 will benefit Food Finders Food Bank. The sixth annual Crawlo de Mayo will begin at the Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St., from 2-3 p.m. and will continue to 9 p.m. and hit seven different popular downtown establishments.
LAFAYETTE -- A 22-panel, multi-media art piece was unveiled at Lafayette City Hall on Friday, April 9, a gift from the 22 artists who are members of Artists Own Gallery to mark the 10th anniversary of the artists cooperative.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Entries are being accepted for the fifth annual Art on the Wabash, to be held Sunday, Sept. 19. Art on the Wabash is open to any artist, age 18 or older, residing in the following Indiana counties: Benton, Boone, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren, and White.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Art in Bloom is a West Lafayette garden and art tour. As an outgrowth of winning the 2008 America in Bloom contest, the City of West Lafayette offers a beautification month (June), with emphasis on planting colorful annuals, recognizing award-winning landscapes and an innovative garden tour, "Art in Bloom."
LAFAYETTE -- An artist reception for Kat Rodenberger and Kyle Granats exhibit Passive to Aggressive: Interpreting and Re-Interpreting Passive Digital Media will be held at Lala Gallery & Studio, 609 Main St. from 6-10 p.m. on April 23.
LAFAYETTE -- Do you want to hand craft a planter and vase that complements your beautiful flowers? Zach Medler will be available at Lala Gallery & Studio, 609 Main St., in April and May to work with students who want to showcase their gardening excellence.
LAFAYETTE -- "Interactive Video Environments" by Esteban Garcia will be his first solo exhibition at Lala Gallery & Studio, on display April 1217. An artist reception will be held April 16 from 610 p.m.
LAFAYETTE -- Left Lane Cruiser with the Whistle Pigs will perform at Sgt. Prestons, 6 N. Second St. downtown on Saturday, March 27 at 10 p.m. The show will be held in the Purdue Room which is off of the back of the patio.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation 2011 Exhibition Series celebrates over two decades of regional visual arts. Galleries feature new and emerging artists working in both traditional and non-traditional formats including photography, ceramics, fiber, and painting.
INDIANAPOLIS Two West Lafayette women were among 10 winners of the fourth annual Celebration of Hoosier Women Artists competition. Genevieve Borden was named a winner for her work titled Migration. Catherine Riley was also named a winner for her work titled Sunflower.
LAFAYETTE -- The Jazz Club presents the InterPlay Quartet in concert April 11 from 3-6:00 p.m. at Adelinos Old World Kitchen, 112 N. Third St. InterPlay includes local artists Ned Boyd, Lynn Colwell, Judd Danby and Don Nichols, and features Danbys original jazz works and spontaneous group improvisations.
LAFAYETTE Painter Jeff Klinker will give a painting demonstration in the Fowler House Garden Room from noon-4 p.m. at the Fowler House Garden Room.
The title of Klinkers presentation is From Field to Finish.
Attendees will be able to watch Klinker create a studio painting from a field study painted en plein aire. The demonstration is free for members. Reservations are required. For more information, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or call 742-1128.
LAFAYETTE -- March 20 marks the first day of Spring and Lala Gallery & Studios first ceramic workshop of the year. Chicago artist Jay Strommen will be teaching a full day workshop at Lalas studio Saturday, March 20 from 10 a.m.5 p.m.
LAFAYETTE -- While the big game itself is old news, the commercials are not: the impact of Super Bowl advertising is in full swing. According to the 200 Tippecanoe County high school students who participated in the Drug-Free Coalition of Tippecanoe County Super Bowl Survey, while alcohol ads were widely remembered, they did not place in the top three favorites among youth, as in past surveys.
LAFAYETTE -- For the first time in many years, a train whistle blew at 11th and Main streets in Lafayette on Monday morning, February 22. Rather than a locomotive signaling its arrival, the whistle was wooden and blown by Lafayette Mayor Tony Roswarski as he dedicated the public artwork, cRRossings.
The Tippecanoe Arts Federation announces the Region Advisory Council will convene on Saturday, March 6 at 10 a.m. at the Monticello Public Library. The public is invited to attend this meeting hosted by Monica Casanova, Advisory panel member representing White County.
LAFAYETTE.-- The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra will culminate a daylong lineup of free musical performances for schoolchildren and families with the annual Lollipop Family Concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 5, at the Long Center for the Performing Arts.
