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Enchantment Theatre brings ‘Harold’ to life January 17

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Using life-size puppets, masks, magic and music, Enchantment Theatre will bring a classic children’s book to life in “The Adventures of Harold and The Purple Crayon.” The production will be presented on January 17, 2009 at 3 pm in Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse at Purdue University and is recommended for children […] Read the full story

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Semi Precious Weapons to replace Kid Cudi on US Tour with Lady Gaga

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — After starting a successful West Coast run, Brooklyn glam-rock band Semi Precious Weapons will replace Kid Cudi for the remaining Lady Gaga Monster Ball Tour dates through 2010, which includes the sold-out show on Jan. 14 at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana. The band has recently received rave reviews on […] Read the full story

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Where are the Christmas movies? Lack of holiday films is baffling

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The holiday box office is noticeably lacking holiday-themed films this year, says a Purdue University professor. “A Christmas Carol,” the sole holiday-themed movie of 2009, was released early in the season on Nov. 4. William Palmer, a professor of film and English in Purdue’s College of Liberal Arts, says it is […] Read the full story

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Holiday Hoopla offers inspiration, shopping for Greater Lafayette women

LAFAYETTE, Ind. –– Greater Lafayette businesses will join HELEN, Inc. and University Plaza for “Holiday Hoopla” on Saturday, Dec. 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the University Plaza Hotel in West Lafayette. The all-day women’s expo is full of programs and shopping opportunities designed to give women a break during the hectic holiday […] Read the full story

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Traveler’s Dream Holiday Concert, CD Release Party

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Traveler’s Dream, a West Lafayette based folk music duo, will perform a holiday concert and host a CD release party on December 19 at 7:00pm at the Unitarian Universalist Church 333 Meridian Street in West Lafayette, Indiana. The concert will feature music from the duo’s new CD entitled Cold Blows the Day: […] Read the full story

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Exhibit opening and author visit at Frankfort Public Library, Dec 6

FRANKFORT, Ind. — The Friends of the Frankfort Library will host an exhibition of art by the late Purdue Professor, Bob Reed. The exhibition, “Bob Reed – Not Prints” will open on Sunday, December 6 with a reception in the Anna and Harlan Hubbard Gallery from 1-5pm. Reed, a professor of printmaking and drawing for […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 July 2020