WBOI Artcentric

You can hear Julia Meek's Artcentric interviews during Morning Edition, All Thinigs Considered and Weekend Edition on 89.1 WBOI.

WBOI's Julia Meek has contributed to 89.1 WBOI on- and off-air for over thirty years. Now, her arts and culture reporting can be heard for the first time as a podcast available wherever podcast are found. Look for WBOI Artcentric.

Courtesy/Johnny Appleseed Festival

If you're in the mood for a particularly seasonal celebration this weekend, Fort Wayne's 46th annual Johnny Appleseed Festival may be what you're looking for.

Courtesy/Friends of the Rivers

Friends of the Rivers, a local conservation organization, is challenging the entire community to be River SmART (W/ ART!)

Courtesy/Darren Hunt

Multi-media creative Darren Hunt has just written, produced and directed his first film, a dramatic work called Paper Angel.

Courtesy/The Bradley

The Bradley is a new local enterprise in downtown Fort Wayne, located at the gateway of the city's waterfront revitalization zone.


The Northern Indiana Bluegrass Association's semi annual Festival in Kendallville is finally back on track this Labor Day weekend after a year and a half hiatus due to COVID-19 restrictions.

Courtesy/Arts United

After switching to a virtual celebration last year due to COVID restrictions, Fort Wayne is getting ready to enjoy its 13th annual Taste of the Arts Festival in person this Saturday.

Mike Durbin

As of last Wednesday morning,  a vibrant new mural by Brazil's internationally acclaimed street artist Arlin Graff occupies the south and east walls of Shindigz Place in downtown Fort Wayne.

Dan Fitzharris

When Riley Fitzharris, age 14, and Cohen McCreery, age 12, were challenged by their teacher at Oak Farm Montessori School in Avilla to "make a difference in the world" last fall, they ended up deciding to host a fundraiser to help the homeless.


When COVID-19 forced local author & social activist Ketu Oladuwa to halt his public jazz and poetry performance projects he switched gears. regrouped his energy and made a long term commitment to write and publish his own work instead.

Courtesy/Foellinger Freimann Botanical Conservatory

The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory will kick off its 15th annual Botanical Roots Concert Series this Friday, August 6th.