Taryn Winter (center) graduated from Wayne State with the intent of working for a corporation in Minneapolis, but has returned to Wayne to start the Wayne Dance Company. Her teachers are current members of the Wayne High She Devils dance team, including (from left) Maddie Beair, Hallie Chinn, Emma Walling and Alyssa Chinn. (Photo copyright […]
Carolyn Albracht stands in one of the rooms of the new Blue Cat Gallery & Studio that recently opened up at 114 W. Third Street in Wayne. The studio opened last week with a showing of local and regional artists called Chickens And Other Signs Of Rural Life. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) When Carolyn […]
Wayne and Wayne County will be buzzing later this month when the 95th annual Wayne County Fair kicks off July 26. Wayne County Fair Board president Kevin Davis sits down with Mike to talk about what’s new at this fair and what to expect from four days of fair-time fun.
Kaden Hopkins shows off the autograph of Martin Short on the family’s copy of “The Three Amigos” DVD. Hopkins met his comedy idol during the recent Great American Comedy Festival in Norfolk. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Rendering Kaden Hopkins speechless is no easy task – unless you happen to find him in a room with […]
The 37th annual Wayne Chicken Show is coming up this weekend, and there are a ton of fun activities that are part of Wayne’s annual community festival. Mike sits down with Irene Fletcher of Wayne Area Economic Development and the Chamber of Commerce to run down some of the highlights of this year’s festivities. Time […]
A special edition of Voice of Wayne America this week, as Mike sits down with New York Times bestselling author Robert Tremblay, who was in Wayne this past week to talk about his book “Twenty-Seconds: A True Account Of Survival & Hope.” It’s an interview you don’t want to miss.
The Wayne Public Library is a busy place during the summer, as the Summer Reading Program is happening for both youth and adults. Mike sits down with Julie Osnes, youth services librarian; and Rita McLean, adult services librarian; to talk about the respective summer programs for readers of all ages in Wayne America.
Some of the band members in this photo taken from the Wayne Community Schools website may very well be part of the Alumni Band that will perform during the Wayne Chicken Show parade on Saturday, July 8. (Courtesy photo) Members the Wayne High School alumni who were band members are being invited once again to […]
Mollie Spieker watches her son, Milo, as he draws on a rock that will be hidden somewhere in town. The idea for Wayne America Rocks has already sparked a lot of interesting designs of rocks that have been painted and hidden around town. (Photo copyright Mikey C Productions) Mollie Spieker and her family were just […]
It’s a special edition of Voice of Wayne America this week, as we preview the upcoming Wayne High School musical. Joining us is director Tracy Anderson, along with several cast members of the high school musical production of the live version of Beauty and The Beast, which runs March 31-April 2 in the lecture hall […]