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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Muralist Jerrod Tobias has a big commitment to Fort Wayne's public art scene, and a growing number of communal paintings to prove it.

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The Fort Wayne Museum of Art's acquisition of Dale Chihuly's "Lily Gold Chandelier" this spring was an "art glass" dream come true.

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Fort Wayne's 8th annual Taste of the Arts Festival kicks off tonight. Celebrating the local arts and culture scene is a well established community tradition. WBOI's Julia Meek looks at the history of the arts festival, how it's evolved, and what visitors can expect to "taste" this weekend.

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