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.

Ways to Connect

When cellist, Jane Heald, is not in her seat at the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, or mentoring her many students, she's out in the community, actively exploring and sharing the multi-faceted language of music.

Courtesy/Rick Wilson

Thanks to the Richmond Art Museum's Legacy Project, Hoosier artist, Rick Wilson is celebrating Indiana's State Park System's 100th anniversary, and the state's Bicentennial, with a traveling exhibit he calls "The Nature of Art: Painted Parks."

Courtesy/Andy Planck

Three Rivers Music Theatre is the newest edition to Fort Wayne's rich theatrical scene, and its founding artistic director, Andy Planck, is looking to put a new face on a fine old tradition.

Mandie Kolkman

This Sunday afternoon, beginning at one o'clock, The Philmore on Broadway and Soirée invite you to celebrate music, art, cuisine, and a grand old part of Fort Wayne, with the inaugural "Broadway Street Stroll."

Courtesy/Jonah Crismore

If you're in need of a "film fix," you're in luck!

Hobnobben Film Festival begins on Thursday, with four full days of activities that Cinema Center's Executive Director, Jonah Crismore, calls "an explosion of cinema and celebration in downtown Fort Wayne."

Adam Garland

Thanks to Art United's Amplify Art! crowd-funding website, downtown Fort Wayne's arts campus has a new splash of color on its streets.

Courtesy/Laine Mello

Young Leaders of Northeast Indiana are gearing up for their third annual Living Fort Wayne Concert Series, which kicks off at Headwaters Park West on Wednesday, June 1st.

Courtesy/Nick Tash

Shakespearemachine is a new classical theatre collective here in Fort Wayne, devoted to bringing the Bard and his works to life in the 21st Century.

Courtesy/Karen Thompson

Artlink Contemporary Gallery maintains a vibrant presence on the Fort Wayne arts scene, and it all began in one art lover's living room, back in the 1970's.

Karen Thompson traces this history in her new book, "Art in the City: An Artist Looks at the Gallery Movement in Fort Wayne: Artlink."

WBOI's Julia Meek met with Thompson to discuss the era, its advocates, and the impact this movement has had.

Courtesy/Julie Wall

Americans purchase approximately 6.5 billion greeting cards each year.

Here in Fort Wayne, Julie Wall, owner of Hedgehog Press, caters to some of that demand with a variety of fine art cards, and teaches the craft as well.

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