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Purdue Convocations announces 2009-2010 season

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue Convocations’ 2009-10 season will feature 22 performances, including a variety of Broadway musicals, plays and concerts. Highlights of the season include Broadway musicals such as “Mamma Mia!” “Avenue Q” and “Jesus Christ Superstar” starring Ted Neeley, as well as performances in Elliott Hall of Music of “Metropolis” and the Martha […] Read the full story

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Volunteers needed for 2009 Taste of Tippecanoe

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Volunteers are currently being sought to assist with the 2009 Taste of Tippecanoe festival scheduled for Saturday, June 20th in Downtown Lafayette. The Taste is looking for people for various duties to work 2-hour shifts on June 20th between 4 pm and midnight. Volunteers are needed to help with various duties. All […] Read the full story

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36th Annual Round the Fountain Art Fair

The Round the Fountain Art Fair, now in its 36th year, has brought high quality fine art to the Greater Lafayette community every year since 1973. The juried fair of 89 artists represents a number of media categories like watercolor, oil/acrylic, ceramic, sculpture, mixed media, wood and more. Read the full story

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Movie theaters gear up for summer blockbusters

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Movie theaters will continue to be an affordable vacation destination for many people this summer, says a Purdue University pop culture historian. “Historically, movies provide an escape for people during tough times,” says Randy Roberts, distinguished professor of history. “Films often feature the resiliency of American characters and their triumphs. “The […] Read the full story

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2nd annual Med Flory Jazz Blues Festival scheduled for May 15, 16 in Logansport

LOGANSPORT, Ind. — Downtown Logansport is set to welcome the second annual Med Flory Jazz and Blues Festival this Friday and Saturday, May 15 and 16. Twelve bands from throughout Indiana will play over the two-day period. The lineup includes swing, bebop, big band, R&B, funk, blues ragtime, Chicago blues, vocal jazz and New Orleans […] Read the full story

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Dog Days of Summer sculptures hit streets of Greater Lafayette

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Ranging from artistic to scientific, life-size decorated dog statues are popping up throughout the Greater Lafayette area as part of the Dog Days of Summer art project. The project, which officially opens on Saturday (May 9), is a partnership between the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine and the Art Museum […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 May 2020