March 20, 2017

Events for the next four weeks

Here is an early list of events happening at the West Lafayette campus in the four weeks (Monday through Sunday) after the current week. As other events become known, they will be added each Monday.

Other Purdue Today calendar documents
Events this week (events and exhibitions)
Ongoing series and opportunities
Deadlines for faculty and staff

 

Week 1: March 27-April 2
Week 2: April 3-9
Week 3: April 10-16
Week 4: April 17-23

Week 1: March 27-April 2

Monday, March 27

-- Presentation by candidate for dean of the College of Science. Dietmar Bisch, director of the Center for Noncommutative Geometry and Operator Algebras and professor of mathematics and former Department of Mathematics chair, Vanderbilt University. Presentation, Q-and-A. 9 a.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241). Article | Candidates' curriculum vitae and feedback button. (Other candidate presentations: March 22; April 3, 11, 13.)

-- Winer Memorial Lecture: "Contextuality and the Problem of Joint Probabilities, Information Distances, and Memory Capacity." Pawel Kurzynski, University of Poznan, Poland. Organizer: Department of Psychological Sciences (Mathematical and Computational Cognitive Science area). 12:30 p.m. Peirce Hall, Room 277. Details with link to abstract

-- Graduate Student Educational Research Symposium. Organizers: Graduate Student Education Council and the College of Education. Presentations in the form of posters or seven-minute TEDx-style talks by graduate students in any field at Purdue doing research related to education. Theme: "Knowledge to Action: Global and Local Education." 1:30-6 p.m. STEW, rooms 214 and 306. Keynote: Mitzi Lewison, professor of literacy, culture and language education at Indiana University. Article

Tuesday, March 28

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Fostering Academic Integrity & Responsibility." For faculty, staff and graduate TAs. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 9 of 10 through April 4; choose one or more. Registration required. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

-- Garnet E. Peck Symposium (14th annual) opening reception and poster session. Day 1 of 2. Symposium theme: "Outside the Box: Celebrating the Life and Work of Stephen R. Byrn." For symposium registrants. Organizers: Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy; College of Pharmacy. 5-7 p.m. PMU, East and West Faculty Lounges. URL for registration (required) and information: www.ipph.purdue.edu/peck or article. See also Thursday listing for symposium.

-- Baseball vs. Kent State. 6 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

Wednesday, March 29

-- HHS Life Inspired opening; celebration is March 29-April 8. Organizer: College of Health and Human Sciences. Details (see also listing for featured lecture under Friday)

-- Presentation: "Lessons from Abroad: The Opportunities of a Borderless World." Dr. Richard Heinzl, founder of the first North American chapter of Doctors Without Borders. Keynote of Life Inspired week, College of Health and Human Sciences. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. URL: www.purdue.edu/hhs/LifeInspired/ or www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q1/founder-of-first-north-american-chapter-of-doctors-without-borders-to-speak-at-purdue.html

-- Garnet E. Peck Symposium (14th annual). Day 2 of 2. Symposium theme: "Outside the Box: Celebrating the Life and Work of Stephen R. Byrn." Organizers: Department of Industrial and Physical Pharmacy; College of Pharmacy. Includes welcome by Craig Svensson, dean of the College of Pharmacy. Program 8 a.m.-5 p.m. STEW, Room 218. URL for registration (required by March 10) and information: www.ipph.purdue.edu/peck or article. 6 p.m. dinner honoring Byrn at Mackey Arena, Spurgeon Club; dinner-only option, $45.

-- OIE workshop: "The Nuts and Bolts of Faculty Search and Screen for Support Staff." Organizer: Office of Institutional Equity. Workshop's focus is on role of support staff with required procedures, document completion and approval process. 10-11 a.m. Heavilon Hall, Room 123. Registration required by two days before event. Questions: 765-496-3201 or naweibel@purdue.edu. To request a reasonable accommodation: 765-494-6373 or vpeceducation@purdue.edu in advance.

-- Softball vs. IPFW. 4 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Baseball vs. Valparaiso. 6 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- "Rent": 20th anniversary tour of Broadway musical. Purdue Convocations. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $26-$57.

Thursday, March 30

-- Presentation by candidate for dean of the College of Engineering. Mung Chiang, the Arthur LeGrand Doty Professor of Electrical Engineering at Princeton University, director of the Keller Center for Innovation in Engineering Education at Princeton, and inaugural chairman of the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council. Presentation, Q-and-A. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Article | Candidates' curriculum vitae, four-day feedback link, other search facts. (Other candidate presentations: April 12, 14)

-- Tenthing. All-female Norwegian brass ensemble. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. Tenthing is noted for unique tone, technique and versatility. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Pre-show dinner available to ticketholders. Concert tickets: $22-$28.

