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.

Courtesy/George Morrison

Fort Wayne sculptor, George Morrison is a retired architect with a with a passion for creating a public artwork that reflects his firm roots in geometry, physics and architectural form.

Jennifer Ford/Bridget O'Reilly

Fort Wayne arts advocates, Jennifer Ford and Bridget O'Reilly are getting ready to travel the world, quite literally, "In Search of Beauty."

Courtesy/John Kaufeld

Father's Day is coming up this Sunday, and one Fort Wayne dad, John Kaufeld, shares advice on the fine art of fatherhood through speaking engagements, seminars, and his twice-monthly column in the News Sentinel, called "The Dad Game."

Courtesy/Artlink

Fort Wayne's Artlink is opening the doors to its new "Open Arts Virtual Reality Space" this coming Tuesday.

Brock Eastom

Fort Wayne's Arena Dinner Theatre is getting set to end its season with a bang--literally--in the form of Stephen Sondheim's off-beat musical "Assassins."

Courtesy/Friends of the River

An 1840's style canal boat was launched Tuesday evening on the city's downtown waters. Fort Wayne's Friends of the Rivers, the Community Foundation and AWS Foundation, worked together to bring the boat, "Sweet Breeze," to Fort Wayne.

Courtesy/We Carry Kevan

Fort Wayne resident, Kevan Chandler made national headlines last year when he and his friends devised a way to tour the European countryside, despite Kevan's lifelong battle with Spinal Muscular Atrophy.

Andy Laverghetta

Classical music is alive and well here at Northeast Indiana Public Radio, and volunteer host, Stan Whippo has been sharing it in the form of a live, four hour "Matinee," every weekday afternoon on our classical station, 94.1 WBNI for over 20 years.

Courtesy/Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation

Salomon Farm's Fiber Arts Celebration is a unique way to participate in the process and art of making natural fiber products like wool, alpaca, silk and cotton. It's a free, two-day, family friendly event, sponsored by Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation and the Flax and Fleecers Spinning Guild of Fort Wayne.

Courtesy/Jack Cantey

One of Fort Wayne's newest art collectives is devoted to providing space, resources and collaborative opportunities to artist of all media. It's called "Italian Friend ArtRuckus," and it just finished its first year in operation.

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