January 9, 2017
Don't Miss It!
Art is a constant traveler, whether it be via tours, media, or actual works of art. In "Global Matrix IV," Purdue Galleries has gathered 96 fine art prints of such quality that a traveling exhibition awaits. Whether Purdue is the source or the sojourn, the arts invite us to travel to new experiences. Don't Miss It!
Exhibition openings: From Purdue Galleries, "Global Matrix IV: An International Printmaking Exhibition" using both the Ringel and Fountain galleries; reception 5:30-7 p.m. Jan. 12 at both galleries. Galleries. In the Rueff Galleries, the Delta Phi Delta Scholarship Award winners. Rueff
* Wrestling will create "Mackey Mayhem" and welcome wrestling alumni as the current squad takes the mat against Indiana at 8 p.m. Jan. 13 in a special Mackey Arena appearance. $ (special price $1-$5). Wrestling
* Women's basketball will challenge Ohio State's talent at 3:30 p.m. Jan. 15. $. Women's basketball
The Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Address, highlighting a varied series of celebrative events, will be given by Harry Belafonte, the famed singer, actor and social activist. Event includes Dreamer Award presentation. Details with MLK schedule
The Purdue Jazz Festival leadoff is the Greater Lafayette Jazz Showcase Concert with guest trombonist Tim Coffman plus the Purdue Jazz Bands and area high school bands. 7:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Festival
Arturo O'Farrill and the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra come sizzling into town on the jazz train in conjunction with Purdue Jazz Festival. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Pre-show discussion at 7 p.m. $. Details
The 26th annual Purdue Jazz Festival will celebrate big with some big-time guest artists; clinics and a noon concert in STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Details
JANUARY 17-21Sports outlook. We'd love to have people saying Purdue has Splash Brothers in both of these sports.
* Men's basketball. The Boilermakers host Illinois' redundant Illini at 7 p.m. Jan. 17, then intend to give Penn State nittany chance at all at noon Jan. 21. $. Men's basketball
A PEEK AHEAD
Margot L. Shetterly, author of the "Hidden Figures" book that inspired the current movie, will speak; she also is the founder of a project to recover names and feats of women who worked at NACA and NASA in 1930s through 1980s. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. News release
"Safety Last!" starring Harold Lloyd will bring one of the gems of the silent movie era to town to join with Clark Wilson live on the Mighty Wurlitzer organ at 8 p.m. at the Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Pre-show at 6:30 p.m. $. Details
JANUARY 30 and FEBRUARY 1
In one week, the Presidential Lecture Series will bring two stimulating events. On Monday, J.D. Vance, political commentator, Silicon Valley investment firm principal and author of "Hillbilly Elegy." On Wednesday, Stan Druckenmiller, highly successful investor and renowned philanthropist. For both, the format is discussion with President Mitch Daniels plus audience Q&A. And both at 6:30-7:30 p.m. in STEW, Fowler Hall. Series news release
These and other events, plus other timely information, are listed in the Purdue Today calendars under "Events" under the Campus News pulldown at www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday.