Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Posts from April 2014

Just as music inspires many of us in our lives… music plays an integral role in the formation of new musicians. The Embassy Theatre will host “Down the Country Line” on Saturday, May 17. The event showcases five local popular bands - playing the country songs that inspired their musical ... More ›

Posted on April 28, 2014 at 10:00:21 am by Wendy S.

Where to Get Fit in the Fort

In Fort Wayne, we are lucky to have loads of gyms and fitness centers in all parts of town. For residents, business travelers and visitors alike, there are choices galore. Do you prefer a one-on-one, personal training experience? A high-energy, fast-paced environment? How about a low-key ... More ›
Get ready to watch the toughest men and women skate it out at the annual Spring Roll, the culmination of another successful roller derby season! Brought to you by Fort Wayne, Indiana’s own Fort Wayne Derby Girls, this spring event features more than 20 teams, including both all-female and ... More ›
Here’s your chance to relive the early 1980s. Just close your eyes as you hear hits like “Hold on Loosely” and “Caught Up in You” and you’ll be taken back to a different era. Rock band 38 Special will take you on that journey, as they embark on another tour - which includes Fort Wayne, ... More ›

Posted on April 23, 2014 at 10:00:20 am by Wendy S.

The Butterfly Effect- 11th Annual Butterfly Exhibit

“A fallen blossom returning to the bough, I thought -- But no, a butterfly.” ? Arakida Moritake

It's April, and you know what that means. The butterflies are coming!! It's time for the butterflies at the Bontanical Conservatory! The 11th annual butterfly exhibit, "The Butterfly Effect," opens ... More ›
Summertime and country music always seem to go together don’t they? Well, it’s not quite summer yet but you can get a taste of the country music on Thursday, May 1 when country music star Jake Owen comes to the Fort! Owen, who first hit the country music scene in 2006, will be live in concert ... More ›

Update: Visit the Fort Wayne Museum of Art page for the latest events.

FWMoA Classic Bikes exhibitAh...bikes. Is there anything more American? If you're anything like me, bikes are a source of wonder and excitement.

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Posted on April 17, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Katie R.

Enjoy a Taste of Brazil at Tucanos Brazilian Grill

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If you've never tried Brazilian cuisine, run, don't walk, to Tucanos Brazilian Grill!

Located at Jefferson Pointe, Tucanos is the first of its kind for the Fort Wayne area. With its festive decor, friendly staff and INCREDIBLE food, you'll be planning your second trip before your meal is

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Posted on April 16, 2014 at 10:00:00 am by Lauren C.

Sweetwater Sound: A musician's one stop-shop for gear

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There's no way else to describe it: Sweetwater Sound is a musician's dream come true. As one of the largest purveyors of and resources for music and audio gear, Sweetwater means business.

Here's what you can expect when you visit their campus, just off U.S. 30:

Workshops: Sweetwater

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