LAFAYETTE The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette will host black-and-white photography printing sessions at its darkroom, 102 S. 10th St., for eight Sundays beginning Feb. 7, the museum recently announced.
LAFAYETTE -- "Us," Jefferson High Schools Advanced Placement group exhibition, will be on display at Lala Gallery & Studio, 609 Main St., from Feb. 15March 12. An artist reception will be held Feb. 19 from 610 p.m. All artist receptions are free and open to the public.
LAFAYETTE JB Beverley and the Wayward Drifters, The Dirt Daubers (JD Wilkes of the Legendary Shack Shakers), and Blind Joe will be performing at the Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St., Wednesday Jan. 27, at 8 p.m.
LAFAYETTE The Lafayette Symphony presents The Best of Broadway, featuring the Purdue University Varsity Glee Club at the Long Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Lafayette on Saturday, Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m.
LAFAYETTE -- Enrollment is now open for the After School Arts Program (ASAP) After School Arts Program. This Tippecanoe Arts Federation program offers a variety of classes for grades 1-12 including Hip Hop, theater, dance, video, DJ Spin, ceramics, and painting and drawing.
This is the last week for the Centennial Exhibition at the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 S. 10th St. Art Through the Decades: 1909 - 2009 celebrates the foresight and wisdom of the Art Museums founders and the leaders who followed in creating and preserving the treasure that is the Art Museums Permanent Collection.
LAFAYETTE Lafayette Jefferson High School teachers Ali Broach and Mara Battiste will present their collaboration exhibit Language of Love at Lala Gallery & Studio, 609 Main St. from Jan. 11 to Feb. 13. An opening reception will be held Jan. 15 from 6-10 p.m.
LAFAYETTE -- "Open Space," LA Lamies first solo exhibit at Lala Gallery & Studio will be on display from Dec. 14Jan. 9. Come see the landscapes, sculptural books, nests and wind turbine images created with Lamies rich surface detail.
LAFAYETTE -- Indiana Coalition for the Arts Foundation, Inc. seeks nominations for their annual Community Arts Leadership Awards. INCAF will honor four outstanding Hoosiers for their part in advancing the cause of community and local arts in Indiana.
LAFAYETTE -- The Jazz Club of Greater Lafayette has announced the second of five Second Sunday Concerts the Club will present in the 2009-2010 season. Steve Allee, a renowned and active performer, composer, arranger and producer, is joined by bassist Jeremy Allen and drummer Steve Houghton for an afternoon of exciting and original jazz, followed by a question-answer session with the audience.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation is requesting proposals for a mural located adjacent to 227 N. Main Street in Monticello. This is a paid ($500) public art opportunity for a qualified artist or team of artists working collaboratively to create a design.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Travelers Dream will host a holiday concert and CD release party Dec. 19 at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Church at 333 Meridian St. The concert will feature music from the duos new CD entitled Cold Blows the Day: Songs and Carols of the Winter Season.
LAFAYETTE The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette will kick off a new luncheon lecture series on Thursday, Dec. 3 at 11:30 a.m. The lecture On the Shoulders of Giants, a Brief History of Art and Art Education 1300 Present, by James C. Werner, will be held in the Mickey Shook Community Room.
BY KRISTYNA BROZOVA, OURTOWN.COM. Lady Gaga is one of the most popular current artists, and therefore its no surprise that the announcement of her tour coming to Purdues Elliott Hall of Music was met with great excitement. The tickets, which went on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, Nov. 13, were wanted by the majority of the Purdue student body. Enthusiastic fans started lining up days before, ignoring any signs prohibiting them to do so.
LAFAYETTE -- ToneDef Systems Alaska Westwind is back with his debut instrumental album Maurice Alexanders: Music To Drink Wine To. This album is a labor of love that has been in the making for the last five years.
LAFAYETTE -- Lafayette Savings Bank is sponsoring NICHES Land Trusts juried art competition that is open to everyone and will be shown at Tippecanoe Arts Federation in Lafayette in April of 2010. We are accepting photographs taken on NICHES Properties with three monetary awards, $500 is the top prize.
LAFAYETTE -- Local artist, Martha Gilliom, has been announced as the winner of the Art of Peace Exhibition for her piece, In Disguise Angels of God. The Art of Peace exhibition commemorated the 14th anniversary of the signing of the Dayton Peace Accords, which resulted in the ending of the Bosnia-Herzegovina conflict.
