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April 18, 2014

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

-- April 17. 7:30 p.m. Loeb Playhouse. Brad Mehldau jazz piano trio, presented by Purdue Convocations. Ticket holders are invited to a preshow discussion at 6:30 p.m. in Stewart Center, Room 202. Don Seybold, host of "Inside Jazz" on WBAA, and pianist Judd Danby will discuss the art of the jazz piano trio. Tickets are $26 for adults and $19 for those 18 and younger, Purdue students and Ivy Tech Lafayette students. Tickets are available at the Elliott Hall and Stewart Center box offices 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/

-- April 24. 7:30 p.m. Purdue's Elliott Hall of Music. "West Side Story," presented by Purdue Convocations. Ticket holders are invited to attend a preshow discussion at 6:30 p.m. in Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. Thomas Adler, professor emeritus of English, will discuss "West Side Story." Tickets are $22-$52 for adults and $22-$39 for those 18 and younger, Purdue students and Ivy Tech Lafayette students. Tickets are available at Elliott Hall and Stewart Center box offices 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/

-- April 25. 6 p.m. Purdue's France A. Córdova Recreational Sports Center parking lot. The LIFE IN COLOR tour UNLEASH featuring Adventure Club, Machine Gun Kelly and Cash Cash. Performance presented by Purdue Student Concert Committee. This event is limited to those 18 and older. Limited quantities of each price point will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis. All tickets, including VIP, provide access to this general admission outdoor event. Tickets are $42/$48. VIP Tickets are $66 (includes express entry, bottle of paint, and merchandise pack). Prices include a facilities fee. There is a limit of six tickets per person. Tickets go on sale 10 a.m. Feb. 14 at the Elliott Hall of Music and Stewart Center box offices, online at convocations.org or Ticketmaster and by phone at 765-494-3933. Related news release.

** -- May 2-3. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre in Purdue's Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Purdue Contemporary Dance Company Spring Works 2014 dance concert. Performances are at 7:30 p.m. each evening with a matinee performance at 2 p.m. on May 3. Tickets are $13 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 1-800-745-3000. 

EVENTS

** -- April 19. 1-6 p.m. Stewart Center, Room 314 and 318.  The 13th "China Bridge" Speech Contest U.S. Midwest Regional. Organized by the Confucius Institute at Purdue and the School of Languages and Cultures.

** -- April 22. Global Soundscapes Day. Purdue researcher Bryan Pijanowski, a professor or forestry and natural resources, is organizing Earth Day experience designed to capture up to 1 million natural sound recordings and upload them for preservation. Research team has developed a series of applications for mobile devices and other technologies for soundscape recordings and research. To download the free Soundscape Recorder application, go to the Apple iTunes store at https://www.apple.com/itunes or Google Play at https://play.google.com/store. For more information, go to http://www.globalsoundscapes.org/

** -- April 23. 3:30-6 p.m. Black Cultural Center, 1100 Third St., West Lafayette. "The Journey Continues … America's (Empty) Promises & the Diversity of Black Male Student Experiences." Documentary "American Promise" will be shown, followed by panel discussion on black male student experiences, the achievement gap, and how issues of race, class, and opportunity affect academic success. Free and open to the public. Related news release.   

** -- April 23, 6:30-9 p.m. "Young Ice." Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. The 15-minute documentary created and conceived by filmmaker Derek Hallquist of Green River Pictures and produced by Purdue chemistry professor Paul Shepson will be shown free as part of a free double feature with the 2012 full-length film, "Chasing Ice." Event is sponsored by the Purdue Climate Change Research Center and the Center for the Environment in Discovery Park. For a preview of "Young Ice," go to http://vimeo.com/87038027. Go to http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eIZTMVNBjc4 to view the trailer for "Chasing Ice." For more information, go to: http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/climate/events/view.php?id=1591

** -- April 30. 4-6 p.m. Black Cultural Center, 1100 Third St., West Lafayette. Book signing and reception for author Sonny Bates, who will be signing his novel "The Creole Affair." Free and open to the public. 

EXHIBITS

-- Through April 18. West Gallery. Exhibition by MFA candidate in electronic and time-based art, Paul McCormick. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries are located at Yue-Kong Pao Hall, 552 W. Wood St., West Lafayette, and are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and until 7 p.m. on Thursdays.

-- Through April 18. West Gallery. Exhibition by MFA candidate in drawing, Sagan Newham. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries are located at Yue-Kong Pao Hall, 552 W. Wood St., West Lafayette, and are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and until 7 p.m. on Thursdays.

-- April 21-May 2. East and West Galleries. Fine Arts Senior Show. Annual exhibition featuring work by Purdue seniors in the area of fine arts in the department of art and design in the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries are located at Yue-Kong Pao Hall, 552 W. Wood St., West Lafayette, and are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and until 7 p.m. on Thursdays.

-- May 5-16. East and West Galleries. Photography Senior Show. Annual exhibition featuring work by seniors in the area of photography in the department of art and design in the Patti and Rusty Rueff School of Visual and Performing Arts at Purdue. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries are located at Yue-Kong Pao Hall, 552 W. Wood St., West Lafayette, and are open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and until 7 p.m. on Thursdays. 

LECTURES

-- April 22. 9-11 a.m. and 6-8 p.m. Lafayette Adult Resource Academy, 1100 Elizabeth St., Lafayette. "Ayuda y Aprende" or Help and Learn health and resource fair. The free, student-led fair will provide information about a variety of health and community services to students and the Spanish-speaking community. Spanish interpreters will be available at the event. Related news release.

-- April 24. 4:30 p.m. Just Sustainabilities: Reimagining E/Quality, Living Within Limits. Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. Julian Agyeman, professor in the Department of Urban and Environmental Policy and Planning at Tufts University and editor-in-chief of Local Environment, will deliver a Discovery Lecture. Purdue's Center for the Environment and the Global Sustainability Institute on campus are joining the Lilly Endowment as primary event sponsors. For more information, go to http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/dls/.

WORKSHOPS

-- April 21. 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Reflections, Looking Forward and Opportunities. Indiana Clinical and Translational Sciences Institute (CTSI) Retreat. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. Panel discussions and presentations are planned at a meeting this month for the second phase of the Indiana CTSI, a partnership among Purdue University, Indiana University and the University of Notre Dame. Faculty and staff from across Indiana CTSI partner institutions are invited to attend, but registration is required. Representatives from industry who are interested in partnering with CTSI researchers also are invited to participate. To register, go online to https://purdue.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_7QdpXuK4NRfdh77. To download a complete schedule, go to http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/bioscience/ctsi/assets/pdf/CTSI Agenda.pdf.

 

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