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Jen Poiry Prough

Jen Poiry Prough

Whatzup Features Writer


Open Walls is holding a mural class at PFW for youths.

PFW hosting mural project for children

There is still time for those in fourth to eighth grades to take part in Creative Arts Academy’s new Open Walls Mural Project at Purdue University Fort Wayne.  Open Walls […]
ARCH will host Irishtown Festival and Tours on Oct. 1.

ARCH helping remember Irishtown

Fort Wayne’s Irishtown has been forgotten by most. ARCH is working to rectify that by hosting a Irishtown Trolley Tour and Festival in the area on Sunday, Oct. 1, from […]
Karen Bulmahn is one of the Clean Drains muralists that will be honored during Clean Drains Fest on Sept. 23 at Promenade Park.

Muralists to be honored at Clean Drains Fest

Friends of the Rivers will host their annual Clean Drains Fest on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 1-4 p.m. at Promenade Park. A mural dedication and recognition of Clean Drains muralists […]
Star of The Office, Rainn Wilson will be the opening speaker for PFW’s Omnibus Speaker Series on Thursday, Sept. 21, at Auer Performance Hall.

Rainn Wilson leads off Omnibus series

The 28th season of Purdue University Fort Wayne’s popular Omnibus Speaker Series kicks off Sept. 21 with actor Rainn Wilson. The series also includes  cybersecurity expert Theresa Payton on Nov. 7, […]
Science Central will hold a private ground-breaking on Sept. 7 for a planetarium.

Science Central moves forward on planetarium

Construction on Science Central’s planetarium project is set to begin with a private groundbreaking on Thursday, Sept. 7, which will occur during their annual shutdown from Aug. 28-Sept. 8. The […]
Bowser Park was recently recognized for its 100 years in Fort Wayne.

Bowser Park recognized for 100 years

In celebration of reaching the 100-year milestone, Bowser Park, 1599 Bowser St., now displays a Centennial Legacy Park insignia following a presentation by city officials. In addition to the marker, […]
A piece from Bread & Circus Art Gallery’s Exquiste Corpse show this year is shown. The gallery at 3400 N. Anthony Blvd. has announced they’ll be closing Oct. 21.

Bread & Circus Art Gallery closing Oct. 21

Bread & Circus Art Gallery announced Friday, Aug. 11, on Facebook that they will close their gallery in the North Anthony Center after four years on Oct. 21.  “We knew this year […]
The Fort Wayne Ballet has announced its 2023-24 season.

Fort Wayne Ballet announces season

Fort Wayne Ballet recently announced the schedule for their 2023-24 season, which kicks off Sept. 21 with an intimate Wine Barre performance and wraps up May 11 with Pints en Pointe. […]
Fort Wayne Dance Collective's Halloween show will be Oct. 20-22.

Take part in Dance Collective’s Halloween show

Fort Wayne Dance Collective will hold an open audition for dancers interested in participating in their 14th annual Halloween Show, slated for Oct. 20-22 at Parkview Physicians Group ArtsLab.  Auditions will […]