November 26, 2018

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Purdue Christmas Show 2017 Purdue Christmas Show

The Purdue Christmas Show, in its 85th year, is as venerable and beloved a part of the holiday season as the show's red-suited, white-bearded guest of honor. The four-performance show Dec. 1-2 from Purdue Musical Organizations is one of several musical and cultural events -- including two orchestra concerts -- in the semester's closing weeks demonstrating the remarkable talent, teamwork and exuberance of Purdue's students. It's a time to celebrate them and the season. Don't Miss It!


Natalie Diaz, a poet and MacArthur Fellow, will take part in Purdue's Literary Reading Series and its celebration of Native American Heritage Month. Diaz, a member of the Gila River Indian Tribe, teaches at Arizona State University. 7:30 p.m. Krannert Building, Krannert Auditorium (Room 140). News release | Reading series | NAECC


The BCC Cultural Arts Festival once again will evoke the learning, wisdom and skills gained during the semester by members of the Black Cultural Center's performing arts ensembles. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. BCC

The Purdue Philharmonic Orchestra will cross the river to play at 8 p.m. in the Rohrman Performing Arts Center, Lafayette Jefferson High School, 1801 S. 18th St., Lafayette. Free. Bands & Orchestras events


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The Purdue Symphonic Orchestras will grace the stage at 8 p.m. in the Long Center for the Performing Arts, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. Bands & Orchestras events


The 85th Annual Purdue Christmas Show, like you-know-who, is coming to town with all the sounds and stagecraft loved by so many. Noon, 4 and 8 p.m. Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: adults, $35; senior citizens (65+), $27; students (13-college), $20; ages 12 and under, $12. Call 765-494-3933 or 800-914-7469 or go to a Purdue box office in Stewart Center or Pao Hall, or to Christmas show online.


Purdue orchestras flute Purdue orchestras in two concerts

The Fall Concert Bands will toot their horns, rather nicely in fact, in their fall concert. 2:30 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. Bands & Orchestras events



DECEMBER 4 and 6

Two chamber recitals will wrap up the semester with precision and passion. Chamber Recital I on Dec. 4; Chamber Recital II on Dec. 6. Each at 7 p.m. in STEW, Fowler Hall. Bands & Orchestras events


Flor de Toloache, an all-female mariachi group, brings the magic of the toloache flower and thrill of mariachi mastery. 7:30 p.m. PMU, Ballrooms. Tickets $15-$20. Pre-show meetup at 6:30 p.m. in the PMU Ballrooms. Event


"Winter Works" dance concerts will give visible, moving expression to human stories and feelings through the work of Purdue choreography and performers. 7:30 p.m. Friday; 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Saturday. Pao Hall, Nancy T. Hansen Theatre. $. Details


Tuba Christmas will launch the festivities and Holiday Cheer & All That Jazz will chime right in afterward in a traditional and favorite holiday pairing at Purdue. 7 p.m. and 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Free. Details


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Wrestling | Free admission | Information for attending

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