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Briefs: Fort Wayne students' art at virtual museum; Mannheim Steamroller plays Dec. 5 at Embassy Theatre

June 5, 2014

The News-Sentinel (Fort Wayne, Ind.)

June 05--Students' art in online exhibit

Lincoln Elementary School students' art now is part of a museum exhibit -- a virtual one.

School art teacher Teresa Brown worked with Artsonia,, the world's largest online children's art museum, to exhibit her students' work on the website at

"This program is a wonderful way to get parents and family members more involved in art education," Brown said in a Fort Wayne Community Schools news release.

Mannheim Steamroller to play here Dec. 5

Mannheim Steamroller's 30th anniversary Christmas Tour will make a stop for a concert Dec. 5 at the Embassy Theatre in Fort Wayne.

The show will feature performances of classic Christmas favorites and multimedia effects in an intimate setting, an Embassy news release said.

Tickets are scheduled to go on sale at 10 a.m.July 25, but price information is not yet available, the news release said. Tickets will be available at the Embassy box office 10 a.m.-6 p.m. weekdays, Ticketmaster outlets, and 1-800-745-3000.

For Mannheim Steamroller and founder Chip Davis, this year also marks the 30th anniversary of the album "Mannheimer Steamroller Christmas," the foundation for modern holiday albums, the news release said.

Entries sought for art competition

Honeywell Center's Clark Gallery at 275 W. Market St. in Wabash is accepting entries for the 2014 Themed Art Competition with the theme of "Birds" at 11 a.m-2 p.m.June 17 in Legacy Hall.

Any artistic medium -- painting, photography or otherwise -- will be accepted as long as it ties into this year's bird theme.

Individual artists as well as collaborative artistic teams are welcomed to enter up to three pieces of work in this competition.

For an entry form and guidelines, go to the Honeywell Center box office or online at

The Clark Gallery is open to the public and artwork may be purchased through the center's box office 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mondays-Fridays.

For a complete program listing, visit or call 1-260-563-1102.


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