Art show winners

The annual 92 County Art Show announces the 2015 winners. Best of Show: Will Carpenter, “The Gale’s Egress.” Paintings: first place, Marilyn Kruger, “Spots and Spikes”; second place, Leslie Vrchota, “Captains Quarters”; and third place, Sharon Moser, “Dancing in the Dark.” Drawings: first place, Jerry Ginther, “Thanksgiving App”; second place, Blake Woodward, “My Passion”; and third place, Micah Kunzer, “Zombie Gas Station.” Other art forms: first place, Jeff Diesburg, “of Refraction and Reflection”; second place, Elizabeth Wamsley, “Fish are Jumpin”; and third place, Ejenobo Oke, “All But One.” Honorable mention: Will Carpenter, “Internal Combustion”; Lou Kiser, “Side Street”; Sharon Moser, “Reaching for the Sun”; and Susan Ring, “Winter Glitz.”

A public reception will be held at 7 p.m. Feb. 22 at the Honeywell Center Clark Gallery, 275 W. Market St., Wabash. The art will be on display through Feb. 22. For more information, email azwiebel@honeywellcenter ;.org. <br>

<center> Music of Gershwin </center><br>

The Fort Wayne Philharmonic will present An Evening with George Gershwin featuring pianist Jodie DeSalvo at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20 at the Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd., as part of the Madge Rothschild Foundation Masterworks Series. Tickets start at $22. For tickets, go to fwphil.org; visit the philharmonic’s box office, 4901 Fuller Drive; or call 481-0777. For more information, go to fwphil.org. <br>

<center> Musical auditions </center><br>

Fort Wayne Civic Theatre will hold auditions for the musical “Avenue Q” at 6 p.m. Feb. 21 at the Arts United Center, 303 E. Main St. Strong singers and actors of all ethnicities are encouraged to audition. To sign up for an audition, call Eunice Wadewitz at 422-8641, Ext. 226, or email ewadewitz@fwcivic.org. <br>

<center> Pianist to perform </center><br>

Abilities Abound 2016 will celebrate the abilities of people with disabilities by featuring Matt Savage – pianist, composer, arranger, performer and bandleader – beginning with a reception at 5 p.m. Feb. 27 at Sweetwater Sound, 5501 U.S. 30 W. Tickets are $20 adults and $10 students through Feb. 25. For tickets, go to abili ;ties ;abound.org. <br>

<center> Dance performance </center><br>

Axis Dance Company will perform at 8 p.m. March 12 at the Arts United Center, 300 E. Main St. Tickets are $25 adults,and $22 students with discounted tickets for groups of 10 or more. For tickets, call Fort Wayne Dance Collective at 424-6574 or visit fwdc.org. <br>

<center> Vera Bradley sale </center><br>

Tickets are on sale for the Vera Bradley Annual Sale April 13-17 at Memorial Coliseum. For the first three days of the sale tickets will be $5 each and are available at www ;.ticketmas ;ter.com and the coliseum ticket office. To preregister, go to www ;.vera ;bradley.com/outletsale. No tickets will be required 8 a.m.-8 p.m. April 16 and 10 a.m.-5 p.m. April 17. <br>