Fort Wayne Reader Feature

Stories told by you and me

An evening with the Trap Door

Storytelling is one of the oldest arts. The act of enthralling a group of your peers, some you may know and some you may not, with a story. Cavemen drew their tales on rocky walls, cowboys told tales around a campfire, and I can't tell you how many stories I've heard (and told) planted on a barstool with my umpteenth beer of the night sitting in front of me. Read More...

Around Town

Beale Street Blues

Civic's Memphis jumps into the early days of rock n’ roll

In the opening scene of Memphis, a raucous late-night party at the music club Delray’s comes to a screeching halt when Huey Calhoun, a white guy, wanders in. Read More...

In the 60s, Indiana garages weren’t just for tractors…

Website chronicles local and regional bands from back in the day

In December of 2012, Frank Gray’s column in The Journal Gazette talked about a 60’s band from Fort Wayne called The Olivers, who recorded an album in 1969, only to have their record company deal fall through and the recording seemingly lost to time. It was our kind of story, and we shake our pasty fist at Gray for beating us to it. Read More...

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