Arts & Culture

Arts and culture

This interview was originally broadcast on April 20, 2011. The Cave of Forgotten Dreams is now available on DVD and Blu-ray.

In 1994, three French cave explorers discovered hundreds of prehistoric paintings and engravings on the walls of the Chauvet Cave in southern France.

Carbon dating has since shown that the depictions of rhinoceroses, lions, cave bears, horses, bison, mammoths and other animals are between 30,000 and 32,000 years old.

Discussion: The Year In Music, 2011

Dec 8, 2011

Was 2011 the year of the sneak attack? So many of big musical moments in the past 12 months seemed to appear out of nowhere. There was the unlikely return of the ukulele, which took a starring role in one of the year's most fascinating and talked-about releases, the tUnE-yArDs album w h o k i l l. Wilco and Bright Eyes, each coming off a run of albums that divided fans, dropped career-defining records — no less odd or experimental than their predecessors, but packed top to bottom with hummable songs.

Peppermint Cheesecake

Dec 6, 2011

Peppermint Cheesecake

Crust     


  • 20 vanilla sandwich cookies

  • 3 tablespoons melted butter   

Filling


We The Animals

Dec 2, 2011

We the Animals, a debut novel by Justin Torres.  The book is narrated by the youngest of three sons as chapter by chapter they 'tear' their way through childhood.

Purdue Black Cultural Center's Bomba de Loiza

Nov 29, 2011

WBAA's Mike Loizzo talks with Bill Caise, assistant director of the Purdue Black Cultural Center & Twana Harris, the center's artist-in-residence, about the Black Cultural Center's fall festival: Bomba de Loiza, which explores the Afro-Latin culture.  The show is Friday (Dec. 2) 7-10 p.m. at Loeb Playhouse at Purdue's Stewart Center. More information is HERE.

London, 1890. 221B Baker St. A fine art dealer, Edmund Carstairs visits Sherlock Holmes and Dr John Watson to beg for their help. He is being menaced by a strange man in a flat cap - a wanted criminal who seems to have followed him all the way from America. In the days that follow, his home is robbed, his family is threatened. And then the first murder.

Roasted Turkey Stock

Nov 22, 2011

Roasted Turkey Stock

Food writer Dave DeWitt describes how some of America's most famous colonial leaders not only established America's political destiny, but also revolutionized the very foods we eat.

Rafa

Nov 11, 2011

The sports auto-biography of one of the greatest tennis players of this generation, Rafael Nadal.

Cornbread Dressing

Nov 8, 2011

Cornbread Dressing

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