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The Journal Gazette

Friday, September 29, 2017 1:00 am

Arts update

CONCERT APP: Fort Wayne Philharmonic Music Director Andrew Constantine will introduce a new concert app called EnCue during the orchestra's opening night performance of Tchaikovsky's Symphony No. 5 on Oct. 7. The app allows audiences in real-time during the concert to receive program notes and information written by Constantine about the symphony. Those interested can go to the app store or Android store and search for “EnCue by Octava” and download the app to their phones for free. For more information about the app, go to fwphil.org.

FILM COMPETITION: Andrew Paul Davis, director of the local film “Indiana,” is participating in a national competition called “Hometown Heroes” on the indie filmmaking website seedandspark.com. Residents can go to seedandspark.com/fund/Indiana to support the film. Films that make it into the Top 10 by the deadline of Oct. 13 will get a chance to pitch their film to executive producers.

AUDITION: First Presbyterian Theater is conducting auditions for an all-female cast of “Hamlet” at 6 p.m. Oct. 15 at 300 W. Wayne St. Rehearsals start Jan. 8 and performances begin March 1. To schedule an audition, call 426-7421 ext. 103 or email Thom Hofrichter at thofrichter@firstpres.org.

WORKSHOPS: The Lakeland Art Association will have a pastel workshop by John Streeter from 9 to 11 a.m. Oct. 7 for ages 18 and older at the Lakeland Art Center & Gallery, 302 E. Winona Ave., Warsaw. Cost is $65 and includes supplies and frame for finished work.

Arts Update lists arts-related news. Send items at least two weeks before desired publication to Arts Update, The Journal Gazette, 600 W. Main St., Fort Wayne, IN 46802; fax, 461-8648; or email trich@jg.net.