BY MEGHAN CHANCY LEDINGTON, OURTOWN.COM. Local hip-hop artists and urban vendors got a rare chance to perform and show their wares in the Greater Lafayette area during the Kick It event on Friday, Oct. 30 at the Knickerbocker Saloon downtown.
JACH NEWS SERVICE. LAFAYETTE The laughter has continued for a decade, from the Lafayette Civic Theater or the Lafayette Brewing Co., and co-director Steve Martin has been there from the start. One Size Fits All Comedy Improv is the areas only improvisational comedy troupe, that Martin called competitive improv.
The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra will host its annual Keller Concert conducted by Nicholas Palmer at the Long Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m. The concert will feature three student musicians who have auditioned for the opportunity to perform with the orchestra.
LAFAYETTE -- Tippecanoe Arts Federation announces an informational meeting open to those interested in submitting artwork (visual, literary, or other) for the upcoming TAF exhibition Renaissance Magic: Plants, Potions, and Poetry.
LAFAYETTE -- Lafayette Community Church is partnering with the Long Center for the Performing Arts to sponsor the 2009 Lafayette Rocks Band Festival on Nov. 7 showcasing the talent of local independent bands.
LAFAYETTE -- Peter Tork, a mainstay in the 1960s hit television show "The Monkees," will perform with his band Shoe Suede Blues at the Skylight Coffeehouse, 116 N. Third St. on Thursday, Nov. 5 at 7:30 p.m.
LAFAYETTE A downtown merchants Crawl-O-Ween on Saturday, Oct. 31 will go to help raise funds for the American Diabetes Camp John Warvel in memory of Deb Green. The crawl will involved seven merchants and run from 2-9 p.m.
LAFAYETTE -- Kids, youth, and others are invited to participate in Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol. Dickens of a Christmas will be held in Downtown Lafayette-West Lafayette on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m.9 p.m. During this event, scenes from A Christmas Carol are enacted at various sites throughout the downtown.
LAFAYETTE -- The Downtown Development Council of Greater Lafayette Commerce is announcing the Lafayette Farmers Market season will be coming to a close on Saturday, Oct. 31. Danny Weiss, local saxophonist and clarinetist, will be performing from 10 a.m.noon.
LAFAYETTE -- Tippecanoe Arts Federation held its annual Bravo for the Arts Wednesday afternoon, for nearly 300 attendees. Bravo for the Arts brings together legislators, business owners and employees, arts administrators, artists and community volunteers to celebrate all those who create and support the arts.
LAFAYETTE -- First Street on the Purdue campus will close for construction beginning Thursday, Oct. 22.
The 23 Wabash Trolley Line will follow MacArthur north past First St., turn right on Third St., right on N. Martin Jischke, and then resume route at First Street.
This detour will be in effect for a year.
LAFAYETTE -- The Tippecanoe Arts Federation will host two workshops for artists on Nov. 17: Small Business Development for Creative Types, presented by Miriam Robeson and Individual Artist Grants, presented by the Indiana Arts Commission.
LAFAYETTE -- Lala Gallery is looking to fill a few months in the 2010 exhibition lineup. Each month Lala Gallery features an artist or a group of artists in the front exhibition space of the gallery. The gallery is looking for modern, contemporary and post-modern art.
LAFAYETTE -- The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette received a grant from a private foundation to support our fall Saturday workshop series for teens and adults. As a result, the museum announced it has reduced the cost of these workshops.
LAFAYETTE -- Michael Fee will exhibit his first solo exhibition at Lala titled Second Bridge showcasing his fresh new work. The exhibit will be on display from Oct. 12Nov. 14. An artist reception will be held Oct. 16 from 6-10 p.m. and part of Lalas Third Friday Event. All artist receptions are free and open to the public.
LAFAYETTE The 42nd annual Feast of the Hunters Moon will bring thousands of re-enactors to the banks of the Wabash River for a spectacular weekend of music, marching, military maneuvers, dancing, craft demonstrations and feasting on Saturday and Sunday, Oct. 10-11.
LAFAYETTE -- Dont miss out on your opportunity to exhibit in the Tippecanoe Arts Federation Galleries in 2011. The TAF Gallery Committee is now accepting applications for visual art exhibitions in the Wells Community Cultural Center galleries.
