Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
8:57 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Nick Schenkel Book Review - Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us

Seth Godin maintains that a tribe is a group of people, large or small, who are connected to one another, a leader, and an idea. For thousands of years, humans have joined tribes: religious, ethnic, political, or even musical. Now the Internet has eliminated the barriers of geography, cost, and time, allowing for new tribes to emerge.In this week’s book review, West Lafayette Public Library Director Nick Schenkel discusses Godin’s book, Tribes: We Need You to Lead Us, which encourages people to shake up the status quo and lead these tribes.

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Arts & Culture
3:49 pm
Fri March 13, 2015

Nick Schenkel Book Reviews: The Passion of Artemisia

One of the few female post-Renaissance painters to achieve fame during her own era, Artemisia Gentileschi has recently been rediscovered by art historians, and Susan Vreeland tells her captivating story, beginning with her public humiliation in a rape trial at the age of eighteen, and continuing through her father's betrayal, her marriage of convenience, motherhood, and growing fame as an artist.

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Arts & Culture
3:05 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Concert Preview: Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, March 7, 2015

Jan Simon talks with Lafayette Symphony Music Director Nick Palmer about this weekend's Keller Concert, featuring winners of the orchestra's 40th Annual Keller Competition. Tickets are available at LafayetteSymphony.org and 765.742.6463.

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Arts & Culture
1:38 pm
Fri March 6, 2015

Nick Schenkel Book Reviews: Jane Austen Cover to Cover

In this week’s book review, Nick discusses Jane Austen Cover to Cover: 200 Years of Classic Book Covers, which compiles two centuries of book covers for books showcasing one of the world’s most beloved and celebrated novelists, Jane Austen.

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Arts & Culture
7:50 am
Wed March 4, 2015

WBAA Arts Spotlight: Friends of Bob

WBAA’s Greg Kostraba talks with Richard Fudge, President of Friends of Bob Live Music Co-Op. They discuss the organization’s history and purpose, and preview their next concert.

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