Events

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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Fort Wayne MLK Jr. Club searching for Unity Day 2015 talent

| October 31, 2014

By Clifford Buttram Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—The MLK Club of Fort Wayne is scheduled to present the 30th Anniversary Unity Day celebration on Jan. 19, 2015 at the Grand Wayne Center. Each year, we search for talent to participate and perform as part of the program. Perhaps you have the best gospel choir in […]

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Director’s notes for A Lesson Before Dying

Director’s notes for A Lesson Before Dying

| October 29, 2014

A Lesson Before Dying takes us back to 1948, rural Louisiana. A time and a place where it is not surprising that race is an issue in sentencing a young black man to death.

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Crime and Safety Report: October 29-November 4 Edition

| October 29, 2014

Man charged with murder in cemetery death of woman FORT WAYNE—At approximately 3:20 p.m., Oct. 20, Fort Wayne police responded to the Catholic Cemetery located at 3500 Lake Avenue when ground crews discovered a woman down on the undeveloped portion of the cemetery property which is immediately south of the cemetery itself. Officers, medics and […]

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Fort Wayne Urban League set to host job fair Oct. 30

| October 29, 2014

FORT WAYNE—The Urban League’s Employment Department is scheduled to host a Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30, that is open to the public. Community members are encouraged to bring their resumes and dress for success. Frontier, Lowe’s, Kelly Services, Superior Aluminum Alloys, Meijer and other businesses will provide on-site interviews […]

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Workshop focuses on challenges of leading a minority owned firm

Workshop focuses on challenges of leading a minority owned firm

| October 27, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Indiana Tech, The Center for Creative Collaboration and the Edward Lowe Foundation are scheduled to conduct a workshop on the challenges of leading a minority owned firm from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Nov. 19, at Indiana Tech’s Fort Wayne Campus, Talwar Leadership Center, 1600 E. Washington Blvd. According to organizers, diversity is a […]

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State IDAAC meeting comes to Fort Wayne

State IDAAC meeting comes to Fort Wayne

| October 27, 2014

Late Charles Redd to be honored at meeting FORT WAYNE—The Indiana Democrat African American Caucus (IDAAC) will be holding their Fourth Quarterly meeting in Fort on Nov. 1, at Link’s Wonderland, 1711 East Creighton Ave. The Executive Board is scheduled to meet at 1 p.m. and the General Membership and the public are invited to […]

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