LAFAYETTE -- The Downtown Development Council of Greater Lafayette Commerce is making plans for the 13th annual Dickens of a Christmas which will be held on Dec. 5 in Downtown Lafayette-West Lafayette from 10 a.m.9 p.m.
LAFAYETTE -- Organizers this week announced the creation of The Jazz Club, with the mission of providing Greater Lafayette with great jazz in intimate and interactive settings around the area. Executive officers Judd Danby, Diane Damico and Dan Seybold sent out letters announcing the organization and its efforts.
LAFAYETTE -- The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette will host the opening of two exhibitions on Friday, Sept. 18, from 7-9 p.m. The exhibits include "Art through the Decades," by Bruno Moser, and "Through the Eyes of Artists," by Sharon Theobald and Therese Lynch.
LAFAYETTE -- Sheryl Nahodil (www.myspace.com/sherylnapril) and Danny Weiss, local saxophonist and clarinetist, will be performing at the Lafayette Farmers Market on Thursday and Saturday, Sept. 17 and 19, respectively.
OXFORD, Ind. -- Millennium Farms Pumpkin Patch is located at 5715 East 300 South, northwest of Purdue University off US 52W just 20 minutes from West Lafayette and 2 miles East of Benton Central High School in Oxford.
LAFAYETTE -- Joe Peters will be performing at the Lafayette Farmers Market on Saturday, Sept. 12 from 7:30 a.m.noon. After living 10 years in Southeast Asia, Peters settled in West Lafayette in 2006 to be near his family. Peters plays guitar and writes contemporary folk songs with both international and domestic themes of current and historical events, social concerns as well as relationships.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Ready to let your imagination run away with you into the world of spooky stories? Ghost Tales comes to the Tippecanoe County Amphitheater for its 21st year of chilling ghost stories on Friday, Oct. 9 at 7 p.m.
LAFAYETTE -- The Dulcimer Gathering will be performing at the Lafayette Farmers Market Thursday, Sept. 10 from 46 p.m. Fresh fruits and vegetables, kettle corn, meats, free range farm fresh eggs, flowers, honey, dried herbs, baked goods, arts and crafts are all examples of items available at selected times during the 2009 Market season which runs through the end of October.
LAFAYETTE -- Pride Lafayettes Spectrum Gallery presents its first group exhibition of local and regional artists. The exhibition is part of the Artists For Equality project, which aims to support the educational activities of Pride Lafayette. The exhibition features a mix of professional and junior artists.
LAFAYETTE -- The Lafayette Flute Choir will be performing at the Lafayette Farmers Market on Saturday, Aug. 29 from 8:3010 a.m. Danny Weiss, local saxophonist and clarinetist, will perform from 10:00 a.m.noon.
WEST LAFAYETTE -- Paintings, glass work, jewelry, photography and pottery by 35 area artists from eight counties will fill West Lafayettes Tapawingo Park on Sunday, Sept. 20, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. for the fourth annual Art on the Wabash, a Local Artists Fair.
LAFAYETTE -- Greater Lafayette Commerce is proud to host the fifth annual Uptown Jazz & Blues Festival presented by Lafayette Bank and Trust on Saturday August 22 from 5 p.m. to midnight in the Fifth Street Farmers Market area between Columbia and Main Streets in downtown Lafayette.
Get ready for the second annual Columbian Park Car and Motorcycle Show. The show will be held on Sunday, Aug. 16 from noon-4 p.m. The Columbian Park Car and Motorcycle Show is being put on by the Lafayette Kroozers. All proceeds from this special event will benefit the Columbian Park Lagoon Beautification Project.
Today, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF) announced 28 organizations throughout Region 4 (Benton, Carroll, Cass, Clinton, Fountain, Howard, Jasper, Montgomery, Newton, Pulaski, Tippecanoe, Tipton, Warren, and White Counties) will receive a total of $116,393.00 in grant awards for Fiscal Year 2010.
Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action programs is planning their fourth annual Senior Art Contest to be held this September at Morton Community Center. Individuals age 55 and over are invited to submit their entries in the following categories: painting (amateur and advanced), drawing (amateur and advanced) and photography.
Advance tickets went on sale Monday for the popular Uptown Jazz and Blues Festival. The festival, which will be held on Saturday August 22, runs from 5 p.m. to midnight in the historic Farmers Market area on Fifth Street between Columbia and Main streets.
