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Arts in the Parks is a summer art program for school-aged children that Arts Place in Portland, Indiana has been offering for 44 years. Arts in the Parks is offered in 14 communities this year…

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The Portland Center and the Blackford County Arts Center of Arts Place are accepting students for their Summer MusicWorks program, beginning on June 14th. School-aged students and adults of all ages can enroll in MusicWorks. Lessons will begin June 14th and continue through the week of July …

Arts in the Parks is a summer art program for school-aged children that Arts Place in Portland, Indiana has been offering for 44 years. Arts in the Parks is offered in 14 communities this year: Celina, Coldwater, Fort Recover, Minster, New Bremen, St. Henry, and St. Marys in Ohio, as well as…

Muncie, IN—The warm weather is a reminder that the school year is almost over and summer is on its way.  Now is the perfect time for caregivers to consider fun activities that will keep their kiddos engaged and entertained. Minnetrista is now accepting enrollment for Summer Camps, four uniqu…

The new exhibit at the Arts Place at 107 West Washington Street in Hartford City features the artwork of two local artists. The exhibit began on April 12 and will continue until May 20. It features the work of “Two Artists” Elizabeth Stafford and Cheryl Hunt.

On Thursday, February 25th, at 7:30 p.m. Arts Place will livestream a performance by local musician Ken Bantz. The performance will appear on their Facebook and YouTube profiles. This will be the first time Arts Place has produced a livestreamed show. Due to ongoing conditions of COVID-19, A…

The Blackford County Arts Center will Group Guitar Lab again this spring, beginning on Monday, February 22nd. It was not held last semester due to COVID. Group Guitar Lab is for students in 4th – 6th grade who are beginning or intermediate guitar students. The lessons are taught by Andy Kern…

The Blackford County Arts Center and the Portland Center of Arts Place are accepting registrations for the upcoming MusicWorks summer program. Adults and students may enroll in individual MusicWorks instruction. New this year, the Portland Center is offering JumpStart to incoming sixth grade…

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    Jazz, dance, theatre, handbells, choirs, an orchestra…you can enjoy them all at the Homecoming & Family Weekend Concert to be presented by the Taylor University Dept. of Music, Theatre, and Dance.

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    Those aged 15 and older are invited to needle felt two or three gnomes to wander into their fall decor. These gnomes add a unique element of whimsey to anyone’s  home and are fun to make.     

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    PORTLAND, Ind. – Canadian singer/songwriter Royal Wood will perform at the Hall-Moser Theatre of Arts Place on Nov. 3.

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    The month of October at Minnestrista in Muncie is filled with lots of activities.

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    The Blackford County Arts Center of Arts Place is offering group piano and guitar lessons through its Piano and Guitar Lab program in Hartford City. Students in grades two, three and four are encouraged to register for Piano Lab. Students in grades four, five and sixth are invited to reg…

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    It’s almost fall and Cornerstone Center for the Arts is gearing up for a busy class session! Cornerstone will offer various activities during the month of September including one-time workshops and the start of the fall class session. Upcoming one-time workshops include Monthly Dance Clu…

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    Baritone Conor Angell and pianist Clifton Davis are slated to perform a faculty recital at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 1 in Butz Carruth Recital Hall at Taylor University’s Smith-Hermanson Music Center.

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    FARMLAND, Ind. – Tom Cherry’s Old Time Radio Show proudly presents The Magnificent Montague this Saturday (Aug. 25) at the Farmland Community Center.

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    Fall is right around the corner and Cornerstone Center for the Arts has an exciting class session planned to keep the entire family engaged in the arts. Fall classes begin on Sept. 10 and run until Dec. 6. Registration is open for the twelve-week session of arts classes for youth and adu…

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     First, our After School Fun Club starts today for Montpelier School students and Friday for Southern Wells students. A staff member will meet children at the school for Montpelier and at the Southern Wells bus stop for SW students. Marisa Barnes will be the director of our program. She …

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    PORTLAND, Ind. – Arts Place, Inc. is proud to present its 2018-2019 performance series, Portland Center Stage. In keeping with a tradition established in 1975, Arts Place continues to offer an annual series of musical entertainment. This year’s lineup includes performances by artists fro…

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    PORTLAND, Ind. – On Aug. 31, local artist Chet Geiselman will display his work entitled Minding the Gaps in the Foundation of the Sensual at the Portland Center of Arts Place.

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    MATTHEWS, Ind. – Epworth United Methodist Church, 105 W 8th St, Matthews, will host Keepers Of The Faith In Concert on Aug. 12

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    Arts Place is now accepting registrations for the ArtWorks program. ArtWorks offers creative experiences and instruction in a wide variety of media for both children and adults. Each Arts Place center offers its own unique lineup of classes led by local teaching artists.

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    PORTLAND, Ind. – The Jay County Civic Theatre has scheduled auditions for its upcoming production of Parlor Games.

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    Join Cornerstone Center for the Arts on Aug. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m. for the opening reception for Street Vibe, an art exhibition by Leon Crosby. The exhibition will be on display in the newly renovated Judith Barnes Memorial Gallery on the second floor of Cornerstone Center for the Arts in c…

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    MARION, Ind. – A never seen before event called Marion Made Fashion Show in downtown Marion was a huge success! People spilled out of the “standing room only” Washington Street alley  onto the sidewalks on the square on the night of Friday, June 29.

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    The Annual Summer Concert On the Square, presented by the Hartford City Arts Council, will feature the Mississinewa Valley Band during a 7 p.m.  performance on July 26 along the courthouse square on High Street in Hartford City.

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    If you enjoy music from the 50’s and 60’s, then plan on joining residents and staff of The Villages at Van Cleve on July 22 from 5 to 7 p.m., rain or shine!

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    The Villages at Van Cleve will host a Painting with Acrylics Class by Heather on July 18 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  The event will be held in the apartment complex’s Community Room, located at 503 E. Van Cleve St., Hartford City.  

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    PORTLAND, Ind. – Make plans today to attend the 15th Annual Gathering of Great Lakes Nations Pow Wow hosted by National Center for Great Lakes Native American Culture this weekend at the Tri- State Antique Gas Engine Association Grounds, 1010 Morton Street in Portland. This event is spon…

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    MUNCIE, Ind. – The Charles W. Brown Planetarium at Ball State University will offer a variety of free programs through August.

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    PORTLAND, Ind. – The Jay County Civic Theatre has announced that it has added a second weekend of shows for its production of “Shrek the Musical.”

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    MUNCIE, Ind.—A two-day writers’ “Super Mini-conference” geared to fiction and nonfiction authors at all experience levels is set for July 27-28 at the Ball State University Alumni Center. Hosted by Midwest Writers Workshop, Inc. (MWW), the event will feature classes led by eight award-wi…

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    Through Sept. 30 –  Chad Pregracke’s Message in a Bottle Collection: Explore the waters in Chad Pregracke’s Message in a Bottle Collection. This exhibition showcases a variety of messages in bottles found along U.S. shores. Discover where the messages were found while learning about the …