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Tag - Fort Wayne Ballet

Posted on November 05, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

Broadway, Orchestra, Ballet, Oh My! An Arts Season Preview

It’s sometimes hard to get motivated to leave the house when the mercury drops, but the arts--theater, concerts, you name it--provide the perfect impetus to make a visit to Fort Wayne, Indiana. You get to dress up, enjoy a nice dinner and maybe a cocktail or two and then sit in a comfortable seat in a warm room while music, dancing, acting, or all three blow you away.

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Posted on November 02, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

Celebrate the Holidays in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Kick off your holiday celebrations in Fort Wayne, Indiana. From Mannheim Steamroller to the Nutcracker Ballet and beautiful holiday displays, there’s a little something for everyone.

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Posted on July 30, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

The Art Lover's Guide to Fort Wayne, Indiana

When I moved to Fort Wayne from Ann Arbor, MI in 2015, I felt some trepidation. Most of my fellow graduates from the University of Michigan’s Master of Music program were moving to New York or Chicago, with their bustling arts communities; when I told them I was moving to Indiana to take a full-time singing position, they raised their eyebrows. Little did they--and I--know that I was walking into an arts goldmine.

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Posted on February 19, 2018 at 10:00:00 am by Lauren C.

How to Experience the Arts in Fort Wayne, Indiana

The arts inspire and entertain us. Imagine what a boring world we would have without artistic outlets? Whether it's performing or visual arts, we've got you covered. 

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Posted on November 17, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

6 Magical Holiday Experiences in Fort Wayne

This post was updated November 2018.

Looking for something special – an activity that puts the sparkle in your day?

Fort Wayne at Christmas time is the perfect place to find a little magic.

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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 August 25, 2017 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

Celebrating the Arts in Fort Wayne this August/September

August may be almost over, but never fear! There’s plenty of artsy summer fun left, and fall has a lot in store as well. As a performing artist living in Fort Wayne, here’s what I’m most excited about hearing and seeing in the next few months.

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Posted on January 16, 2017 at 10:00:00 am by Nancy M.

Your Fort Wayne Winter Getaway Awaits

Let’s just say I’m not a winter person and leave it at that. However, in the winter I have to take special care not to become a hermit who holes up in her house, reading and eating the cold months away. So here’s a go-to list…for you AND me… of things to do in Fort Wayne in the winter.

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Posted on November 16, 2016 at 8:00:00 am by Elaina R.

The Nutcracker Presentation by the Fort Wayne Ballet

Back in the 90s before audiobooks were cool (they’re cool now, right?), I had an audiobook version of The Nutcracker. This little cassette tape audiobook, which I would play in my little red-and-white plastic tape player, included excerpts from Tchaikovsky’s famous ballet. Shame on me--I’ve never actually seen The Nutcracker.

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