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Chadwick Boseman in ‘Get on Up’ does his thang

Chadwick Boseman in ‘Get on Up’ does his thang

| August 14, 2014

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Allow me to commence by saying that I hate sitting through 10 minutes of previews! I don’t care if certain actresses and actors are being promoted; but, on Aug. 1, opening day of “Get on Up,” I managed to not gag because of the previews. With that said, I wish I […]

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Fort Wayne Civic Theatre’s ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ brings many guffaws

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre’s ‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ brings many guffaws

| August 12, 2014

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Since Phillip Colglazier took the helm of the Civic Theatre as the executive/artistic director, the community has been treated to outstanding theatrical performances. Many times I have attended productions  such as: “Little Shop of Horrors,” “The Piano,” “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Coat,” “Dream Girls,” “Joe Turner’s Come and Gone” […]

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Downtown development not limited to real estate

Downtown development not limited to real estate

| July 30, 2014

FORT WAYNE—For The Rescue Mission, Fort Wayne’s downtown development is about more than real estate and economic development. “While The Rescue Mission applauds and affirms the economic development and revitalization efforts in downtown Fort Wayne, we also feel the need to address human development and revitalization,” said the Rev. Donovan Coley, CEO and senior pastor […]

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Metro set to kick off football season

Metro set to kick off football season

| July 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Metro Youth Sports is scheduled to celebrate “40 Years of Greatness,” kicking off the football season on Aug. 1. All children from seven  through 12 years of age may sign up at the sites listed below, between 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. The program fee is $80 for each child who participates. Team                                Location                                Head Coach Bengals/Volunteers        Bunche Elementary School        Charles Jackson Cardinals                        Towles […]

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American Legion Riders hold 8th Annual Motorcycle Rally Fundraiser

American Legion Riders hold 8th Annual Motorcycle Rally Fundraiser

| June 28, 2014

FORT WAYNE—American Legion Riders Chapter 148 held their 8th Annual Motorcycle Rally Fundraiser on June 7 at the Charles C. Anderson American Legion Post 148. The event was a fun time for all and the crowd enjoyed the delicious BBQ ribs, chicken and fried catfish purchased from the food vendors, great music provided by the […]

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Rescue Mission launching campaign to address panhandling, homelessness

Rescue Mission launching campaign to address panhandling, homelessness

| June 27, 2014

FORT WAYNE—On June 28, The Rescue Mission will launch an initiative aimed at addressing panhandling and homelessness during the 5th Annual South Side Fest. Panhandling and homelessness are serious issues in many urban areas, and Fort Wayne is no exception. “Seeing someone holding a cardboard sign on the street makes us feel uncomfortable. Do we […]

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Health-E-Way to sponsor South Side Fest 5-on-5 tourney

Health-E-Way to sponsor South Side Fest 5-on-5 tourney

| June 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Health-E-Way is set to sponsor the 5th Annual South Side Fest 5 on 5 Basketball Tournament scheduled for June 27 and June 28 at Youth For Christ Primetime Community Center, 3701 S. Calhoun St. Additionally, Chi Eta Phi will be on hand to provide health promotion and disease prevention activities in the form of SIDS […]

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USF, MLK Club co-sponsoring ‘Future of Civil Rights 2014’

USF, MLK Club co-sponsoring ‘Future of Civil Rights 2014’

| June 25, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The University of Saint Francis (USF) is scheduled to continue its free “Future Of” series in collaboration with Fort Wayne’s Martin Luther King Club with “The Future of Civil Rights 2014” from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., July 2 in the USF Robert Goldstine Performing Arts Center, the former Scottish Rite in downtown Fort […]

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Innovative local gospel artist Johnny Magg asks, ‘What About Me’ on latest release

Innovative local gospel artist Johnny Magg asks, ‘What About Me’ on latest release

| June 17, 2014

By Sheila Curry-Campbell Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—I’m pleased to announce the best kept secret here in Fort Wayne. Let’s celebrate artist Johnny Magg nee John Weaver. Known for his worship-filled style and stunning vocal range, the Fort Wayne-based singer/songwriter recently released his latest Gospel CD “What About Me.” Check it out! This CD has […]

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South Side High School Class of ’69 to hold 45th reunion

South Side High School Class of ’69 to hold 45th reunion

| June 15, 2014

Courtesy of the SSHS Reunion Committee FORT WAYNE—The South Side High School Class of 1969 is scheduled to hold their 45th Reunion at 6 p.m.,  Oct. 18, 2014, at Don Hall’s Guesthouse, 1313 W. Washington Center Road.  The cost for the event is $45 per person and will include hors d’oeuvres and a cash bar. […]

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