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We honor 10 young musicians in this week's issue.

Salute to Young Musicians issue

Salute to Young Musicians
Fort Wayne Youtheatre’s “Aesop’s Fables”
Anthony Giraldi at The Brass Rail
Morbid Angel at Piere’s

Salute to Young Musicians issue

Salute to Young Musicians
Fort Wayne Youtheatre’s “Aesop’s Fables”
Anthony Giraldi at The Brass Rail
Morbid Angel at Piere’s


Fort Wayne Youtheatre’s Aesop’s Fables features neurodivergent and neurotypical actors. The cast includes, front from left, Aly Celaya, Sofia Brown, Bayani Spradling, Amya Howell, and Sam Chrzan; and back from left, Jaiden Littlejohn, Unique Keairnes, Lydia Moran, Chloe Zuehsow, and Shae English. Not pictured: Olivia More and Max Casazza.

Youtheatre has a show for everyone

Nowadays, theater companies often feature a sensory-friendly performance. Fort Wayne Youtheatre is taking the idea even further. Instead of just one sensory-friendly show, each of their four performances of Aesop’s […]
Anthony Giraldi will play his first solo live show Saturday, April 8, at The Brass Rail with opening acts Chocq. T and The Be Colony.

Anthony Giraldi drifting into Brass Rail for 1st show

Anthony Giraldi is ready to go live. Having already put some of his solo material online, the former bassist for James & The Drifters will perform his first show Saturday, […]
Candlebox will be at Sweetwater Performance Pavilion on June 18.

Candlebox added to Sweetwater Pavilion slate

Sweetwater Performance Pavilion has been busy setting their summer schedule with the latest announcements being ’90s rock sensation Candlebox and American contemporary Christian band We The Kingdom. Last week, they […]
There will be plenty of opportunities to get an early start on Easter egg hunting.

Get an early jump on Easter egg hunting

Fort Wayne has several opportunities for early Easter egg hunts before the April 9 holiday. On Saturday, April 1, you can get your hunt on at The Ridge Church, 6424 […]
Kayleen Reusser will discuss her book on Sunday, April 2, at The History Center.

Quick Hit: ‘Voices From Vietnam: Stories of War’

The History Center, home to the Allen County Historical Society and keeper of a collection of more than 32,000 artifacts, photographs, and documents, will host author Kayleen Reusser and her […]
Guadalupe’s Mexican Grill offers fresh options with three locations and another set to open in the immediate future.

Guadalupe’s picks up where Bandidos left off

The former restaurant chain Bandidos wasn’t just a part of Jimmie Schindler II’s life. It was his life.  Growing up, his father, Jimmie, was building the Tex-Mex restaurant chain that […]
Comedian Kevin Nealon will be at The Clyde on April 6.

Quick Hit: Kevin Nealon

Emmy-winning actor Kevin Nealon will be at  The Clyde Theatre on April 6, offering up comedic takes on just about everything.  His unique sense of humor, dry wit, and likable […]
Whatzup 2023 Salute to Young Musicians

The 2023 Whatzup Salute to Young Musicians

Photos by Matt Owen and Emma Milledge For the past three years, Whatzup has sought the best of the best, the top young musicians from Fort Wayne and surrounding areas. Once […]
Broken Pencil Improv will perform a show on April 1 at Studi07.

Quick Hit: April Fool’s Improv Comedy Night

Fort Wayne improv comedy group Broken Pencil return from winter hibernation re-energized and ready to showcase antics they’ve been dreaming up during their hiatus.  The April Fool’s Improv Comedy Night […]
Furious Bongos will be at Sweetwater Sound on March 31.

Quick Hit: Furious Bongos

A unique music experience takes place at Sweetwater Sound on Friday, March 31, at 7 p.m. when the Furious Bongos pay tribute to the ever-evolving jazz-rock creativity of iconic music […]