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Downtown Michigan City Becomes Local Art Showcase During First Friday

By: Michigan City Mainstreet Association Last Updated: August 22, 2012

Uptown-Arts-DistrictThe Michigan City Mainstreet Association is pleased to present the First Friday Artwalk in the Uptown Arts District on September 7, 2012 from 5pm to 8pm. The Uptown Arts District is comprised of fine art galleries, businesses, retail and restaurants located in the area from 11th Street to the lake and Spring Street to Wabash Street in Michigan City, IN.

The First Friday Artwalk has become a must-attend event for not only fine and local art fans, but music lovers, foodies and shoppers. This month, art aficionados can attend opening receptions at the Lubeznik Center for the Arts, Walnut Ink Gallery, Prince Gallery, Lakeside Gallery West, Blink Contemporary Art Gallery as well as browse artwork at local businesses within the district and the new Warren Outdoor Project.

Music lovers will enjoy Bryan Lubeck performing music from his new CD Tuscan Sky at Joy of Flowers, Loose Strings performing at the First United Methodist Church, Acoustic Mélange Music by Brian Daley and Mike Kmiecik at Elle Salon and of course live music at Ryan’s Irish Pub. Foodies and shoppers will be delighted by handmade popsicle selection at Cabo’s Ice Cream Shop, the selection at local retailers, and fine dining at the Black Eyed P and Maxine’s.

For a full listing of the events at the First Friday Artwalk and other Michigan City events, visit www.uptownartsdistrict.org or like their Facebook page. For more information on the Michigan City Mainstreet Association or to become a member, visit the Uptown Arts website.

The Michigan City Mainstreet Association (MCMA) is a nonprofit, membership organization dedicated to creating a vibrant and economically viable atmosphere for the historic downtown, Uptown Arts District in Michigan City, Indiana, as an exciting place to live, work, play, and invest.