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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (5)
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  4. Calendar Overlay For the Kids! (5)
  5. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (2)
  6. Calendar Overlay Recreational sports activities/events (1)
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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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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. McCain Performance Series: Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet

    February 22, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    One of the few existing ensembles of the piano instrumentation, Berlin Philharmonic Piano Quartet has existed as a Berlin Philharmonic chamber music ensemble since 1985. Outstanding ensemble committed to represent the standard repertoire of classical, romantic and modern pieces, and to find undiscovered masterpieces.

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  2. Nathan Kalish & The Lastcallers

    February 22, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor

    Psychedelic, folk and rock ‘n roll songs that range from introspective to social commentary.

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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. Baby Rhyme Time

    February 22, 2018, 9:30 AM - 9:55 AM @ Manhattan Public Library

    A story time 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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  3. Preschool Story Train

    February 22, 2018, 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Pre-K kids ages 3 and up can hear engaging stories, rhymes, and silly songs based on the weekly theme. Every session will also feature interactive activities including a parachute or shakers. Caregivers attend with ages 2 and under.

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  4. TLAB

    February 22, 2018, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Teens seventh to 12th grades: Want to have a say about what's going on at the library? Join TLAB (Teen Library Advisory Board)! No signup necessary. Just show up and join the conversation!

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  5. Kids' Book Club

    February 22, 2018, 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Kids grades K-6 invited to join library book club on the second and fourth Thursdays of the month. Each month features different kids' book series, and kids can choose which book from the series they would like to read. No registration required.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Kansas Humanities Council Book Talk

    February 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Theme for 2018 KHC book talk discussion series is "Women Around the World". February's choice is "None to Accompany Me," by Nadine Gordimer. Books will be available to check out at second floor reference desk in early January 2018. Enjoy the read and gather with our group to delve into this story and enjoy sharing with others.

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  2. Lou Douglas Lecture: Peter Bratt and Documentary Dolores

    February 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ KSU Alumni Center Ballroom

    Award-winning film maker Peter Bratt will screen his new documentary, Dolores, a portrait of United Farm Workers co- founder Dolores Huerta. In partnership with the Lou Douglas Lecture Series, UFM Community Learning Center, LGBT Resource Center, Department of American Ethnic Studies, and Manhattan Nonviolence Initiative. Bratt is an award winning screenwriter and independent filmmaker. Beach Museum of Art co-sponsors this film showing and lecture, in conjunction with the exhibition Fronteras/Frontiers.

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Yoga & Wine

    February 22, 2018, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM @ Liquid Art Winery and Estate

    Does it get much better than yoga and wine? Night of relaxation, laughter and drinks, with yoga instructed by Lindsey Volz of Wellness Motivator and Orange Sky Yoga. All guests invited, yoga newbies and yoga pros alike. You're encouraged to bring a yoga mat if you have one.

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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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  3. Harry's Somm Series: Burlesque Wine

    February 22, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harry's Restaurant

    Too naughty for explanation? An array of wine and touch of naughtiness to enjoy a night of burlesque at Harry's Restaurant in Downtown Manhattan.

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