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The Purdue Jazz Festival will open with O’Farrill and his orchestra. The Grammy winner is a soloist of Dizzy Gillespie, Wynton Marsalis, and Harry Belafonte.
Catherine Bertini, former executive director of the United Nations World Food Program and 2003 World Food Prize Laureate, will join Purdue President Mitch Daniels for an in-depth discussion on global food security during the opening program of Purdue’s 2016-2017 Presidential Lecture Series.
UPDATE: Please note programming change below
Kevin Locke is known throughout the world as a visionary Hoop Dancer, the preeminent player of the indigenous Northern Plains flute, a traditional storyteller, cultural ambassador, recording artist, and educator.