If you’ve been feeling the urge lately to swing your partner ’round and ’round, you're not alone. Dancers, callers and musicians around the country are celebrating International Square Dance Month throughout the month of September.
To some, it’s old-fashioned entertainment. But it’s hardly a thing of the past. In fact, it’s flourishing right here in Northeast Indiana, as the Alles Family Barn Dance in Roanoke keeps the tradition alive.
The University of St. Francis is kicking off its arts season with a unique exhibition called Cape Ann Connections.
The exhibit showcases that scenic portion of the New England coast in the en plein air style of painting for which the region is known, and features historic and contemporary Cape Ann painters, as well as Indiana artists who visit the cape seasonally to paint there.
A Fort Wayne arts organization is trying to map the impact of the region’s creative community on the economy.
The non-profit Wunderkammer Company received $20,000 from the Knight Foundation to produce the Creative Census.
The organization wants to identify all creative sector employees - everyone from fine artists to computer programmers -- and better understand how they affect the broader economy. Organizers hope to use the census to bolster economic development.
The Pinestock Music Festival kicks off tomorrow on a 20-acre pine tree farm in Churubusco.
According to Pinestock co-founder Nicholas Weaver, people have described it as "Woodstock meets Burning Man, with a flannel aesthetic." Intrigued by that concept, WBOI's Julia Meek met with Weaver to learn more.