February 20, 2017

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening Feb. 13-19, 2017, at the West Lafayette campus. Additional information below: exhibitions; ticket purchasing information.

Other Purdue Today calendar documents
Events for the next 4 weeks (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

Tuesday, Feb. 21

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Instructional Presentation Techniques that Engage Students." For faculty, staff and graduate TAs. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 5 of 10 through April 4 except March 14; choose one or more. Registration required. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Student of Concern presentation. Organizer: Office of the Dean of Students. Topics: Behavior awareness, instructions for reporting, steps after a report is made, role of Behavior Intervention Team; plus Q&A. 4-5 p.m. Schleman Hall, Room B038. Article linking to schedule/sign-up, guide and report form (presentations also March 13, April 12; times vary)

-- Angelica Ross, founder and CEO of TransTech Social Enterprises. Organizer: Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Center. Topic: Employment opportunities and issues for trans people, women and people of color. 7 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. News release

Wednesday, Feb. 22

-- Technology Showcase. Elevator pitches of five minutes by innovators of more than 30 technologies. Organizer: Purdue Research Foundation's Office of Technology Commercialization. 1 p.m. Kurz Purdue Technology Center, 1281 Win Hentschel Blvd. Networking reception to follow until 6:30 p.m.

-- Purdue Lectures in Ethics, Policy, and Science. "Ethical Food Tastes Better." David Kaplan, associate professor of philosophy at University of North Texas and director of the Philosophy of Food Project. 5:30-7 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/bioethics

-- "Cabaret." Purdue Theatre. Music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb. Book by Joe Masteroff. Directed by Amy Lynn Budd. A romance develops in a nightclub during the ominous days of late 1920s Berlin. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 23, 24, 25; also 2:30 p.m. Feb. 25, 26. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50. Rated PG-15 for sex and mature themes. 

Thursday, Feb. 23

-- Big Idea Challenge finalist presentations. Organizer: Discovery Park. Pitches by 16 teams selected from 46 proposals by teams of faculty and students. 1-6:15 p.m. Burton D. Morgan Center for Entrepreneurship, Room 121. Article

-- Books and Coffee series (67th annual). Week 3 of 4. Nush Powell, associate professor of English, on "Nimona" by Noelle Stevenson. Organizers: Department of English and Purdue Student Union Board. 4-4:30 p.m.: Refreshments. 4:30-4:55 p.m.: Talk. PMU, South Ballroom. Prize drawing at each event available to those present. Series with links to book details

-- Film screenings: Three 2017 Oscar-nominated Shorts (Short Film Live Action): "Ennemis intérieurs" ("Enemies Within") from France, 27 min., in French with English subtitles; "Sing" ("Mindenki") from Hungary, 25 min., in Hungarian with English subtitles; "Silent Nights" from Denmark, 30 min., in English. Part of Global Movie Fest; presented by Asha for Education, Purdue Chapter, with support of 11 Purdue units. Semester theme: "Celebrating Education, Gender Equality and Diversity." 6-7:20 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Free. Series website. Dates subject to change; updates also on Facebook page. Questions: purdue@ashanet.org or 352-870-3473. (See also next listing.)

-- Film screening: "Buen Día, Ramón" (2013, drama, 120 min., German and Spanish with English subtitles, rated PG-13). A Mexican youth travels to Germany to find work. Part of Global Movie Fest (more in listing above). Introduction by and discussion with Rosanne Altstatt, assistant dean, Honors College. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Free. Series website. Dates subject to change; updates also on Facebook page. Questions: purdue@ashanet.org or 352-870-3473. Film

-- "Cabaret." Purdue Theatre. Music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb. Book by Joe Masteroff. Directed by Amy Lynn Budd. A romance develops in a nightclub during the ominous days of late 1920s Berlin. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24, 25; also 2:30 p.m. Feb. 25, 26. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50. Rated PG-15 for sex and mature themes. 

-- The Seldoms dance company in "Power Goes." Organizer: Purdue Convocations. Startling exploration of power in terms of Lyndon Johnson's presidential style. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Pre-show discussion by Michael J. Kramer, visiting assistant professor of history, Northwestern University, at 6:30 p.m. in PMU, Lafayette Room (second floor). Post-show discussion also. Workshop available; see link. Event tickets: $22-$30.

Friday, Feb. 24

-- BCC Coffee House. Presentations by ensembles of Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. At BCC. Also Saturday.

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. Title TBA. Purdue Student Union Board. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Admission: public, $4; Purdue student ID, free. Films subject to change. 765-494-8976. Also Saturday at same times.

-- "Cabaret." Purdue Theatre. Music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb. Book by Joe Masteroff. Directed by Amy Lynn Budd. A romance develops in a nightclub during the ominous days of late 1920s Berlin. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25; also 2:30 p.m. Feb. 25, 26. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50. Rated PG-15 for sex and mature themes. 

-- American Music Repertory Ensemble in concert. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free.

-- "Mamma Mia!" on farewell tour. Broadway musical. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Pre-show dinner, for ticketholders, available 5 p.m. or thereafter at PMU, Sagamore Restaurant: see information at link. Show tickets: $26-$57.

Saturday, Feb. 25

-- Krannert Master's MBA & MS Women's Weekend. For Purdue female students. Organizer: Krannert Master's Office. Information, meeting time with faculty, staff and students connected with these programs; on-site interviews available for those ready to apply. 9 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Rawls Hall, third floor commons. RSVP preferred by Feb. 21.

