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Briefs: Shakespeare for pets; children's choir holds placement hearings

Thursday, June 27, 2013 - 12:01 am

Shakespeare for pets

Shakespeare From The Heart, a local nonprofit performing arts group, will perform “Romeo and Juliet” at 1:30 and 6:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday on the campus of Fort Wayne Animal Care & Control, 3020 Hillegas Road. Goodwill donation proceeds will benefit homeless animals at the shelter.

Pets should not be brought to the show, but adoptable pets will be featured during non-performance times.

Children’s Choir holds open enrollment

The Fort Wayne Children's Choir will hold open enrollment placement hearings for youngsters ages 8-18 who are interested in choral singing.

The organization offers eight ensembles, with their singers ranging in age and skill, a news release said. The choirs rehearse at IPFW, and community choirs also rehearse in Whitley County and DeKalb County.

Placements hearings will be held at:

•4:30-6 p.m. July 8, Peabody Public Library, Columbia City

•4:30-6 p.m. July 9, Rhinehart Music Center at IPFW, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.

•1-2:30 p.m. July 10, Rhinehart Music Center at IPFW

•5-6:30 p.m. July 11, DeKalb Middle School, Auburn

To schedule a time, call the Children's Choir office at 481.0481 or email

More information about the choir is available at

Film screening

“Evil Intent,” a psychological thriller by filmmaker Glenn Berggoetz, will be shown at 11:59 p.m. Saturday at Cinema Center, 437 E. Berry St. Admission is $5 per person.

Berggoetz is a former Fort Wayne resident and 1985 graduate of Concordia Lutheran High School. Along with making several films, he also wrote the book “The Independent Filmmaker's Guide: Make Your Feature Film for $2,000.”

For more about Berggoetz, go to