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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (5)
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  5. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (4)
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Art Exhibits

  1. Eisenhower and the Great War

    March 4, 2017, 9:00 AM - February 28, 2018, 4:45 PM @ Eisenhower Presidential Library

    Great War's influence on Dwight Eisenhower’s budding leadership abilities. World War I proved crucial to the making of this American icon and future president.

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  2. Chisholm Trail 150th: The Cowtown that Raised a President

    April 1, 2017, 9:00 AM - May 30, 2018, 4:45 PM @ Eisenhower Presidential Library

    Rare artifacts and historic photographs of life along the Chisholm Trail to celebrate the trail's sesquicentennial. Learn origins of the cowboy boot, and how the phrase “real McCoy” became a familiar phrase in American lexicon. Legendary stories behind near mythical figures like Wild Bill Hickok and others. Dwight Eisenhower developed a love for all things western ... find out why. This lil' cowtown raised a President!

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  3. Fronteras/Frontiers Exhibition

    October 7, 2017, 10:00 AM - April 1, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Exhibition explores complexity of borders and frontiers in the Midwest through the work by artists Artemio Rodríguez and Fidencio Fifield-Perez. Rodríguez's practice transcends the boundaries of printmaking, and engages the public through mobile printmaking studio/gallery, the GraficoMovil. Born in Mexico and raised in the U.S., Fifield-Perez explores issues of migration, labor, and the politicization of borders through the manipulation of maps, newspaper cuttings and paper.

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  4. Living Democracy in Print

    February 13, 2018, 8:00 AM - March 9, 2018, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Art Gallery

    K-State Prairie Fire Printmakers created screen-printed posters to address issues of democracy, freedom, diversity and unity relevant to the Living Democracy Project. This exhibit aims to promote dialogue among K-State students and serves as a setting for events hosted throughout the week.

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  5. Water Stories by Lynn Benson

    February 13, 2018, 10:00 AM - May 26, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    "Waterplaces" is a suite of 101 drawings on vellum paper. The exhibition will also present the artist’s 2018 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print, "Dancing on the Table." This work reflects Benson's interest in water sources that flow under ground such as the Ogallala Aquifer in parts of Western Kansas and surrounding states. Benson brings attention to this hidden natural treasure in a chine colle´ lithograph with gold leaf and coloring applied by hand.

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Community Events

  1. Living Democracy

    February 16, 2018 - February 25, 2018 @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Week-long series of discussions, performances and other programs conceived by K-State students. The latest iteration of Los Angeles-based artist Linda Pollack’s ongoing effort to help communities explore the benefits and responsibilities of living in an open, democratic society.

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  2. Annual Book Sale MLA Preview

    February 23, 2018, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    First night of the sale open to all members of Manhattan Library Association. Support the library and get first choice of books when you purchase a membership at the door (starts at $10).

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. 41st Annual Women's World Conference

    February 23, 2018 - February 24, 2018 @ K-State Student Union

    Long-standing conference for women provides a complete schedule of practical seminars, Bible studies, meals and times of worship. "In the Eye of the Storm," hope as strong and trustworthy anchor for our souls. Hebrews 6:19. Keynote Speaker: Robyn Dykstra.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Taking Flight exhibit opening

    February 23, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery

    Celebrating Kansas wetlands, waterways and their inhabitants with Taking Flight. This exhibit features works by Kim Casebeer, Betsy Forcade, Sue Godwin, Kristin Goering, Cally Krallman, Joseph Loganbill, John Louder, Bill McCall, Carol McCall, Doloris Pederson, Susan Rose, Isaac Shue, Cristine Sundquist and Ye Wang.

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  2. An American in Beirut by Alex Wakim and Jonah Ericson

    February 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 24, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Purple Masque Theatre

    Light-hearted musical comedy as Jack falls in love with Anna, which reconnects him to their shared Lebanese culture.

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  3. Lend Me A Tenor

    February 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 25, 2018, 4:00 PM @ CL Hoover Opera House

    Comedy takes place in 1934 Cleveland and gives new meaning to the phrase, "The show must go on!"

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  4. Oklahoma!

    February 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 25, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Columbian Theatre

    Cowboy Curly and farm hand Jud have fallen in love with headstrong farm girl Laurey. She plays hard-go-get with earnest Curly and accepts dangerous Jud's invitation to the upcoming social, causing tensions to arise between the men.

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  5. The Game's Afoot

    February 23, 2018, 7:30 PM - February 25, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    When a house guest of Broadway star William Gillette is murdered, the festivities in his isolated home quickly turn dangerous. It's up to Gillette, in the persona of his beloved Sherlock Holmes, to track down the culprit before there's another victim. Glittering whodunit won the Mystery Writers of America Edgar Award for Best Play.

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For the Kids!

  1. Baby Rhyme Time

    January 16, 2018, 11:00 AM - March 6, 2018, 11:25 AM @ Manhattan Public Library

    A storytime designed for infants and young toddlers with their parents or caregivers. Enjoy bouncy songs, nursery rhymes, short books, and fun music. Suggested for 0-18 months. Caregivers participate with children.

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  2. Zoofari Tails Storytime

    February 23, 2018, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Zoofari Tails Storytime features animal stories presented by Sunset Zoo staff. Children can also explore interesting animal artifacts from the zoo, such as furs, feathers, and skulls!

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  3. Film: Coco

    February 23, 2018, 7:00 PM @ Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union

    Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

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  4. Film: Coco

    February 23, 2018, 9:30 PM @ Forum Hall, Ground floor, K-State Student Union

    Despite his family's generations-old ban on music, young Miguel dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol Ernesto de la Cruz. Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead. After meeting a charming trickster named Héctor, the two new friends embark on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history.

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Special Events

  1. Rainforest Adventure

    January 27, 2018, 9:00 AM - April 29, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Explore one of the Earth's most mysterious habitats, and learn through an intricate maze that resonates with the sights and sounds of a tropical rainforest. Make multiple visits and discover new elements that make the rainforest a fascinating ecosystem.

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  2. Bring a Date to the Zoo Month

    February 1, 2018, 12:00 PM - February 28, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo

    During February, love is in the air. Buy one adult admission and get one free; perfect for a date with your little lovebird!

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