Events for the next four weeks

February 8, 2016  


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.

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Week 1: Feb. 15-21
Week 2: Feb. 22-28
Week 3: Feb. 29-March 6
Week 4: March 7-13

Week 1: Feb. 15-21

Tuesday, Feb. 16

-- Film screening in Singing for Peace and Justice series: "Pete Seeger: The Power of Song" (2007, documentary, 93 minutes). Organizer: Committee on Peace Studies. An event for Black History Month. 7-9 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 2290. URL for peace studies at Purdue: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/academic/sis/p/peace-studies/index.html. URL for film: www.imdb.com/title/tt1003116/ (Films also Feb. 23; same time and place)

-- Men's basketball vs. Northwestern. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $10-$55; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

Wednesday, Feb. 17

--Women's tennis vs. Notre Dame. 3 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

Thursday, Feb. 18

-- Books and Coffee series (66th annual). Week 3 of 4. Francis Robicheaux, professor of physics and astronomy, speaking on "What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions" by Randall Munroe. Organizers: Department of English and Purdue Student Union Board. 4-4:30 p.m.: Refreshments. 4:30-5 p.m.: Talk. STEW, Rooms 302-306. Prize drawing at each event available to those present. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/english/bookscoffee

-- Men's Choral Festival. Organizer: Purdue Musical Organizations. Purdue Varsity Glee Club and high school groups. 6:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Free. 

-- "A Moon for the Misbegotten" by Eugene O'Neill. Performed by Walnut Street Theatre. Purdue Convocations. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse (+). Tickets: $22-$30. URL: https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/event/a-moon-for-the-misbegotten/

Friday, Feb. 19

-- Midwest Bisexual, Lesbian, Gay, Transgender, Ally College Conference 2016. Theme: "Introspection at the Crossroads." Day 1 of 3. Organizers: Student organization Crossroad Coalition with the LGBTQ Center. More than 2,000 people expected. Advance registration $85 through Feb. 10. On-site registration $100; opens at 2 p.m. in STEW. Program opens at 5 p.m. in Elliott Hall of Music. Note: One keynote is free and open to the public; see listing for 6 p.m. Feb. 20. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q1/lgbtq-and-ally-student-led-conference-to-bring-judy-shepard,-speakers,-entertainers-to-purdue.html; use link at "online" to go to conference website and registration.

-- Wrestling vs. SIU Edwardsville. 7 p.m. Holloway Gymnasium in Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (ages 3 through college), $2; Purdue students free with PUID; groups of 20 or more, $1.

-- "The Liar" by David Ives. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Amy Lynn Budd. This uproarious update irreverently tells of a handsome, charming new arrival in Paris who wins admirers but is a pathological liar. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 20, 24, 25, 26, 27; also 2:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 27, 28. Tickets: public, $19.50; students, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG; adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Wind Works featuring the Wind Ensemble and Collegiate Band. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Saturday, Feb. 20

-- Swimming and diving (men). Purdue First Chance Meet. Day 1 of 2. All day. Boilermaker Aquatic Center.

-- Men's tennis. Two matches: Purdue vs. Marquette at 1 p.m. Purdue vs. Roosevelt at 6 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Keynote for MBLGTACC event (see listing at Feb. 19 for more): Judy Shepard, justice advocate and mother of Matthew Shepard, a young man killed because he was gay. 6 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Free (other parts of conference require registration). URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q1/lgbtq-and-ally-student-led-conference-to-bring-judy-shepard,-speakers,-entertainers-to-purdue.html

-- Philip Glass: The Complete Piano Etudes. Chamber music. Purdue Convocations. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. (+). Tickets: $35-$75. URL: https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/event/philip-glass-the-complete-piano-etudes/

-- "The Liar" by David Ives. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Amy Lynn Budd. This uproarious update irreverently tells of a handsome, charming new arrival in Paris who wins admirers but is a pathological liar. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24, 25, 26, 27; also 2:30 p.m. Feb. 21, 27, 28. Tickets: public, $19.50; students, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG; adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Wind Works featuring the Symphonic Band and Varsity Band. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Sunday, Feb. 21

-- Swimming and diving (men). Purdue First Chance Meet. Day 2 of 2. All day. Boilermaker Aquatic Center.

