Department Chair and Professor
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499
Office: Visual Arts Building
Hours: Mon-Fri 8 am-5 pm
Arts Weekly, a television program showcasing the arts in northeast Indiana, highlights artists and performers throughout the region. Filled with stories and interviews focused on art, music and theatre, tune in each week to find out what’s going on in the arts!
John O'Connell, dean of the IPFW College of Visual and Performing Arts, is the host of Arts Weekly, a local television show produced by IPFW that airs on PBS39, Thursday nights at 7:30pm, with a rebroadcast schedule listed to the right.
Thursday, July 24
Craig Humphrey, director of “Dirty Rotten Scoundrels” at the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre, discusses this production opening July 26; Sue Davis of the Orchard Gallery, talks about current and future exhibits.
Alex Smith and Kelly Lynch from A Better Fort talk about the upcoming Block Party and other events; Leslie Beauchamp, actress, is this week’s Featured Fort Wayne Artist.
Katrina Newman from Jefferson Pointe discusses Friday Nites Live and Josette Jordan from the Allen County Public Library gives a rundown of Rock the Plaza; Alicia Pyle is this week’s Featured Fort Wayne Artist and talks about her work as well as the Alicia Pyle Quartet
Tena Woenker and Susan Mendenhall from Arts United provide an overview of this year’s Taste of the Arts happening Saturday, August 23; Sarah Payne shares details about the Auburn Cord Duesenberg Festival taking place August 24-31.
Local Theatre Fall Showcase: Phillip Colglazier, Fort Wayne Civic Theatre, and Lauren Nichols, all for One productions; then Thom Hofrichter, First Presybeterian Theater and Brian Wagner, Arena Dinner Theatre drop by to discuss their new seasons.
Watch previous segments on our YouTube channel, or click the season below to find a specific show.