Tag: gospel music

40 years a queen

40 years a queen

| June 30, 2016

FORT WAYNE—Fort Wayne and surrounding area gospel music fans were out in force Sunday, June 26 at Jerusalem Baptist Church when the community gathered to celebrated the city’s own Queen of Gospel Radio, Delois McKinnley-Eldridge. McKinnley-Eldridge has graced the local airwaves with the finest in gospel music for 40 years and shows no sign of […]

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Gospel singer Kathy Taylor ministers to world through music

Gospel singer Kathy Taylor ministers to world through music

| June 12, 2016

By Jeffrey L. Boney (Houston Forward Times, NNPA Member) When you think of the best in the world of art, names such as John Biggers, Augusta Ossawa Tanner, Michelangelo, Rembrant, Vincent van Gogh and Leonardo da Vinci come to mind. Now when you think of the best artists in the world of gospel music, there […]

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Local gospel music icon ‘Mr. Emmitt’ crosses over at 75

Local gospel music icon ‘Mr. Emmitt’ crosses over at 75

| December 21, 2015

FORT WAYNE—The world lost one of its most beautiful voices and the Summit City lost one of its most famous gospel music icons with the passing of Emmitt Bowen. Bowen, known to most people simply as “Mr. Emmitt, made his transition Dec. 8 at age 75. Born July 1, 1940, Bowen was known as a […]

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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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Restoration Center COGIC to host benefit concert for ‘Marie’ Robinson CD release

Restoration Center COGIC to host benefit concert for ‘Marie’ Robinson CD release

| April 6, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Restoration Center Church of God in Christ is scheduled to host a benefit concert to help raise funds to finance the debut CD release of Vernida “Marie” Robinson at 6 p.m., April 19 at Dupree Memorial Church of God in Christ, 1231 Hayden St. A member of Restoration Center COGIC, under the leadership of […]

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Fund established for Hanq Neal’s mother

Fund established for Hanq Neal’s mother

| March 26, 2014

I read your story about the death of Hanq Neal. My brother and I were friends with him at Snider High School, and we attended his funeral in Houston. You might want to let people know that Hanq’s church, Wheeler Avenue Baptist Church, is establishing a Special Management Trust, for his mother, Mrs. Kathyleen Neal, […]

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Original production, ‘Bluecreek Washout’ at South Side Feb. 15

Original production, ‘Bluecreek Washout’ at South Side Feb. 15

| February 9, 2014

The public is invited to share in the life lessons in Bluecreek Washout, a play embellished with gospel music and comedy, Feb. 15 at South Side High School.

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Take 6 takes time to celebrate anniversary

Take 6 takes time to celebrate anniversary

| November 7, 2013

When it comes to tight four-part harmony, it is doubtful that any group could surpass Take 6, the a capella group that is in the midst of celebrating their 25th anniversary.

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