Spring Break at the Botanical Conservatory

Spring Activities

Phil Meets ‘Penny Lane’ in Beatles Tribute

I'd be hard-pressed to pick my favorite Beatles tune. It might be ‘Hard Days Night' or "I Wanna Hold Your Hand' or a myriad of others. Who doesn't like the Beatles?   I grew up listening to their wildly popular tunes on tape cassettes in the 1980s when friends were into more contemporary artists. Unfortunately, the Fab Four had disbanded in 1970 after a decade of performing musically together and ruling the airwaves. I never had the opportunity to hear them at a live concert…

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Fort Wayne Youtheatre’s Presents Ruby Bridges

Can a six-year-old girl change the way a nation thinks? She can if she's Ruby Bridges. If you're not familiar with the story, Ruby Bridges was a little African American girl living in Tylertown, Mississippi in 1960.  She was the first African-American child to attend an all-white school in the South…

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How to Spend ONE DAY in Fort Wayne!

Fort Wayne is a city that often gets overshadowed by its large neighboring sister cities, Indianapolis and Chicago. But those who live in Fort Wayne know our city has many wonderful events, restaurants and shows, plus some charming hidden gems that only the locals know about. So when I was asked…

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The Marvelous Wonderettes Please the Crowd

For guys and gals who fondly remember their high school years in the ‘50s and ‘60s, this nostalgic off-Broadway hit will bring back some great memories, both in music and in costume / stage settings. During the week of September 19-27, 2015 The Marvelous Wonderettes will treat the Summit City to…

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Award Winning Musical Cabaret Comes to the Civic Theatre

This year celebrates the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII. To gain some perspective into what it was like in Berlin prior the war's beginning in Europe in 1939, plan to attend The Civic Theatre's latest production, Cabaret. Cabaret's plot is set in the early 1930's in Germany's capital city…

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The Civic Theatre Presents 9 to 5: The Musical

Tumble outta bed and stumble to the kitchen, pour myself a cup of ambition . . . I remember those lyrics from my childhood. I was only three in 1980 when Colin Higgins’ 9 to 5 was released, it was one of those films that doesn’t get old or go away. It is a classic. When I was old enough to…

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Discover four ways to get artsy in downtown Fort Wayne

If you're like me, and can't live without the arts(I even have a Support the Arts license plate), you'll be happy to know Fort Wayne is home to several art related venues. Here are a few of my favorite stops to take in some art, in all its forms: Cinema Center: Located in the heart of…

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