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20 Questions

George Kalamaras

By Bonnie Blackburn

IPFW professor George Kalamaras added a new title to his resume this year: Indiana's Poet Laureate. Find out how that came about and what he thinks of rhyming as we play 20 Questions.

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Brushes with fame

And the value that endures

By Connie Haas Zuber

What was so great about meeting these famous writers and artists back in the 1980s? The same thing that's great about interacting with working artists today.

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Spring Fashion

By Jennifer Dodds Fox

Active lifestyles and demanding schedules have caused a shift in how we see fashion these days, and the new Sport Luxe vibe fits in well from New York runways to Parkview Field.

Fort Wayne Best Bars

Fort Wayne Monthly’s 2013 Readers Poll is looking for what you think are the city’s Best Bars.

20 Questions

Charles Miller

By Bonnie Blackburn

Charles Miller is Tula, whose life has not all happened on stage. Learn the rest of her story as he plays 20 Questions.

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Many steps, One Big Goal

Initiative seeks to increase degrees, credentials in Northeast Indiana

By Bonnie Blackburn

Sights set firmly on a bright economic future for the entire region, the Big Goal Collaborative is learning to improve educational outcomes.

20 Questions

Doc West

By Bonnie Blackburn

He's the doctor who prescribes rock 'n' roll and who lives for the music. Learn why the music means so much to Doc West as he plays 20 Questions.

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It's time

Artlink honors winning artists

By Connie Haas Zuber

Artlink is at it again, opening its galleries to glorious artworks of the highest quality by artists who are our friends and neighbors. It's a mission fulfilled.

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Meatless feasts

You don't have to be a vegetarian to enjoy Fort Wayne's growing plant-based cuisine

By Bonnie Blackburn

We used to sigh and tell the server, "I'll take the vegetarian option." Now even the carnivores grin and say, "That looks delicious!"

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A new heart

Transplant patients face a difficult journey

By Ellie Bogue

Mark Bell's dramatic story is one of rebirth. He's a heart transplant patient from Lutheran Hospital, and every day is a new gift.

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Christmases Past

to enjoy this year and for years to come

By Jennifer Dodds Fox

The spirit of Christmases Past guided Contributing Writer (and Fort Wayne Monthly party expert) Jennifer Dodds Fox to three delightful holiday party plans that will delight you and your guests.

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2013 Year in Review

Lessons learned

By Connie Haas Zuber

We review 2013 as the students of three smart, interesting people who share what they learned this year: Rachel Blakeman, Andre Patterson and Marc Levy.

20 Questions

Ian Rolland

By Bonnie Blackburn

Ian Rolland has left his mark on Fort Wayne's arts, cultural and business landscapes. Find out the difference a bad chemistry class made for him as he plays 20 Questions.

20 Questions

Saharra Bledsoe

By Bonnie Blackburn

A strong determination to change things for the better motivates the Rev. Dr. Saharra Bledsoe. Learn where she's headed in her current community role as she plays 20 Questions.

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Stage struck

Five Fort Wayne actors talk about life upon the boards

By Bonnie Blackburn

Five actors share their stories to take us inside the world of costumes and lines and makeup and hitting marks and creating other worlds for audiences to enter when the lights go down. Yes, it is creative genius at work.