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Corey McMaken

Reader Engagement Editor Corey McMaken is a Fort Wayne native and has been with The Journal Gazette since 2004. He writes about arts, entertainment, food and area history. He also works with social media, newsletters and other digital projects | 260-461-8475

Stories by Corey McMaken

Ballet, Philharmonic offer free show Saturday in downtown Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne Ballet and Fort Wayne Philharmonic perform free show on Saturday.

September 24, 2021 1:00 am

 Photos by Mike Moore | The Journal Gazette
Guest choreographer Cynthia Pratt works with dancers from Fort Wayne Ballet during rehearsal for “Diversions 21,” which opens Thursday night at ArtsLab in the Auer Center for Arts and Culture.

Fort Wayne Ballet begins season with 'Diversions'

Ballet's season includes offering local audiences chance to see outside voices in dance through visiting choreographers.

September 24, 2021 1:00 am

 Sept. 6, 1972: Workers from Yost Construction Co. of Decatur work to dismantle the Anthony Boulevard bridge over the Maumee River. (Journal Gazette file photo)

Sept. 6, 1972: Dismantling bridge over Maumee in Fort Wayne

In the fall of 1972, work was underway to remove the Anthony Boulevard bridge over the Maumee River next to the river dam.

September 23, 2021 1:00 am

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Elisha Williams stars in “The Wonder Years,” a coming-of-age story set in the late 1960s that takes a nostalgic look at a black middle-class family in Montgomery, Alabama. (Erika DossABC)

Fall TV calendar: More than 120 returning favorites, reboots and new series

TV premiere calendar for the Fall 2021 season.

September 19, 2021 1:00 am

 Michelle Davies | The Journal Gazette
Lyndy Bazile works on her mural “Pontiac Street” on the side of Sweets on Main this week.

Spotlight: Artist Lyndy Bazile creating a mural in downtown Fort Wayne

Work on the mural will be seen during Art This Way's Art Crawl fundraiser for public art projects.

September 17, 2021 1:00 am