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A home for the arts

Castle Gallery celebrates 20 years of style

By Bonnie Blackburn

For two decades, the Castle Gallery has provided a regal home for the arts in West Central.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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A friend, indeed

Supporting the Phil behind the scenes

By Bonnie Blackburn

Amy Beatty makes no secret of her lifelong love for the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. It's one of the many reasons she's such a great fit as president of the Philharmonic Friends.

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Impressive

Toles loves the act of printing

By Bonnie Blackburn

How does a hedgehog leave its mark? Jolie Wall Toles helps.

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Casa, continued

Now it's Dan Swartz's multipurpose arts facility

By Bonnie Blackburn

A new arts space called Wunderkammer Co. is the result of Dan Swartz's inspiration and organizing ability.

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Together we sing

Choral Union unites campus, city in song

By Bonnie Blackburn

City and campus vocalists rely on IPFW’s Aaron Mitchell as they raise their voices in song.

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New home, new era

Ann Shive recreates Crestwood Gallery

By Bonnie Blackburn

Ann Shive recreates Crestwood Gallery and makes her other dream come true, too.

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Cinema Center keeps rolling

New director wants to stretch audience

By Bonnie Blackburn

Fort Wayne’s Cinema Center is underway with Jonah Crismore at the helm.

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Brightening the room

75 years of Art League

By Bonnie Blackburn

The Fort Wayne Museum of Art would not be the same without its Art League, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year.

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Moving forward

Collective finds new ways to engage Fort Wayne

By Bonnie Blackburn

Liz Monnier dances her way and brings the Fort Wayne Dance Collective along.