Arts Interviews

Old Crown Brass Band Toots Its Own Horn

Feb 16, 2018
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Fort Wayne's Old Crown Brass Band, an all-volunteer group, modeled after traditional British brass bands, is celebrating its 10th anniversary this Sunday, with a concert at IPFW's Rhinehart Music Center.

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Nine years ago, Warsaw resident, Luke Wright took a dream to support clean water projects in Africa, mixed it with a simple, clay bracelet design, and his business, MudLOVE, was born.

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Hall's Restaurants are movers and shakers on the downtown cultural scene this season, with the relocation of the historic Cambray building to make way for riverfront develoment, and a trendy new downtown eatery.

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Fort Wayne musician, Eric Clancy has a passion for piano playing that began when he was five, then turned into a full time profession more than twenty years ago.

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This weekend, Fort Wayne Youtheatre is celebrating Black History Month, and its 5th production in the "Young Heroes of Conscience" Series, with the moving story of "Young Harriet Tubman."

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After nearly 30 years as a photojournalist, Fort Wayne artist, Sam Hoffman, put down his camera, picked up a paintbrush, and began a 2nd career "on canvas."

The Sweetwater All Stars is a high energy, nine piece rhythm and blues band made up mostly of Sweetwater employees--and its owner, Chuck Surack.

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According to Susan Mendenhall, president of Arts United, more residents are coming out to arts and cultural events than ever before, and Fort Wayne is claiming its place as a national destination for such activity.

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“A Christmas Carol,” by Charles Dickens, is a universally beloved holiday tale, and this year, First Pres Theater invited  Fort Wayne director, Jack Cantey, to put a fresh new spin on this timeless classic.

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Since NBC's "The Voice" began its live, weekly eliminations in November, many Fort Wayne residents have been on the edge of their seats as 16 year old singer songwriter, Addison Agen, continues to advance in the competition.

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