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The annual Germanfest celebration is this week's cover story.

Germanfest 2023 issue

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones at The Clyde
Solfest moves to Metea County Park
Silent Film Series at Embassy
Island Vibe

Germanfest 2023 issue

Bela Fleck & The Flecktones at The Clyde
Solfest moves to Metea County Park
Silent Film Series at Embassy
Island Vibe


The latest entry into the ALT Homegrown Spotlight is Quentin Wright. He can be seen performing solo or front his band, The Howlin’ Hounds.

Howlin’ Hounds’ Quentin Wright in Spotlight

A new Midwest country band has landed themselves in Fort Wayne.  The Howlin’ Hounds are a mix of country, rock n’ roll, and indie music.  One of the members, Quentin […]
The Peony Festival parade will be at 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 3.

Quick Hit: Peony Festival

The 2023 Van Wert Peony Festival is chock full of events for the whole family at Fountain Park.  Taking place June 2-4, music entertainment includes appearances by Head Games: A […]
R. Weidner will be at Half Price Books on Saturday, June 3.

Quick Hit: ‘Awakening Dusk’ Book Signing

Meet R. Weidner, author of Awakening Dusk (Wings of Change Book 1), at Half Price Books in Fort Wayne from 2-4 p.m. on Saturday, June 3.  Weidner will be available […]
Folk dances are a mainstay at Fort Wayne Germanfest, which returns to Headwaters Park, June 7-11.

Germanfest returns with games, songs, dancing

German roots run deep in Fort Wayne. More than a quarter of its residents trace their family history back to Deutschland.  Those traditions go on full display every summer with […]
Rod Bowers, left, and Doug Laughlin are all about fun with their band Island Vibe.

Spend day in paradise with Island Vibe

There is something magical about the tintinnabulation of a steel drum. Without warning, the sound quickly transports you to a sun-soaked tropical island with a cocktail in hand and not […]
RiverDrums returns to Promenade Park on June 6.

Quick Hits: RiverDrums

RiverDrums returns to Promenade Park in downtown Fort Wayne from 4:30-10:30 p.m. on June 6. Personalities, artists, dancers, and musicians representing the diversity of cultures that makes Fort Wayne a vibrant […]
Chain O' Lakes Festival kicks off June 2 in Albion.

Quick Hit: Chain O’ Lakes Festival

Albion’s annual Chain O’ Lakes Festival kicks the summer off Friday, June 2, with a cruise-in on the courthouse square followed by four more days of events on Wednesday-Saturday, June […]
Halle Bailey takes on the role of Ariel in Disney’s live-action remake of The Little Mermaid.

Live-action remake is pretty lifeless

After a pair of mild artistic successes in Mulan and Cruella, Disney retreats to the tried-and-true live-action remake formula that’s made them billions in the worldwide box office with The […]
Upheaval returns to Grand Rapids on July 14-15.

Halestorm, Lamb of God set for Upheaval

Upheaval is a two-day, mostly hard rock summer music festival at Belknap Park in Grand Rapids slated for July 14-15.  The opening night headliners include Bring Me The Horizon and […]
The original lineup of Béla Fleck & The Flecktones will be at The Clyde Theatre on June 10.

Catch reunited Flecktones at The Clyde

How can we describe one of the most unusual musical groups you’ll ever see?  What you’ll see when the original lineup of Bela Fleck & The Flecktones visit The Clyde […]