Purdue Events Calendar
November 20, 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
-- Nov. 22. 3 p.m. Stewart Center's Loeb Playhouse. Enchantment Theatre Company's "Peter Rabbit Tales." Presented by Purdue Convocations. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 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.
-- Nov. 13-22. 7 p.m. Nov. 13, 14, 18, 19, 20, 21. 2:30 p.m. Nov. 15, 21, 22. Nancy T. Hansen Theatre in Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts. Purdue Theatre will perform Shakespeare's "As You Like it," a comedy that shows the perils of court versus the pleasure of the forest and the delights and deceptions of love. A special preview performance will be at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 12, with all seats $6.50 general admission. Tickets are available at Pao Hall, Elliott Hall and Stewart Center box offices or by calling 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW. The Nancy T. Hansen Theatre is located in Yue-Kong Pao Hall of Visual and Performing Arts, 552 W. Wood St. Related news release.
-- Nov. 21. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Indiana State Museum, 650 W. Washington St., Indianapolis. Purdue will bring more than 25 hands-on exhibits and interactive demonstrations to the museum for Purdue Day. Purdue exhibits will include A Salamander Tale, an insects and spider petting zoo, the science behind apps, robotic scenery used in theater, chemistry demonstrations, mechanical engineering student toy designs, and skateboard design and construction. Purdue is sponsoring the Rad Science: Skatepark Physics exhibit, which runs through Jan. 3. Purdue partnered with the museum as part of the university's mission to support STEM education and science concepts.
-- Through 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.
** -- Dec. 3. 6 p.m. Lafayette Brewing Company, 622 Main St., Lafayette. Science on Tap: Redefining the Sense of Taste, Is Fat a Primary Quality?" Richard Mattes, a distinguished professor of nutrition science at Purdue University, will give a talk on taste sensations. The monthly informal lecture is free and open to those 21 and older. For more, visit https://www.facebook.com/scienceontaplafayette/
-- Dec. 4. 11:30 a.m., Beering Hall, Room 2280. Julie O'Neill, team leader of Paralympic Sport Performance for the U.S. Olympic Committee, will speak as part of GS 300 Influentials Liberal Arts course.
Compiled by Greg McClure, 765-496-9711, firstname.lastname@example.org