-- Wrestling vs. Duke. 1 p.m. Holloway Gymnasium in Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. Tickets: adult, $5; youth (ages 3 through college), $2; Purdue students free with PUID; groups of 20 or more, $1.

-- College Goal Sunday. Statewide locations to help high schoolers and parents with FAFSA and other aspects of financial aid. Organizer: Indiana Student Financial Aid Association. 2 p.m. Local site: Ivy Hall, 3101 S. Creasy Lane, Lafayette. URL: www.collegegoalsunday.org; more about FAFSA at www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2016/Q1/division-of-financial-aid-reminds-students-to-file-fafsa.html

-- Wind Works featuring Concert Band and University Band. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 2:30 p.m. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

-- "The Liar" by David Ives. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Amy Lynn Budd. This uproarious update irreverently tells of a handsome, charming new arrival in Paris who wins admirers but is a pathological liar. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 24, 25, 26, 27; also 2:30 p.m. Feb. 27, 28. Tickets: public, $19.50; students, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG; adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

 

Week 2: Feb. 22-28

Tuesday, Feb. 23

 -- Film screening in Singing for Peace and Justice series: "Joan Baez, How Sweet the Sound" (2009, documentary, 90 minutes). Organizer: Committee on Peace Studies. An event for Black History Month. 7-9 p.m. Beering Hall, Room 2290. URL for peace studies at Purdue: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/academic/sis/p/peace-studies/index.html. URL for film: www.imdb.com/title/tt1521264/?ref_=fn_al_tt_1

-- Purdue Lectures in Ethics, Policy, and Science. Lecture title pending. Stephen Gardiner, professor of philosophy and the Ben Rabinowitz Endowed Professor of Human Dimensions of the Environment, University of Washington. 5:30-7 p.m. Lawson Computer Science Building, Room 1142. URL: www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/bioethics

Wednesday, Feb. 24

-- Swimming and diving. Big Ten Men's Championships. Opening night relays. 6:30 p.m. Boilermaker Aquatic Center. $.

-- "The Liar" by David Ives. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Amy Lynn Budd. This uproarious update irreverently tells of a handsome, charming new arrival in Paris who wins admirers but is a pathological liar. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 25, 26, 27; also 2:30 p.m. Feb. 27, 28. Tickets: public, $19.50; students, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG; adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Thursday, Feb. 25

-- Swimming and diving. Big Ten Men's Championships. Day 1 of 3. Prelims at 11 a.m. Finals at 6:30 p.m. Boilermaker Aquatic Center. $.

-- Books and Coffee series (66th annual). Week 4 of 4. Sandor Goodhart, professor of English, speaking on "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. Organizers: Department of English and Purdue Student Union Board. 4-4:30 p.m.: Refreshments. 4:30-5 p.m.: Talk. STEW, Rooms 302-306. Prize drawing at each event available to those present. URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/english/bookscoffee

-- Women's basketball vs. Rutgers. 6:30 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $3-$13; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- BCC Coffee House featuring BCC performing arts ensembles. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. At BCC, Multipurpose Room 1. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- "The Liar" by David Ives. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Amy Lynn Budd. This uproarious update irreverently tells of a handsome, charming new arrival in Paris who wins admirers but is a pathological liar. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26, 27; also 2:30 p.m. Feb. 27, 28. Tickets: public, $19.50; students, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG; adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

Friday, Feb. 26

-- Swimming and diving. Big Ten Men's Championships. Day 2 of 3. Prelims at 11 a.m. Finals at 6:30 p.m. Boilermaker Aquatic Center. $.

-- VPEC workshop: "The Nuts and Bolts of Faculty Search and Screen for Support Staff." Faculty Search and Screen Procedures Series by Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance. Workshop's focus is on role of support staff with required procedures, document completion and approval process. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Agricultural and Biological Engineering building, Room 205. Online registration for this workshop is at www.purdue.edu/ethics/ed-training/searchandscreen.html. For more information or to request a reasonable accommodation, contact VPEC in advance at 49-63201 or vpeceducation@purdue.edu.