Now in its 20th year, the Tippecanoe Arts Federation Exhibition Program 2010 celebrates a decade of exciting exhibitions. Galleries feature work by artists from new and emerging to seasoned professional and even organizations.
Tippecanoe Arts Federation will host artists Jim Binkley, Laelle Busch and Diane Gee for their first solo exhibits in the Tippecanoe Arts Federation galleries. The Tippecanoe Arts Federation has hosted exhibits for 19 years featuring work by artists from new and emerging to seasoned professional and even organizations.
Thirty-five artists from eight counties have been chosen to participate in the fourth annual Art on the Wabash, a Local Artists Fair to be held at West Lafayettes Tapawingo Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sunday, September 20. Admission is free.
Visitors to the 2009 Indiana State Fair can learn more about themselves, animals, plants, insects and agriculture in a fun setting at the Purdue University Extension exhibits in the Pioneer Our Land Pavilion. The Indiana State Fair runs from Aug. 7-23 at the state fairgrounds in Indianapolis. The Pioneer Our Land Pavilion is open 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. during the fair.
A reception showcasing the works of local Indiana artists will be held at Ivy Tech Community College on Monday, July 20 at 4:30 pm in the Grand Hall. The 2009 Art on the Wabash juror chose artists from 15 different counties across Indiana.
The Tippecanoe Arts Federation is requesting proposals for a mural to be created on the Riverside Skating Rink in Tapawingo Park, West Lafayette. This is a paid opportunity for a qualified artist or team of artists working collaboratively to create a design.
The Taste of Tippecanoe is accepting press kits and promotional material from musicians for the 29th Taste of Tippecanoe until September 15, 2009. The Taste highlights various genres of music. The 2009 Taste featured 31 bands with 20 being from Tippecanoe and surrounding counties.
The deadline for the New York City Tour reservations has been extended to July 30. Only a limited number of spaces remain for this exciting trip. Join WBAA and the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette November 12-15 for a special private tour of the Art Museums of New York City.
"Worlds Apart," Justin Vining solo exhibit at Lala Gallery & Studio, will be on display from July 10August 15. Come see the urban and rural landscapes with glimpses of Chicago, Good Ol Country Farms, and appropriated compositions from Vincent Van Gogh and Thomas Hart Benton.
Expand your musical world with the Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society on Thursday, July 9. Join the Brass Quintet's "Concert to Go" at the Downtown Library. Learn about brass instruments and explore musical forms. Performances begin at 10:30 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Sharon McKnight will be performing folk music from 7:30 a.m. to noon at the Lafayette Farmers Market on Saturday, July 4 at the Lafayette Farmers Market. The Lafayette Farmers Market, managed by the Downtown Development Council of Greater Lafayette Commerce, is open on Tuesdays and Saturdays from 7:30 a.m.12:30 p.m. in Downtown Lafayette on Fifth Street between Main and Columbia Streets.
Artists Own will offer artist studio tour this Sunday, June 28 from noon to 5 p.m. This self-guided tour of up to seven artists studios is free and open to the public. Studios are located throughout Tippecanoe County. Visitors can start anywhere, visit in any order and stay as long as they choose. Participating artist are Joanne Kuhn Titolo, Darlene Mitchell, Terri Duncan , Sandra Daniel, Linda Lemar, Scott Frankenberger and Lorie Amick.
An Exhibition titled Works on Paper: from the Permanent Collection of Art Museum of Greater Lafayette is on exhibition at Ivy Hall on the Ivy Tech Community College, Lafayette campus through July 13. The exhibition of original watercolors, pastels, photography and prints in the forms of engravings, woodcuts, woodblocks and lithographs includes landscape, cityscape, still life, architectural and satirical compositions.
On July 18th, Greater Lafayette Commerce will be presenting the 18th Annual Dancing in the Streets festival in Downtown Lafayette West Lafayette. Dancing in the Streets supports the many valuable programs of Greater Lafayette Commerces Downtown Development Council.
As part of the community exhibition, Dog Days of Summer, the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette presents a companion exhibition of dog related projects (drawings, paintings, sculptures, recipes, poems and stories) by students in area K-8 schools at the museum, opening Friday, June 26.
Bill and Marilyn Hinze recently purchased the print, Apollo, by Rudy Pozatti, as a gift to the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette. Apollo is now an important piece in the museums one hundred year old permanent collection.