Friday, March 31

-- Tornado awareness session. Organizer: Environmental Health and Public Safety. Presenter: Tom Cooper, fire safety specialist. 10-11 a.m. Terry Memorial House (police station; TERY), Conference Room. Sign-up: Tempess Williams at 765-494-1424. Questions: Cooper at tncooper@purdue.edu or Ron Wright, director of university emergency preparedness, at rdwright@purdue.edu (Also April 7, 14, same hour and place.)

-- Kanter Lecture, part of HHS Life Inspired: "Professional Image Maintenance: How Women Navigate Pregnancy in the Workplace." Laura M. Little, associate professor of management and director of the Institute for Leadership Advancement at the Terry College of Business, University of Georgia. Organizer: College of Health and Human Sciences. 10 a.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). Details | HHS Life Inspired Week

-- Softball vs. Iowa. 6 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Performance by hip-hop artist Bryce Vine, featuring local band Grey Lamb. Organizer: Student Concert Committee with Purdue Convocations. 7 p.m. The Anvil, 320 North St. Tickets: public, $12; students, $10. Article 

-- Phenomena. Student-run rock concert. Organizer: Purdue Musical Organizations. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Free.

-- Jazz Jam. Featuring all Purdue jazz ensembles. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free.

Saturday, April 1

-- Women's tennis vs. Indiana. 10 a.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Purdue Fashion Show. Creations by students in apparel design and technology major. Organizer: Purdue Fashion Association. Shows at 12:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Córdova Recreational Sports Center, Gold and Black Gym 1-3. Tickets: $5, $10 or $20; on sale in Matthews Hall, Room 201, or from Susan Owens, clinical assistant professor, at skowens@purdue.edu. Event is part of HHS Life Inspired Week.

-- Softball vs. Iowa. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Men's tennis vs. Michigan State. 2 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

Sunday, April 2

-- Softball vs. Iowa. Noon. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Men's tennis vs. Michigan. Noon. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Purdue Musical Organizations Spring Show. Featuring PMO ensembles University Choir, Heart & Soul, Purdue Bells, and All-Campus & Community Chorale. 2 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Tickets: $5 at Bailey Hall or 765-494-3941.

-- Black Voices of Inspiration Spring Concert. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Directed by James Dekle. 3 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse.

-- Bastille. Indie musical group on its Wild, Wild World Tour 2017. Organizer: Student Concert Committee with Purdue Convocations. 7-10:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $35-$50.

 

Week 2: April 3-9

Monday, April 3

-- Presentation by candidate for dean of the College of Science. Sunil Prabhakar, department head and professor of the Department of Computer Science, Purdue. Presentation, Q-and-A. 9 a.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241). Article | Candidates' curriculum vitae and feedback button. (Other candidate presentations: March 22, 27; April 11, 13.)

-- Klatch Jewish Arts Series Presentation. "The Crisis of the Individual and the Community in Kibbutz Narrative." Ranen Omer-Sherman, JHFE Endowed Chair in Judaic Studies, University of Louisville. 8 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). Questions: 49-47965 or wengera@purdue.edu or www.cla.purdue.edu/jewish-studies

Tuesday, April 4

-- College Teaching Workshop Series I: Making a Better Learning Environment. "Syllabus & Course Planning." For faculty, staff and graduate TAs. Center for Instructional Excellence. 10:30-11:45 a.m. Hicks Undergraduate Library, Room B853. Weekly workshop 10 of 10 for this semester. Registration required. Questions: 49-66422 or cie@purdue.edu

Wednesday, April 5

-- 86th annual Literary Awards. Organizer: Department of English. Featured guest: Margaret Atwood, poet and novelist, winner of numerous awards. Events: 1) 4:30-5:15 p.m.: pre-dinner reception, PMU, Anniversary Drawing Room (included with ticket to banquet). 2) 5:30 p.m.: banquet, PMU, North Ballroom. Includes dinner, awards ceremony and remarks by Atwood. Tickets: public, $25; students, $20; for sale by the department at Heavilon Hall, Room 324, through April 10. 3) Reading by Atwood. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. The reading is free and open to the public. Details

