Purdue Events Calendar

August 15, 2014  


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

-- Sept. 28. 2 and 6 p.m. Loeb Playhouse in Stewart Center. "VeggieTales Live! Silly Song Sing-Along," presented by Purdue Convocations. Gold Zone tickets are $30, which includes admission to the "VeggieTales Live!" VIP Meet and Greet. All other tickets $21 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets are available at campus box offices, convocations.org or by phone at 765-494-3933.

 

EVENTS

-- Aug. 21. 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. North end of Memorial Mall. Purdue Farmers Market. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more.

-- Aug. 28. 4-6 p.m. Parking lot of Black Cultural Center, 1100 Third St., West Lafayette. Boilerfest: New student orientation. The introduction to the BCC will include a live DJ and performances by the BCC ensembles, carnival dancers and food representative of Trinidad and Brazilian culture and cuisine. The Planeta Azul Samba band from Chicago will perform.

-- Sept. 6. 3:30 p.m. Black Cultural Center, 1100 Third St., West Lafayette. Friends and Family Day. A hands on exploration of traditional carnival dance, mask making, music and storytelling. Bacchanal Steel Band will bring the sounds of the Caribbean to the BCC.

 

EXHIBITS

** -- Aug. 25-29. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Yue-Kong Pao Hall. "Riverb." Alumni invitational, featuring sound-based and interactive installations. Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday plus until 7 p.m. Thursday.

** -- Through Sept. 4. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Yue-Kong Pao Hall. "Suzanne Faris: Distraction." Through sculptural and sound-based artwork, Suzanne Faris explores questions related to significance, perception, and expectation through the eyes of memory, while giving consideration to the altered organization of dreams. Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday plus until 7 p.m. Thursday.

** -- Sept. 2-18. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao-Kong Hall. "The Dot and the Line: An Artist Book." Book art and braille by Melodie Carr, a continuing lecturer in dance. Gallery Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday plus until 7 p.m. Thursday.

** -- Sept. 2 through Oct. 11. Purdue University Galleries, Robert L. Ringel Gallery, Stewart Center. "Leah Yerpe: Constellations." Large-scale figure drawings in multiple poses, twisting, floating and falling.  Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday. Reception on Sept. 11.

-- Sept. 2 through Oct. 11. Purdue University Galleries Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. "Jenny Morgan: Transcendental Supra-mental." Opening reception will be at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4. Artist Jenny Morgan will discuss her work in the gallery. Fountain Gallery hours are noon to 7 p.m., Tuesday through Saturday.

 

LECTURES

-- Sept. 17. 12:30 p.m. Beering Hall, Room B222. Purdue Jewish Studies Program Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. Andrew Fogel, doctoral student in Purdue's Department of History, "Supermentsh: Superman's Covert and Overt Jewish Origins." 

Compiled by Greg McClure, 765-496-9711, gmcclure@purdue.edu 

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