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

  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. Here and Now: KSU Dept. of Art Faculty Exhibition

    March 6, 2018, 10:00 AM - May 12, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Exhibition represents studio practices by 15 members of the K-State studio art faculty. These works have been made within the last two years and vary in concept and construction. The artwork features the disciplines of ceramics, drawing, fibers, graphic design, painting, photography, sculpture, and new media. Chad Alligood, chief curator of American art at Huntington Library (San Marino, Calif.), will serve as juror and announce award winners at the exhibition opening.

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  4. Made by Hand: A Woman's Journey Expressed Through Fiber

    April 7, 2018, 12:00 PM - May 12, 2018, 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Made by Hand presents the work of two female fiber artists, Anita Luvera Mayer and Jennifer Schermerhorn, whose creative talents transform their media into creations that illuminate and express a wide range of emotions, portray a feminine identity and speak to women’s societal roles.

    K-State Historic Costume and Textile Museum and Manhattan Arts Center have collaborated for Made by Hand exhibition. Strecker Nelson West Gallery is the Gallery Season Sponsor.

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  5. Trunk Show with Anita Luvera Mayer

    April 14, 2018, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    Artist Anita Luvera Mayer shares her knowledge and excitement of textiles and handwork. Her fabulous creations employ textile techniques she has gleaned from around the globe. All items in the Trunk Show are for sale. Portions of the proceeds go to K-State Historic Costume and Textile Museum and Manhattan Arts Center.

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Community Events

  1. Film: Pitch Perfect 3

    April 13, 2018, 7:00 PM - April 14, 2018, 11:30 PM @ K-State Student Union

    After the highs of winning the world championships, the Bellas find themselves split apart and discovering there aren't job prospects for making music with your mouth. When they get the chance to reunite for an overseas USO tour, this group of awesome nerds come together to make music, and some questionable decisions, one last time.

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  2. BSA Troop 74 Pancake Feed

    April 14, 2018, 7:00 AM - 7:00 PM @ First Presbyterian Church

    All you can eat pancakes with side of sausage, coffee and orange drink.

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Craft Shows

  1. Yack & Yarn

    April 3, 2018, 6:00 PM - April 24, 2018, 8:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Bring knitting, crocheting or other crafting project to the library and relax with other crafters for April programs; open to all fiber crafters, regardless of skill level. Supplies will be on hand, but please bring your own projects to work on.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. ATID Mounted Exhibit

    April 10, 2018, 8:00 AM - April 19, 2018, 5:00 PM @ William T. Kemper Art Gallery

    Showcase of Excellence gallery exhibit and runway show are the kick-off events of the annual ATID Student Symposium. Showcase events provide current and prospective students opportunities to show their work to the public and industry professionals. "Get to the Crux" is the show's theme.

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  2. Inn-Dependent

    April 12, 2018, 7:30 PM - April 15, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Purple Masque Theatre

    Arty is determined to unite his coworkers at the Stackman Inn, where he's a young and optimistic new bellhop.

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  3. Jazz at the Junction

    April 14, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ CL Hoover Opera House

    Night of great anticipation with headliners to include virtuoso jazz guitarist Dr. Wayne Goins, director of Jazz Studies program at Kansas State University; and Susan Hancock, a warm, entertaining songbird who delivers Judy Garland style. Selections include: Frim Fram Sauce, People Will Say We're in Love, Old Devil Moon, You Don't Know What Love Is, Dancing On the Ceiling, The Man That Got Away and more.

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For the Kids!

  1. Winter/Spring 2018 ARTSmart programs for families at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    April 14, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art 14th & Anderson

    All ages: Explore the wide variety of media found in the Beach Museum of Art’s permanent collection and special exhibitions. “Here, and Now” the K-State Art Faculty exhibition provides a wide variety of inspiration for creative youngsters. Call 785-532-7718 or email for reservations. Children must be accompanied by an adult. If you need to cancel your reservation let us know so we can call those on the waiting list.

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Ed Chartrand Memorial soccer tournament

    April 13, 2018, 5:30 PM - April 15, 2018, 4:00 PM @ KSU Memorial Stadium

    39th Annual Ed Chartrand Memorial soccer tournament, with games played at Memorial Stadium on campus and Anneberg Park in west Manhattan.

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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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