Arts & Culture

Arts & Culture
11:04 am
Tue February 25, 2014

Simone Dinnerstein Preview 2/27

Purdue Convocations brings pianist Simone Dinnerstein to Loeb Playhouse for a performance Thursday evening at 7:30. She recently discussed the program, and her wide-ranging musical interests.

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Arts & Culture
5:28 pm
Fri February 21, 2014

Stealing Athena

Two strong woman, two very different eras, one uniting story.  Mary Elgin used her Scottish fortune to fund the removal (“stealing”) of the marble statuary from the Athenian Acropolis, statuary that the Greek consort to ancient  Perikles  was so influential in imagining in their original creation.  Stealing Athena takes us to both Napoleonic and Ancient Classical Athens as the tales of these two incredible women play out, separated by over 2,000 years, united by a love for beauty.

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Arts & Culture
5:05 pm
Thu February 20, 2014

Wabash Valley Youth Symphony Preview 2/23

David Glover leads the Wabash Valley Youth Symphony in the orchestra’s annual Concerto Concert, Sunday, February 23rd at 7:00 p.m. at the Richard Jaeger Theater at Jefferson High School. He recently joined two of the soloists to talk about the concert.

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Arts & Culture
7:41 pm
Fri February 14, 2014

She Who Tells A Story

She Who Tells A Story takes us into the world of the modern Arab and Iranian culture seen through the lens of women photographers.  Beautiful and sometimes jarring, always insightful photographs and essays make this a book you won’t want to miss.

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Arts & Culture
7:30 am
Fri February 7, 2014

Death and the Penguin

Death and the Penguin is one of the more memorable tales you’ll read this year, reminding one of early 20th century absurdist novelists – though without the insects.  

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Arts & Culture
4:42 pm
Thu February 6, 2014

Following the Ninth - In the Footsteps of Beethoven's Final Symphony

A screening of the film “Following the Ninth – In the Steps of Beethoven’s Final Symphony" takes place Friday night (2/7) in Fowler Hall at Purdue’s Stewart Center.

For more information on the Purdue student organization click on the following link:

TEDxpurdueu.com

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Arts & Culture
9:02 am
Wed February 5, 2014

WBAA Arts Spotlight: Tippecanoe Arts Federation

WBAA's Kristin Malavenda speaks with Tippecanoe Arts Federation executive director Tetia Lee.

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Arts & Culture
3:18 pm
Thu January 30, 2014

Lafayette Symphony Orchestra Lollipop Concert preview 1/31

The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra performs it’s annual “Lollipop Family Concert Friday night at the Long Center.

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Arts & Culture
5:02 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

Lafayette Chamber Singers Valentines Delight preview

The Lafayette Chamber Singers will present their annual Valentines Afternoon Delight concert on Sunday, February 9th at Duncan Hall.

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Arts & Culture
5:59 pm
Fri January 24, 2014

Architecture of Barry Byrne: Taking the Prairie School to Europe

Frank Lloyd Wright and Louis Sullivan left lasting architectural imprints on West Lafayette.  Their student & colleague architect Barry Byrne took their iconic Midwestern prairie architecture to a European audience and perhaps did his mentors “one better”, for Byrne’s influence on modernizing church architecture in both Europe and North America re-imagined the architecture of the Catholic churches he designed.

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