January 14, 2019

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Kinky Boots dance number "Kinky Boots"

The Broadway hit "Kinky Boots" has smashingly musical lessons about willingness to change, accept help from an unexpected source, and step forward. With songs by Cyndi Lauper, it amounts to a delightful way to go from downtrodden to strutting toward success. Don't Miss It!


"Kinky Boots," a much-heralded Broadway musical featuring a heartfelt story and pop music by Cyndi Lauper, steps onto Purdue's stage. 7:30 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $28-$60. Event

The Community Jazz Showcase Concert will lead off the Purdue Jazz Festival, featuring artist-in-residence Jarrard Harris, saxophonist/educator/jazz faculty at Northwestern University, with high school jazz bands and Purdue Jazz Band. 7:30-9:30 p.m. Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. Free. Event


Stefon Harris & Blackout. visit as headliners in the Purdue Jazz Festival. 8 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Tickets $24-$34. Pre-show discussion with composer, jazz pianist and music educator Judd Danby at 7 p.m. in PMU, 1869 Tap Room. Event

Stefon Harris seated Stefon Harris, Jazz Festival headliner


The Purdue Jazz Festival (29th annual) will feature clinics for high school and middle school groups, artists in residence and more. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Multiple stages at Purdue Memorial Union, Stewart Center and Pao Hall. Free. Free. Festival



Wil Haygood, historian, journalist and author, will give the celebration keynote, "The Enduring Vision of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr." An event in sesquicentennial Giant Leaps Series. Lead organizer: Black Cultural Center. 7 p.m. STEW, Loeb Playhouse. Event


-- "Daniel Tiger's Neighborhood Live! King for a Day" will provide some very lively family musical theater. 3 p.m. Elliott Hall of Music. Tickets: $17.50-$75. Event


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Men's swimming and diving | Free admission | Information for attending
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Women's basketball | Tickets
Wrestling | Free admission | Information for attending
Track and field (indoor and outdoor) | Free admission | Information for attending
Women's tennis | Free admission | Information for attending
Men's tennis | Free admission | Information for attending

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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