-- Introduce a Girl to Engineering Day. For high school freshmen and sophomores. Organizer: Women in Engineering Program. 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Neil Armstrong Hall. Pre-registration required by Feb. 20; spaces may fill. Parent and family components available. Article

-- Women's swimming. Boiler-Make-It NCAA Last Chance. All day. Boilermaker Aquatic Center.  

-- Men's tennis doubleheader. Purdue vs. DePaul at 1 p.m. Purdue vs. IUPUI at 5 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Boilermaker Ball. Organizer: Purdue Alumni Association. Theme: "Rock Around the Clock." 5:30 p.m.: Cocktails and silent auction; 6:45 p.m.: Call to dinner; 7 p.m.: Entertainment, brief remarks, introductions. 7:15 p.m.: Dinner; 8 p.m.: Live entertainment and dancing with music by Endless Summer. Indianapolis Marriott Downtown, 350 W. Maryland St., Indianapolis. Cost: gold and black patron, $175; reservation required; details

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. Title TBA. Purdue Student Union Board. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Admission: public, $4; Purdue student ID, free. Films subject to change. 765-494-8976.

-- "Cabaret." Purdue Theatre. Music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb. Book by Joe Masteroff. Directed by Amy Lynn Budd. A romance develops in a nightclub during the ominous days of late 1920s Berlin. 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performance also at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 26. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50. Rated PG-15 for sex and mature themes. 

-- BCC Coffee House. Presentations by ensembles of Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. At BCC.

-- Christian music group Casting Crowns, on its "The Very Next Thing" tour and featuring Danny Gokey and Unspoken. Organizer: Purdue Convocations with Student Concert Committee. 7 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Single-ticket price: public, $25-$80; students, $20-$80. Limit six. Article

-- Purdue Philharmonic and Symphony orchestras in concert. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free.

Sunday, Feb. 26

-- Heart & Soul in worship services. Purdue Musical Organizations. 11 a.m. at University Church, 411 N. Seventh St., Lafayette.

-- Film screening tripleheader (see any or all). Part of Global Movie Fest; presented by Asha for Education, Purdue Chapter, with support of 11 Purdue units. Semester theme: "Celebrating Education, Gender Equality and Diversity." STEW, Fowler Hall. Free. Series website. Dates subject to change; updates also on Facebook page. Questions: purdue@ashanet.org or 352-870-3473.
      * "The Birth of a Nation" (2016, biography/drama/history, 120 min., English, rated R). Nat Turner, a literate slave and preacher, orchestrates an uprising. Noon. Film
     * "Queen of Katwe" (2016, biography/drama/sport, 124 min., English, rated PG). A Ugandan girl sees her world change through the game of chess. 2:30 p.m. Film
     * "Loving" (2016, biography/drama/romance, 123 min., English, rated PG-13). Interracial couple's battle for legal marriage status goes to U.S. Supreme Court. 5 p.m. Discussion after film. Film

-- Women's basketball vs. Northwestern. 4 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $5-$13; also "Celebrate Sunday" special. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- "Cabaret." Purdue Theatre. Music by John Kander; lyrics by Fred Ebb. Book by Joe Masteroff. Directed by Amy Lynn Budd. A romance develops in a nightclub during the ominous days of late 1920s Berlin. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. This is the final performance for this production. Tickets: public, $21.50; student, $14.50; senior (62+), $17.50. Rated PG-15 for sex and mature themes. 

-- "Pete the Cat" by Theatreworks USA. Family musical. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. 3 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Pre-show activities and photo op at 2 p.m. in STEW, west lobby. Tickets: $10-$15. Ages 8+.

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday; until 7 on Thursdays; (except holidays).
     * Art and Design Undergraduate Exhibition. Feb. 20-March 3.

-- Archives and Special Collections: "Looking Down, Looking Out and Looking Up: Maps and the Human Experience." Jan. 11-June 23. 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday during semester. Virginia Kelly Karnes Archives and Special Collections Research Center, fourth floor, STEW (enter from HSSE Library). The library also has online exhibits; go to https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/exhibits

-- "On the Shoulders of Our Ancestors: The Art of Willis Bing Davis." Dec. 18-Feb. 26. Black Cultural Center in conjunction with Art Museum of Greater Lafayette. At the museum, 102 S. 10th St. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily (except holidays).

-- "The Intersection of Art and Science." Continuing in second of planned two years. Lawson Computer Science Building, third floor. Open during building hours. News release

 

TICKETS

Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here); some performance and athletic events are marked "free" for clarity. Ticket prices are for single events unless stated otherwise. For information about series, seasons, packages, discounts, groups, promotions at games, etc., see the URLs in the next two paragraphs.

For varsity athletics tickets, go online; or call the Athletic Ticket Office, 765-494-3194 or 800-49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Mackey Complex facing Northwestern Avenue. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at Mackey Arena, Ross-Ade Stadium, and Holloway Gymnasium in the Brees Center. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. Gameday promotions in association with varsity events

For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to a campus box office or call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW [914-7469]. Hours (during semester):

* Loeb Playhouse box office (west lobby, Stewart Center): 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* Pao Hall box office (first floor southeast): 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday. Also open two hours before ticketed events in that building.

 


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