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Grammy Award-winning jazz musician to perform during Purdue Jazz Festival

The annual Purdue Jazz Festival will kick off its 27th year with a performance by Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra. Hailed by the 'New York Times' as 'One of the best jazz orchestras in existence,' Arturo O’Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra will perform at 8 p.m. Jan. 20 in Loeb Playhouse.


Purdue marks Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Awareness Week

The Purdue University colleges of Agriculture, Health and Human Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Science are hosting a series of special events in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Diversity Awareness Week.


27th Purdue Jazz Festival features high school and middle school bands and GRAMMY award winning group

Purdue Bands & Orchestra will host the 27th annual Purdue Jazz Festival from Jan. 19-21. The weekend will feature concerts and clinics from esteemed jazz musicians as well as competitions for 95 high school and middle school bands and combos.


Purdue conference focuses on ending sexual violence

Purdue University’s Multicultural Efforts to end Sexual Assault (MESA) program, in partnership with the Indiana Coalition Against Domestic Violence, is hosting a conference aimed at preventing sexual violence.


Classic film ‘Safety Last!’ to feature live organ accompaniment at Long Center

Accompanied by Clark Wilson on the Mighty Wurlitzer, the classic silent film 'Safety Last!' will show at the Long Center at 8 p.m. Jan. 27. The performance is presented by Purdue Convocations with support from the Long Center Theatre Organ Society.


'Dinosaur Zoo Live' will perform

'Erth’s DINOSAUR ZOO LIVE' puts audiences within reach of the great beasts from the ancient past on Jan. 29 at 3 p.m. in Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse. This performance is presented by Purdue Convocations with support from the Indiana Space Grant Consortium.


Award-winning German vocal ensemble returning to Purdue

Purdue welcomes back Calmus to perform 'All the World’s a Stage: Shakespeare A Capella,' with selections inspired by 'Twelfth Night,' 'A Midsummer Night’s Dream,' 'Othello' and more on Jan. 31 at 7:30 pm at St. Thomas Aquinas. This performance is presented by Purdue Convocations with support from Ginny Tyler.


Purdue, ARA program aimed at sharpening management skills

Purdue University's Center for Food and Agricultural Business will again partner with the Agricultural Retailers Association to present the ARA Management Academy in early 2017.


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