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Nearly Naked Mile runners to donate clothes off their backs

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue University students will have the opportunity to give those in need the clothes off their backs – literally – during the second annual Nearly Naked Mile. The Nearly Naked Mile, a noncompetitive event where students run or walk through campus in bathing suits or costumes, will begin at 7 p.m. […] Read the full story

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Purdue Galleries presents Urban Legends and Rural Myths

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue Galleries will present an art exhibition of “Urban Legends and Rural Myths,” from March 9 to April 26 in the Stewart Center Gallery. Fifteen contemporary artists from across the United States are represented, with works that suggest new myths and tall tales. Ranging from famous examples of cryptozoology like Bigfoot […] Read the full story

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‘Lunacy’ to take over Purdue Armory

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Thirty-five teams of students from the Midwest will attempt to defy gravity for the fifth annual FIRST Boilermaker Regional Robotics Competition March 19-21 at Purdue University. FIRST — For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology — combines sports with science and technology to create a high-tech event for high school […] Read the full story

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Swing dance at Recreational Sports Center to offer live jazz Feb. 6

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Purdue’s jazz bands will play for local dancers Friday (Feb. 6) at the Jazz Swing Dance in the Recreational Sports Center’s South Gym. The event will feature music from the American Music Repertory Ensemble, the Lab Jazz Band and the Concert Jazz Band from 7:30-10 p.m. Admission is free, and the […] Read the full story

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Teams vie for brightest idea at regional Rube Goldberg contest

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Changing a light bulb is a simple task, but how about completing that duty in 20 steps or more, or even designing a new kind of light source altogether? Those are the tasks that will challenge teams in this year’s regional Rube Goldberg Machine Contest on Feb. 21 at Purdue University. […] Read the full story

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Theater companies team up to present Shakespeare’s ‘Henry V’

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — The Acting Company and the Guthrie Theater will present “Henry V,” a Shakespearean epic about the power of courage and the price of glory, at 7 p.m. Feb. 5 in the Loeb Playhouse of Purdue’s Stewart Center. The production is presented by Purdue Convocations as part of its World Stage series. […] Read the full story

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Greater Lafayette Community Calendar

 October 2019