West Lafayette is showcasing eight local artists and six award-winning gardens in the Hills & Dales and Northwestern Heights neighborhoods at Art in Bloom, a free home-garden tour, Saturday, June 27, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Lala Gallery & Studio announced its camp schedule at 609 Main St., said Angela Vinson, the gallerys owner. Class registration can be done by swinging into the gallery Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-6 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-4 p.m. or calling the gallery.
The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette will celebrate its 100th anniversary with a Gala Dinner at the Lafayette Country Club, Friday June 12, beginning at 6 p.m. The event, chaired by Sharon Theobald, is sold out with over 250 attending.
There will be a Young Artists Reception Families are Special See How Special? at the Ben & Maxine Miller Child Learning Center June 13 and June 15. Over 150 children ages 1-5 made art using sand, plaster, stone and cement, wood, cloth and clay at Purdue this spring.
Dan McClannen's solo exhibit at Lala Gallery & Studio will be on display from June 16-July 11. Come see the abstract acrylic works he has created to bring value to nonsense. An artist reception will be held June 19 from 610 p.m.
Katie Russell, a Jefferson High School graduate, and Angela Vinson, Lala Gallery owner, current exhibit Conscious and Unconscious will have a closing reception June 13 from 6-10 p.m.at the Lala Gallery & Studio, 609 Main St.
Danny Weiss and Jeff Pearce will be performing on Saturday, June 6 at the Lafayette Farmers Market. Fresh fruits, vegetables, kettle corn, lamb, beef, pork, free range farm fresh eggs, flowers, honey, dried herbs, baked goods, arts and crafts are all examples of items available at selected times during the 2009 Market season which runs through the end of October.
Joe Peters will be performing at the Lafayette Farmers Market Saturday, May 30 from 7:30 a.m.noon. Peters plays guitar and writes contemporary folk songs with both international and domestic themes of current and historical events, social concerns and well as relationships.
The Tippecanoe Arts Federation announces two new innovations to the 2009 Comcast Taste of Tippecanoe. The Taste has become Go Greener Certified and is offering a free iPhone Application.The Taste has become Go Greener Certified to make the event more environmentally friendly. As part of the City of West Lafayette s Go Greener Commission, the Go Greener Standards for Events was created to help in the initiative to increase awareness of environmental issues related to events in the area.
LAFAYETTE -- The Art Museum of
Greater Lafayette will host an opening reception for its Artists of Ivy Hall:
New Vistas exhibit May 22 from 7-9 p.m. at the museum, located on 1-2 S. 10th
The exhibition is recent works done
by 25 Lafayette area artists.
BY KAYE MALONEY. Members of the Higher Ground Dance Company have raised $25,000 from their performances during the past three years. And they havent kept a cent of the profits. All of the funds raised at the groups performances are donated to charity and the past few years theyve been given to the Andrea Rizzo Foundation.
The third annual Tippecanoe Latino Festival will be held Saturday, May 2 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m. at Ivy Tech Community College in Lafayette. The festival is open to the community and will offer fun for the whole family.
Area IV Agency on Aging and Community Action Programs will host the 23rd annual Senior Games during the week of June 8 -12. The annual Senior Games feature a variety of recreational activities ranging from track and field, golf, swimming and horseshoes to a nature walk, bocce ball, billiards and even square dancing, skee ball, BINGO and Euchre.
The Downtown Development Council of Greater Lafayette Commerce is announcing vendors will be selling items at a mini-market on Saturday, March 21 from 8 a.m. noon on the west side of 5th Street between Main and Columbia Streets.
Applications for the fourth annual Art on the Wabash a local artists fair, is open to artists in 15 Indiana counties with applications due May 9. "Art on the Wabash, will be held at West Lafayette's Tapawingo Park from 10 a.m.to 4 p.m., Sunday, September 20.
Congratulations America, history has been made in the United States of America. Last week was a tremendous moment to reflect on history and make some history. It began with Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday and culminated with President-elect Barack Obama being sworn in as PRESIDENT Obama.
A Kokomo couple will have their home remodeled for the Designers Showhome Guild. The undecorated home of Mark and Elizabeth Schelbert, located at 511 West Taylor Street, Kokomo, will be open for two Preview Weekends from 1-5 p.m. Feb. 21-22 and Feb. 28-March 1.
