Arts & Culture

Arts and culture

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Poetry from Neruda, music by Gershwin, and sweet treats are all a part of Valentine's Afternoon Delight with the Lafayette Chamber Singer's next concert, Sunday February 10th at 3pm. Clayton Lein spoke with Greg Kostraba about the performance at Duncan Hall.

Book Review: One Perfect Lie

Feb 1, 2019

One Perfect Lie is a suburban Crime story written by bestselling author Lisa Scottoline. The story is a thrilling mystery following a main protagonist who goes undercover as a high school teacher and baseball coach. Why? Perhaps because the high school is threatened with acts of terrorism. West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review. 

In the book, A Culinary History of Taipei: Beyond Pork and Ponlai, the authors delve into the diverse foods of Taiwan's Capital. From the 5-star restaurants to the city-street food stands, this book offers a look at a lesser-known food destination. West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review. 

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We are all saddened by the death of Tyler Trent. The Carmel native left Purdue early last year to enter hospice care. He battled osteosarcoma, a rare bone cancer, since he was in high school. After camping out in front of Ross-Ade Stadium during the 2017 football season, Trent's story has become a source of inspiration worldwide.

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Author, journalist, biographer, and cultural Historian Wil Haygood delivers the keynote address for the Purdue University celebration of the life and legacy of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Tuesday, January 22 at 7:00pm in Loeb Playhouse. WBAA's John Clare spoke to Haygood and Harry Brown, Associate Director of the Purdue Leadership & Professional Development Initiative about this year's celebration.

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I wasn't sure what to expect of Cor Christmas from Cally Banham. Turns out, it is amazing! English horn isn't the first instrument you might associate with the holidays, but this new release will make sure it's part of your core recordings and celebrations. I spoke with Banham about the new release.

Find out more about the release here. It's an instant classic, and one you'll not only want to own, but share with friends and family!

The Book of Hidden Things, Francesco Dimitri's debut English novel, is an intriguing and mystical fantasy following four old friends and the secrets they keep. West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel has the review. 

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WBAA's John Clare recently spoke with Nick Palmer, Music Director of the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra,  about the next performance, Holidays At The Movies, Saturday, December 15th at 7:30pm at the Long Center in Lafayette.

There's more about the concert here.

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The latest from Deutsche Grammophon with the Chamber Choir of Europe and Nicol Matt features world premieres and favorites by American composer Morten Lauridsen. Pianist, composer, and educator, Lauridsen recently spoke with WBAA Music Director John Clare about Lux Aeterna
The Choral Music of Morten Lauridsen
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lafayettemasterchorale.org

This Sunday the Lafayette Master Chorale continues their 54th season at First Baptist Church in Lafayette. WBAA's John Clare spoke with artistic director Michael Bennett about the concerts Lessons & Carols, and Holiday Fanfares.

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