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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (7)
  2. Calendar Overlay Community Events (5)
  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (3)
  4. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (1)
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Art Exhibits

  1. Voices: Art Linking Asia and the West

    December 4, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 21, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    One section of the Seaton Gallery will highlight the back-and-forth exchange of aesthetics and ideas between East and West through objects in the museum’s permanent collection, made by artists who traveled between the two regions. This project collaboration between curator Aileen June Wang and University of Kansas art history professors Sherry Fowler and Maki Kaneko.

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  2. Beyond Gravity: Selections from the Permanent Collection

    April 2, 2019, 10:00 AM - November 30, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Apollo 11 mission commander Neil Armstrong and pilot Buzz Aldrin landed the lunar module Eagle on July 20, 1969. Exhibition celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo Moon landing by Americans and complements Manhattan Public Library’s summer reading theme, "A Universe of Stories."

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  3. Jeremiah Ariaz: Louisiana Trail Riders

    August 6, 2019, 10:00 AM - December 9, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    2019 Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Gift Print Artist introduces Jeremiah Ariaz. Black Trail Riding Clubs have their roots in Creole culture formed in Southwest Louisiana in the eighteenth century. Trail rides are an opportunity for generations from rural parts of the state to gather and celebrate. These trail riders form a distinctive yet little known Louisiana subculture.

    Ariaz is a Great Bend product and associate professor of art at Louisiana State University who has captured these equestrian clubs in a series of photographs selected for this exhibition. One image chosen as 2019 Friends of Beach Museum of Art Gift Print.

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  4. De Gaulle/Eisenhower: Alliance & Friendship in War and Peace

    September 23, 2019, 9:00 AM - February 2, 2020, 4:45 PM @ Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library, Museum & Boyhood Home

    General de Gaulle and General Eisenhower both belong to the common national heritage of their respective countries. Their work is a source of reflection and inspiration for today’s world. The Charles de Gaulle Foundation and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Presidential Library and Museum, in partnership with the Eisenhower Foundation, strive to promote and honor the legacies of the great leaders. Together these institutions collaborated with the Musée de l’Armée (French Army Museum) to present this exhibition. With the generous support of The First Alliance Foundation, the exhibition will contribute to strengthen the bonds between France and the United States.

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  5. John Steuart Curry: The Cowboy Within

    September 24, 2019, 10:00 AM - March 21, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Best known for his depictions of Kansas, the American West also reveals itself as a significant subject in John Steuart Curry's work. Curry's earliest drawings reveal a boy under the spell of Western artists, e.g., Frederic Remington. Through 38 works, to include paintings and magazine illustrations, this exhibition explores Curry’s depictions of the West as a romantic and real environment.

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  6. Field Station 4: Charles Lindsay

    November 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - October 3, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    An installation by expedition geologist and artist Charles Lindsay, who directs the artist-in-residence program for SETI (Search For Extra Terrestrial Intelligence). The installation will delve into earth's geological and cultural pasts, using scientific equipment salvaged from space exploration archaeology. Specimens and artifacts in Field Station 4 provoke musings on human perceptions of time and space.

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  7. Downtown Holiday Artisan Market

    November 10, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Wareham Opera House

    Join on Sunday, November 10 for the inaugural Holiday Artisan Market! We're thrilled to "deck the halls" of the Wareham with artist booths - just in time for holiday shopping! Enjoy the festive atmosphere and beverages while you shop handcrafted gifts.

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Community Events

  1. Holiday Meat Sale: Animal Sciences & Industry Meat Lab

    November 1, 2019 - December 4, 2019 @ KSU Meat Lab

    The Meat Lab in the animal sciences and industry department is now accepting orders for holiday meat. Place your Thanksgiving ham or turkey order by Wednesday, Nov. 6. Christmas orders are due Wednesday, Dec. 4.

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  2. $1 Off Admission with Donation to Flint Hills Breadbasket

    November 1, 2019, 12:00 PM - December 31, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Sunset Zoo

    On your next visit to the Zoo, bring a non-perishable food donation to the Flint Hills Breadbasket and Mayor's Holiday Food & Fund Drive, and receive $1 off Zoo Admission. $1 off discount must be taken at time of donation. Good through December 31, 2019

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  3. 2019 Downtown Holiday Open House

    November 10, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM @ Downtown Manhattan

    Join us in the neighborhood that has a BIG heart for small business! Our retailers will have holiday specials, seasonal treats and one of a kind gift offerings during our Holiday Open House. Be sure to stop by the Wareham to see our inaugural Holiday Artisan Market while you're out and about as well! Visit downtownmhk.com for a complete listing of participating businesses.

