As “Stop the Bans” rallies take place nationwide, in a cool, rainy Fort Wayne, protesters took too a local coffee shop to write letters to political leaders, and media outlets, on why they’re against the restrictive abortion measures that have made recent headlines. In the middle of a crowded coffee shop, five women huddled around laptops. One of them was Jessica Bunch, the Fort Wayne community organizer with Planned Parenthood Advocates of Indiana and Kentucky. She sat at the head of the...
Arts and Culture
Artists Jerrod and Kara Tobias, along with eighteen or so other Fort Wayne creatives, are getting ready to bring the spirit of psychedelic art into the 21st century perspective with a show at Wunderkammer Company called Set & Setting: An Immersive Psych Installation.
Indiana’s Attorney General filed a new lawsuit aimed at the family behind Purdue Pharma. The state becomes the latest to accuse members of the Sackler family of exacerbating the opioid crisis.
Act Of Listening is a collaboration between students of the University of Saint Francis and the staff 89.1 WBOI funded through an AARP grant. Part of the project’s goal was to alleviate loneliness and isolation in older, low-income adults. Over the 2018-19 school-year, students went out in teams of two and met a variety of older adults in Fort Wayne. One visit was recorded to bring these conversations to a wider audience. First, we’ll hear from Anita. Anita shares her experiences with...