Noteworthy May 2017

We celebrate the creativity of our city’s writers and musicians.

A Colorful Way of Living
From the co-founder of the Vera Bradley empire comes a practical and inspiring book that shows women how to awaken their full potential, no matter their age. Barbara Bradley Baekgaard offers advice to empower all women, whether they’re looking to start a new chapter in their lives or balancing a career and family. Baekgaard shares the values that helped her thrive in the business world as well as in her personal life.
$17.30 available at amazon.com

Oddball Indiana
Did you know Indiana is home to brain sandwiches? Have you heard about our square donuts? And have seen the life-sized statue of the diminutive Pope Pius X at our very own Cathedral Museum here in Fort Wayne? All these and more are collected in the new edition of Jerome Pohlen’s Oddball Indiana: A Guide to 350 Really Strange Places. It’s perfect for new and old Hoosiers alike, and updated from the previous nearly decade-old edition.
$16.99 available at ipgbook.com

I Am the Death of Music, Jeff
Back in 2006, local musician Mark Hutchins used a cassette recorder to record music as New Pale Swimmers. Now, for a limited time, he’s put those recordings mixed with some new music into digital form for everyone to enjoy. And the best part? You pay what you want. So enjoy some of the music scene from last decade again in a new way.
Pay what you want at newpaleswimmers.bandcamp.com

First appeared in the May 2017 issue of Fort Wayne Magazine.


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