Events

Parkview Health named title sponsor for 29th Annual Festival of Gingerbread

| November 23, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The History Center has announced Parkview Health as the title sponsor for the 2014 Festival of Gingerbread. Now in its 29th year, this fund raiser for the museum brings edible creations by local artists to the museum during the holidays as well as special weekend programs. Special holiday exhibits during the Festival include a Wolf […]

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NAACP banquet: ‘All in for Justice and Equality’ Powers orchestrates beautiful banquet; board member Butler-McIntyre rocks the house

NAACP banquet: ‘All in for Justice and Equality’ Powers orchestrates beautiful banquet; board member Butler-McIntyre rocks the house

| November 13, 2014

Powers orchestrates beautiful Banquet; board member Butler-McIntyre rocks the house Uncut Special presentation—From time to time, Frost Illustrated exercises its commitment to present voices straight from the community. Oftentimes, those voices insist on getting across a totally uncensored message to preserve their cadence and context. In an effort to honor such voices, we offer the […]

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Local performer set to present ‘A Night With D’Nique’

Local performer set to present ‘A Night With D’Nique’

| November 12, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Dominique Evans, aka D’Nique, is scheduled to perform November 15 at River City, 405 River Bend Court in Fort Wayne. D’Nique, brother of renowned vocalist Tasha Denae and an up and coming performer in his own right, participated in the “So You Think You Got Talent” competition on June 14 in Indianapolis and opened […]

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Law students group plans chili cook-off at Indiana Tech

| November 12, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Black Law Students Association at Indiana Tech Law School is scheduled to host its first annual chili cook-off, 12 p.m. to 2 p.m. Nov. 15 at McMillen Park Community Center, 3901 Abbot St. Admission is $5 for adults, $2 for children under 12 and free for children under five. The participation fee to […]

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Teacher taught a powerful lesson in ‘A Lesson Before Dying’

Teacher taught a powerful lesson in ‘A Lesson Before Dying’

| November 5, 2014

By Madeline Marcelia Garvin Special to Frost Illustrated Although I had my druthers about seeing “A Lesson Before Dying” because of the message and the manner in which a young African-American male is portrayed, I am glad I attended the play for the entire cast was exceptional! If you have yet to see it, pencil […]

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East Wayne St. Center, St. Joseph Community Health to present mental health awareness event

| November 1, 2014

FORT WAYNE—East Wayne Street Center and St. Joseph Community Health Foundation are scheduled to present the 1st Annual Mental Health Awareness Great Event at the Embassy Theatre at 7 p.m., Nov. 16. The event includes a presentation of the production “Mother 4 5 and 7even,” produced and directed by James Wesley Williams and starring actor Cynda […]

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Legion concert tribute to our warriors

Legion concert tribute to our warriors

| November 1, 2014

By Ketu Oladuwa Special to Frost Illustrated I met Art Turk Burton in Chicago late summer, while on a weekend get-a-way with my wife. I saw the brother perform at two venues that weekend, the second of which was at the South Side Community Arts Center with his group, the Congo Square Ensemble. I was […]

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Art ‘Turk’ Burton: ‘I gravitated toward jazz, or African American classical music as I like to call it’

Art ‘Turk’ Burton: ‘I gravitated toward jazz, or African American classical music as I like to call it’

| November 1, 2014

Acclaimed percussionist to bring top quality performance to American Legion Post 148 Nov. 8 FORT WAYNE—Enthusiastic but humble, Art “Turk” Burton will often tell you that he never really became a “full time” musician, spending a significant amount of his time as an educator and in recent years as a writer, chronicling the history of […]

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Spotlight on playwright Tianah Sincere—’Test to Testify,’ straight from the heart

Spotlight on playwright Tianah Sincere—’Test to Testify,’ straight from the heart

| October 31, 2014

By Jeanie Summerville What’s up, babies? As always, I hope all is well with you and yours and that you’re still taking the time out of your days to bring yourselves and others some well deserved beauty, joy, happiness and some form of peace of mind as we travel on our journey of love, to […]

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Joint Potentate and Commandress Ball set for Nov. 8

Joint Potentate and Commandress Ball set for Nov. 8

| October 31, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Saudi Temple No. 50 and Saudi Court No. 121 are scheduled to host their joint potentate and commandress ball honoring Illustrious Potentate Glen Lee and Illustrious Commandress Alice Lee. From 6 p.m. to midnight Nov. 8. at Don Halls Guesthouse, 1313 Washington Center Road. Proceeds from the ball go towards the organization’s scholarship programs […]

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