August 26, 2016
Purdue Events Calendar
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
** -- Sept. 8. 7 p.m. Honors College and Residences Honors Hall. Performance by Kevin Locke, folk artist. Seating passes can be reserved by registering at https://www.purdue.edu/convocations/event/kevin-locke/. More information here.
-- Sept. 10. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. "Dirty Dancing – The Classic Story on Stage," presented by Purdue Convocations with Friends support from Regions and Turning Pointe Academy for the Performing Arts. Tickets are $26-57 for adults and $26-40 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/
** -- Sept. 16. Purdue Memorial Union ballrooms. Performance by Red Baraat, Purdue Convocations' contribution to 2016 Global Fest. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for those 18 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/. More information here.
-- Sept. 17. 6:30 p.m. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. INTERSECTIONS, a collaborative concert to honor the importance of African heritage in the musical traditions of North and South America, featuring the Sabrina Lastman Quartet, Black Voices of Inspiration, the Purdue Jazz Band and other groups.
** -- Sept. 22. – 7 p.m. Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. "Big Mama Speaks," featuring Vanessa Adams-Harris in a one-act vignette. Event is part of Purdue Black Cultural Center's fall cultural arts series. More information here.
Oct. 21. 8 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. The REPRESENT TOUR, with Wake Flocka Flame, TOKiMONSTA and D.R.A.M., presented by the Purdue Student Concert Committee with support from the Student Fee Advisory Board. Student tickets are $20 and general public tickets are $32. There is a 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. Aug. 31 at the Stewart Center box office or at 765-494-3933. Students may place group orders, for groups of 10 or more, by calling 765-494-3933 beginning on August 31. Orders will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis until tickets are unavailable. Tickets for the general public go on sale at 10 a.m. Sept. 2 through convocations.org/tickets or by phone at 765-494-3933. Related news release.
-- Sept. 1. 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. North end of Memorial Mall. Purdue Farmers Market. Fresh fruits and vegetables, meats, freshly prepared lunches, more. For more, visit http://www.purdue.edu/sustainability/initiatives/food/farmersmarket.html
** -- Aug. 29 through Oct. 8. Robert L. Ringel Gallery in Stewart Center. "Interspace," which investigates virtual reality in the contemporary moment as an interspace between early experiments and notions of virtual reality and those of today; between art, design and technology; between virtuality and reality; and between rationality and emotion. Curated by Shannon McMullen and Fabian Winkler, and featuring works by Rachel Rossin, Daniel Sauter and Lucas Kuzma. Free and open to the public. More information is available here.
** -- Through Oct. 8. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. "Alysha Kupferer: Unsustainable Systems," featuring work of Alysha Kupferer. From 5:30-7 p.m. Sept. 1, Purdue Galleries will host an opening reception in Fountain Gallyer with comments by Kupferer. Free and open to the public. More information here.
-- Sept. 8. 10:30 a.m. and again at 12:30 p.m., Stewart Center, Room 206. Val Britton will give a talk as part of her solo exhibition, "Navigator." The exhibit is on display in the Patti and Rusty Rueff Galleries through Sept. 16.
** -- Sept. 15. 4:30-6:30 p.m. Sagamore Room of Purdue Memorial Union. "Art of Aging," an art exhibition sponsored by the Center on Aging at the Life Course, will feature 25 selected artworks from artists over the age of 55 or whose work best exhibits the theme "Time Horizons and Optimal Aging." The works reflect different methods of painting and photography. Free and open to the public. More information is available here
** -- Sept. 13. 6:30-8 p.m., Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. The Cummings-Perrucci Lecture will focus on The Black Lives Matter movement. The speakers are Janaya Khan, an international ambassador for #BlackLivesMatter Network; the Rev. Starsky D. Wilson, a philanthropist and activist; and Justin Hansford, an attorney and professor of legal history at St. Louis University School of Law. More information is available here.
** -- Sept. 16. 9 a.m. to noon, Stewart Center's Fowler Hall. The Center on Aging and the Life Course will present an annual symposium titled "Time Horizons and Optimal Aging." The symposium will feature presentations from scholars Laura L. Carstensen and David J. Ekerdt about life-span development, gerontology, and aging. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. More information is available here
Compiled by Greg McClure, 765-496-9711, email@example.com