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Spring Activities

Did you Know this about Fort Wayne? Part 2

In the next edition of Fort Wayne facts, we delve into an author who once called Fort Wayne home, and you can learn more about the growth of Fort Wayne! If you missed the first part of the series, discover more about Fort Wayne's historyhere…

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Two Great Concerts at Foellinger Theatre

The Foellinger Theatre's 2016 concert series is insane! Fort Wayne, Indiana, is proud to host a "who's who" of rock ‘n' roll legends all summer long. The lineup kicks off this month with Ann and Nancy Wilson - aka Heart - hitting the stage on Friday, May 13 and the "Spend the Night With Alice…

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Hotel California: A Salute to the Eagles

Take a sentimental journey back to the 1970s and recall in your mind the classic rock sounds of "Peaceful, Easy Feeling," "Desperado," "Lyin' Eyes," and "Hotel California" by the Eagles who ruled the music world back then…

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Barry Manilow Back in Fort Wayne

Every writer, I'd venture to guess, has, at least, one idea for a screenplay. I have a few, including an adaptation of one of soft rock's greatest hits, Rupert Holmes' "Escape (The Piña Colada Song)." I've thought about this a lot, and the biggest hurdle I'd need to overcome is deciding what tone…

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Celtic Woman at Embassy--World-Class Style

  To see Mairead Nesbitt, the female fiddler for Celtic Woman, on stage reminds me of a wild woodland sprite. She dances, jumps, and spins around on stage, while simultaneously strumming a complex tune on her violin. It almost makes me dizzy to watch her. We had watched several of their shows on our local PBS station and during a previous experience when they appeared in Fort Wayne…

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Down the Line: 10th Anniversary Concert

Live music in Fort Wayne is a big deal. The Summit City boasts many high-quality bands that perform throughout the year at various venues.   There is one special event however that sets all the others apart. For a decade area bands have united to perform their music at one special event that is now considered a tradition in the Summit City. It's called Down the Line. Down the Line: 10th Anniversary will be held in Fort Wayne on February 26 and February 27 at the Embassy Theatre…

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Burn It Down with Jason Aldean

Fort Wayne is quickly becoming the place to visit if you're a country act. In recent year's we've been lucky to see the likes of Miranda Lambert, Carrie Underwood and even Florida Georgia Line with Nelly come through the Summit City! Now that we're into spring, and summer is just a few weeks away…

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