January 15, 2018

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening Jan. 15-21, 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

 

Monday, Jan. 15

-- Martin Luther King Jr. holiday. Offices closed, no classes.

-- Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. For all in the Purdue community. Organizer: Civic Engagement & Leadership Development Office; Black Cultural Center. Volunteers will assist local nonprofits. 8:15 a.m. garting at Córdova Recreational Sports Center, Gold & Black Gyms; continental breakfast. Volunteer work lasts until 1 p.m. Registration due by Jan. 12. Article

-- Men's tennis: Three matches. • Purdue vs. Eastern Kentucky at 1 p.m. • Purdue vs. DePaul at 6 p.m. • Eastern Kentucky vs. DePaul at TBA. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

Tuesday, Jan. 16

-- Exhibition opening: "Sixty Square Inches XIX." Jan. 16-Feb. 16. Organizer: Purdue University Galleries. Purdue's traditional small-print juried exhibition. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). Exhibition (Exhibitions are listed each week in a section below. See also Friday for reception listing.)

-- Diversity Awareness Week movie: "Al Helm [The Dream]": Martin Luther King in Palestine" (2014, documentary/drama, 93 min., English). Week organizer: College of Agriculture. Noon-1:30 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Dean Auditorium (Room 241). Bringing brown bag lunch encouraged; snacks and water provided. News release about week with links to individual events including film | Film at IMDB

-- Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. celebration keynote address. "An Evening with Justice Robert Rucker." Rucker is retired justice from Indiana Supreme Court. 6:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Event includes Dreamer Award presentation. Preceding the address: candlelight vigil and march, 5:46 p.m., from Black Cultural Center to Loeb, hosted by Alpha Phi Alpha. Article | Celebration event

-- Men's basketball vs. Wisconsin. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets (non-student): Dynamic pricing applies to single-game tickets. Posted prices: $25-$75.

Wednesday, Jan. 17

-- Diversity Awareness Week workshop: "Let's Talk About Race." Offered twice. Week organizer: College of Agriculture. First session: 10-11:30 a.m. STEW, Room 314. Second session: 2-3:30 p.m. WALC, Room 1132. News release about week with more about individual events | Workshop | Register

-- Nuclear Engineering weekly seminar: Suzanne Jaworowski, senior advisor in the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Nuclear Energy. Topics: Various aspects of U.S. nuclear energy in the present and future. 3:30 p.m. Physics Building, Room 112. Including question time. News release

Thursday, Jan. 18

-- Deadline to register for Provost's Administrative and Professional Staff Recognition Luncheon. By reservation. Organizer: Human Resources. (Event is 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 25 at PMU, Ballrooms.) Cost for those other than honorees: $10. Article with link to registration and list of honorees

-- Diversity Awareness Week panel: "MLK Jr. Influence on Poverty and Nutrition Education." Week organizer: College of Agriculture. Noon-1:30 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241). Bringing brown bag lunch is recommended. News release about week with more about individual events | Panel

-- Career workshops for international undergraduate and graduate students. Organizer: Center for Career Opportunities. Two workshops: 1) "Writing an American Style Resume." 5 p.m. Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry, Room 320. 2) "Career Fairs and Networking: Making Small Talk." 6 p.m. Wetherill Laboratory of Chemistry, Room 104. No registration needed. Questions: askcco@purdue.edu or 765-494-3981. (Two other workshops at 5 and 6 p.m. Jan. 25.) Article

-- Women's basketball vs. Northwestern. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $5-$10.

-- Book launch and reception: "Heart Berries: A Memoir" by Terese Marie Mailhot, Tecumseh postdoctoral fellow at Purdue and member of the Seabird Island Band of the Sto:lo. Organizers: Creative Writing Program and Native American Educational and Cultural Center. Author's presentation at 7:30-8:30 p.m. in Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140); books signing and reception at 8:30-9:30 p.m. in Krannert Drawing Room.

