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RECOMMENDED PARKING

Grant Street Garage, located at 120 N. Grant St., is a 24 hour per day, 7 days per week pay garage as of March 2, 2015. The current rates remain the same but apply 24/7 with a maximum of $10 per 24 hour period.

NOTE: Marsteller Parking Garage is now CLOSED. A surface lot will be constructed in its place and is expected to be open Fall 2016.

Past Events

Events

September 2019

Margo Price
Thursday, September 19, 2019 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Rising star Margo Price fuses Nashville country, Memphis soul and Texas twang while challenging country conventions through brutally honest, beautifully poetic portraits of everyday life.

Cameron Graves
Thursday, September 26, 2019 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Hailed by Rolling Stone as “the house pianist for the party at the end of the universe,” Cameron Graves is revitalizing funk, jazz, soul and fusion with kaleidoscopic, kinetic energy.

Los Angeles Guitar Quartet
Sunday, September 29, 2019 / 3:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Since 1980, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet has embraced the diverse, adventurous spirit of guitar virtuoso Andreś Segovia and infused new vigor into canonical classics while bridging classical, jazz, rock and pop in contemporary explorations.

October 2019

The Odyssey
Tuesday, October 15, 2019 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Across centuries and civilizations, The Odyssey remains a testament to the human spirit, the will to wander and the yearning for home.

1984
Wednesday, October 16, 2019 - Thursday, October 17, 2019
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How far are we from Orwell's dystopian nightmare...or in what ways are we already there?

Camille Thomas, cello
Thursday, October 24, 2019 / 7:30 pm
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Paris-born Camille Thomas is a rising-star cellist delivering dynamic virtuosity on her 18th-century Gagliano cello, while letting breathe her blend of verve, intimacy, and tenderness on works from Brahms, Beethoven and more.

November 2019

Harlem 100
Friday, November 1, 2019 / 8:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Harlem 100 presents sounds and ideas from Fats Waller, Duke Ellington, Langston Hughes, Billie Holiday and more in a modern-day variety-show homage to the Harlem Renaissance.

One Small Step
Tuesday, November 5, 2019 - Saturday, November 9, 2019
Loeb Playhouse

This action-packed tale about the “space race” includes dozens of characters—all played by two extraordinary actors from Oxford Playhouse in England. Check your oxygen, adjust your space suit and buckle up for the biggest mission of all time!

Yi-Nuo Wang, piano
Thursday, November 14, 2019 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Fresh off her first place finish at the Concert Artists Guild Victor Emaleh Competition, pianist Yi-Nuo Wang makes her Purdue debut.

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Show
Sunday, November 24, 2019 / 3:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Ready to wriggle its way into your heart with a sweet and gentle show featuring a menagerie of 75 lovable puppets!

January 2020

Artemis
Friday, January 17 / 8:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

The Artemis sextet gathers their genius for selections spanning Theolonius Monk to the Beatles – presented with passion, power and sensitivity. Jazz Fest participants can order group tickets by calling 765-495-3933.

Neyla Pekarek
Thursday, January 23 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Cellist/vocalist Neyla Pekarek—formerly of the Grammy®️-nominated indie-folk band the Lumineers – combines Americana, blues, 60s pop and more on her 2019 solo debut Rattlesnake.

Alice in Wonderland
Sunday, January 26 / 3:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

This innovative interpretation of the beloved classic remains faithful to Lewis Carroll’s lively humor while springing several surprises of its own. Join Alice at the gateway to imagination.

February 2020

Guangdong Modern Dance Company
Saturday, February 8 / 8:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Founded in 1992, Guangdong Modern Dance Company explores China’s modern identity, cultural history and social perspectives through contemporary dance.

Erth’s Prehistoric Aquarium Adventure
Sunday, February 9 / 3:00 pm
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In this immersive production, you'll jump in and explore unknown depths of the ocean–where prehistoric marine reptiles lived eons ago...and perhaps still exist today!

Akademie für Alte Musik Berlin
Wednesday, February 12 / 7:30 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Founded in 1982, this Grammy-winning chamber orchestra is bringing the Baroque to life with lesser known works by composers like Vivaldi, Handel, Bach and more.

TEDxPurdueU
Saturday, February 22
Loeb Playhouse

How do we choose the paths we take in life? Is there a better way? Does a balanced life mean a happy life? Join us for a discussion of Ikigai—a Japanese concept that translates to “a reason for being”—and discover how its principles can shape our lives.

March 2020

Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks
Sunday, March 1 / 3:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Exciting and inspirational, Walk On: The Story of Rosa Parks shows how individual determination makes a difference in freedom and equality for all.

Third Coast Percussion
Friday, March 6 / 8:00 pm
Loeb Playhouse

Accompanying the Oscar®-nominated film Paddle to the Sea live, Third Coast Percussion interweaves original compositions with water-inspired works to create a piece both spirited and serene.

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