Wolf Park will present a wild Valentines night during its Howl Night Saturday, Feb. 14, at 4004 E. 800 North in Battle Ground. Wolf Park will be open from 1-5 p.m. filled with unusual talks and activities about the love lives of wolves.
Artists from the Art Present: A Mosaic of Community Gifts will be making valentines and accepting bids on their work from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 14 at the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, 102 S. 10th St. Valentine artists should bring any art supplies they wish to incorporate into their cards. Basic materials will be provided.
The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra will culminate a daylong lineup of free musical performances for schoolchildren and families with the annual Lollipop Family Concert at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, at the Long Center for the Performing Arts.
Lt. Governor Becky Skillman is kicking off Women's History Month in March with the 2009 Celebration of Hoosier Women Artists, the third annual art competition to highlight female artists from around the state.
Former Lafayette resident and renowned oil painter Hilary Eddy will be the guest lecturer at the event "Oil Painting by Hilary: An Inside View" at the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday.
A variety of concerts, jazz jams, clinics and a
competition will serve as the focus of the 19th annual Purdue Jazz
Festival, which will run from Jan. 14-18 in various campus and
community locations in the Greater Lafayette area. Sponsored by Purdue Bands & Orchestra and
Purdue Convocations, the festival also will include a swing dance, a
Sunday jazz service and the Community Jazz Showcase.
In celebration of its 100th anniversary, the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette is presenting three exhibitions from Jan. 24 to March 21. An opening reception will be held Friday, Jan. 23, from 7-9 p.m. Introductory comments will be made at 7:45 p.m.
The Lafayette Ballet Company, under the direction of Sandra Peticolas, celebrates the 20th season of its full-length production of The Nutcracker. The performances will be held at the Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St. in downtown Lafayette.
Join Tara Madison and the Z-Crew from WAZY-FM for the Annual New Years Eve Bash at Cox's Pub, 2401 Schuyler Ave. from 11 p.m. to 1 a.m. Make reservations for a dinner with prime rib, fresh shrimp cocktail and a bottle of bubbly at your table. Cost for couples is $60 and $30 for singles.
An opening reception for the exhibit "Creative Expressions from Sarcoma Impact" will be held from 6-10 p.m. Jan. 9 at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation, 638 North St. The exhibit will run run from Jan. 9 to Feb. 15.
The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette presents the Through the Eyes of Children exhibit Nov. 19 to Jan. 24, with an opening reception at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 19 in the Shook Gallery of the museum, 102 S. 10th St.
The opening reception for the watercolor exhibit of artist Rena Brouwer will be held at Lala Gallery and Studio, 609 Main St. in downtown Lafayette on Friday, Nov. 14 from 6-10 p.m. The exhibition officially opened on Tuesday and will run through the closing reception on Dec. 6.
BY SUZIE MASON, OURTOWN.COM. A powerful story of a troubled young woman causes the Civic Theatre to reach out to the community. Proof is about Catherine who must cope with her father's death, her estranged sister's arrival, an old student of her fathers and a mysterious notebook.
The One Size Fits All Improv Comedy troupe will be performing a competitive improv comedy battle at 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14 on the second floor of the Lafayette Brewing Company. The comedy show is a fundraiser for three organizations, including Almost Home Humane Society.
The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette and the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine invite artists (professional and amateur) to submit entries for the 2009 public art exhibition Dog Days of Summer.
Make your list, check it twice, and get a head start on your holiday shopping. Many downtown Lafayette-West Lafayette retailers will reveal festive holiday displays and new merchandise during the 10th annual Holiday Open House from 10 a.m.9 p.m. p.m. Friday, Nov. 7 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, No
Convertibles are needed for the 2008 Lafayette-West Lafayette Christmas Parade to transport area schools snow princesses and princes through the Parade route. The parade will take place on Sunday, Dec. 7 at 2 p.m. Volunteers are also needed to help with decorating this years Santa Float.
BY SUZIE MASON,OURTOWN.COM.The lights come on; local rock stars adjust the microphones and their guitar strings. A hush goes over the crowd as these hometown heroes belt their music for pining audience. A multicolored light show erupts on the stage as the singer dances around the stage . . .
More than 1,000 people crowded downtown Lafayette in what was called the areas first pride celebration dubbed OUToberfest, 2008, put on by Pride Lafayette and co-supported by Citizens for Civil Rights and the Parents and Families for Lesbian And Gays.