Purdue Events Calendar
November 21, 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
** -- Dec. 5. 7 p.m. Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse. Black Cultural Center's Cultural Arts Festival. The BCC's Performing Arts Ensembles will celebrate the folk traditions of Trinidad and Carnival, the theme of the center's Fall Cultural Arts Series. The Performing Arts Ensembles include black Thought Collective, Haraka Writers, New Directional Players, Black Voices of Inspiration and the Jahari Dance Troupe. For a short preview of the show, watch this video. Tickets for the show, titled "Peepin' Calypso It's Carnival Time!" are $5 for students and $7 for the public, and are available at Loeb Box Office in Stewart Center (765-494-3933).
** -- Dec. 12-13. 7:30 each evening, with matinee performance at 2 p.m. Dec. 13. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre in Purdue's Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Purdue Contemporary Dance Company's Winter Works 2014 dance concert. PCDC is the resident dance company in the Division of Dance, housed in the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts. Faculty and students created seven new dance works this semester for the company. Tickets are $14 for adults, $11 for students and $7 for those 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at all Purdue box offices (765-494-3933) and through Ticketmaster (or 1-800-745-3000). Related news release.
** -- Dec. 13. 8 p.m. Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse. Grammy-winning "klezmer" band, The Klezmatics, will perform. Presented by Purdue Convocations. Tickets are $28 for adults and $20 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, 800-914-SHOW or online through www.convocations.org/tickets.
** -- Feb. 7. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Concert by Brad Paisley, along with Parmalee and The Swon Brothers. Presented by Purdue Convocations and the Purdue Student Concert Committee with support from the Student Fee Activities Board. There is a limit of six tickets per person. General public Zone A tickets are $85. Zone B tickets are $65. All student tickets are $45. Friends Presale: Seating for Friends of Convocations is limited. Orders may be placed by calling 765-494-3933 by 5 p.m. Nov. 21. Friends of Convocations will be seated in the best available location using the priority point system. For more information about priority points, visit convocations.org/prioritypoints 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. Dec. 4 at the Stewart Center box office or at 765-494-3933. General public sale: Tickets for the general public go on sale at 10 a.m. Dec. 5 through convocations.org/tickets or by phone at 765-494-3933.
-- Feb. 13. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. "Ballroom with a Twist," featuring stars from "Dancing with the Stars," "So You Think You Can Dance," and "American Idol." Presented by Purdue Convocations. General public tickets are $135 for a VIP package (that includes a meet and greet with the stars); $50 for Gold zone; $42 for zone A; and $30 for zone B. There is a limit of six tickets per person. Tickets for students are $32 for zone A and $25 for zone B. Tickets may be purchased at convocations.org/tickets or by phone at 765-494-3933.
-- April 17. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Concert by the Avett Brothers, presented by Purdue Convocations and the Purdue Student Concert Committee with support from the Student Fee Activities Board. Tickets for students are $36.50. Tickets are $49.50 for the general public. There is a limit of six tickets per person. Ticket may be purchased at convocations.org/tickets or by phone at 765-494-3933.
-- Nov. 22. 10 a.m. to noon. "Fostering Positive Sibling Relationships in Children with Autism." The event is free and open to the public, but families need to register in advance with Anastasia Krutulis, firstname.lastname@example.org or 765-494-6610. With their registration, families will receive more information and detailed directions to the event. Child care will be provided during the information session, and activity time will follow to give families hands-on experience with some of the presented strategies to develop positive relationships between children with autism spectrum disorder and their siblings. Child development experts will be present to help families adapt techniques to fit their family and child needs. Offered by Purdue Developmental Studies Laboratory.
** -- Dec. 7. 4 p.m. Purdue Memorial Union East and West Faculty lounges. Black Cultural Arts Center's Kwanzaa celebration. Celebration will consist of lighting the seven candles on the Kinara and reciting the seven principles of the Nguzo Saba. Also, members of the Black Thought Collective and several black campus organizations, including the Black Graduate Student Association and the Black Student Union, will present information to help attendees learn more about the holiday. A sampling of soul food entrees will be available. Free and open to the public.
-- Dec. 5. 11:30 a.m. to 12:20 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 2290. GS 300, LA (Liberal Arts) Influentials. Lalita Amos, president Total Team Solutions. The lectures are free and open to the public as seating allows.
-- Dec. 5. 11:30 a.m. -12:20 p.m. Krannert Auditorium. Tom Jappson, retired vice president of finance, Johnson Controls, will give a Krannert Executive Forum talk. Free and open to the public as seating permits.
Compiled by Greg McClure, 765-496-9711, email@example.com