Arts & Culture

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Collective collaboration

June 9, 2017

“I’m a firm believer that the arts is a great tool for economic development. The more the arts grow in Fort Wayne, the more unique events we offer, the larger the crowd we’re going to attract.”

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.

Justin Zych, photography by Theresa Thompson

Thrash and thunder

February 20, 2017

A second try is working out very well for metal music lover Justin Zych and Zephaniah. The band is selling well here and even better in Japan.

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.

Kris Hensler and Kenny Taylor, photography by Theresa Thompson

A ukulele and a plan

January 23, 2017

These Atomic Sharks play ukeleles and want you to join them.

Sarah Hodgin, photography by Theresa Thompson

‘Like breathing again’

December 28, 2016

Sarah Hodgin brings much valuable experience and talent to her return to Fort Wayne’s stage, and her return brings something important back to her life, too.

Molly Hagan, photography by Keith Bernstein (Courtesy Warner Bros. Pictures)

In good company

November 25, 2016

Her first big move was from Wayne High School’s stage to Fort Wayne Civic Theatre, but this fall we’re watching our Molly Hagan on the big-big screen in “Sully.”

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