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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 history here…

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Kickstart your Summer in Fort Wayne!

Kickstart is a month-long celebration of all things fitness, arts, music, and definitely bikes that will help you kick off a great and healthy summer. Attend the Kickstart events to enjoy bikes and outdoor activities and celebrate the art, music and theater community in Fort Wayne. Throughout…

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Fort Wayne Youtheatre Presents "Steadfast Tin Soldier"

On December 19, 20 and 21, Fort Wayne Youtheatre will present " Steadfast Tin Soldier ," Hans Christian Andersen’s heartwarming story of a toy soldier’s struggle to win the heart of his ballerina true love. These performances will be particularly special because the Youtheatre opened its doors…

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Fright Night returns to haunt Downtown Fort Wayne

The ghouls and ghosts are coming out to play in Fort Wayne's downtown. The Downtown Improvement District's annual Fright Night is back and better than ever this year. On October 18th the downtown will be transformed into a town of legends. During the day, stop by the Allen County Public…

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Top 5 Reasons Creative Types love Fort Wayne

It is often said that creative pursuits are solitary ones and that the life of an artist is a lonely one. In reality, artists thrive off of other artists. Painters can inspire writers who can spark an idea for a lyric to a song which a photographer listens to as she rearranges perceptions and…

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Local production of "Hairspray" set to impress

In its 16th year, the Fort Wayne Summer Music Theater will be putting on a production of the classic hit, Hairspray . The musical will be held at IPFW's Williams Theater Thursday, July 10 - Saturday, July 12 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, July 13 at 2:00 p.m. The story itself is not new, and in fact…

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Sweetwater Rock Camp jams out

The gritty sounds of Queen's "Another One Bites the Dust" pour out of one of the conference room and into the hallway. I'm surprised when we enter the room and it isn't seasoned musicians playing, but young kids, ages 12-18. They are working on one of their cover songs, part of Sweetwater…

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There's more to discover at the Main Library than books!

If you haven't been to the Main branch of the Allen County Public Library , you're in for a real treat. This all-ages destination is a great place to spend a lazy afternoon. Here are a few of the highlights: The Main Library’s Jeffrey R. Krull Gallery is located directly inside the library’s…

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