WALLA & Friends Present:


vivianFinding Vivian Maier

Monday, March 9 at 6:45 p.m.

At the West Lafayette Public Library

83 minutes, Unrated

A documentary on the late Vivian Maier, a nanny whose previously unknown cache of 100,000 photographs earned her a posthumous reputation as one the most accomplished street photographers. 


WLPL and Bach Chorale Present:


BachThe Chronicle of Anna Magdalena Bach

Wednesday 11 March 2015 at 6:45pm

Unrated, 93 minutes

West Lafayette Public Library

The widow of Bach reminisces in this biography. Her life with the great composer was not easy. He seldom spoke to her. When he did, it was only to read letters of complaint. Included are performances of Bach's works including the Brandenburg Concerto No. 5, Prelude 6 from the "Little Clavier Book for Wilhelm Friedemann Bach, Minuet 2 of the Suite in D Minor from the "Little Clavier Book for Anna Magdalena Bach, Sonata No. 2 in D Major for Viola and Harpsichord, Partita in E Minor from the "Little Clavier Book for Anna Magdalena Bach, Trio-sonata No. 2 in C Minor, Magnificat in D Major, "St. Matthew Passion, Prelude in B Minor for Organ, Mass in B Minor, Ascension Oratorio, Clavier-Uebung Italian Concerto, Goldberg Variations, Musical Offering, Art of the Fugue Corale for Organ, and Cantatas No. 205, 198, 244, 42, 215, 140, 82Considered an avant-garde film when it was released in 1968, the film uses Bach’s music to provide the dramatic narrative for the story. At present, this is the only film by directors Huillet and Straub available on DVD in the US.


Leadership Lafayette Book Discussion - Open To All!


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Nick Schenkel's Book Reviews on WBAA


Because the English speaking world cannot get enough of Jane Austin!  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. 

                                  Jane Austen book cover


Go to Nick Schenkel Book Reviews at WBAA's website.  

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