-- Community Jazz Showcase Concert. Part of Purdue Jazz Festival. Organizer: Purdue Bands & Orchestras. Featuring artist-in-residence Ryan Cohan, pianist/composer, with high school jazz bands and Purdue Jazz Band. 7:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free.

Friday, Jan. 19

-- Diversity Awareness Week contest: "Family Feud, Purdue Style" contest featuring teams of faculty, staff, graduate students, undergraduate students and alumni from the College of Agriculture and the College of Health and Human Sciences; questions are about Martin Luther King Jr.'s life. Week organizer: College of Agriculture. Noon-1:30 p.m. Pfendler Hall, Deans Auditorium (Room 241). Snacks and water will be provided. Bringing brown bag lunch is recommended. News release about week with more about individual events | Contest

-- Cooking demonstration class: Crockpot Complete Meals for Four. For faculty, staff and students, also families of same. Organizer: Recreation and Wellness. First in series of seven individual events, each at 12:15-12:45 p.m. in Córdova Recreational Sports Center, Demonstration Kitchen. (Co-Rec membership not required.) Topic: Beef Tenderloin and Winter Vegetables. Cost: $20. See article for registration and list of dates and topics.

-- Exhibition opening reception: "Sixty Square Inches XIX." Organizer: Purdue University Galleries. Purdue's traditional small-print juried exhibition. 5:30 p.m. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Exhibition (Exhibitions are listed each week in a section below.)

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

-- John Beasley's MONK'estra. As part of Purdue Jazz Festival, this concert will celebrate the career of Thelonious Monk. Organizer: Purdue Convocations. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $24-$34. Pre-show discussion at 7 p.m. in STEW, Room 310, with WBAA's Don Seybold. Event

Saturday, Jan. 20

-- Purdue Jazz Festival general events (Saturday concerts listed separately below). Purdue Bands & Orchestras. (1) Instrumental jazz: (high schools and middle schools). 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Multiple stages at Purdue Memorial Union, Stewart Center and Pao Hall. Free. (2) Jazz clinics. Various times and campus locations. Free. Schedule

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

-- Purdue Jazz Festival Concert. Purdue Jazz Band with artist-in-residence Ryan Cohan, pianist/composer, and appearances by guest artists Victor Goines and Dan Fornero. Noon. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. Festival

-- Men's tennis: Two matches. • Purdue vs. Louisville at 2 p.m. • Purdue vs. Detroit Mercy at 6 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center. Free.

-- Flicks at Fowler occasional film series. "Wonder." 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. Film

Sunday, Jan. 21

-- Wrestling vs. Illinois. 1 p.m. Brees Center, Holloway Gymnasium. Free. Sport

 

EXHIBITIONS

-- "Tessellated by Samantha Holmes and Jaclyn Head." Jan. 8-Feb. 17. Purdue University Galleries. Tile-based installations based on ancient practices. STEW, Robert L. Ringel Gallery. Hours: 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday plus until 8 p.m. Thursday (except holidays). Exhibition

-- "Sixty Square Inches XIX." Jan. 16-Feb. 16. Purdue University Galleries. Purdue's traditional small-print juried exhibition. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Hours: Noon-7 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday (except holidays). Opening reception at 5:30 p.m. Jan. 19. Exhibition

-- 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).
     * "Between Near and Far." Monika Meler, alumna. Prints and papercuts exploring memory. Jan. 8-Feb. 2. Reception at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 1.
     * MFA exhibition: Newhard, Nguyen, Zhao. Jan. 8-19.

-- "'Moving Parts' by Thomas Lucas and Hummingbird Press Editions." Dec. 15-Feb. 25. Organizers: Black Cultural Center and Art Museum of Greater Lafayette. Lucas is lecturer in art and design at Chicago State University and founder and master printer at Hummingbird Press at Lillstreet Art Center. At art museum, 102 S. 10th St., Lafayette. Hours: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. except holidays.  BCC | Museum

-- 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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