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College of Visual and Performing Arts

College of Visual and Performing Arts

John O'Connell,  Dean

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

  • Office: Visual Arts Building
  • Room: VA102
  • Hours: Mon-Fri, 8 am-5 pm

  • Phone: 260-481-6977
  • Fax: 260-481-6707
  • E-mail: lanier@ipfw.edu


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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, June 26  

Charles Shepard, executive director of the Fort Wayne Museum of Art, talks about the 42nd Annual International Glass Invitational and other summer events; Mark Phenicie, steampunk sculptor, is the Featured Artist today.

Thursday, July 3

T. Irmscher and Janice Furtner from FAME drop by to talk about summer art camp taking place July 27-August 1; Hope Arthur, musician, is this week’s Fort Wayne Featured Artist.

Thursday, July 10

Cynthia Smith-Wartzok, from Pulse Opera House in Warren, talks about their production of “Pirates of Penzance,” opening July 18; Jack Hammer and Ashley Steenman, of the Three Rivers Festival share details about this year’s event running July 11-19.

Thursday, July 17  

Melissa Skinner is on hand to talk about Berne Swiss Days, running July 24-26; Cary Shafer, sculptor, is this week’s Fort Wayne Featured Artist.                                                    

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 Fort Wayne Featured Artist.

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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