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Andy Helmkamp
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Andy H.
Andy is a recent arrival from Milwaukee, Wisconsin where he studied film theory and spent time working with the Milwaukee Film Festival. There was also a lot of roasting and buying coffee thrown in there for good measure. Currently working as the Operations Manager for Cinema Center, chances are you'll see him biking, writing, and running (from nothing in particular...weird right?), and pretending to know way more about craft beer than what he actually does.

FWMoA and Green Hair Revolution Celebrate "The Art of Hair"

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art has long been an organization appreciated by out-of-towners and locals alike. With a commitment to exhibiting local, national, and international art the Museum’s curatorial and social reach has seen steady, inspired growth. FWMoA actively participates in many downtown…

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Sweets So Geek: Unique Confections Not To Be Trifled With

Chatting with “Sweets So Geek” owner Chad Seewald it quickly becomes apparent where the soul of “Sweets So Geek” comes from. Today, Seewald and some generous family volunteers including his wife Heather are preparing for their retail shop’s grand opening. Pouring another mug of coffee that…

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Treat Your Cells To a Party at Jai Juice Bar

On the afternoon I stopped by the newly opened Jai Juice Bar I was battling some emotional turpitude that accompanies the first frosty tinges of late fall. Icey drizzle and gusty winds? You’ve got to be kidding me. Stumbling through the door, forcing the elements back out of the cheery…

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Cinema Center has your Halloween Horrorshows

Throughout John Carpenter’s “Halloween,” a babysitter and her ward shift their attention from a late night movie marathon on television to the real horror show lurking outside. This deliberate collapse of what scares us safely and what actually terrifies us is a well documented attribute of…

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Food Truck Rallies: The Fort through Food and Community

Having recently moved to Fort Wayne I was incredibly excited to explore the Fort's diverse neighborhoods and their accompanying restaurant offerings. Luckily I was offered the perfect outlet for doing both when seven of the Fort’s food trucks visited the south central Oakdale neighborhood…

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Ride Green Ft. Wayne Pub Tour

Often when I find myself in a new area I like to get a bit of “ground time”. Going on a walk, run, or bike ride is a wonderful, sensual experience for getting in touch with what a city, town, or countryside has to offer. A little quality time in nature or a quick pit stop in a new restaurant…

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