Arts & Culture

Arts and culture

We The Animals

Dec 2, 2011

We the Animals, a debut novel by Justin Torres.  The book is narrated by the youngest of three sons as chapter by chapter they 'tear' their way through childhood.

Purdue Black Cultural Center's Bomba de Loiza

Nov 29, 2011

WBAA's Mike Loizzo talks with Bill Caise, assistant director of the Purdue Black Cultural Center & Twana Harris, the center's artist-in-residence, about the Black Cultural Center's fall festival: Bomba de Loiza, which explores the Afro-Latin culture.  The show is Friday (Dec. 2) 7-10 p.m. at Loeb Playhouse at Purdue's Stewart Center. More information is HERE.

London, 1890. 221B Baker St. A fine art dealer, Edmund Carstairs visits Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson to beg for their help. He is being menaced by a strange man in a flat cap - a wanted criminal who seems to have followed him all the way from America. In the days that follow, his home is robbed, his family is threatened. And then the first murder.

Roasted Turkey Stock

Nov 22, 2011

Roasted Turkey Stock

Food writer Dave DeWitt describes how some of America's most famous colonial leaders not only established America's political destiny, but also revolutionized the very foods we eat.


Nov 11, 2011

The sports auto-biography of one of the greatest tennis players of this generation, Rafael Nadal.

Cornbread Dressing

Nov 8, 2011

Cornbread Dressing

Divided Paths: Common Ground, The story of Mary Matthews and Lella Gaddis, two pioneering Purdue women who introduced science into the home.

Steve Eddy essay

Oct 31, 2011

Jim Morrison of The Doors once said, “Some of the worst mistakes of my life have been haircuts.”

While he wouldn’t go that far, Lafayette resident Steve Eddy can tell you about a bad haircut or two.

Spider Web Pizza

Oct 18, 2011

Spider Web Pizza

This pizza can be made completely from scratch or you can certainly purchase a ready-made crust and sauce from a jar. The most essential component is the mozzarella cream sauce used to make the web and the spiders made of olives and carrots.