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  4. Cakes with the 'Waites

    November 10, 2019, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Smurthwaite Scholarship House

    Students in the Smurthwaite Scholarship and Leadership House invite K-Staters and community members to a sweet afternoon from 1-4 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at 1500 N. Manhattan Avenue — diagonally across from the Derby Complex.
    Cakes with the 'Waites is an all-you-can-eat dessert bar. Entry is $5. Visitors may also enter their own recipe in the competition for a chance to win a $15 Quick Cats gift card.

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  5. Paint & Sip: Fall Mountains

    November 10, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM @ Uncorked Inspiration

    Uncorked Inspiration takes the excitement and fun of the popular paint and sip phenomenon to a whole new level. Join us for a fun evening of painting and drinking your favorite beverage as you create artwork in a comfortable environment.
    Neal will lead the group in painting "Fall Mountains" as well as provide goofy, yet entertaining, art history anecdotes all while teaching painting techniques, color theory and other art related skills. You'll walk away with some knowledge of art techniques, an original painting of your own, and having had a great time.
    Bring your beverage of choice to enjoy as you paint. Painting will begin promptly at 4:00.
    Registration is non-refundable

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!

    November 10, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ CL Hoover Opera House

    The first musical written by the team Rodgers & Hammerstein, Oklahoma! tells the story of a farm girl Laurey and her courtship by two rival suitors, cowboy Curly and the sinister and frightening farmhand Jud Fry. A secondary romance concerns cowboy Will Parker and his flirtatious fiancée, Ado Annie. With songs such as “Oh, What a Beautiful Morning”, “Surrey with the Fringe On Top”, “Kansas City” and many more. Oklahoma! is a classic and beloved musical and JCLT is excited to have Monte Dibben and Kaye Fisher direct! JCLT SEASON TICKET HOLDERS PLEASE CALL (785) 238-3906 TO RESERVE YOUR TIX

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  2. A Christmas Carol, the Musical

    November 10, 2019, 2:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    Every four years, K-State Theatre brings Charles Dickens’ Ebenezer Scrooge to life in the Menken/Ahrens musical at McCain Auditorium. Don’t miss this holiday tradition! Presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International. www. MTIShows.com

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  3. International Food Festival

    November 10, 2019, 5:30 PM - 8:15 PM @ Frith Community Center, Jardine Apartments

    Tickets are now available for purchase for the annual International Food Festival, which is organized by the International Coordinating Council. The food festival will take place from 5:30-8:15 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 10, at the Frith Community Center at Jardine Apartments.
    Two sessions will be available; the food served will be the same in both sessions. Session A will be 5:30-6:45 p.m. and Session B is 7-8:15 p.m.
    The festival will feature food from eight countries: China, Egypt, India, Iran, Bangladesh, Philippines, Brazil and Venezuela.
    Purchase your tickets for only $10 from the International Coordinating Council booth in the K-State Student Union between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Oct. 24, 25, 31 and Nov. 1. Only 200 tickets are available, so come and get yours soon.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. How Business Visa works and Immigration Attorney process

    November 4, 2019, 8:00 AM - November 13, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Business visa information helps interpreters and companies to understand the importance of business visas and how this can benefit the growth of your company and business with Immigration Attorney or Immigration Lawyer.
    Understand the different types of business visa is a must for any organization. there is a wealth of information out there and many people do not know where to begin. we will cover topics that will include understanding basic company staff needs and immigration. types of business visas available and those that may be suitable for different organizations. The first steps to take when you identify the need for a business visa.

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Special Events

  1. Zoo In You: The Human Microbiome

    September 21, 2019, 10:00 AM - January 12, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Non-human organisms outnumber our human cells 10 to 1, as trillions of microbes colonize inside each one of us. Learn about our body’s constant microbial companions and ways scientists realize just how important these microbes are to overall health, Hands-on exhibit features: Meet the Microbes, Our Complex Ecosystems and Exploring Our Microbiome. Fun science and discovery in MHK!

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  2. Visions of the Flint Hills

    October 4, 2019 - November 21, 2019 @ Buttonwood Art Space

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