’…Advertising around the World’ is focus of Purdue Calumet program Saturday, Nov. 3

Exploring how art has helped shaped the advertising industry is the focus of a multi-cultural program hosted by Purdue University Calumet at 2 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 3 in the Student Union & Library’s Alumni Hall.

The program, titled “The Art of Advertising around the World,” examines advertising differences worldwide.

The free, two-hour program features musical, dance and theatrical performances by the Wirt Emerson Jazz band and drum line, South Shore Dance Alliance, jazz diva Stephanie Knox and the Purdue University Calumet Theater Company.

Attendees also have an opportunity to sample international cuisine.

The program is part of Purdue Calumet’s Building Community through the Arts program series, which seeks to celebrate the ethnic and cultural diversity of the world as evidenced throughout Northwest Indiana.

Purdue Calumet is located three miles east of the Indiana-Illinois state line, one-third north of Interstate 80/94 and less than four blocks east of Indianapolis Boulevard. The Student Union & Library is near the south end of campus accessible north from the traffic light on 173rd Street north. More information can be obtained on the BCTA web site or by contacting (219) 989-2370.