Julia Meek

Host, Folktales & Meet the Music

A Fort Wayne native, Julia is a radio host, graphic artist, and community volunteer, who has contributed to NIPR both on- and off-air for over thirty years. She is currently co-producer and host of Folktales, co-coordinator and host of Meet the Music.

Andy Laverghetta

For the past five years, volunteer show host, Rob Martinez, has been sharing his musical expertise and his audio production skills over the WBOI airwaves, most notably, with his weekly "Movie Music Spotlights" and annual "Nights Before Christmas" music specials.

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The profession of music therapy began to develop during the 1st and 2nd World Wars for the treatment of soldiers' traumatic injuries, and has grown steadily to serve a wide variety of populations.

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"Love Your Melon" is an apparel brand dedicated to giving a hat to every child battling cancer in America, as well as financially supporting pediatric cancer research.

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The Fort Wayne Museum of Art's newest exhibit, by Brett Amory, is a residency work in progress that allows the public to interact with the California-based artist, and the installation itself, all this month.

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Last spring, the Fort Wayne Free Art Collective was formed, and quietly began leaving small pieces of free artwork around the city, which they call "art drops."

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With Halloween on the horizon, Creepy Clown sightings are putting a damper on the celebration, nationwide.

Andy Laverghetta

Fort Wayne native Brad Etter has a seemingly unquenchable thirst for music he shares every Saturday night on 89.1 WBOI, with co-host Bruce Grimm, on Sidetracks.

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As Cinema Center continues to celebrate its 40th anniversary with in-house improvements and expanded activities, it's also taking the "big screen" experience out into the community.

Andy Laverghetta

Indiana native, Tom Castaldi, has a passion for regional history he's been sharing over the airwaves for more than two decades.

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Nearly two years in the making, "Middle Waves," Fort Wayne's first Destination Music Festival, kicks off tonight, from three stages, located on the downtown riverfront in Headwaters Park West and East. WBOI's Julia Meek takes a look at how the festival evolved, and what waves it intends to make this weekend.

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