Thursday, April 6

-- IMPACT annual symposium: "Enhancing Learning Through Writing." Designed for faculty, staff and graduate instructors. Organizer: Office of the Provost. Two workshop sessions, both led by Kathleen Blake Yancey, Purdue alumna and the Kellogg W. Hunt Professor of English and Distinguished Research Professor at Florida State University: 1) Morning, 9-11:30 a.m., "Enhancing Learning -- and Teaching -- with Writing." 2) Afternoon, 2-4 p.m., "Designing Writing for Learning, for Transfer." Location provided to registrants. Article with links for registration, questions

-- PVM Family Program Series presentation. "Predicting Skeletal Fracture in Racehorses: Scientific Collaboration Between Basic and Clinical Scientists." Presenter: Russell Main, assistant professor of basic medical sciences. Organizer: College of Veterinary Medicine. 6-7 p.m. Lynn Hall, Room 1136. Monthly series designed for families with students grades K-4 but allowing older children. Free but registration required. URL for details and registration method: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q3/purdue-family-programs-help-youth-learn-about-veterinary-medicine-careers.html

-- Donny McCaslin Quartet. Jazz. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. Long-celebrated saxophonist whose group gained fame in work on David Bowie's "Blackstar" album. 8-9:15 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $20-$26.

Friday, April 7

-- Tornado awareness session. Organizer: Environmental Health and Public Safety. Presenter: Tom Cooper, fire safety specialist. 10-11 a.m. Terry Memorial House (police station; TERY), Conference Room. Sign-up: Tempess Williams at 765-494-1424. Questions: Cooper at tncooper@purdue.edu or Ron Wright, director of university emergency preparedness, at rdwright@purdue.edu (Also March 31, April 14, same hour and place.)

-- Pugwash Midwest Regional Conference: "Space and Society: Governing the Galaxy." Check-in at 5 p.m.; events at 5:30 p.m. PMU, West Faculty Lounge. (Conference continues at 9 a.m. Saturday in STEW, Room 306.) Speakers: Alumnus astronaut Dr. David Wolf; Robert Zubrin, founder and CEO or Mars Society; Daniel Dumbacher, professor and NASA administrative veteran; Jay Melosh, distinguished professor. Free. Article with registration information

-- Baseball vs. Indiana. 6 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Haraka Writers. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Directed by Khari Bowden. 7 p.m. At BCC. Also Saturday.

Saturday, April 8

-- The Challenge 5K run/walk. Benefit for Purdue University Center for Cancer Research. 8:05 a.m.: welcome and warm-up. 8:15 a.m.: Purduettes sing national anthem. 8:30 a.m.: start. 10 a.m.: awards ceremony. All at north end of Ross-Ade Stadium. Register through March 31: $20-$25. Register April 1-7: $30 and no guarantee of shirt. Important: Websites have much information about how to participate, including recommended (but optional) Friday check-in and packet pickup 4-7 p.m., parking instructions, volunteering and "sleep-in" alternative. Saturday packet pickup is 7-8:15 a.m. Event | Registration

-- Spring Fest. Day 1 of 2. Campus-wide family-friendly event "showcasing the lighter side of higher education." Includes Bug Bowl, Horticulture Show and Boiler Barnyard. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Most activities are free; some are fundraisers for student organizations. Several activities are Saturday-only. Details

-- College of Veterinary Medicine open house. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Lynn Hall. Some presentations are at specific hours; see details.

-- Women's tennis vs. Northwestern. Noon. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Football spring game. 1 p.m. Ross-Ade Stadium. Details

-- Purdue Bells in concert with Agape Ringers. Organizer: Purdue Musical Organizations. 4 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1700 W. State St. Ticket information TBA.

-- Baseball vs. Indiana. 6 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Haraka Writers. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Directed by Khari Bowden. 7 p.m. At BCC.

Sunday, April 9

-- Spring Fest. Day 2 of 2. Campus-wide family-friendly event "showcasing the lighter side of higher education." 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Activities are free. Details

-- Women's tennis vs. Illinois. Noon. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Baseball vs. Indiana. 1 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Percussion Ensemble Concert. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free.

 

Week 3: April 10-16

Tuesday, April 11

-- Presentation by candidate for dean of the College of Science. Katherine Ensor, professor of statistics, director of the Center for Computational Finance and Economic Systems and former Department of Statistics chair, Rice University. Presentation, Q-and-A. 9 a.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241). Article | Candidates' curriculum vitae and feedback button. (Other candidate presentations: March 22, 27; April 3, 13.)

