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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (5)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (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

    February 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - February 25, 2018, 3:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Find thousands of books for sale at bargain prices! Annual book sale raises money to support library programs and purchases. Hardcover books ($1.50), softcover books (trade paperbacks: $1), children's hardcover books ($1), mass market paperbacks ($0.50), DVDs ($2), audio books on CD ($4) and CDs ($1).

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  3. Under Pressure with Chef Alli at Manhattan Meat Market

    February 25, 2018, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Manhattan Meat Market

    Join Chef Alli in her Let's Get Cookin' Kitchen at MHK Meats and learn why electric pressure cooking is all the rage. Alli shows how this life-changing small appliance is not only furious, but also incredibly speedy, flavor-intensifying, and energy saving.

    Class includes full demonstration of three dinner recipes (each includes meat), complete recipe handouts, tastings of each dish and Chef Alli's insider tips and tricks. Get 10 percent off meat cuts used in the dishes; you'll be all set to get cookin'! Class fee includes glass of wine + appetizers and chance to meet Manhattan Meat Market team.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. McCain Performance Series: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Sound of Music

    February 25, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    Brand new production of The Sound of Music comes to McCain in February 2018. Spirited, romantic and beloved musical story of Maria and the von Trapp Family will once again thrill audiences. 2015 marked the 50th anniversary of the film version, which continues to be the most successful movie musical in history.

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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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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. "One Strike and You're Out of Public Housing": MIchelle Ewert

    February 25, 2018, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM @ K-State Student Union

    Michelle Ewert in Baltimore litigated subsidized housing cases in state and federal court and administrative agencies. Professor Ewert has represented low-income clients, including survivors of domestic violence and the homeless, in both urban and rural settings and has been actively involved in the legal services community. Ewert is a graduate of Illinois Wesleyan University, received a Masters in public policy from the University of Minnesota and earned her J.D. from the University of Wisconsin.

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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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