October 30, 2017

Don't Miss It!

Andreona Keys Andreona Keys, women's basketball senior Download image

As the lone senior on Purdue's women's basketball team, Andreona Keys has the chance and the burden to demonstrate leadership -- which is also one dimension of teaching leadership. One of the great joys of seeing Boilermaker students in action, whether sports or not, is seeing them grow into leadership and apply what they are learning. Don't Miss It!


Distinguished research award lectures by the three 2017 faculty winners of Purdue's major research awards will distinguish this day: Michele R. Buzon at 10:30 a.m.; Mikhail Atallah at 1:30 p.m.; Jean A. Chmielewski at 3:30 p.m. All in STEW, Fowler Hall; receptions following. Details


A Libraries Distinguished Lecture, titled "And So We Read On," will be presented by Maureen Corrigan, book critic on NPR's "Fresh Air"; also columnist and professor. 6:30-8 p.m. Wilmeth Active Learning Center, Hiler Theater (first floor). Details


Mona Lisa Saloy, author and folklorist, educator and scholar, will head up a discussion of contemporary Creole culture in poems about black New Orleans. 7 p.m. STEW, Room 306. BCC | Honors College


A varied and enjoyable Fall Show will feature, all from PMO, the Purdue Bells, University Choir, Heart & Soul and the All-Campus and Community Chorale. 2 p.m. Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. Details


Christine and Michelle Naughton Christine and Michelle Naughton, piano duo Download image

Purdue Theatre will present "The Sins of Sor Juana," an account of a remarkable real-life 17th century Mexican feminist who was a figure in the court of New Spain, then left to live in a convent and write. Shows at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10, 11, 15, 16, 17, 18; also 2:30 p.m. Nov. 12, 18, 19. Pao Hall, Carole and Gordon Mallett Theatre. $. Details


Christina and Michelle Naughton, piano duo and identical twins, gained acclaim individually then decided together was better. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. $. Details


(Canceled) Daymé Arocena, a Cuban vocalist, simmers rumba, bolero and more with contemporary jazz, salsa hip-hop and funk with exquisite results. 8 p.m. Carnahan Hall, 2200 Elmwood Ave., Suite A6, Lafayette. Pre-show at 6:30 p.m. $. Details | Cancellation information


"My Father's Dragon" will bring the classic children's book adventure colorfully and educationally alive through puppets, masks, music and more. 3 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Pre-show at 2 p.m.: photo ops, dragon activities, animals from the story. Detail


My Father's Dragon "My Father's Dragon" musical adventure Download image

Purdue's fall sports are moving to a conclusion, and, here's a tipoff, that funny bouncy game with an orange ball and orange hoop is catching on around here. Scheduled (home events unless stated):

Men's basketball. Home games are at Mackey Arena. $. Sport | Tickets
Nov. 1 vs. Carroll (Montana) at 7 p.m. (exhibition).
Nov. 10 vs. SIU-Edwardsville at 8 p.m.
Nov. 12 vs. Chicago State at 4 p.m.

Men's tennis. Home matches are at Schwartz Tennis Center; free. Sport
Nov. 3-5 in Old Gold & Black Classic. All day.

Football. Home games are at Ross-Ade Stadium. $. Tickets | Fan guide
Nov. 4 vs. Illinois at noon. (Salute to Service; also Family Day)

Women's basketball. Home games are at Mackey Arena. $. Sport | Tickets
Nov. 5 vs University of St. Francis at 2 p.m. (exhibition)

Women's volleyball. Home games are on Belin Court in Holloway Gymnasium within the Brees Center. $. Sport | Tickets
Nov. 10 vs. Minnesota at 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 11 vs. Wisconsin at 7 p.m.



It's jazz to the max as all of Purdue's jazz bands perform. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. Details


The Symphonic Band and Fall Concert Band figure to "score" a success with their fall concert. 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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