Bach Chorale and the West Lafayette Public Library Present:

 

glenn gould32 Short Films about Glenn Gould

Wednesday, February 18 @ 6:45 pm

at the West Lafayette Public Library

98 min Unrated

 

This movie explores the life of famously eccentric pianist Glenn Gould through a series of 32 short vignettes. The vignettes parallel the structure of Bach’s “Goldberg Variations,” one of Gould’s signature recordings. The film mixes fictional recreations of Gould’s life with actual interviews from Gould’s friends and associates, and the soundtrack features Gould playing works by Bach, Beethoven, Strauss, Sibelius, and Schoenberg.

This Event is Free and Open to the Public.

Popcorn Provided

WALLA & Friends Present:

moonriseMoonrise Kingdom

 Monday, February 9 at 6:45 p.m.

At the West Lafayett Public Library

94 minutes, PG-13

The year is 1965, and the residents of New Penzance, an island off the coast of New England, inhabit a community that seems untouched by some of the bad things going on in the rest of the world. Twelve-year-olds Sam and Suzy have fallen in love and decide to run away. But a violent storm is approaching the island, forcing a group of quirky adults (Bruce Willis, Edward Norton, Bill Murray, Tilda Swinton) to mobilize a search party and find the youths before calamity strikes. 

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Nick on WBAA THE MONKEY'S VOYAGE: How improbable journeys shaped the history of life

Did monkeys cross the wide Atlantic Ocean - long ago - traveling from Africa to South America? The Monkey's Voyage suggests that yes, monkeys and other creatures did make many such journeys.  Delve into the fascinating world of bio-geography – and read why we find so many creatures distributed so widely across the varied landscapes and biomes of the world.

                                Monkeys Voyage

 

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Inside Out Exhibit Comes to the Library

Local artists portraits now hang in the Library, a reprise of the Inside Out project sponsored by the Public Arts teams of West Lafayette and Lafayette and the Purdue Art & Design Senior Photography Class in the Spring of 2014. The show highlights local artists with photographs that show both "inside and outside" the Library's windows. The show continues through the Fall. Click here to read more: Inside Out

 

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