Arts Interview

Courtesy/Addison Agen

Now that Addison Agen has returned home, after finishing 2nd in the latest season of NBC's "The Voice," the excitement in her life continues full throttle, including a declaration earlier this week by Mayor Henry, of an official "Addison Agen Day."


Two years ago, Fort Wayne resident, Zoe Martin, shared a dream she had with her friend and neighbor, Jason Davis.

Now that dream has come true, in the form of a creative grassroots charity called Dreamcatchers.

Courtesy/Jazz Talk Live

This Sunday,  community arts advocates Ketu Oladuwa and Michael Patterson are bringing a new kind of experience to the Fort Wayne music scene.

That's launch night for their "Jazz Talk Live: Big Apple Jazz Club Series," and its new, community-friendly home is Wunderkammer Company, on the city's south side.

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Three Rivers Festival begins in downtown Fort Wayne this weekend, and Sunday afternoon, the city is encouraging residents to walk, bike or skate their way right into the heart of the festivities with its first-ever "Open Streets" event.


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/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.

Andy Laverghetta

WBOI's Burnt Toast Show is an eclectic mix of great, non-mainstream musical styles and genres, modeled after freeform radio shows of the '60s and '70s.

It's on the menu every Sunday night from 8:00 to 11:00, served up live by volunteer show host, Todd Harrold.

Courtesy/Anthony Racic

This weekend, Fort Wayne's first-ever comedy festival is ready to bring some laughs to Northeast Indiana.