Arts & Culture

Fort Wayne Youtheatre alumni (from left): Anthony Hayes, Jasmine Barnes, Gregory Stieber, Emma Poor, Isabel Chilian. photography by Tim Andersen

Writing a different act

May 23, 2017

Playwright Gregory Stieber keeps rolls the dice when keeping audiences engaged.

One of the murals inside the historic Allen County Courthouse, photography by John McGauley

Preserving history

April 20, 2017

Courthouse restoration fights the effects of time, weather and pigeons.

By Susan Kline, courtesy photo

Bearing fruit

March 27, 2017

It started as an experiment between artists and wasn’t expected to last more than a couple months. Three decades later, The Orchard Gallery is not only still in business, it’s thriving.

Janet Guy Klickman, Eloise Guy and Bill Klickman, photography by Neal Bruns

Two decades of Suzuki

January 27, 2017

You might say these three musicians have been helping children speak violin (and viola and cello) for 20 years, the Suzuki way.

Austin, Tim, Brody and Aaron of After School Special, photography by Dustin McKibben

Chemistry by change

November 21, 2016

After School Special plays ’90s music, but the band formed in a very 21st century way.

Nate Yaroslaski, Cassie Beer, Nick Lubs and Josh St. John, photography by Theresa Thompson

Finding a way

October 21, 2016

Cassie Beer was ready to reinvent her musical self, and she found band members ready to do the same. They’re now Rosalind & the Way.

Nick Tash and Halee Shutt, photography by Theresa Thompson

Bringing the Bard home

August 5, 2016

It’s new, it’s now, and it’s a timeless classic, too. Nick Tash and Halee Shutt present Shakespearemachine.

Andy Planck, photography by Theresa Thompson

Let’s put on a school

June 23, 2016

Andy Planck, an Actors’ Equity Triple Threat himself, is helping Fort Wayne performers toward that impressive status, too, at a school he founded here.

John Byrne. Photography by Ellie Bogue.

Roots and wings

May 26, 2016

Growing up as a gay boy who loved dance in the rural mountains of North Carolina would be a challenge for the most fearless.

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