-- Undergraduate Research and Poster Symposium. Organizer: Office of the Executive Vice President for Research and Partnerships. 1-5 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms. Article

-- Presidential Lecture Series. Bjorn Lomborg, environmentalist, author, president of Copenhagen Consensus Center. Format is discussion with President Mitch Daniels plus audience Q&A. 6:30-7:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Series news release

-- "Straight Outta Oz" featuring Todrick Hall. Musical theatre. Organizer: Purdue Convocations with Purdue LGBTQ Center. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: public, $25; students, $20.

Wednesday, April 12

-- Presentation by candidate for dean of the College of Engineering. Kon-Well Wang, the Stephen P. Timoshenko Professor and Tim Manganello/BorgWarner Department Chair of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Michigan, and formerly the William E. Diefenderfer Chaired Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Pennsylvania State University. Presentation, Q-and-A. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Article | Candidates' curriculum vitae, four-day feedback link, other search facts. (Other candidate presentations: March 30, April 14)

-- 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

-- Purduettes singing the national anthem at Indiana Pacers basketball game. Purdue Musical Organizations. Tipoff is 8 p.m. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, 125 S. Pennsylvania St., Indianapolis. Game ticket $.

Thursday, April 13

-- Presentation by candidate for dean of the College of Science. Patrick Wolfe, professor, Royal Society Research Fellow, EPSRC Mathematical Sciences Established Career Fellow, University College London. Presentation, Q-and-A. 9 a.m. Pfendler Hall, STEW, Room 218. Article | Candidates' curriculum vitae and feedback button. (Other candidate presentations: March 22, 27; April 3, 11.)

Friday, April 14

-- Tornado awareness session. Organizer: Environmental Health and Public Safety. Presenter: Tom Cooper, fire safety specialist. 10-11 a.m. Terry Memorial House (police station; TERY), Conference Room. Sign-up: Tempess Williams at 765-494-1424. Questions: Cooper at tncooper@purdue.edu or Ron Wright, director of university emergency preparedness, at rdwright@purdue.edu (Also March 31, April 7, same hour and place.)

-- Presentation by candidate for dean of the College of Engineering. Karen A. Thole, head of the Department of Mechanical and Nuclear Engineering and Distinguished Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Pennsylvania State University, and formerly the William S. Cross Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Virginia Tech. Presentation, Q-and-A. 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall. Article | Candidates' curriculum vitae, four-day feedback link, other search facts. (Other candidate presentations: March 30, April 12)

-- Softball vs. Wisconsin. 6 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Men's tennis vs. Iowa. 6 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- New Directional Players. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Directed by Sonita Surratt. 7 p.m. At BCC. Also Saturday.

-- "Rabbit Hole" by David Lindsay-Abaire. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Caity Quinn. A family grieves a 4-year-old son and tries to move forward amid complications. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 15, 19, 20, 21, 22; also 2:30 p.m. April 16, 22. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13 for mature themes and language.

Saturday, April 15

-- Men's golf. Boilermaker Invitational. Day 1 of 2. All day. Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.

-- Softball vs. Wisconsin. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- New Directional Players. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Directed by Sonita Surratt. 7 p.m. At BCC.

-- "Rabbit Hole" by David Lindsay-Abaire. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Caity Quinn. A family grieves a 4-year-old son and tries to move forward amid complications. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 19, 20, 21, 22; also 2:30 p.m. April 16, 22. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13 for mature themes and language.

-- "Pippin." Broadway musical revival. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. Revival production noted for set, choreography, and circus acrobatics. 7:30 p.m. to about 10:10 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $26-$57.

Sunday, April 16

-- Men's golf. Boilermaker Invitational. Day 2 of 2. All day. Birck Boilermaker Golf Complex.

-- Men's tennis vs. Nebraska. Noon. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Softball vs. Wisconsin. Noon. Boilermaker Softball Stadium. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (age 3-college), $2; groups of 20 or more, $1. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- "Rabbit Hole" by David Lindsay-Abaire. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Caity Quinn. A family grieves a 4-year-old son and tries to move forward amid complications. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 19, 20, 21, 22; also 2:30 p.m. April 22. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13 for mature themes and language.

