Purdue Events Calendar

August 28, 2015  


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

-- Sept. 11. 8 p.m. Loeb Playhouse in Stewart Center. Piano dedication recital with Sean Chen and Eric Zuber. Special pre-show discussion with Joel Harrison, CEO and artistic director of the American Pianists Association, at 7 p.m. in Room 310 of Stewart Center. Tickets are $22-$28. For more, visit https://purdue.edu/convocations/

-- Oct. 24. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Concert by hip-hop artist Hoodie Allen, with R&B artist Natalie La Rose. Presented by Purdue Student Concert Committee. Tickets are $30 for students, $35 for the general public. Limit of six tickets per person. Tickets are available through convocations.org/tickets or by phone at 765-494-3933. Related news release.

-- Oct. 29. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Concert by country musician Hunter Hayes. Performance presented by Purdue Convocations and Purdue Student Concert Committee. Tickets are $33 for students and $36 for the general public. Limit of six tickets per person. Tickets go on sale to Purdue and Ivy Tech Lafayette students and Purdue faculty, staff and retirees with a current identification card at 10 a.m. Sept. 3 at the Stewart Center box office, convocations.org/tickets or at 765-494-3933. Tickets for the general public go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 4 through convocations.org/tickets or by phone at 765-494-3933. Related news release.

 

EVENTS

-- Sept. 3. 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Memorial Mall, North end. Farmers market on campus features fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches and more.

** -- Sept. 16. 5:30 p.m. Krannert Auditorium. Frank X. Walker, 2014 Kentucky Poet Laureate and a former Purdue Black Cultural Center assistant director, will read and sign his book, "Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers." Walker, associate professor in the Department of English at the University Kentucky, is the author of six collections of poetry and winner of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Poetry. Free and open to the public. Part of the BCC's Fall Cultural Arts Series.

** -- Sept. 19. 12-3 p.m. Black Cultural Center. BCC Friends and Family Day, featuring artist and author Yvette Quarles Chatman. The community is invited to visit the BCC prior to the Virginia Tech-Purdue football game at 3:30.

          

EXHIBITS

-- Aug. 31-Oct. 10. Purdue Galleries, Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. "Shifting Spaces: Rachel Hellmann, Ben Marcin, Ryan Parker." Works inspired by architectural environments. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; until 8 p.m. Thursday (except holidays). Reception and gallery talk at 5:30 p.m. Oct. 1.

-- Sept. 1-Oct. 10. Purdue Galleries, Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. "Tom Berenz: Towards the North." Large mixed media canvases using the disaster motif as a metaphor to discuss personal, sociopolitical, environmental and ideological issues. Hours: Noon to 7 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday (except holidays).

-- Aug. 24-Sept. 4. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. "Design Inspiration, Rome To Kathmandu," by Steve Visser. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; until 7 p.m. on Thursdays (except holidays).

-- Aug. 24-Sept. 11. Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries, Pao Hall. "Becoming Attraction," by Liz Weirzbicki. Hours: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; 7 p.m. on Thursdays (except holidays).

** -- Sept. 18-Dec. 5. Black Cultural Center. Art exhibit,"They Dared," featuring Yvette Quarles Chatman. Exhibition is based on the book by the same name by Chatman. Exhibition begins at 7 p.m. Sept. 18.

 

LECTURES  

-- Sept. 10. Krannert Auditorium, Room 140.  The Kanter Lecture Series presents "Adopting Work-Life Policies Around the World: What Motivates Employers?" by Ariane Ollier-Malaterre. Sponsored by the Center for Families, Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence, Krannert School of Management, and the department's of Psychological Sciences and Human Development and Family Studies in the College of Health and Human Sciences.

-- Sept. 30. Stewart Center, Room 202. Eighth annual Larry Axel Memorial Lecture, Sigrun Haude, associate professor of history at Cincinnati University, will present "Religion in Conflict: From Martin Luther to the Thirty Years' War." Co-sponsored by Purdue Jewish studies and Religious Studies programs. Jewish Studies fall lecture series. –

-- Sept. 30, 12:30 p.m., Stewart Center, Room 310. Ashley Purpura, visiting assistant professor of Religious Studies at Purdue, will present "Problematic Discourse and Producing Orthodoxy: 'Jews in Byzantine Christian Hagiography and Hymns.'" Jewish Studies fall lecture series.
 

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

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