Purdue Events Calendar

September 26, 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 are $21 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets are available at campus box offices, convocations.org or by phone at 765-494-3933.

-- Oct. 1. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Pentatonix, winners of NBC's "The Sing-Off," will perform. Presented by the Purdue Student Concert Committee. Tickets are $29 for students and $39 for the general public. There is a limit of six tickets per person. Tickets are available through campus box offices, convocations.org or by phone at 765-494-3933.

** -- Oct. 7. 4:30 p.m. in Stewart Center, Room 313. Poet Tony Hoagland will participate in a question and answer session. 2014-2015 Literary Reading Series sponsored by the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program.

** -- Oct. 7. 7:30 p.m. in Krannert Auditorium, Room 140. Poet Tony Hoagland will present a reading. 2014-2015 Literary Reading Series sponsored by the Department of English and the Creative Writing Program.

** -- Oct. 17-18. 8 p.m. on Oct. 17, 8 and 10:30 p.m. Oct. 18. Carnahan Hall, 800 Main St., Lafayette, Indiana. The Melissa Aldana & Cash Trio will perform. Presented by Purdue Convocations. General admission tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for those 18 years and younger, Purdue students and Ivy Tech Lafayette students. Tickets are available at the Stewart Center box office at 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW. Group discounts are also available to groups of 10 more. Call 765-496-1977 for more details or visit http://www.convocations.org/tickets

** -- Oct. 21. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall. "MAMMA MIA!," Broadway musical hit based on the songs of ABBA. Presented by Purdue Convocations. Tickets are $22-$52 for adults and $22-$39 for those 18 years and younger, Purdue students and Ivy Tech Lafayette students. Tickets are available at the Stewart Center box office at, 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW. Group discounts are also available to groups of 10 more. Call 765-496-1977 for more details or visit http://www.convocations.org/group-sales/

-- Oct. 24. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of music. Comedian Nick Offerman of NBC's "Parks and Recreation," brings his "Full Bush Tour," with comedian Ahmed Bharooka, to Purdue. Tickets are $30 for students and $35 for the general public, with a limit of six tickets per person. Tickets are available through convocations.org/tickets or by phone at 765-494-3933.

 

EVENTS

-- Sept. 27. 9-11 a.m. Stadium Mall, between Armstrong Hall of Engineering and Schleman Hall of Student Services. Homecoming family-friendly celebration. Entertainment on main stage; activity tents hosted by colleges, schools and units across campus; food vendors; and other activities on the mall. More details at http://www.purdue.edu/giving/events/homecoming/index.html

 

EXHIBITS

-- Sept. 26-27. 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Sept. 26, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 27. South side of Memorial Mall, adjacent to State Street between Stewart Center and Stone Hall. Animal Connections: Our Journey Together, a traveling Smithsonian exhibition. Divided into five sections, the exhibition focuses on animals in the home, on the farm, at the zoo, in the wild and at the veterinary clinic. Free and open to the public. More information is available at http://vet.purdue.edu/newsroom/2014/avma-animal-connections-exhibit-bound-for-purdue-university.php Related news release.

-- Through Oct. 10. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries in the Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. The re[connect] exhibition is curated by Min Kim Park, an assistant professor of visual and performing arts. More information about the exhibit and its related symposium is available online.

 

LECTURES  

-- Sept. 30. 10:30-11:20 a.m., Electrical Engineering Room 129. Terry Dale, president and CEO of the United States Tour Operators Association, will give a J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Executive in the Classroom talk for the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Free and open to the public as seating permits.

-- Oct. 7. 10:30-11:20 a.m., Electrical Engineering Room 129. Aylwin Lewis, president and CEO of Potbelly Sandwich Works, will give a J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Executive in the Classroom talk for the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Free and open to the public as seating permits.

-- Oct. 7. 6 p.m. Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. Latino Heritage Month keynote speech. Sonia Manzano, who plays Maria on "Sesame Street," will speak. The 7 p.m. speech will be preceded by a meet-and-greet session at 6 p.m. Free and open to the public. The topic of Manzano's talk, which is co-sponsored by Purdue's Latino Cultural Center and Black Cultural Center, is "Black Latinos and the Civil Rights Movement."

-- Oct. 17. 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 2290. GS 300, LA (Liberal Arts) Influentials. Amanda Lopez, president of Transform Consulting Group. The lectures are free and open to the public as seating allows.

-- Oct. 17. 11:30 a.m. -12:20 p.m. Krannert Auditorium. Rusty Rueff, chairman of The GRAMMY Foundation, will give a Krannert Executive Forum talk. Free and open to the public as seating permits.

-- Oct. 21. 10:30-11:20 a.m., Electrical Engineering Room 129. Bill Marler, a food safety attorney and managing partner of Marler Clark, a food safety law firm, will give a J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Executive in the Classroom talk for the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Free and open to the public as seating permits.

-- Oct. 22. 12:30 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 313. Purdue Jewish Studies Program Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. Nicole Fourman, winner of the 2014 Edward Simon B'nai B'rith Barzillai Lodge No. 111 Prize in Jewish Studies, "The Jewish Dietary Laws: A Matter of Interpretation."

-- Oct. 24. 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 2290. GS 300, LA (Liberal Arts) Influentials. Leah Kegler, director of Government Affairs at Edwards Lifesciences. The lectures are free and open to the public as seating allows.

--  Oct. 24. 11:30 a.m. -12:20 p.m. Krannert Auditorium. Paula Dwyer, editor of Bloomberg View, will give a Krannert Executive Forum talk. Free and open to the public as seating permits.

-- Oct. 31. 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 2290. GS 300, LA (Liberal Arts) Influentials. Cheryl Pearson-McNeil, senior vice president of U.S. Strategic Community Alliances and Consumer Engagement at Nielsen. The lectures are free and open to the public as seating allows.

-- Oct. 31. 11:30 a.m. -12:20 p.m. Krannert Auditorium. Robert Zimmerman, managing director of Inforistec Group, will give a Krannert Executive Forum talk. Free and open to the public as seating permits.

** -- Nov. 4, 10:30-11:20 a.m., Electrical Engineering Room 129. Cynthia D'Aoust, chief operating office of Meeting Professionals International, will give a J. Willard and Alice S. Marriott Foundation Executive in the Classroom talk for the School of Hospitality and Tourism Management. Free and open to the public as seating permits.

** -- Nov. 7. 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 2290. GS 300, LA (Liberal Arts) Influentials. Penelope Farthing, senior adviser at Bose Public Affairs Group. The lectures are free and open to the public as seating allows.

** -- Nov. 7. 11:30 a.m. -12:20 p.m. Krannert Auditorium. Jay Johnson, general manager of parts distribution, Daimler Trucks North America, will give a Krannert Executive Forum talk. Free and open to the public as seating permits.

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

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