Purdue Events Calendar

April 22, 2016  


EDITORS: This calendar lists events on Purdue's West Lafayette campus or involving people or programs off campus during the next four weeks. Events are free, except where noted, and are open to news media coverage. New or updated listings are designated by two asterisks (**).

Events in this calendar, plus many others, are listed in Purdue's online calendar at http://calendar.purdue.edu 

ENTERTAINMENT          

-- April 23. 7 p.m. Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse. Jahari Dance Troupe Spring Revue. Choreography by Joshua Ishmon. Admission is $5 for Purdue students, $7 for the public.

** -- April 25. 7 p.m. Grissom Hall, Room 102. Multimedia performer, poet and activist David Buuck will present a multimedia talk and performance on San Francisco Bay Area urban politics. The performance covers the Bay Area Research Group in Enviro-aesthetics, an art project that combines site-specific art and performance with investigations of militarized and gentrifying urban landscapes.

** -- April 25. 9:15 p.m. Star City Coffee and Ale House, 210 Main St., Lafayette. Poetry reading includes poets David Buuck and Adriana María Garriga-López.

-- April 27. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. "The Illusionists – Live from Broadway," the world's best-selling magic show. Presented by Purdue Convocations. Tickets are $24-54 for adults and $24-40 for those 18 years and younger, Purdue students and Ivy Tech Lafayette students. Tickets are available at the Stewart Center box office at 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW. Group tickets are also available to groups of 10 more. Call 765-496-1977 for more details or visit https://purdue.edu/convocations/group-sales/. Related news release.

** -- April 29. 7:30 p.m. Yue-Kong Pao Hall's Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. The Purdue Contemporary Dance Company will present its Spring Works dance concert (three performances). Seven works will be presented, six choreographed by faculty and one by a student. Tickets are $14 for the public, $11 for students and $7 for those 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at Loeb or Pao Hall box offices at 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW and through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000.

** -- April 30. 2 and 7 p.m. Yue-Kong Pao Hall's Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. The Purdue Contemporary Dance Company will present its Spring Works dance concert. Seven works will be presented, six choreographed by faculty and one by a student. Tickets are $14 for the public, $11 for students and $7 for those 12 and younger. Tickets can be purchased at Loeb or Pao Hall box offices at 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW and through Ticketmaster at 800-745-3000.

 

EXHIBITS

-- Through May 1. Purdue University Libraries. "Auto Indiana," an Indiana Historical Society exhibit that takes visitors through Indiana's automotive past. Free and open to the public. Related news release.

-- Through April 23. Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. "Divine Likeness: Interpreting Orthodox Icons." Curated by Ashley M. Purpura, the exhibit connects sacred images with hymns, stories of holiness and practices of veneration used by Orthodox communities to interpret icons as portraying and producing divine likeness. Purpura is a visiting assistant professor in religious studies who specializes in the study of Eastern Orthodox Christian thought and practice. Purpura will gave a talk 5:30-7 p.m. in Ringel Gallery, with a reception to follow. The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and until 8 p.m. on Thursday. All Purdue Galleries exhibitions and events are free and open to the public. Related news release.

-- Through April 23. Fountain Gallery in downtown Lafayette. "On or About: Rockwell Kent." Exhibit features a highlight of the Purdue Galleries collection, "Generator of Jobs," a painting by American artist Rockwell Kent from 1946, and positions the work as a source of inspiration and discussion alongside the works of local, regional and national contemporary artists. Included will be additional collection works from Purdue Galleries, the Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, and the Dayton (Ohio) Art Institute. The Fountain Gallery is located at 330 Main St., Lafayette, in the Perrin Building. The gallery is open noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday. All Purdue Galleries exhibitions and events are free and open to the public. Related news release.

 

LECTURES

** -- April 26. 10 a.m. Rawls Hall, Room 2079. Roundtable discussion moderated by Daniel Morris, professor of English. Guests include poets David Buuck and Adriana María Garriga-López. The roundtable covers the Bay Area Research Group in Enviro-aesthetics, an art project that combines site-specific art and performance with investigations of militarized and gentrifying urban landscapes.

-- April 28, 10:30 a.m. Pioneer in Energy Lecture. "Fossil Energy: R&D Challenges and Opportunities." Discovery Park's Hall for Discovery and Learning Research Center, Room 143A&B. David Mohler, deputy assistant secretary for clean coal and carbon management within the U.S. Department of Energy's Office of Fossil Energy, will speak. The talk, sponsored by the Purdue Energy Center, is free and open to the public. For more information, go to http://www.purdue.edu/discoverypark/energy/events/view.php?id=2055

-- April 28. 6 p.m. Science on Tap: "Liars, Killers, and Mind Drugs: Studies on Neuroethics." Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St., Lafayette. Purdue University psychological sciences professor Amy Brewster will discuss the ethics questions of neuroimaging techniques and neuropharmacology. The informal lecture, which is free and open to those 21 and older, is sponsored by the Department of Psychological Sciences, the College of Science and Discovery Park. For more, visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1511624115757290/?ref_notif_type=plan_user_invited&source=1 

 

Compiled by Greg McClure, 765-496-9711, gmcclure@purdue.edu  

 

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