Craig A. Humphrey
Interim Department Chair and Professor
Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499
office Williams Theatre
hours Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm
Arts Weekly, a live 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 live on PBS39, Thursday nights at 7:30pm, with a rebroadcast schedule listed to the right.
David Blackwell and Susan Jehl from the Fort Wayne Area Community Band give a preview of their holiday concert and Leslie Hormann and Harvey Cocks from Fort Wayne Youtheatre talk about the upcoming production of “Santa Claus in Oz.”
Lorelei VerLee from Creative Women of the World and Hope Sheehan from A Green Frog discuss local efforts for training women from around the world to create and sell their art and musicians Fernando Tarango and Jason Markzon drop by to talk about their latest projects and productions.
Kelly Updike from the Embassy Theatre and Dustin Riley from RP Wigs chat about their popular local series Down the Line: Hard Chord and Jonah Crismore from Cinema Center gives a rundown of upcoming events.
Director Thom Hofrichter and actress Kate Black from First Presbyterian Theater discuss “Driving Miss Daisy” opening January 9 and fiber artist Sara Nordling gives details about her upcoming exhibit in the IPFW Visual Arts Gallery, “Inquiry: Textiles by Sara Nordling,” opening January 13.
Local high school theatre directors Sue Nelson (Leo High School), Vicky Malooley (Homestead High School), Steve Pearson (Carroll High School) and Tim Miller (Northrop High School) chat about their schools’ spring theatre productions.
Director James Del Priore drops by to talk about “Laughingstock” at Arena Dinner Theatre opening January 24, then representatives from Arts United share the details about new developments in their organization.
A panel of regional art gallery directors discusses the art scene in Fort Wayne: Teri Marquart (Artworks), Hope Wallace (Wassenberg), Andrea Zwiebel (Clark) and Ann Shive (Crestwoods) give previews of what’s coming up this spring at each gallery.
Dorothy Kittaka and Karen Richards share the details about the Taste of Fort Wayne Sister Cities Gala to be held February 22 and director Laurie Schotz discusses the Joel Hall Dancers coming to the Warsaw Performing Arts Center February 7.
Watch previous segments on our YouTube channel, or click the season below to find a specific show.
LIVE! Thursdays at 7:30 pm on PBS39 WFWA-DT
Rebroadcast Fridays at 10:30am and Saturdays at 8pm on PBS39-4
Rebroadcast Sundays at 5:30pm and 8pm, Tuesdays at 8:30am and noon, Wednesdays at 7:30pm, Fridays at 6:30pm, Saturdays at 8:30am on CATV