Fort Wayne's Downtown Improvement District Weekly Newsletter
Newsletter Date: February 21, 2019 - Newsletter Issue 469

Mother Sea - Haha naru umi
Artlink Contemporary Gallery
While some artists use bronze, plaster, or marble to construct life-sized sculptures, Fort Wayne artist, Sayaka Ganz, relies on a very different material: discarded plastic.

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2019 Bridal Extravaganza
Grand Wayne Convention Center
Find everything you need at the 12th annual Fort Wayne Newspapers Bridal Extravaganza on Sunday, February 24. From your bouquet to your honeymoon, vendors will be on hand to help you design your wedding.
St. Patrick's Day Celebration
JK O'Donnell's

It's not every year you get to celebrate two days in a row! The pub will be open on Sunday to celebrate St. Patrick's Day and they will draw the winner of their Passport to Ireland Sweepstakes. Soltre will be playing from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
The Wizard of Oz (Touring)
Embassy Theatre

There truly is no place like home as the greatest family musical of all time, the wonderful Wizard of Oz, twists its way into Fort Wayne! The entire family will be captivated as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto and their friends the Cowardly Lion, Tin Man, and Scarecrow.
View from the Top
Nawa on The Landing

Join YLNI for View From the Top on Thursday, February 28 at Nawa. At View From the Top, established community leaders from various backgrounds share their journey of professional successes and struggles. Attendees get a chance to learn from the region's leaders, and network with YLNI members.
Theoplis Smith
Cinema Center

Join the discussion with Theoplis Smith about his journey with Phresh Laundry and about finding what sparked his fire through the noise of life. There will be a cash bar, hot drinks, and food provided by Caliente!

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An Ideal Husband
Parkview Physicians Group ArtsLab

Oscar Wilde's witty romantic comedy is the perfect antidote to dreary late winter blahs. A clever, suspenseful commentary on relationships and integrity from the author of The Importance of Being Earnest. Rated PG for subject matter.
Party on Pearl
Three Rivers Music Theatre

Join Three Rivers Music Theatre in toasting their Third Season and kicking-off Season Four at their annual fundraiser! Party on Pearl is an evening of fun and entertainment featuring pop-up performances, hors d'oeuvres, and cash bar!
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Mother's Day Downtown
Annual Event

The Downtown Improvement District is excited to begin the process for the Mother's Day Downtown event. The event will be held on Sunday, May 12 from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. Once again, we will have free trolleys that connect the events, restaurants, shops, and activities, allowing families to explore each locale at their leisure.
Downtown 360° Tour
Enjoy our Virtual Tour!

Through numerous aerial, business and street level views; the Downtown 360 virtual tour connects retail and restaurant locations, as well as cultural and parking information into an easy to navigate and visually stunning super tour that will allow you to explore and plan your next visit to Downtown from virtually anywhere!

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Downtown Gateway Feature

'Double Rainbow:
The Work of Arna Miller'
Fancy & Staple

Denver-based artist and screen printer Arna Miller will make her Indiana debut on February 22 at Fancy & Staple in Fort Wayne. The solo show, entitled Double Rainbow, features a new print from Miller, as well as selections of her most cherished past work.
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