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Posted on March 06, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Jessa C.

Get To Know a Fort Wayne Ballet Dancer

Home to Indiana's longest standing professional ballet company, Fort Wayne, Indiana is the perfect destination to enjoy the vibrant arts community, especially with a Fort Wayne Ballet performance!

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Posted on February 20, 2019 at 8:00:00 am by Louisa D.

The Best Performances for Your Senses

Music, theater and dance go well together, and there is nothing like finding a good performance that will make your art-savvy senses tingle. Good news, Fort Wayne, Indiana has a few upcoming performances for you to add to a weekend getaway.

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Posted on August 13, 2018 at 8:00:00 am by Tatom O.

Awaken Your Senses in Fort Wayne, Indiana

Fort Wayne, Indiana is nothing short of amazing. A city that was born out of rich historic roots and founded on three powerful rivers over 200 years ago has built itself up into the modern cultural powerhouse it is today.

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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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Winter is a perfect time of year to enjoy a quick getaway to Fort Wayne, Indiana!

From performances, minor league sports, indoor activities and much more, start planning your getaway today.

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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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The Fort Wayne Philharmonic is a full-time orchestra with a vibrant annual series. In addition to its resident players, they have a volunteer chorus and they often hire soloists to perform in larger works. I caught up with Orion Rapp, Principal Oboist at the Fort Wayne Philharmonic, to get the scoop on the rest of the 2016-2017 concerts.

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