Scene

Celebrating

Creativity, diversity

Pam Holocher sees an artist in everyone

By Connie Haas Zuber

Third of six celebrations of Arts United's 60th anniversary.

On Stage

'Like a vacation'

Roanoke's clerk-treasurer gets back on stage

By Michele DeVinney

JoAnne Kirchner is back on stage, and the teacher in her is delighted to be learning so much.

Motivated to Serve

New identity

Becoming the Positive Resource Center

By Bonnie Blackburn

Jeffrey Markley leads his 30-year-old agency into a new identity as the Positive Resource Center.

Celebrating

Travel with a purpose

Historic gadgets big and small

By Connie Haas Zuber

Travel with a purpose to explore the amazing, nearby heritage of mechanical engineering.

Celebrating

Lesson learned

Ryan Twiss sees the critical connection

By Connie Haas Zuber

Second of six celebrations of Arts United's 60th anniversary.

On Stage

From basement to stage

Just making music together powers this trio

By Michele DeVinney

The fun, eclectic sound of RumJones is what you get with Monica and Kris plus a little bit more from Stacey.

Arts Talk

New energy on Broadway

Terry Ratliff's gallery opens

By Bonnie Blackburn

The new gallery in town is bursting with the energy of Terry Ratliff and his brilliant art.

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

A cooler place

Andy Boxberger's vision of the arts, success

By Connie Haas Zuber

First of six celebrations of Arts United's 60th anniversary.

Celebrating

Golden opportunities

Mac and Mollie are this year's Pet Stars

By Bonnie Blackburn

Meet Mac and Mollie Doodle, winners of this year's Fort Wayne Newspapers Pet Star contest.

On Stage

Classical collaboration

Jazz pianist still loves a Bach fugue

By Michele DeVinney

The influences came together around the piano, and now Alicia Pyle and her quartet have a busy, jazzy year ahead.

Arts Talk

Continuing the link

New Artlink director reaching out to artists, community

By Bonnie Blackburn

Artlink's new director Amber Recker has some big ideas about coloring outside the box.

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.

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.

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.