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College of Visual and Performing Arts

Department of Visual Communication and Design

Haig David-West,
Department Chair and Professor

Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne
2101 E. Coliseum Boulevard
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-1499

Office: Visual Arts Building
Room: VA213
Hours: Mon - Fri 8 am - 5 pm

Phone: 260-481-6709
Fax: 260-481-6707
Email: warfield@ipfw.edu


Fine Arts | Music | Theatre | VCD

What's Happening in the Arts!

John O'Connell, dean of the IPFW CVPAArts 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.

Upcoming Shows

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.

Thursday, July 31

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.

Thursday, August 7

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

Thursday, August 14

Barb Richards from the Embassy Theatre drops by to discuss upcoming events; Liz Monnier from Fort Wayne Dance Collective is this week’s Featured Fort Wayne Artist.

Thursday, August 21

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.

Thursday, August 28

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.

Thursday, September 4

Director Craig Humphrey and a cast member from the upcoming IPFW production, “The Fantasticks;” Rachel Mondragon from the Wagon Wheel Theatre will talk about “Rent” and the upcoming season.

Thursday, September 11 

Joe Ricke and Tracy Manning from Taylor University discuss their upcoming production of “Wit;”  Marsha Wulpi from Art at the Riverside and Renata Robinson from Eel River Arts Fest.

Thursday, September 18 

Karen Gibbons-Brown from Fort Wayne Ballet shared details about “At the Edge” opening September 26; Haley Beauchamp from Honeywell Center in Wabash discusses their fall season.

Thursday, September 25 

Andrew Constantine from the Fort Wayne Philharmonic talks about their September 27th opening night performance of Mahler’s Titan Symphony and Laurie Schotz from the Warsaw Performing Arts Center discusses their upcoming Bluegrass Gathering.

Thursdays at 7:30 pm on PBS39 WFWA-DT

  • Frontier FiOS: 3 and 470 plus HD 503

  • Comcast Xfinity: 3 and HD 1003

  • Digital: 39.1

Rebroadcast Fridays at 10:30am, Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 4:30pm on PBS39-4

  • Frontier FiOS: 473

  • Comcast Xfinity: 243

  • Digital: 39.4

Rebroadcast Sundays at 5:30pm and 8pm, Tuesdays at 8:30am and noon, Saturdays at 8:30am on CATV

  • Frontier FIOS: 30

  • Comcast Xfinity: 5

View Previous Shows

Watch previous segments on our YouTube channel, or click the season below to find a specific show.

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