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September 2017
Diavolo
Thursday, September 28 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

For 25 years, Diavolo has defied traditional definitions of dance and gravity. In their new work, LOST, company members leap, roll, slide, and fly through space, navigating two-ton, stage-spanning pieces of commissioned architecture.

October 2017
ensemble 4.1
Wednesday, October 4 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

ensemble 4.1 is a one-of-a kind chamber group featuring oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn and piano with musicians from Germany's top orchestras. ensemble 4.1 pays tribute to the timeless masterpieces of Mozart and Beethoven and rediscovers rarely performed 19th- and 20th-century works.

The Joey Alexander Trio
Saturday, October 14 / 8:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

At just 14 years old, jazz piano prodigy Joey Alexander has performed on The Today Show, 60 Minutes, and for Presidents Bill Clinton and Barack Obama. Alexander is also the youngest-ever Grammy® nominee in a jazz category. Through a sound and soul older than him, Alexander holds court with the greats and continues to refine his own musical perspective.

Orpheus Chamber Orchestra
Sunday, October 15 / 4:00 pm
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For several decades, the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra and pianist André Watts have been standard-bearers for artistic excellence. Now, these icons of classical music will unite onstage for a special engagement at Purdue that features Mozart's piano concerto No. 9 and Beethoven's Symphony No. 1.

November 2017
Christina & Michelle Naughton, piano duo
Friday, November 10 / 8:00 pm
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Christina and Michelle Naughton are an award-winning piano duo who have been described by the Philadelphia Inquirer as "paired to perfection." Pianists since age 4 and performers of individual renown before they paired up at age 18, the identical twin Naughtons, now graduates of The Juilliard School and the Curtis Institute of Music, are blazing their paths together.

My Father’s Dragon
Sunday, November 12 / 3:00 pm
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Embark on an adventure that features flying dragons, talking animals, and more with My Father's Dragon—the Enchantment Theatre Company's adaptation of the classic children's series.

January 2018
John Beasley’s MONK’estra
Friday, January 19, 2018 / 8:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

For the 2018 Purdue Jazz Fest, it is an honor to celebrate jazz legend Thelonius Monk's centennial birthday and his undying influence on the form by welcoming John Beasley's MONK'estra. This group brings jazz full circle, translating Monk's work into the large ensemble format with fresh, buoyant arrangements.

Jiji, guitar
Friday, January 26, 2018 / 8:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

From tango to trance and everything in between, Jiji is an award-winning guitarist of adventurous tone and texture. Hailing from South Korea, Jiji's repertoire includes sonata staples of the classical canon and electronically tinged soundscapes from her own works as a performer and DJ.

Freedom Riders
Sunday, January 28, 2018 / 3:00 pm
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Freedom Riders—a new play with original songs and music—celebrates the valiant, courageous personalities behind one of the American Civil Rights Movement's most critical chapters.

February 2018
wild Up: Future Folk
Thursday, February 8, 2018 / 7:30 pm
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New. Old. wild Up plays it...as long as they love it. In Future Folk, this Los Angeles musical collective, blends traditional chamber music and the sounds of: the Velvet Underground, the Shaggs, post-war New York, ancient India,
and contemporary California.

PostSecret: The Show
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 - Wednesday, February 21, 2018
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PostSecret: The Show offers an immersive, journey through the humor and humanity of the personal stories we keep to ourselves and, on rare occasions, share with others.

March 2018
TEDxPurdueU
Saturday, March 3, 2018
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At TEDxPurdueU, several live speakers from diverse fields and schools of thought, such as history, science, education, the arts, engineering, business, and technology, will combine to spark deep discussion and interconnection among our community of lifelong learners.

Curious George: The Golden Meatball
Sunday, March 4, 2018 / 3:00 pm
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Curious George—that lovably inquisitive little monkey and icon of books, movies, and an Emmy Award-winning PBS TV series—comes to the stage in a delightful new musical from TheatreWorks USA.

April 2018
Songs of Freedom
Thursday, April 5, 2018 / 7:30 pm
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Songs of Freedom explores three iconic voices of the 1960s—Joni Mitchell, Abbey Lincoln and Nina Simone—and the complex ways in which they call out to each other. Developed for Jazz at Lincoln Center by GRAMMY-winning drummer Ulysses Owens Jr—the performance will include powerful vocal performances by Alicia Olatuja, Joanna Majoko, and Theo Bleckmann.

Drew Petersen, piano
Friday, April 6, 2018 / 8:00 pm
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As the 2017 winner of the American Pianists Awards Classical Fellowship, Petersen becomes the APA's latest rising star to perform at Purdue, joining such contemporaries as Sean Chen, Eric Zuber, and Sullivan Fortner. Petersen was featured on the PBS special From the Top at Carnegie Hall and since gone on to graduate from Harvard and received a master's degree from Juilliard.

World Without Us
Friday, April 13, 2018 - Saturday, April 14, 2018
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World Without Us—an exhilarating monologue—is the latest visionary work from Belgian theatre collective Ontroerend Goed. In it, humans have suddenly, vanished—freeing the planet from traditional rules and orders, and prompting eons of biological change. Neither a political statement nor a parable meant to petrify us, World Without Us instead muses on a profound ode to human consciousness.

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