Scene

Phoning Home

Theatrical dream takes root

Laura Pittenger thriving in New York

By Deb Todd

Laura Pittenger's dreams of life in the Big Apple are coming true.

On Stage

Into the moment

Stretching can be a thrill, actress finds

By Michele DeVinney

Nancy Kartholl brings passion to her roles on Fort Wayne's stages.

Motivated to Serve

Making an impact

Rewards plentiful in nonprofit world

By Bonnie Blackburn

Mark Coffee brings his expertise in the for-profit world to the United Way.

On Stage

Room to create

Wickersham Brothers keep wheels

By Michele DeVinney

Fernando Tarango and the Wickersham Brothers perform a unique blend of jazz and rock throughout the region.

Arts Talk

The art of healing

TRACK helps abused kids recover

By Bonnie Blackburn

Terry Doran is using his journey from abused child to master storyteller to help children using the arts.

Celebrating

Through new eyes

Remaking the heart of Fort Wayne

By Connie Haas Zuber

New Tech students craft innovative designs for downtown Fort Wayne.

On Stage

Conducting collaboration

'I learn something from every musician'

By Michele DeVinney

Conductors put musical performances together, and Sameer Patel even put together his degree in conducting.

Arts Talk

Music comes first at Fort Wayne's Brass Rail

Johnny Commorato helped make bar a national venue

By Bonnie Blackburn

Music is the first consideration at The Brass Rail, a dive bar that's now an important venue.

Celebrating

The Fortune of the Commons

Rediscovery in this city on three rivers

By David Bennett

Contributing Writer David Bennett explores the contrasting ideas of the tragedy and the fortune of the commons.

Sharing Heritage

Fueled by friendliness

Gas station owner finds welcome in Fort Wayne

By Melissa Rinehart

Onkar Mann fell in love with Fort Wayne once he moved here from his native India, and his entrepreneurial spirit feels right at home, too.

On Stage

Miles away

Area band increases city audience

By Michele DeVinney

Miles High takes a core group of musicians and then takes a lot of chances.

Motivated to Serve

The 'happiest sad place'

Erin's House eases kids' pain

By Bonnie Blackburn

Debbie Meyer carries on the work at Erin's House.

Arts Talk

Art and Soul in newest gallery

Santa Brink understands the wealth of talent here

By Bonnie Blackburn

Artist Santa Brink and her staff provide the heart at Artworks.

Phoning Home

A return to 'Days'

Actor may also return to Hoosier roots

By Bonnie Blackburn

Drake Hogestyn has had another career pivot worthy of the best soap opera script writing. Is he coming home or not?

Celebrating

'Extra' challenge

Mike Brouwer is acting 'Non-Stop'

By Bonnie Blackburn

Fort Wayne's own Mike Brouwer is front and center in a new action flick.