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Purdue Literary Reading Series features Princeton poet in January

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Purdue University Literary Reading Series will feature poet Susan Stewart during a reading on Jan. 29. Stewart, who is author of the poetry collections “Red Rover,” “Columbarium,” “The Forest,” “The Hive” and “Yellow Stars and Ice,” will speak at 7:30 p.m. at the Hicks Undergraduate Library Bookstall. The event, which […] Read the full story

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LSO: The Splendor of Vienna

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Long Center Theater in Downtown Lafayette will host the Lafayette Symphony Orchestra’s next concert on January 10, 2009. The concert, “The Splendor of Vienna”, will feature guest pianist, Peter Vinograde, playing Mozart’s Piano Concerto No. 25 in C Major. Mozart completed this concerto in December of 1786, and it is the […] Read the full story

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Tippecanoe Chamber Music Society Concert

The Tecumseh piano trio reunites… Greg Kostraba, Regan Eckstein and Karen Kruse will perform together again at Duncan Hall on Sunday, January 18, 2009. Their music is a blend of Gypsy, Spanish, Jewish and Latin American musical idioms, and the program evokes folk music from around the world. Location: Thomas Duncan Hall, 619 Ferry Street, […] Read the full story

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Mingus Big Band

The Purdue Jazz Festival kicks off with the ebullient spirit of Charles Mingus. Paying tribute to one of the most important figures in twentieth-century American music, the 14-member Mingus Big Band will celebrate the 50th anniversary of two legendary Mingus albums, Mingus Ah Um and Blues & Roots. Bold and boisterous, these albums reveal Mingus […] Read the full story

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Joshua Bell and Jeremy Denk Perform

Classical music superstar violinist, Joshua Bell, dazzles audiences worldwide with his poetic musicality and charismatic artistry. A Bloomington, Indiana, native and student of the late Josef Gingold, Bell made his first recording at age 18, and today has a sweeping body of work that includes John Corigliano’s Academy Award–winning score for the 1999 film The […] Read the full story

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Black and White Movies at YWCA

The 2007 version of “Hairspray” will kick off the YWCA’s new “Black and White Movies” Racial Justice Film Series at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday, January 8. In “Hairspray,” a 1960s teen sets out to integrate a local TV dance show in Baltimore. This movie is rated PG. Admission is free. Popcorn and soda pop will be available for purchase. As part of the new film series, the public is invited to take part in a movie and discussion from 6:00p to 9:00p, one Thursday each month in the YWCA gym, 605 N. 6th Street, Lafayette. Other upcoming movies will include “Guess Who” on February 5, “Crash” on March 5, and “Pride” on April 2. Read the full story

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