Purdue Today

January 5, 2009

Events this week

Here is a list of events happening Jan. 5-11 at the West Lafayette campus.

Listings for exhibitions and other ongoing or weeklong events are at the bottom. Also there is information about ticket procedures for most ticketed events.

Monday, Jan. 5

-- Women's basketball vs. Texas. 7:30 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: public, $12; student, $5. CSSAC grants program discount with Athletics for employees and their immediate families: $5; for link to order form, go to http://news.uns.purdue.edu/insidepurdue/2008/081202_cssac-bball.html.

Tuesday, Jan. 6

-- Purdue campus programming on BTN. Big Ten Network. 6:30 p.m. "John Wooden Documentary."

Thursday, Jan. 8

-- Women's basketball vs. Iowa. 7 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: public, $12; student, $5.

Saturday, Jan. 10

-- Track and field. Purdue Invitational. All day. Lambert Fieldhouse. Tickets: public, $5; student, $2.

Sunday, Jan. 11

-- Men's basketball vs. Wisconsin. 1:30 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $24.

-- Joshua Bell, violin, and Jeremy Denk, piano. Convocations, Classics. 7 p.m. Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $85-$25. More at www.convocations.org.


All week

-- Boiler Care-and-Share collection of non-food items. Dec. 8 through Jan. 14 leading to Purdue's celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. Office of the Vice President for Ethics and Compliance, others. More about collection and other events in celebration at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2008b/081201RollockBoiler.html. Lists of collection points and recommended items to donate at www.purdue.edu/mlk2009.


-- "Preserving Memories, Making History" exhibition. Local history exhibits prepared by Purdue students with owners of materials as projects in Archival Theory and Practice course taught by professors Susan Curtis and Kristina Bross. West Lafayette Public Library, 208 W. Columbia St. Library hours at www.wlaf.lib.in.us/; roll over "About the Library." Through Jan. 9. More at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/x/2008b/081202CurtisMuseum.html.

-- John Purdue Room Lunch Special. Closed for finals week and winter break. Reopening after spring semester starts; exact date TBA. To access the full menu and learn about other dining options from the Department of Hospitality and Tourism Management: www.cfs.purdue.edu/htm/about/restaurants.shtml.


Events are free unless noted (except that conference registrations may be omitted here). Ticket prices are for single events, not any series or discount offers. An exception to the following will be noted in the listing.

For varsity athletics tickets, call the Athletic Ticket Office, (765) 494-3194 or (800) 49-SPORT [497-7678]; or visit the office in the Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. The office is open 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events at IAF, Mackey Arena and Ross-Ade Stadium. For ticketed sports events at other Purdue venues, tickets will be on sale before the event at the venue. More at www.purduesports.com.

For Purdue Convocations and Purdue Theatre events and some others as announced, go to ticket offices in Elliott Hall (lower level, northeast end by Hovde Hall) or Stewart Center (west lobby), or call (765) 494-3933 or (800) 914-SHOW [914-7469]. The Elliott Hall box office is open 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events there. The Stewart Center box office is open 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Friday and before ticketed events there.

Purdue Theatre tickets are sold also at the Pao Hall box office. It is open 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday and before Purdue Theatre performances there.

More about box offices and venues is at www.housing.purdue.edu/HTML/HallOfMusic/Welcome.html.