Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
11:16 am
Fri February 20, 2015

Wabash Valley Youth Symphony 2/20 concert preview

WBAA's Greg Kostraba recently talked to the Wabash Valley Youth Symphony's Artistic Director José Valencia, and two soloists from the orchestra, about Sunday's WVYS Concerto Competition Winners concert, which takes place Sunday at 7 at the Long Center for the Performing arts in downtown Lafayette.

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Arts & Culture
7:45 am
Fri February 20, 2015

Book Review: What If?

The book takes imponderable questions and ponders them scientifically.
Credit https://www.flickr.com/photos/peskylibrary/15860308919

Each week, millions of people visit Randall Munroe’s web-comic XKCD. His stick-figure drawings about science, technology, language, and love have a large and passionate following. And, fans of XKCD ask Munroe a lot of strange questions. Questions you probably would never even think to ask.

Munroe’s answers are clear and witty, and paired with hilarious cartoons and infographics. From The Lord of the Rings and Star Trek through chemistry, geography and physics, Munroe leaves no stone unturned in his quest for knowledge.

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Arts & Culture
4:44 pm
Fri February 6, 2015

Book Review: Goodnight iPad

A modern parody of an all-time children's classic.
Credit Matt Walton / https://www.flickr.com/photos/minusman/11397198025/

 

There are dozens of children’s books that have stood the test of time – that is to say: bedtime.

If you’ve got kids, you can probably name many of the classic works of Robert McCloskey, Dr. Seuss or Sandra Boynton.

But there are also new takes on kiddie lit, by the likes of Mo Willems and BJ Novak – many of which take on a more sardonic tone aimed both at adults and as the children they’re reading to.

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Arts & Culture
11:02 am
Wed February 4, 2015

WBAA Arts Spotlight: Cinematheque for All

WBAA's Jan Simon talks to Steve Lincoln, host and organizer of  Cinematheque for All, a local weekly series of independent film screenings.

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Arts & Culture
6:04 am
Wed February 4, 2015

Lafayette Chamber Singers 2/8 Concert Preview

The Lafayette Chamber Singers will be performing at Duncan Hall in downtown Lafayette

The Lafayette Chamber Singers will present their annual Afternoon Delight concert Sunday, February 8th at 3 p.m. at Duncan Hall, 619 Ferry Street in Downtown Lafayette, with sweets, poetry and music of love on the program. Artistic Director Clayton Lein talks with Greg Kostraba about the program.

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