October 2, 2017

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Andre Watts André Watts, piano, with Orpheus Download image

André Watts, the longtime favorite concert pianist, is teaming with the Orpheus Chamber Orchestra to delight audiences on Oct. 15 at Purdue. A look at the artistic and cultural events on Purdue's calendar reveals the fruit of teamwork throughout. Don't Miss It!


The exhibition opening of "What the Waters Washed Away - 2008" will feature photographic images by Purdue's own photographer Mark Simons and BCC assistant director William Caise from the Black Cultural Center's 2008 research tour to New Orleans (the destination of this year's tour also). Though recording some evidences of Hurricane Katrina's damage, the photos focus on the resilient spirit of New Orleans folk and the traditions that enabled them to move forward. Exhibition Oct. 2-Dec. 7 at BCC during building hours. BCC


An exhibition opening and reception will introduce "Natalie Baxter: Clearly Confused," to run Oct. 3-Nov. 4. It features sewing and quilting with a social/political message. Fountain Gallery, 330 Main St., Lafayette. Exhibition


New Orleans Native American "What the Waters Washed Away - 2008" exhibition Download image

A unique combination of instruments gives ensemble 4.1 a fascinating way to present classical and more recent chamber music. 7:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. $. Event


Purdue's American Music Repertory Ensemble and Lab Jazz Band will blend voice and vibe in concert. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. Details


The Joey Alexander Trio brings the jazz piano prodigy and youngest-ever jazz Grammy winner to Purdue. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. $. A pre-show discussion will be at 7 p.m. in PMU, Anniversary Drawing Room. Event


The Purdue Wind Ensemble will air out its creative impulses in a mid-fall concert. 2:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. Details

Joey Alexander jazz Joey Alexander Trio, jazz Download image

The Orpheus Chamber Orchestra with André Watts, piano, is like honey with butter, or perhaps nectar with ambrosia. 4 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. $. A pre-show discussion will be at 3 p.m. in STEW, Room 206. Event


Purdue's fall sports are giving the other seasons a standard of excitement and success to follow. Scheduled (home events unless stated):

Football. Home games at Ross-Ade Stadium. $. Tickets | Fan guide
Oct. 7 vs. Minnesota at a time 3:30 p.m. (Band Day)

Women's soccer. Home games are at Folk Field near McCormick Road and Cherry Lane; free. Sport
Oct. 12 vs. Nebraska at 7 p.m.
Oct. 15 vs. Iowa at 1 p.m.

Women's volleyball. Home games are on Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium within the Brees Center. $. Sport | Tickets
Oct. 14 vs. Nebraska at 7 p.m.



In a fireside chat titled "Food Security: Feeding the World in 2050," President Mitch Daniels will talk with Chris Policinski, president and CEO of Land O'Lakes Inc., and Sean Callahan, president and CEO of Catholic Relief Services, in celebration of World Food Day. Introduction by Carolyn Woo, Purdue Distinguished President's Fellow for Global Development. 2:30-3:30 p.m. STEW, Fowler Hall.


"Alton Brown Live: Eat Your Science" is smart stuff and a whole lot funnier than your mother when she told you what to eat. 4 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. $. Event


The Presidential Lecture Series will welcome alumnus Akinwumi Ayodeji Adesina fresh off a ceremony in Iowa in which he will receive the World Food Prize. Adesina, president of the African Development Bank Group, will join President Mitch Daniels on stage. 6:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Details

These and other events, plus other timely information, are listed in the Purdue Today calendars under "Events" under the Campus News pulldown at www.purdue.edu/newsroom/purduetoday.

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