On the Aisle With Tom Alvarez | Arts & Entertainment

Livestreamed Holiday Show To Feature Feinstein And Special Guest

November 19, 2020

World-renowned entertainer Michael Feinstein will team up with special guest and celebrated inspirational performer Sandi Patty to present a livestreamed concert, “Home for The Holidays: An Evening with Michael Feinstein and Special Guest Sandi Patty” on Friday, Nov. 20 at 8:00 p.m. The FREE online... read more

Artist Reflects On His Rarified Career Behind The Scenes At the Met

October 26, 2020

This past spring, former students in the theatre department, known at the time as Purdue-Indiana Theatre (PIT) at Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne, from the mid-to-late 60s, including yours truly (1965-1968), were planning to reunite for a ceremony at which a plaque in memory of... read more

Tony DeSare Widens His Audience With The Song Diaries

October 19, 2020

“If there is a great, silver lining to the pandemic, it is that I still get to perform every day. I have all these people virtually gathering around the piano. It has really kept me going through all of this, both creatively and musically. I... read more

IO Responds With Creative Problem Solving In age Of COVID-19

October 15, 2020

Like everyone else who yearns for the return of full-scale, live performances that have been on hiatus since the beginning of the pandemic in March, whenever the opportunity presents itself, even if it is in a limited fashion, I jump at the chance. Sust was... read more

Marine’s Service Now Extends To Theatre

October 9, 2020

Before the February 28 opening of “The Agitators” at Phoenix Theatre, I first began communicating with Bob Lehman, who, at that time, was the new director of marketing at the theatre. On September 1, he was promoted to an expanded role of director of sales... read more

ISO Principal Oboist Remains Creative And Adapts During Hiatus

October 2, 2020

  Once Governor Eric Holcomb’s shelter-in-place order was lifted in late spring, performing artists began seeking ways to present live events that were safe and secure for audiences wary of COVID-19. One of the first groups to do so was classical musicians, including the Musicians... read more

Choral music lovers gather for ‘Community Sing’

September 25, 2020

Of all the performing arts disciplines that have been most severely hard hit by the pandemic, it has been singing. Whether it be opera, musical theatre, cabaret or other genres, theatre, music halls and other venues have fallen silent. Another art form that depends on... read more