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Call-Out for Dickens of a Christmas participants

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Kids, youth, and others are invited to participate in Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol. Those interested in participating should plan to attend the rehearsal call-out session on Thursday, October 29th at 6:30p at the Tippecanoe Arts Federation, 638 North Street, Lafayette (enter the side door and go to the lower level). The […] Read the full story

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Memorable moments come alive in ‘Jazz from the Movies’

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — What does the chick flick “When Harry Met Sally” have in common with the animated feature “The Incredibles?” Both films use jazz to tell their stories. For movie lovers, the first concert of the jazz season for Purdue’s American Music Repertory Ensemble, Lab Jazz Band and Jazz Choir, “Jazz from the […] Read the full story

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Purdue bands and orchestras open concert season Homecoming weekend

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University bands and orchestras will kick off their 2009-10 concert season during homecoming weekend. Orchestras will perform its Homecoming Concert Saturday (Oct. 3) in the Long Center, 111 N. Sixth St., Lafayette. The Purdue Symphonic and Concert bands will perform a tribute to “Main Street USA” at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, […] Read the full story

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Lafayette-West Lafayette Cultural Plan programs taking shape under TAF leadership

LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Cultural Plan for Lafayette/West Lafayette, led by the Tippecanoe Arts Federation, is already listing several successes early in its implementation process. TAF officially assumed leadership of implementing the Plan on July 1 of this year, and early accomplishments include: The formation of a formal Arts Facility Needs Assessment Committee to oversee […] Read the full story

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‘Frindle’ explores power of words, language

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — A quirky, imaginative tale about creative thought and the power of language, Andrew Clements’s “Frindle,” presented by the Griffin Theatre Company, comes to life on the Loeb Playhouse stage of Purdue University’s Stewart Center at 7:00p on Thursday, Oct. 1, 2009. The performance, part of Purdue Convocations’ family series, is recommended […] Read the full story

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Mongolian folk band brings innovative mix to Purdue

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Bringing their unique mix of Mongolian folk and alternative country music, the Beijing-based band Hanggai, will perform at 8 p.m. Friday, Sept. 25, in Purdue Stewart Center’s Loeb Playhouse. The event is presented by Purdue Convocations in partnership with the Confucius Institute at Purdue University. While China’s capital may seem an […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 August 2012