Fort Wayne Insider Blog

Category - Arts and Entertainment

Posted on December 04, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

Merry Music: Best Holiday Concerts in Fort Wayne

Baby, it’s cold outside...and it’s finally time for the holiday season! Fort Wayne doesn’t disappoint with its flurry of December concerts, and as one of the principal vocal artists at Heartland Sings, I’m often in the audience (when I’m not on stage myself!).

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Posted on November 24, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Katherine D.

Explore Fort Wayne Through These 5 Neighborhoods

Fort Wayne is ever expanding. Land that was farmland when my parents were growing up is now home to new subdivisions, restaurants, and shopping malls. Even for citizens of Fort Wayne, it can be hard to keep track of new developments happening in different areas!

The following is a guide to

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Posted on November 15, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Unique Performances of the Nutcracker in Fort Wayne

It’s getting colder outside. A hint of snow is in the air, and the stores smell like cinnamon and pine. This is definitely the time to see The Nutcracker, the famous ballet featuring Clara and her wooden soldier during their Christmas adventure.

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Posted on November 03, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

Broadway Shmodway: Musical Theatre Groups in Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne regularly attracts touring Broadway productions, but we also boast an impressive crop of our own musical theatre groups. Whether you prioritize fully-staged and costumed affairs, top-notch vocals, or shows with a heartwarming message, Fort Wayne has something for you. You’re sure to find the right troupe for you on this list of different musical theatre groups in the area.

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Posted on October 27, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Emma C.

5 Theatre Productions to See This Season in Fort Wayne

The Fort Wayne arts community is flourishing! What could be a better way to enjoy an evening than live entertainment? Ranging from student productions to traveling Broadway shows and historic plays to modern musicals, Fort Wayne has it all. Here are 5 can't miss shows you will want to catch before they are gone!

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Posted on October 23, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Local Business Mural in Fort Wayne

Throughout Fort Wayne, you can find public murals gracing the side of our buildings, or you can discover fun bike sculptures located throughout our downtown streets.

Fort Wayne is also home to great murals located inside businesses that display photo collages or art depicting all that you can discover during a visit to Fort Wayne.

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Posted on October 18, 2017 at 12:00:00 pm by Elaina R.

Scholarly Sound: Upcoming Concerts at Fort Wayne's Universities

Fort Wayne is home to three universities, two of which have music programs. Indiana Purdue Fort Wayne (IPFW) and the University of St. Francis bolster the musical community in the area, feeding avocational and professional groups in the city. As a professional singer at Heartland Sings, I’ve had the pleasure of singing and working with IPFW and St. Francis music graduates and can attest to their talents.

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Posted on October 17, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jessica B.

Do You Believe in the Embassy Theatre Ghost?

Every town has its folklore. Fort Wayne is no exception, and we’re celebrated for ghost stories. What else would you expect from a city that hosts an annual Fright Night and Zombie Walk? One famous spirit that may or may not haunt our downtown scene is affectionately called “The Embassy Ghost.”

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