Purdue Today

January 30, 2009

Events today, this weekend

Here is a list of events happening Jan. 30-Feb. 1 at the West Lafayette campus.

Friday, Jan. 30

-- Set out old phone books for recycling. Place on loading dock or by green recycling cart; cover against poor weather. Purdue Recycling crews will do pickup on Saturday. More at http://news.uns.purdue.edu/insidepurdue/2009/090121_Phonebooks.html.

-- Last day to submit nomination for Focus Awards for outstanding contribution in furtherance of the University’s commitment to disability accessibility and diversity. One award is offered in each of the following categories: faculty, staff, student, and organization. Nominations of alumni and retirees will also be considered within the appropriate category. To submit a nomination for the 2009 Focus Awards, complete a nomination form and submit it according to the instructions on it. Or to request a form or ask a question: Marcy Hintzman at mhintzma@purdue.edu or 49-47253 in the Affirmative Action Office.

-- Film series about Cuba: "Fidel: The Untold Story." (2001, Estela Bravo, documentary, English, 91 min.) Latin American and Latino Studies program. Third of three films (others Jan. 28 and 29). Presentation and discussion led by Harry Targ, political science and American studies. 5 p.m. Room 226, Recitation Hall.

 -- "CSI: Live!" by Mad Science. Convocations, Family Adventures. 7 p.m. Loeb Playhouse. Tickets: $17-$12. More at www.convocations.org.

-- Wrestling vs. Illinois. 7 p.m. Intercollegiate Athletic Facility. Tickets: public, $1. Special price for packing the IAF for first televised wrestling event on Big Ten Network.

Jan. 30-31

-- Flicks at Fowler monthly film series. "Role Models." Purdue Student Union Board. 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Fowler Hall, STEW. Admission: public, $4; Purdue student ID, $2. Films subject to change. 49-48976.

Saturday, Jan. 31

-- Women's tennis vs. Maryland. 10 a.m. Schwartz Tennis Center.

-- Men's basketball vs. Michigan. 1 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: $24. Halftime includes recognition of 1999 women's NCAA national championship team.

-- Men's tennis vs. Western Michigan. 2 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center.

Sunday, Feb. 1

-- Last day for students to apply for 1) Purdue's summer internships in London or Sydney; 2) a select set of summer and fall study abroad programs. (Most summer or fall programs have a March 1 deadline.) 49-42383 or www.studyabroad.purdue.edu.

-- Men's tennis vs. Butler. 10 a.m. Schwartz Tennis Center.

-- Women's tennis vs. Toledo. 2 p.m. Schwartz Tennis Center.

-- Women's basketball vs. Northwestern. 2 p.m. Mackey Arena. Tickets: public, $12; student, $5.

ONGOING EVENTS

All week

-- Purdue University Galleries. "Kristy Deetz: 'Earth Texts.'" Wood relief sculptures based on words and characteristics associated with books. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, plus Thursday until 8 p.m.; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Stewart Center Gallery. 49-67899 or galleries@purdue.edu or www.purdue.edu/galleries. Exhibition through Feb. 22.

-- Purdue University Galleries. "Shrouds, Masks, and the Floating World: Selections from the Permanent Collection." This is the first exhibition in a new annual format allowing more extensively researched presentation of works contributed by donors, as well as dedicated use of a gallery for this purpose. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Saturday, plus Thursday until 8 p.m.; 1-5 p.m. Sunday. Robert L. Ringel Gallery. 49-67899 or galleries@purdue.edu or www.purdue.edu/galleries. Exhibition through Dec. 6.

Monday-Friday

-- Rueff Galleries: West Gallery. "Shameless." Jewelry and metalsmithing by recent M.F.A. graduates of East Carolina University. Patti and Rusty Rueff Department of Visual and Performing Arts. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Pao Hall. 49-62958. Through Feb. 6.

-- Rueff Galleries: East Gallery. "A Living Gallery: Bodies in Time and Space." Daily live performances and installations by the members of Purdue’s Dance Division faculty; ncorporating community artists and "Lower Left," a dance performance collective. Patti and Rusty Rueff Department of Visual and Performing Arts. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday. Pao Hall. 49-62958. Through Feb. 6.

-- John Purdue Room Lunch Special. This week, the featured specials in the John Purdue Room are New England clam chowder (soup) and chicken marsala (entrée). 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Stone Hall. Reservations encouraged; call 49-46845. 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.

TICKETS

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.