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.

Artcentric-Friday May 3, 2013

May 3, 2013

On today's Midday Matters, time for a field trip w/ Britton Marketing & Design Group's Steve Penhollow! Touring Fort Wayne Museum of Art's "Afros: A Celebration of Natural Hair" w/ Michael July & Aevin Dugas--then to Foellinger Theatre, and Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation's Al Moll.

Artcentric- Friday April 19, 2013

Apr 19, 2013

On today's Artcentric edition of Midday Matters we're celebrating National Record Store Day w/ Wooden Nickel Music's  Bob Roets & Morrison Agen of Neat Neat Neat Records and Music!

Artcentric- Friday April 12, 2013

Apr 12, 2013

On today's Friday Artcentric edition: We're discussing the 'Facing Homelessness' project w/ local advocates Bethany Pruitt & Heidi Kaufman--then Lisa Vetter & Sue Davis share their insights on the pleasures of wayside art spaces, and the upcoming Rural Studio Tour.

Artcentric- Friday April 5, 2013

Apr 5, 2013

On today's Midday Matters Artcentric, Steve Penhollow takes us 'behind the scenes' of the Fort Wayne Dance Collective's "Keigwin + Company' concert w/ Alison Gerardot & founder, Larry Keigwin; then CWOW's Hope Sheehan & Lorelei VerLee share the story of their Faces of Haiti event.

Artcentric- Friday March 29, 2013

Mar 29, 2013

Get ready for Midday Matters Last Friday Artcentricity: We're touring downtown Fort Wayne's springtime celebrations w/ Tena Woenker & The History Center's Nancy Hansen--then 1st Pres Theater's Thom Hofrichter & FW Youtheatre's Leslie Hormann share a wellspring of Drama! Drama! Drama!

Artcentric- Friday March 22, 2013

Mar 22, 2013

Today on Midday Matters, Fort Wayne Philharmonic's Marcella Trentacosti & Dana Berkes & Kelly Updike from the Embassy Theatre discuss the importance of 'youthful artcentricity' and how it impacts Fort Wayne.

Artcentric- Friday March 15, 2013

Mar 15, 2013

On today's Midday Matters Artcentric Super Heroes Abound: Dave Nelson from the League for the Blind and Disabled shares the inspirational story of their annual concert gala, joined on phone by one of The Blind Boys of Alabama, Jimmy Carter.

Artcentric- Friday March 8, 2013

Mar 8, 2013

Today on Midday Matters, we're exploring USF's 'Three Heroes of Assisi' exhibit w/ their Center for Service Engagement Director, Katrina Boedeker & Fr. Andre Cirino. Then Dr. Peter Rothman & Karen Rothermund-Aker share the love--and the artcentric perspective of Rockin' Docs Musicfest.

Artcentric- Friday March 1, 2013

Mar 1, 2013

On today's Friday Artcentric edition, it's the 1st Friday 'Penhollow Path' we follow--ArtSmart Steve Penhollow is inspecting the Danee Pye/Alex Brown 'Bomb Shelter' comedy project, and talking 'all things music scene' w/ local music man, Mike Conly.

Artcentric- Friday February 22, 2013

Feb 22, 2013

Ready for Midday Matters? It's 'Last Friday Artcentricity" w/ Arts United's Dan Ross sharing D.I.D.'s 'Last Saturday Excitement' & a look at the electronic music scene w/ Josh Helton. 

Then: Drama! Drama! Drama! w/ 1st Pres Theater's Thom Hofrichter & Lauren Nichols from all for One.