Arts Interviews

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With Halloween on the horizon, Creepy Clown sightings are putting a damper on the celebration, nationwide.

Andy Laverghetta

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.

Andy Laverghetta

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

Courtesy/Workers' Project

The 1st recorded Labor Day celebration in Fort Wayne was held in 1889--five years before the Federal Holiday was actually declared in 1894.

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Each Friday evening in August, Fort Wayne's Botanical Conservatory is inviting the community to grab a lawn chair, settle in, and enjoy music that's fun and funky, creative, and upbeat.

When cellist, Jane Heald, is not in her seat at the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, or mentoring her many students, she's out in the community, actively exploring and sharing the multi-faceted language of music.

Jiawei Fang

Opening tonight at the Cinema Center, "The Music of Strangers" is a new documentary by Morgan Neville that explores Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble's concept of music as a universal language.

A few weeks ago, members of the Ensemble shared their techniques right here in Indiana, with the 2nd annual Global Musician Workshop, hosted by DePauw University.

Courtesy/Rick Wilson

Thanks to the Richmond Art Museum's Legacy Project, Hoosier artist, Rick Wilson is celebrating Indiana's State Park System's 100th anniversary, and the state's Bicentennial, with a traveling exhibit he calls "The Nature of Art: Painted Parks."

Courtesy/Andy Planck

Three Rivers Music Theatre is the newest edition to Fort Wayne's rich theatrical scene, and its founding artistic director, Andy Planck, is looking to put a new face on a fine old tradition.

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