What do you do when you have a birthday? You throw a party! And in our case, we're throwing multiple parties. Join us Friday for the 50th Anniversary Fall Kickoff Celebration, featuring free entertainment, food trucks and games galore.
Start your day …
At the Jaguar Spirit Fest, from 2 to 3 p.m., in Hine Hall Auditorium. Think pep rally meets convocation with a musical performance by Center for Young Children students for a healthy dose of cute kids, as well as mascot fun and more.
Then take in …
The IUPUI Talent Showcase, from 3 to 6:30 p.m., on Blake Street. This is your chance to see performances by students, faculty and staff. The lineup includes:
Don't forget the …
Block party outside of North Hall. This is where you'll want to fuel up. The party includes food trucks and yard games. You'll need money for these, but you can chow down on grub from:
- The Express Chef
- The NY Slice
- Edwards Dashboard Diner
- Bacon Station
- Las Tortugas
- Calliope Sno-Balls
- Gigi's Cupcakes
Finish off the fun with …
The 50th Anniversary Concert, from 7 to 9 p.m., at Lockefield Green. The daylong party will close on a high note with music from Indianapolis-based electro-pop duo Dream Chief and headliner Atlas Genius, an Australian rock combo led by brothers Keith Jeffrey on lead guitar and vocals and drummer Michael Jeffrey. The band is signed to Warner Bros. Records. Atlas Genius' 2013 debut, "When It Was Now," reached No. 34 on Billboard, and two singles debuted in the top 10 on the alternative charts. The group will begin its United States tour at this show, fueled by the new single, "63 Days." A CrimsonCard is required to attend this show.
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