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A roundup of fireworks for Fourth of July is this week's cover story.

Fourth of July issue

Fourth of July destinations
Jae, The Band in ALT Spotlight
Mr. Big at Sweetwater Studios
Three Rivers Festival
Chalk Walk
“Tick, Tick … Boom!” Curtain Call

Fourth of July issue

Fourth of July destinations
Jae, The Band in ALT Spotlight
Mr. Big at Sweetwater Studios
Three Rivers Festival
Chalk Walk
“Tick, Tick … Boom!” Curtain Call


Shawn Dealey, seated, chief engineer at Sweetwater Studios, works alongside guitar virtuoso Paul Gilbert, standing, during a recording session.

Record with music’s top names at Sweetwater

Are you a musician? Want to spend a weekend learning to record music in a state-of-the-art studio complex, studying up close with a famous rock band, hip-hop producer, or Grammy-winning […]
Garrett Heritage Days will be held July 3-4.

Quick Hit: Garrett Heritage Days

Celebrate freedom during the extended Fourth of July holiday weekend at Garrett Heritage Days, July 3-4.  The 5:30 p.m. downtown parade highlights Monday’s events that also include a beer tent […]
The Arcadian Wild will be at Baker Street Centre on Oct. 21.

Arcadian Wild performing at Baker Street Centre

Nashville, Tennessee-based trio The Arcadian Wild have announced a string of dates that includes a stop by Baker Street Centre on Saturday, Oct. 21.  The genre-bending group consisting of guitarist […]
Fort Wayne will continue to honor city native and fashion designer Bill Blass.

City native Bill Blass being honored

In honor of fashion designer Bill Blass, Bill Blass Legacy Inc. is continuing to share his story with his native Fort Wayne as well as the rest of the world. […]
Facebook posts make it appear that Pizza Junction Cafe in Huntington is close to reopening.

Pizza Junction almost back on track

The wait is nearly over for Pizza Junction Cafe in Huntington. The pizzeria’s reopening appears imminent. According to a recent Facebook post, owners are looking for employees with an opening […]
The Three Rivers Festival returns to Headwaters Park from July 7-15.

Three Rivers Festival back for 54th year

When summer rolls in, that means the Three Rivers Festival is right around the bend.  Fort Wayne’s annual Three Rivers Festival is back for nine days of festivities. From July […]
The section of Main Street between Barr and Lafayette streets will come alive with artwork during the annual Chalk Walk, July 8-9.

Chalk Walk is worth going down rabbit hole

Fort Wayne Museum of Art is taking it to the streets.  Since 2000, the museum has hosted the Chalk Walk during the first weekend of the Three Rivers Festival. This […]
In the foreground are the stars of Arena Dinner Theatre’s Tick, Tick ... Boom!, Chrissy Weadick, left, Caleb Curtis, center, and Aaron Mann, right.

Clock’s ticking to see ‘Tick, Tick … Boom!’

Sometimes it’s easy to forget that the average Broadway musical takes years of readings, workshops, script changes, and the tireless work of finding producers to get a marquee on that […]
Grace Edwards, left, and Scarlett Johansson star in Wes Anderson’s latest movie, Asteroid City.

Anderson adds substance to style

Wes Anderson is the type of director whose work is so firmly situated in the cultural consciousness that even those who have only seen one or two of his films […]
Jason Michael Carroll will perform at American Legion Post 49 in Warsaw on Aug. 11.

American Legion turns to music for fundraiser

Jason Michael Carroll will appear at the American Legion Post 49 in Warsaw on Aug. 11 to give an intimate acoustic concert benefiting veterans.  This 21-and-over event will see the […]