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Posted on April 26, 2016 at 4:00:00 am by Molly M.

Old World Fort Wayne

Did you know that 2016 marks the bicentennial year for Indiana? This exciting milestone has prompted me to explore more of Fort Wayne's history and the places that have given Fort Wayne its unique character.

Although many establishments have come and gone, there are places in Fort Wayne that

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Posted on April 01, 2016 at 4:00:00 am by Mike F.

The Avett Brothers Return to Fort Wayne

The Avett Brothers were for a long time a band I heard about but never actually heard. This is weird for two reasons: (1) they'd been recommended to me by someone whose musical taste I trust absolutely, and (2) they're exactly the kind of band I like, branching not far from Dave Matthews Band and Ryan Adams on the musical tree. That finally changed Valentine's Day 2013, when I saw them perform at the Embassy Theatre here in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Man, the energy these guys give off on stage is raw and vital and real, and I was a fan from the very first song.

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It seems that so many of my favorite movies and musicals just so happen to be from the 70s and 80s. Blame it on my love of anything nostalgic, or the fact that the 70s and 80s were when my mom was growing up and never hesitated to show me her favorite flicks as I grew up myself. One of my favorites is Annie, the story of the little red-headed orphan who made everyone fall in love with her. You can fall in love with her too when Annie - The Musical comes to the Embassy Theatre on Friday, April 8!

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Posted on March 05, 2016 at 3:00:00 am by Jasmine B.

Plan Your Upcoming Musical Adventure to Fort Wayne

Pop, rock, country, folk, soul, classical - my tastes in music swing just as far as my mood does sometimes! I like a little bit of everything depending on the day. Luckily, in Fort Wayne, I have access to any of these right at my fingertips. We've especially some treasures upcoming soon! If you're feeling the bug and looking for some live music to take it, plan out a trip around these upcoming events! 

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Posted on March 02, 2016 at 3:00:00 am by Susan B.

Peppa Pig: A fun time in Fort Wayne with the Kids

If there's a preschooler in your life, then you are most likely familiar with Peppa Pig -- "a preschooler's dream come true," as she's been called.

Peppa is a mischievous (or "cheeky," as they'd say in Britain, where she originated) little pig who has good, clean, gentle fun with her animal friends on her TV show, which airs daily on Nick Jr. Cute animated animals, speaking in British accents? What's not to love about that!

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Posted on February 12, 2016 at 3:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

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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Posted on December 03, 2015 at 8:00:00 am by Jasmine B.

Celebrate the Holidays with the Fort Wayne Philharmonic

There's no better way to celebrate the holidays than at a Philharmonic Holiday Pops concert. I know what you're thinking... "Orchestra? Really? My family won't want to do that!" Well, my friends, get ready to hurdle some barriers.

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I had a similar thought when I first moved to

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Posted on November 25, 2015 at 5:00:00 am by Amanda R.

Straight No Chaser is Coming to the Embassy!

Get into the holiday spirit this Christmas at the Historic Embassy Theatre with Straight No Chaser!

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This immensely popular Acapella men's group has been singing together, off and on, since 1996, when the members were students at Indiana University. Their singing talents and

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One of the highlights of the Christmas season for my grandma is heading downtown on the Night of Lights, the night before Thanksgiving, to see the lighting of the displays she used to see every year growing up. The lights that now grace downtown Fort Wayne used to be displayed on the facade

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Posted on November 13, 2015 at 4:00:00 am by Kayleen R.

Breakfast with Santa at the Embassy

Some people say Christmas is for kids. That is certainly true at Breakfast with Santa at the Embassy Theatre in downtown Fort Wayne.

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The Embassy Theatre is a glamorous historic building that might not seem like the perfect place for tots. But for decades the staff has put
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