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Joshua Schipper

Joshua Schipper

Whatzup Features Writer


The night before Thanksgiving has become a time for families to gather downtown for the lighting of holiday displays during Night of Lights.

Night of Lights is always a bright idea

A favorite family tradition returns when Downtown Fort Wayne kicks off the holiday season with their Night of Lights on Wednesday, Nov. 22, as part of the greater HolidayFest that […]
Embassy Theatre’s popular fundraising effort Festival of Trees returns Nov. 22-29.

Embassy’s Festival of Trees continues to grow

Festival of Trees returns to the hallowed halls of the historic Embassy Theatre beginning on the city’s annual Night of Lights on Wednesday, Nov. 22, and sticking around until Wednesday, Nov. […]
Arena Dinner Theatre is presenting Murder on the Orient Express.

Quick Hit: ‘Murder on the Orient Express’

Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express will chug into the Arena Dinner Theatre in Fort Wayne from Oct. 27 to Nov. 11, although tickets remained only for opening night […]
Chris Rasor, left, and Tom Wilson rehearse a scene for First Presbyterian Theater’s upcoming production of Head Over Heels.

You will fall ‘Head Over Heels’ for new show

The characters in First Presbyterian Theater’s upcoming show will speak in a strange, yet poetic way.  Performed in iambic pentameter, Head Over Heels comes to Fort Wayne for six shows from […]
Pink Droyd will perform "Dark Side of the Moon" on Saturday, Sept. 30, at Sweetwater Performance Pavilion.

Celebrate ‘Dark Side’ with Pink Droyd

Because of its synchronous rotation, no one will ever see the “dark side” of the moon from Earth. Even among astronauts, only a handful have seen the dark side from […]
AJ Lorenzini and Leah Wedler are among the six actors in Fort Wayne Civic Theatre's "I Love You, You're Perfect, Now Change."

Take trip through stages of love

Dating and relationships are not always straightforward and easy. At times, it’s best to poke fun at these not-so-pleasant experiences and move forward.  Six performers with Fort Wayne Civic Theatre […]
The dragon boat races include 20 paddlers and once drummer to keep the pace.

Race to Promenade for Chinese cultural event

Those in Fort Wayne can experience a unique facet of Chinese culture when the city’s parks and recreation department hosts its seventh annual Dragon Boat Races on Friday, Aug. 4, […]
The St. Joe Pickle Festival returns July 13-15.

Quick Hit: St. Joe Pickle Festival

It will be a pretty big dill when the St. Joe Pickle Festival returns to northeast Indiana from July 13-15.  Some of the rather jarring opportunities this festival offers include […]
Patrons will embark on a scavenger hunt during Pedal, Paddle, Play on Saturday, June 24, at Promenade Park.

Pedal, Paddle, Play promotes area rivers

Waterways in northeast Indiana have drawn generations of people to the region, and the movement for control of these natural channels led to the foundation of Fort Wayne. Though historically […]