-- "X Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by students and faculty with experimental dance, jazz, ballet and modern dance; produced by students. 7 and 9 p.m. Friday; also 5 and 7 p.m. Saturday. Pao Hall Studio Theatre. Admission: $5 (limited seating). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance

-- "The Liar" by David Ives. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Amy Lynn Budd. This uproarious update irreverently tells of a handsome, charming new arrival in Paris who wins admirers but is a pathological liar. 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performances also at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27; also 2:30 p.m. Feb. 27, 28. Tickets: public, $19.50; students, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG; adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- American Music Repertory Ensemble in concert. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Saturday, Feb. 27

-- Swimming and diving. Big Ten Men's Championships. Day 3 of 3. Prelims at 11 a.m. Finals at 6:30 p.m. Boilermaker Aquatic Center. $.

-- "X Works." Purdue Contemporary Dance Company. Featuring choreography by students and faculty with experimental dance, jazz, ballet and modern dance; produced by students. 5 and 7 p.m. Pao Hall Studio Theatre. Admission: $5 (limited seating). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/dance

-- "The Liar" by David Ives. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Amy Lynn Budd. This uproarious update irreverently tells of a handsome, charming new arrival in Paris who wins admirers but is a pathological liar. 2:30 and 7:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. Performance also at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 28. Tickets: public, $19.50; students, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG; adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

-- Men's basketball vs. Maryland. With Purdue Varsity Glee Club singing the national anthem. 4 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $10-$60; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- "Meklit." Meklit Hadero, singer of folk/jazz/global music. Purdue Convocations. 8 p.m. Lafayette Theater, 600 Main St., Lafayette. Tickets: $18-25. URL: https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/event/meklit/

Sunday, Feb. 28

-- Swimming and diving (men). LCM Time Trials. 10 a.m. Boilermaker Aquatic Center.

-- Swimming and diving (women). Boiler-Make-It NCAA Last Chance. TBA. Boilermaker Aquatic Center.

-- Women's basketball vs. Wisconsin. 2 or 4 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $3-$13; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- "The Liar" by David Ives. Purdue Theatre. Directed by Amy Lynn Budd. This uproarious update irreverently tells of a handsome, charming new arrival in Paris who wins admirers but is a pathological liar. 2:30 p.m. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. This is the final performance for this production. Tickets: public, $19.50; students, $12.50; senior (62+), $15.50. Rated PG; adult references. URL: www.purdue.edu/theatre

 

Week 3: Feb. 29-March 6

Wednesday, March 2

-- Lecture: "The Sisters Are Alright; Changing the Broken Narrative for Black Women in America." Tamara Winfrey Harris, author and commentator specializing in the intersection of race and gender with politics and pop culture. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. STEW, Room 302. URL for speaker: www.tamarawinfreyharris.com/en/cms/; URL for BCC: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- Women's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Through Sunday. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. URL: www.bigten.org/sports/w-baskbl/spec-rel/big10-w-baskbl-tournament-15-16.html

Thursday, March 3

-- PVM Family Program Series presentation. "Germs Are Not for Spreading." Presenter: Mohamed Seleem, associate professor of microbiology. 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. On first Thursdays: Also April 7. Free but registration required. URL for details and registration method: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/purdue-family-programs-help-youth-learn-about-veterinary-medicine-careers.html

-- "42nd Street." Broadway Musical. Purdue Convocations. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $24-54. URL: https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/event/42nd-street/

Friday, March 4

-- Purdue Philharmonic and Symphony orchestras in concert. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. URL: www.purdue.edu/bands

Saturday, March 5

-- Women's tennis vs. Nebraska. 10:30 a.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Men's basketball vs. Wisconsin. Game may be on Saturday or Sunday. TBA. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $10-$60; URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html

-- "Lula Del Ray." Manual Cinema, shadow puppet company. Purdue Convocations. 4 and 8 p.m. Lafayette Theater, 600 Main St., Lafayette. Suitable for ages 10+. Tickets: $20-$25. URL: https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/event/manual-cinema-lula-del-ray/

 

Week 4: March 7-13

Tuesday, March 8

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

Wednesday, March 9

-- Men's basketball. Big Ten Tournament. Through Sunday. Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis. URL: to come

Thursday, March 10

-- NCAA Zone C Diving Championships. Day 1 of 3. Men on 3-meter; women on 1-meter. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Aquatic Center.

