Middle Waves Photo Gallery – 2017
Sep18

Middle Waves Photo Gallery – 2017

Welcome to Middle Waves Volkswagen Microbuses greet audience goers at Middle Waves, September 16, 2017. (Photo/Tim Zink) From Saturday, September 16, 2017 For information about Middle Waves, please...

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2017 Middle Waves Music Festival Lineup
Jun26

2017 Middle Waves Music Festival Lineup

Wunderkammer Company was packed in anticipation for the release of the Middle Waves Music Festival lineup for 2017. Ten local music acts will be joining national headliner MGMT and eleven other national acts at the two-day festival of “music, arts, culture and community” on Friday-Saturday, September 15-16 at Headwaters Park. Here is the complete lineup, as of September 13. St. Marys Main Stage (presented by Parkview Health) HEADLINER: MGMT The Lemon Twigs – from Long Island, New York Rosalind & The WayThao & The Get Down Stay Down – from San Francisco Shannon & The Clams – from Oakland, California Silbo Gomero Sidewalk Chalk – from Chicago, Illinois Rising Over Envy (R.O.E.) – from Chicago, Illinois Diarrhea Planet – from Nashville, Tennessee Flint Eastwood – from Detroit, Michigan Andy D – from Indianapolis, Indiana Sleeping Bag – from Indianapolis, Indiana My Apollo Selector Dub Narcotic – from Olympia, Washington Mike Adams at His Honest Weight – from Bloomington, Indiana Left Lane Cruiser Sam Evian – from Brooklyn, New York The Murderburgers – from Glasglow, Scotland City Mouse – from Riverside, California The St. Joseph Stage Radio Jarocho & Zenen Zeferino – from Queens, New York Zephaniah Wolfbearhawk Twice Young Fatima Washington  Three Cities Love Hustler Belle & The Strange Flamingo Nosebleed For more information about Middle Waves, contact Matt Kelley, Co-Chair, Middle Waves Music Festival at info@middlewaves.com or (260)...

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Hope Arthur presents The CORE
Jan22

Hope Arthur presents The CORE

Disconnect and immerse yourself in the complexity of the human spirit in downtown Fort Wayne this weekend. Local music artist Hope Arthur will be presenting The CORE in Collaboration with Mikautadze Dance Theatre, Hope Arthur Orchestra, Saitnkini of Austria, and Silbo Gomero on Saturday 8 pm at the Parkview Physicians Group Blackbox Theater. This weekend’s performance will consist of two parts – a vocal performance piece by The Hope Arthur Orchestra and “Schreimoment,” a collaborative effort featuring both local and Austrian artists. The performance will feature artistic projections by Alec Johnson, who has created shape-based pieces that will interact with The CORE. So immerse yourselves, Fort Wayne, as it should be be a one-of-a-kind performance, not likely to be performed again in the near future! The CORE, which stands for Cultivating Oneness Reinventing Expression, is a physical artistic performance structure Arthur has been developing since she was a student in an “Entrepreneurship through the Arts” course at IPFW. Local artists Jeremy Stroup and Gregor Roth helped Arthur design and build The CORE as a structure. The vision behind The CORE continued to evolve into what it is today during a residency Arthur completed at the local Wunderkammer Company art gallery. The structure is by no means complete and continues to evolve into a collaborative experience with Arthur and the local artistic community. “I think I wanted to make a physical structure of how I feel on the inside at least, like when I’m reflecting or when I’m sad or when I’m happy – the core of my being or my human spirit,” Arthur said. “I wanted to look at it, and perform on it, and explore it.” Part one on Saturday will feature The CORE with a 20-minute all-vocal performance piece by the Hope Arthur Orchestra. The vocal performers will also be performing the choreography for the piece. This will be followed by “Schreimoment,” an all-dance and music performance piece by Saitnkini, an Austrian artistic duo featuring Ulrich Schleicher and Andre Schwarzl. Saitnkini wrote the story and basic structure of Schriemoment, and then Silbo Gomero and Mikautadze brought it to life in Fort Wayne. The collaborative effort between artists from different artistic areas (and even different continents) has been impressive. Schleicher and Schwarzl collaborated via Skype with Arthur, musician/composer Kurt Roembke, and Elizabeth Mikautadze of the Mikautadze Dance Theatre to help make their detailed vision for the piece come to life. “So many collaborators and a lot of creative input!” said Mikautadze, who directed the choreography of the piece. “This is energizing to me and is the reason I do the work I do.” The piece features original contemporary-inspired choreography performed by the Mikautadze Dance Theatre and music composed by Silbo Gomero, a music collaboration between Arthur...

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