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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.


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.


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.


Casting Crowns to bring ‘the very next thing’ tour to Purdue in February

Multi-platinum selling and Grammy®-winning group Casting Crowns will hit the road again this spring for the second leg of 'The Very Next Thing' Tour, featuring K-LOVE Radio’s Male Artist of the Year Danny Gokey and special guests Unspoken. The tour will make a stop at Purdue University’s Elliott Hall of Music on Saturday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m.


Cage the Elephant to perform March 4 at Purdue

The rock band Cage the Elephant will make a stop at 7 p.m. March 4 at Purdue University's Elliott Hall of Music. This performance is presented by the Purdue Student Concert Committee with support from the Student Fee Advisory Board.


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