-- Gallery talk for exhibition "Divine Likeness: Interpreting Orthodox Icons." Organizer: Purdue University Galleries. Speaker: Ashley M. Purpura, exhibition curator and visiting assistant professor in the Religious Studies Program. 5:30 p.m. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. More about exhibition under Exhibitions below. URL: https://www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/galleries/exhibitions/15-16/Divine%20Likeness.html

Friday, March 11

-- NCAA Zone C Diving Championships. Day 2 of 3. Women on 3-meter; men on 1-meter. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Aquatic Center.

Saturday, March 12

-- Unofficial start of spring break. No classes March 14-19.

-- NCAA Zone C Diving Championships. Day 3 of 3. Men and women on platform diving. 1 p.m. Boilermaker Aquatic Center.

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- Exhibitions in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; until 7 on Thursdays (except holidays). URL: www.cla.purdue.edu/vpa/rueffgalleries
     * Entry for the Art & Design Undergraduate Exhibition. Feb. 8-12.
     * Interior Design Senior Show. Feb. 15-19.
     * Art & Design Undergraduate Exhibition. Feb. 22-March 4
     * MFA exhibition, Hongmin Jin. March 7-11.
     * Visual Communications Design senior show. March 7-11.

-- "Sixty Square Inches: 18th North American Small Prints Exhibition." Jan. 11-Feb. 20: Purdue University Galleries. 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

-- "360 Degrees of Separation: Artists of the Guldagergaard Program." Jan. 12-Feb. 20: Purdue University Galleries, Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "Funky Turns 40: Black Character Revolution Firsts Panel Exhibition." Feb. 1-March 31. Historical information and captures key animation art images from the late 1960s and 1970s, notably from television. Organizer: Black Cultural Center. Open during building hours at BCC. URL: www.purdue.edu/bcc

-- "The Fierce Urgency of Now: Honoring the Past with David Crosthwait." Through Feb. 29. Created by Sandy Galloway. Siegesmund Engineering Library, Potter Engineering Center, Room 160.

-- "Ambiguous Reflections of Race and Identity: A Question of Color." Dec. 18-Feb. 28. Paintings by Gerald Griffin. Exhibition presented by Purdue's Black Cultural Center at Art Museum of Greater Lafayette; 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily except holidays. Free; donations accepted. (Artist's talks Feb. 4 at noon at the museum, and 4 p.m. at BCC.) URL: www.artlafayette.org/

-- "Divine Likeness: Interpreting Orthodox Icons." March 7-April 23. Purdue University Galleries. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday (except holidays and breaks). Gallery talk March 10; see listing above. URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "On or About: Rockwell Kent." March 8-April 23. Purdue University Galleries. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays and breaks). URL: www.purdue.edu/galleries

-- "The Intersection of Art and Science." Fall 2015, to continue about two years. Lawson Computer Science Building, third floor. Open during building hours. URL: www.purdue.edu/newsroom/releases/2015/Q4/new-art-exhibit-explores-the-intersection-of-art-and-science.html

-- Archives and Special Collections: Library open; next exhibition opening TBA. The library also has online exhibits; go to www.lib.purdue.edu/spcol?page=exhibits

 

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 Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. URL: www.purduesports.com/tickets/pur-tickets.html. URL for gameday promotions in association with varsity events: www.purduesports.com/promotions

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]. URLs: www.purdue.edu/convocations and www.purdue.edu/theatre. Hours (during semester):

* Elliott Hall box office (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall): open two hours before ticketed events in that building.
* 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.
* 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.

URL for box offices and venues: www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic 

 

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