"Mapping and Borders In Art" Review, By Herbert George
The latest exhibition at The Lubeznik Center For The Arts in Michigan City is entitled: Seeking Location: Mapping and Borders in Art. The exhibition is curated by Suzanne Cohen Lange and Jane Cooperman. At this moment in time the title is both prophetic and challenging. We crave order and certainty, but seldom have so many long held assumptions about gender, religion, race, and nationhood been questioned. Ours is not only a period of global turmoil, but it is also a search for a new order beyond the present chaos. These artists question why it is that once we establish our place in the world we construct borders that become fences, then walls. An aspect of mapping, as the title...
George Washington Carver was an American scientist, botanist, educator, and inventor. He was born into slavery and had 10 brothers and one sister, all of whom died prematurely. When George was a week old he was kidnapped along with his mother and sister by night raiders from Arkansas.
Dozens of vendors and hundreds of brides-to-be, with friends and families in tow filled the Stardust Event Center at Blue Chip Casino this weekend for their annual bridal event, Bride Blu 2017.
Northwest Indiana celebrated the Region’s official “219 Day” holiday on Saturday night at the Hammond Civic Center, where hundreds of Region Rats gathered to enjoy a night honoring everything that our corner of the state represents.
On Saturday, February 18th, Jacob’s Ladder Pediatric Rehabilitation held their monthly "Lights Up, Sound Down" movie screening event]. Starting off with a tailored movie showing for children with special needs and/or sensory issues, "Lights Up, Sound Down" also includes lunch, crafts and activities.
Lovers of Chicago’s Revolution Brewing can rejoice. You’ll never have to leave Northwest Indiana to get your fill again.
Savor the South Shore Restaurant Weeks offer residents and visitors 3-course meals at discounted prices. The 14-day culinary promotion begins Feb. 20 and will end March 5. Twenty-nine local restaurants have currently submitted menus.
This week Industrial Revolution salutes Sarah Breedlove (Aka: Madam C.J. Walker) (1867-1919). Sarah’s parents and elder siblings were slaves when Sarah was born, but she became the first child in her family born into freedom after the Emancipation Proclamation was signed. Her mother died of yellow fever when Sarah was only 5, and her father died of the same disease shortly thereafter. Orphaned at the age of 6, she married at 14 to escape the mistreatment of her abusive brother in law’s household. Three years later her daughter Lelia was born but, when Sarah was 20, her husband was killed in an accident. As a widowed single mother, she decided to move to St Louis to start a new life and left with only her baby and a boat ticket. She found work as a...
At The Game, try the Burger of the Month — the Mac & Cheese Burger — an Angus beef patty topped with mac and cheese, bacon, red onion and cheddar cheese and served on a brioche bun for $13.50. Enjoy it with the February Beer of the Month, Lagunitas Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’.
Beer lovers rejoice! No longer will Hoosiers have to cross into other states for the delicious taste of America’s Oldest Brewery because D.G Yuengling & Son Inc. is expanding to Indiana with the help of Indiana Beverage.