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Indiana Jones whips up interest in archaeology

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A Purdue University professor hopes the latest Indiana Jones film encourages more people to dig archaeology. “The movies are really fun and exciting to watch, and they make archaeology look interesting,” says Kevin Vaughn, an assistant professor of anthropology. “But they make archaeology interesting in the wrong ways. Finding lost cities […] Read the full story

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Vintage Indiana celebrates state wine industry

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Vintage Indiana Wine and Food Festival returns to Indianapolis on Saturday (June 7) at Military Park. The 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. festival, sponsored by the Indiana Wine Grape Council located at Purdue University, will give visitors the opportunity to taste more than 200 wines from 21 Indiana wineries. “Vintage […] Read the full story

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Lafayette Symphony auditions set for 2008 Keller Competition

LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Lafayette Online) — The Lafayette Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for the 2008 Keller Competition from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 7, at Covenant Presbyterian Church, 211 Knox Drive, in West Lafayette, Indiana. A panel of professional judges will select up to three musicians to perform with the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra, […] Read the full story

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2008 Taste of Tippecanoe

Taste of Tippecanoe seeking volunteers

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Tippecanoe Arts Federation (TAF) is looking for volunteers to staff the 2008 Taste of Tippecanoe. This year’s Taste is scheduled for Saturday, June 21st and volunteers are needed for 2 hour shifts between 4:00pm and Midnight for various duties. Anyone interesting in volunteering can sign up by visiting their Web site […] Read the full story

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Lafayette Fun Squares to perform at Lafayette Farmers Market, Saturday May 17

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Lafayette Fun Squares will be performing at the Lafayette Farmers’ Market on Saturday, May 24th from 9:30-11:30 am. Stacy Bogan will also be offering quick-sketch charcoal portraits. Fresh fruits, vegetables, Chinese and Asian greens, gourmet dog biscuits, kettle corn, lamb, beef, pork, free range farm fresh eggs, flowers, honey, dried herbs, […] Read the full story

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Musical Delights at Frank Lloyd Wright’s SAMARA 2008 Garden Party

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The John Christian Family Trust, administrators of the Frank Lloyd house SAMARA, in cooperation with Wabash Valley Youth Symphony will host Musical Delights at Frank Lloyd Wright’s SAMARA Sunday, June 1, 2008. The Garden Party will run from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm EDT with outdoor performances by members of the […] Read the full story

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