Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
10:15 pm
Thu April 24, 2014

Bike Snob: Systematically & Mercilessly Realigning the World of Cycling

Witty, insightful, in-your-face and humorous, Bike Snob is an irreverent and worthy read focused on the contemporary world of bicycling – for both the avid cyclist and for those of us left wondering all the hoopla is about.

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Arts & Culture
8:27 pm
Mon April 21, 2014

Touchdown: A Conversation with Purdue's astronaut alumni

Astronaut Alumni Public Forum took place April 12, 2014 on the Elliott Hall of Music Stage

Join WBAA, AM920, public radio from Purdue, for a one-hour special public affairs presentation "A Conversation with Our Astronauts," at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday (April 22) on AM 920 and www.wbaa.org. The highly anticipated forum was recorded April 12th at Elliott Hall of music and hosted by Purdue President Mitch Daniels.  You may listen to the podcast here.

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Arts & Culture
7:13 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

WBAA to air recording of Astronaut Alumni Public Forum

Join WBAA, AM920, public radio from Purdue, for a one-hour special public affairs presentation "A Conversation with Our Astronauts," at 9 a.m. and 7 p.m. Tuesday (April 22) on AM 920 and www.wbaa.org. The highly anticipated forum was recorded April 12th at Elliott Hall of music and hosted by Purdue President Mitch Daniels.

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Arts & Culture
6:37 pm
Fri April 18, 2014

Nature's Storyteller: The Life of Gene Stratton-Porter

As a young girl growing up in the 1860s on a Wabash County, Indiana, farm, Geneva Grace Stratton received a wondrous gift from her father, Mark, who had noticed his daughter's love for nature and wildlife, especially the larks, cardinals, passenger pigeons, swallows, and hawks that flew overhead.  He declared that all birds on the farm belonged to her, and she was to become their protector.  "I was the friend and devoted champion of every bird that nested in the garden, on the fences, on the ground, in the bushes, in the dooryard, or in the orchard trees," she noted years earlier.

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Arts & Culture
4:20 pm
Sat April 12, 2014

Bach Chorale Singers April 12th concert preview

Jan Simon talks to Michelle Louer, Artistic Director of the Bach Chorale Singers about their “Meditiations on Holy Week” concert Saturday night at 8 at St. Boniface Catholic Church.

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Arts & Culture
1:49 pm
Thu April 3, 2014

Lafayette Symphony/Black Voices of Inspiration 4/5 concert preview

WBAA's Jan Simon talks with Sara Mummey, Executive Director of the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, and Twana Harris of Purdue’s Black Voices of Inspiration about Saturday evening’s “Gospel Meets Symphony” concert at the Long Center.

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Arts & Culture
9:13 am
Wed April 2, 2014

WBAA Arts Spotlight: Friends of JAM

WBAA's Greg Kostraba talks to Scott Pazera with Friends of JAM about the organization, their upcoming events and Jazz Appreciation Month, which takes place each April nationwide.

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Arts & Culture
9:43 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society 3/30 concert preview

The next Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society performance takes place Sunday, March 30th at 4:00 p.m. at Fowler Hall in Purdue's Stewart Center. TCMS Artistic Director Margot Marlatt and two of the concert's featured musicians, cellist Sara Wollan and pianist Marc Loudon, recently came to the WBAA studios to talk about the concert, which features music of Mozart, Mendelssohn, and Gaspar Cassadó.

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Arts & Culture
7:19 pm
Fri March 21, 2014

Indianapolis Author Mike Mullin trilogy - Ashfall

Ashfall and the follow-up tale, Ashen Winter by Hoosier author Mike Mullin, is part coming of age story and big part adventure – taking us on a peril filled journey of discovery through a modern-day Midwest America ravaged by a cataclysmic natural disaster.  The concluding volume, Sunrise will be published this Spring.

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Arts & Culture
6:00 am
Thu March 20, 2014

INSIDE OUT project comes to Greater Lafayette

Lynn Lee

One of the largest public art exhibits in Greater Lafayette’s history is currently on display.

The INSIDE OUT project features 86 poster-size photos of local artists that are hanging in the windows of businesses on the Purdue Campus, through the Levee in West Lafayette, on to Main Street in downtown Lafayette.

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