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Experience Michiana - May 15th, 2014

Episode #664 - May 15th, 2014

On tonight's show Gordy travels to the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum to learn about a photo contest. WNIT is working on a new documentary, Our Town: Dowagiac and Kelsey will be on with the details. Then a Burlesque group called the dis-Dress Dolls will be on to tell about about a performance coming up at the State Theatre and Gordy visits the Survive Alive House.

Original Airdate: May 15, 2014

In This Episode

  • LaPorte Historical Society Museum
    May 15th, 2014 Photo Susie Richter, Laura Niemiec More Information
    May 15th, 2014 Photo

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    The history of a community can often be told in the buildings that remain from years gone by. Gordy traveled to the LaPorte County Historical Society Museum to find out about a photo contest that focus on historical architecture and gave the museum an add source to document history. While there Gordy will talk to Laura Niemiec who entered the contest and Susie Richter from the Museum. Get more info on the museum here: www.LaPorteCountyHistory.org

    Guests

    1. Susie RichterCuratorLa Porte County Historical Society Museum
    2. Laura NiemiecPhoto Contest Participant

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  • Our Town: Dawagiac
    May 15th, 2014 Photo Kelsy Zumbrun More Information
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    WNIT has a documentary series called "Our Town" that allows the people of the community to help tell the story. The next "Our Town" will feature Dowagiac, Michigan and WNIT is looking volunteer videographers that will help videotape and tell the story of Dowagiac. You must live or work in Dowagiac to participate. Senior Producer Kelsy Zumbrun will chat with Gordy tonight on Experience Michiana about all the details. If you're interested in being a videographer call 574-675-9648 and ask for Brian Lewis.

    Guests

    1. Kelsy ZumbrunProducerWNIT

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  • The dis-Dress Dolls
    May 15th, 2014 Photo Veda deVille, Lynk Den Blackadder More Information
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    The dis-Dress Dolls are a newly formed Burlesque troupe that will be performing at the State Theatre on Friday, May 16th at 8:00pm. Veda deVille and Lynk Den Blackadder will be on Experience Michiana tonight to talk about how and why the group got formed and what kind of show they'll be presenting at the State. You can find more info on them here: www.disDressDolls.com

    Guests

    1. Veda deVilleOwnerThe dis-Dress Dolls
    2. Lynk Den BlackadderPerformerThe dis-Dress Dolls

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  • The Survive Alive House
    May 15th, 2014 Photo Brian Linson More Information
    May 15th, 2014 Photo

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    30 Year Celebration
    Saturday, May 17th at 1:00-5:00pm
    Hannah Lindahl Children's Museum

    The Survive Alive House is a tool for the Mishawaka Fire Department to simulate a home and teach school kids what to do in case of a fire. It's been a part of the community for 30 years and there will be a celebration Saturday, May 17th at 1:00-5:00pm at the Hannah Lindahl Children's Museum where the Survive Alive House is located. Gordy took a trip to tour the house and met up with Mishawaka Fire Fighter Brian Linson who is a third generation fireman. Get more info here: www.hlcm.org

    Guests

    1. Brian LinsonMishawaka Fire FighterSurvive Alive House

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Also In This Episode

  • May 15th, 2014 Photo Introduction
  • May 15th, 2014 Photo Arts & Culture Calendar
  • May 15th, 2014 Photo Live Music Calendar
  • May 15th, 2014 Photo WSBT
  • May 15th, 2014 Photo Closing