Scene

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.

On Stage

Proud father

'Nutcracker' dad enjoys vibrant arts scene

By Michele DeVinney

Kent Bixler dances the role of the father in "The Nutcracker."

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.

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.

On Stage

An agreeable start

Phil violinist turned childhood pursuit into career

By Michele DeVinney

Music came early to Alexandra Tsilibes, and a longer road led her to the Fort Wayne Philharmonic.

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.

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.

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

Totally on time

One-man band finds his groove

By Michele DeVinney

One-man band Totally Orange Time Machine keeps Scotty Knepple busy — that is, when he's not performing with one of his other musical ventures.

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.