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Eye in the sky

Gods Overhead explores the moral and ethical landscape of drone warfare

The haunting swirl of a synthesizer evokes impressions of something robotic and threatening, while in the background another voice hints at the human element behind the machine… Read more...

Now we know: Robert Harrison talks new album

It wasn't long ago we talked to our good friend and singer/songwriter extraordinaire Robert Harrison. At the time he'd been working on songs for a new album. Well that new album is here, and it's called Now I Know. Read more...

Rosie Lee: Dandy Fresh, Dressed to Impress

From artists like Marilyn Minter to Yinka Shonibare and Nick Cave, fashion is becoming more and more important in the way that we see ourselves and others. Locally, there are a number of artists with Fort Wayne connections who are working with aspects of this, but none as elegantly as Rosie Lee. Read more...

Adult education… with puppets

Fort Wayne Civic takes on the hilarious and risqué Avenue Q

In the musical Avenue Q, actors share the stage with puppets, and some of the puppets look and sound a little familiar. There’s a shaggy, gruff-voiced creature called Trekkie Monster, for example, and two guys called Rod and Nicky who share an apartment. Read more...

Danger lurks in the garden…

Chicago’s 5th House Ensemble brings Luna de Cuernos to Fort Wayne

Day after day, Dona Yuiza and her pets faithfully tend the garden of her Humbolt Park home, selling its fruits and vegetables to their neighbors… Read more...

Somewhere Between Light and Dark

: A Conversation With Shade's Ian Skeans

Sometimes life can be a perplexing game. Just when you think you've got it all worked out and things seem to be happening in all the right ways and for all the right reasons, life pulls your pants down in the middle of the high school cafeteria… Read more...

Mix tape Masterpiece

An ode to the lost art of the mix

I recently acquired my parents' old Sanyo dual cassette deck for the purpose of listening to some Debt of Nature cassettes that I happily received in the mail a couple of months ago. Read more...

Random acts of mayhem

Fort Wayne native BJ Hollars tries to “write his way out of disaster” in This Is Only A Test

BJ Hollars can pinpoint almost the exact hour his collection of essays This Is Only A Test started taking shape — about 2 PM April 28, 2011. Read more...

Around Town Archives

2016-05-05 — Eye in the sky

2016-05-05 — Now we know: Robert Harrison talks new album

2016-05-05 — Rosie Lee: Dandy Fresh, Dressed to Impress

2016-04-21 — Adult education… with puppets

2016-04-21 — Danger lurks in the garden…

2016-04-21 — Somewhere Between Light and Dark

2016-04-07 — Mix tape Masterpiece

2016-04-07 — Random acts of mayhem

2016-03-17 — It's Like...The Snarks, Man

2016-03-17 — Junior League

2016-03-04 — Indie Rock Superhero: The Return of Kevin Hambrick

2016-03-04 — Surviving the Zombie Apocalypse

2016-03-04 — Typology of Typography

2016-02-19 — Allen County Libraries: an appreciation and a (brief) history

2016-02-19 — Don’t look back in anger: local artists talk about David Bowie

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