 

Week 4: April 17-23

Tuesday, April 18

-- Green Zone Training. Organizer: Veterans Success Center. Presenter: Jamie Richards, center director, with tips on how best to serve veteran and military students. 9-11 a.m. Rawls Hall, Room 2082. Registration required. Questions: richa186@purdue.edu 

-- Baseball vs. Ball State. 6 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

Wednesday, April 19

-- Jewish Studies Noon Lecture and Discussion Series. "Medicalized Antisemitism: Jewishness and Disability in Transatlantic Modernist Literature." Susan Wegener, graduate student, Department of English, Purdue. 12:30 p.m. STEW, Room 313. Questions: 49-47965 or wengera@purdue.edu or www.cla.purdue.edu/jewish-studies

-- Baseball vs. Indiana State. 6 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- "Rabbit Hole" by David Lindsay-Abaire. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Caity Quinn. A family grieves a 4-year-old son and tries to move forward amid complications. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 20, 21, 22; also 2:30 p.m. April 22. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13 for mature themes and language. 

Thursday, April 20

-- "Rabbit Hole" by David Lindsay-Abaire. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Caity Quinn. A family grieves a 4-year-old son and tries to move forward amid complications. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. April 21, 22; also 2:30 p.m. April 22. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13 for mature themes and language. 

Friday, April 21

-- Outdoor track and field (women and men). Rankin/Poehlein Invitational. TBA. Rankin Track and Field. Free.

-- Baseball vs. Illinois. 6 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- "Rabbit Hole" by David Lindsay-Abaire. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Caity Quinn. A family grieves a 4-year-old son and tries to move forward amid complications. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. April 22. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13 for mature themes and language. 

-- Band Showcase featuring the Wind Ensemble and University Band. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Free.

Saturday, April 22

-- 60th Purdue Grand Prix. Scholarship benefit. Schedule and ticket information to come. Grand Prix track, west of McCormick Road near Cherry Lane. Details

-- Outdoor track and field (women and men). Rankin/Poehlein Invitational. TBA. Rankin Track and Field. Free.

-- Band Showcase featuring Concert Band and Collegiate Band. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Free.

-- "Rabbit Hole" by David Lindsay-Abaire. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Caity Quinn. A family grieves a 4-year-old son and tries to move forward amid complications. 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. These are the final performances for this production. Tickets: public, $19.50; student, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG-13 for mature themes and language. 

-- Baseball vs. Illinois. 6 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

-- Jahari Dance Troupe, Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Choreography by Josh Ishmon. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse.

-- Purduettes present Spring Spectacular. Organizer: Purdue Musical Organizations. 7:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Tickets (general admission; doors open at 6:45 p.m.): adults, $20; students, $10; ticket purchase

-- Band Showcase featuring the Symphonic Band and Varsity Band. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Free.

Sunday, April 23

-- Orchestra Showcase featuring the Philharmonic and Symphony orchestras. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Free.

-- Verona String Quartet + Daniel Hsu, piano. Chamber music. Organizer: Purdue Convocations; a Rising Stars concert. The 2015 Concert Artists Guild Competition winners. 3 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $15-$20.

-- Baseball vs. Illinois. 3 p.m. Alexander Field. Tickets: adult, $5-$8; youth/Purdue student, $2-$8; groups of 20 or more, $2. (On game day, tickets are sold only at site starting one hour before game time.)

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Sonja Peterson: Transverse Travesties." March 6-April 22. Purdue University Galleries. Cut-paper and sculptural works evoke narratives from history and science that speak to present-day dilemmas. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery; hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday (except holidays). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Color Expressions: Art and Design Perspectives." March 7-April 22. Purdue University Galleries. Curated by Petronio Bendito, associate professor, Department of Art and Design. This showcase of ways to employ color to build identities and thinking patterns through sensory engagement. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette; hours noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays).

-- 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).
     * Industrial Design Senior Show. March 20-24.
     * Jillian Goodwin MFA Exhibition (IXD). March 27-31.
     * Barb Young MFA Exhibition (Interior Design). March 27-31.
     * Zoohee Choi MFA Exhibition (Interior Design). April 3-7.
     * Shasha Liu MFA Exhibition (Interaction Design). April 3-7.
     * Dohgyoung Ahn MFA Exhibition (Fine Art). April 10-14.
     * Patrick Fiori/Kai Hu MFA Exhibition (IXD). April 10-14.
     * Senior Exhibition. April 17-28.

-- "Looking Down, Looking Out and Looking Up: Maps and the Human Experience." Jan. 11-June 23. Archives and Special Collections. 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; https://www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol/exhibits

-- Lawson Computer Science Building. Second floor: "Experience Color: Algorithm & Expression" by Petronio Bendito, associate professor of visual and performing arts. Third floor: "The Intersection of Art and Science" curated by Bendito and Tim Korb, retired assistant head of the Department of Computer Science. 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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