Arts & Culture Interviews


After taking a year off due to COVID-19 restrictions, the city's Pride Festival is back and bigger than ever, now a two-day event which takes place this Friday and Saturday at Headwaters Park.

Ray Steup

Northeast Indiana Water Trails is gearing up for its 6th annual Pedal, Paddle, Play! Scavenger Hunt, this Saturday, July 17th at Promenade Park.

Courtesy/Kelly Lynch

Fort Wayne filmmaker Kelly Lynch has focused on the mid 20th century decline of the railroad industry to produce a screenplay for a limited television series called The Century Builders.

200 Year Project Preserves Wing Haven Legacy

Jul 2, 2021

ACRES Land Trust launched a 200 year Ecological Reflections project in 2017 to honor and study its Wing Haven Nature Preserve in Steuben County.


The Utopian Community Grocery on Oxford Street and its on-premise eatery is bringing nutritious and affordable food to the neighborhood and beyond, thanks to its founder, Ty Simmons, and his dedicated team.

Courtesy/Alive Community Outreach

A group of rising South Side High School students will be part of the new Peacemaker Academy here in Fort Wayne that focuses on nonviolence training and conflict resolution.

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With Juneteenth on the horizon, a holiday commemorating the end of slavery in the United States, Fort Wayne is gearing up for its 18th annual local celebration with a community-wide collaborative effort that will showcase a week long series of special events.


Longtime friends John Jehl, Ethan Sternke and Alex Shinn have channeled their extreme passion for games into creating one--a Spy Thriller card game called INTEL.

Courtesy/TK Kelly

Across America, Food Truck Parks are becoming permanent year round attractions, and thanks to a Fort Wayne Soup Grant, local entrepreneur TK Kelly is hoping to be able to add our city to that list.

Courtesy/David Humphrey

As fans around the world get set to enjoy the Indianapolis 500 this Sunday, David Humphrey, a native Hoosier, has just published a book that chronicles Indiana's passion for oval track racing in all forms.