January 6, 2017

Purdue Events Calendar

EDITORS: This calendar lists events on Purdue's West Lafayette campus or involving people or programs off campus during the next four weeks. Events are free, except where noted, and are open to news media coverage. New or updated listings are designated by two asterisks (**).

Events in this calendar, plus many others, are listed in Purdue's online calendar at http://calendar.purdue.edu 

ENTERTAINMENT

-- Feb. 25. 7 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Concert by Casting Crowns. Presented by Purdue Convocations and Purdue Student Concert Committee with support from the Student Fee Advisory Board. Ticket Information: Students: $80, $37.50, $25, $20 (Limit 6 tickets per person). General Public: $80, $45, $30, $25 (Limit 6 tickets per person). Tickets are on sale through https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/tickets/. Related news release.

-- March 4. 7 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Concert by Cage the Elephant. Presented by Purdue Student Concert Committee with support from the Student Fee Advisory Board. Ticket information: Students: $32.50, $35, $45 (Limit of six tickets per person). General public: $35, $40, $45 (Limit of six tickets per person). Campus: Tickets go on sale to Purdue and Ivy Tech Lafayette students and Purdue faculty, staff and retirees with a current identification card at 10 a.m. Jan. 12 through https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/tickets/. Tickets for the general public go on sale at 10 a.m. Jan. 14 at https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/tickets/or any Ticketmaster outlet. Related news release.

EVENTS

-- Jan. 17. 7 p.m. in Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse. Keynote address of Purdue's 2017 Martin Luther King Jr. celebration. Speaker will be Harry Belafonte, singer, songwriter, actor and social activist. The theme of the 2017 celebration is "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Where Do We Go from Here?" 

LECTURES 

** -- Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m., Krannert Auditorium. Executive Forum. Brad Strock, chief information officer, PayPal (San Jose, California.)

** -- Jan. 27, 11:30 a.m., Krannert Auditorium, Executive Forum. Abby Dekkers, finance manager, L’Oreal (New York City)

** -- Feb. 3, 11:30 a.m. Krannert Auditorium, Executive Forum. Beth Ford, group executive vice president and chief operating officer, Land O’Lakes (St. Paul, Minnesota)

** -- Feb. 10, 11:30 a.m. Krannert Auditorium, Executive Forum. Todd Wetzel, director of Convocations and Lectures at Purdue University, (West Lafayette, Indiana)

 

Compiled by Jim Bush, 765-494-2077, jsbush@purdue.edu

 

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