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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 April 24, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Jasmine B.

Uniquely Fort Wayne Theatre

I've got a special place in my heart for things that are homegrown. From arts to music to, that's right, theatre—Fort Wayne is full of talent that's on the same playing field as national work. When you come to visit Fort Wayne, something you don't want to miss is the talent that is incredibly unique to the community—and there's so much to experience as far as theatre production goes. 

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Posted on May 10, 2016 at 11:00:00 am by Molly M.

Rainy Day Checklist

The weather in Fort Wayne is one thing that you, unfortunately, can't count on. We all hope for those perfect spring days, but we do need those gloomy rainy days to bring in the beauty of our area (isn't there a saying about that?)

If the weather isn't on our side, there is no reason to stay home; there are many things in Fort Wayne to do on rainy days. Here is a rainy day checklist you can use for all ages on those showery days.​

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Posted on March 18, 2016 at 4:00:00 am by Jessa C.

FREE Art Activity in Fort Wayne

In recent years, you may have noticed many new street art sculptures and murals pop up around the downtown Fort Wayne area. Make sure you also keep a look out for new installments in downtown crosswalks, as Artlink will be sourcing two artists to design and install two crosswalk murals on the downtown Fort Wayne arts campus in the Summer of 2016.

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One of my favorite literary works is coming to life on the musical stage soon here in Fort Wayne! 

The Fort Wayne Civic Theatre will present Young Frankenstein, Mel Brooks' musical, comedic adaptation of Mary Shelley's classic horror tale Frankenstein, at the end of this month in the Arts United building.

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Posted on November 17, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Katie R.

The Fort Wayne Ballet presents The Nutcracker

When I was a little girl I had lofty aspirations of becoming a big-time ballerina. I was enrolled in dance classes and begged and pleaded with my mom to let me take ballet on top of the other two dance classes I was already taking. There was just something about ballet that really spoke to my

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Posted on November 02, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

A Christmas Story--The Musical

This season Fort Wayne audiences can watch the characters from A Christmas Story-The Musical come to life at Fort Wayne Civic Theatre presented at the Arts United Center on November 7-22.


The quirky film with the same name set in northern Indiana in the 1940s has delighted
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Growing up my mom exposed my brother's and I to a lot of classic films, especially musicals. For the longest time I didn't realize that Danny Zucko wasn't the newest hunk to drool over, or that I wasn't going to be joining the Von Trapp family singers anytime soon. In fact, my mother's

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Posted on October 20, 2014 at 7:52:24 am by Kaila S.

Mamma Mia! and SHREK the Musical Are Coming to Fort Wayne!

Fort Wayne has the best in Broadway whether it is a singing ogre or Swedish pop from the 70's. Believe it or not, Fort Wayne is bringing some of the best Broadway shows to you and your family (without the need of plane tickets or booking a hotel room.) That's right, the world's favorite ogre ... More ›

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