Scene

On Stage

Trackless on a new path

Band birthed by gig that got away

By Michele DeVinney

Nothing in what Jordan West did that fateful day looked like forming a band, but it was the birth of Trackless, nevertheless.

Arts Talk

A sweeping change

TekVenture moving in on Broadway

By Bonnie Blackburn

TekVenture's new home welcomes artists and makers of all kinds, as president Greg Jacobs and volunteers clean it up and make it ready.

On Stage

New arrangements

Joplin tribute artist Kat Bowser releasing her own CD

By Michele DeVinney

Kat Bowser channels Janis Joplin and creates a new CD.

Motivated to Serve

Humane hope

Clinic takes aim at animal overpopulation

By Bonnie Blackburn

Madeleine Laird used to hunt heads for corporate America. Now she hunts heads of a furry kind.

Celebrating

Through new eyes

Remaking the heart of Fort Wayne

By Connie Haas Zuber

New Tech students craft innovative designs for downtown Fort Wayne.

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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?