WBAA Arts Spotlight

Art Museum of Greater Lafayette

John Clare talks to several members of the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, including the museum’s Executive Director Kendall Smith, about the history of the museum and upcoming exhibits.

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Tippecanoe Music Teachers Association (TMTA) provides many educational and performance opportunities for area piano students through events such as the Sunday Showcase Recitals, Achievement in Music Festival, and Indiana Music Teacher's Association District Auditions as well as continuing education opportunities for members. The 2017 Monster Concert, a grand piano extravaganza, is Thursday, June 8 at 7:00pm at Long Center for the Performing Arts.  It features piano ensemble music, performed on ten pianos by over 175 pianists, grade 3 to adult, playing in groups of up to 20 at a time. WBAA's John Clare spoke to TMTA member and teacher Nadya Dubikovsky about the group.

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 ** UPDATE ** Purdue Farmer's Market will open Thursday, May 11th due to weather

John Clare speaks to Emily Colombo about the opening of the Farmer's Markets in West Lafayette, Purdue, and Lafayette. The markets showcase local food, crafts, and entertainment. It's a tradition that is over 165 years old in Lafayette.

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Cole Porter and Friends, an Indiana Bicentennial celebration concert with the Bach Chorale Singers, takes place Friday, April 28th at 7:30 pm at the Long Center for the Arts in Lafayette.

John Clare spoke to the newly appointed Artistic Director of the BCS, Michael Bennett about his role with the organization, and what to expect in the future!

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Looking Down, Looking Out, and Looking Up: Maps and the Human Experience is the latest exhibit at the Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center at Purdue University.  WBAA's John Clare spoke to Outreach Archivist Adriana Harmeyer about the center and their latest exhibit that includes artifacts of Amelia Earhart, Gene Cernan, and Lillian Gilbreth.

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John Clare speaks to John and Seema Warner about the new location of Carnahan Hall. The hall is a multi-purpose venue in Lafayette that offers space for private rentals, weddings, live music, and other events. The grand opening is Friday, February 3rd.

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John Clare talks to Lafayette Ballet’s Director Sandra Peticolas about the ballet’s activities this season, including the Nutcracker!

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Art on the Wabash, a juried art fair, takes place Sunday, September 25 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Tapawingo Park in West Lafayette.

John Clare spoke to City of West Lafayette Greenspace Administrator Beverly Shaw and artist Carolyn Cason about the fair, and what to expect this year!


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John Clare talks to Todd Wetzel, Executive Director of Purdue Convocations about the organization’s mission and activities, including a preview of the upcoming 2016-2017 season.

Learn more about Convos and their new season here.

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WBAA’s John Clare talks with David Long, who is the chairman of the Crawfordsville Strawberry Festival in Crawfordsville. They’ll discuss this year's events, advice on parking, and what it means to Montgomery County.

The festival runs Friday June 10th through Sunday, June 12th. Learn more about the 2016 Crawfordsville Strawberry Festival here.

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