Lubeznik Center for the Arts January 2015 First Friday Open Mic Night

Lubeznik-Open-MicLubeznik Center for the Arts is calling all poets, musicians, comedians, dramatists and storytellers! Start the New Year by sharing your talent at our open mic First Friday event hosted by Tim Rounds. Performers interested in participating must register online at by Dec. 30. Check-in is at 4:30 p.m. on Jan. 2, performances run from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Please note that we anticipate allowing 10 minute time slots per performance, however, this is subject to change depending on the number of registrants. Questions? Call the center at 219-874-4900.

Patrons are encouraged to explore our galleries in-between acts. Exhibitions currently on view at the center include, Comics & Code (Hyndman Gallery) featuring exhibiting artists Turtel Onli (co-curator), Juan Arevalo, Jun Ogasawara, Paul E. Schultz, Corey Roc Bottom Davis, Philo Barnhart, Sean McGuinness, Cory Hamscher, Gina Wynbrandt, and Arie Monroe.Thank you to our Comics & Code exhibition sponsors, The News Dispatch and NIPSCO.

It's Not Just Your Sunday Comic Strip (Brincka/Cross & Northview Galleries) features selected original comic art work from the private collection of Paul Pettigrew.

This event is your last chance to view these exhibitions before galleries close for floor renovation January 11 through February 6.

Enjoy an evening of local talent, art, and light bites.

Upcoming LCA Closings:
Dec. 24 Open 10AM-noon
Dec. 25 Closed (Christmas Day)
Dec. 31 Open 10AM-noon
Jan. 1 Closed (New Year's Day)
Jan. 11 - Feb. 6 LCA will be closed for floor renovation. Administrative offices will remain open.

LCA will be open regular hours all other days.

About Lubeznik Center for the Arts:
For more than 35 years, Lubeznik Center for the Arts (LCA) has provided arts experiences to the public, enhancing education, economic development and quality of life throughout the region. The architecturally iconic LCA facility is just steps away from Michigan City's lakefront and welcomes members and guests to participate in art through an eclectic mix of classes, cultural performances and memorable after-hours events. In addition to a full schedule of contemporary art exhibitions in six galleries, LCA is home to both permanent and outdoor art collections along with a Gallery Shop featuring handcrafted artisan items. Gallery weekday hours are from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM (CST). Weekend hours are from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM (CST). LCA offers extended hours until 7pm on Thursdays between Memorial Day and Labor Day. For more information please visit or call 219-874-4900.

Provided with support from South Shore Arts, the Indiana Arts Commission, a state agency, and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency.