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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (6)
  2. Calendar Overlay Community Events (4)
  3. Calendar Overlay Conventions & Meetings (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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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. Canvas & Cork: Harvest Blue

    November 14, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Straight Upp Creative Studios

    Join Straight Upp Creative Studio for an entertaining night of painting and wine.
    Bring your favourite bottle of wine, beer or non-alcoholic beverage, invite your friends, and enjoy step-by-step instruction with our experienced and enthusiastic artist. You’ll leave with a one-of-a-kind creation and a new found talent you’ll want to explore. Online registration and payment are required.
    Canvas Size: 16"x20"
    Registration is non-refundable.

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  4. Operation Christmas Child with Thrivent

    November 14, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ The Bluemont Hotel

    Join Thrivent Member Network - Kansas/Missouri Region for a fun evening packing boxes for Operation Christmas Child!
    Operation Christmas Child's mission is to provide local partners around the world with shoe boxes filled with small toys, hygiene items, and school supplies as a means of reaching out to children in their own communities with the Good News of Jesus Christ.
    You will be provided with plenty of supplies to fill the boxes, appetizers from Coco Bolos and an opportunity for fellowship with other local Thrivent members.
    Register by Nov. 7th to join for an evening of service, fellowship and an opportunity to learn more about your local Thrivent team.

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Conventions & Meetings

  1. Kansas Regenerative Medicine Center: Avoid Surgery- Using Your Own Stem Cells to Accelerate Healing

    November 14, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

    During our one-hour interactive seminar, we share our expertise in using your own stem cells to treat a variety of medical conditions - potentially avoiding traditional invasive surgery and/or reducing/eliminating common medications - with little to no downtime.
    What you will learn at the Kansas Regenerative Seminar:
    The science of stem cells and how they do what they do
    Why using YOUR OWN stem cells is the safest source of cells
    Share case studies and KRMC patient success stories
    Q&A

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Live Music: Bryton Stoll

    November 14, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Tallgrass Tap House

    Join us on November 14th at 7:00pm for live music featuring Heartland Country Singer/Songwriter, Bryton Stoll.
    The performance will happen rain or shine, seating being first-come, first-served. There is no cover charge to attend!
    **Please do not reserve tickets. Tickets that you reserve do not guarantee you a spot, as our venues are always first-come,first-served for public events.

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  2. McCain Performance Series: Diavolo, Architecture In Motion

    November 14, 2019, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    Diavolo's work searches to expand the boundaries of what is considered to be dance through the creation of a living cinematic experience of powerful images and abstract narratives. Architectural structures provide the backdrop for dramatic and risky movement, revealing metaphors for the challenge of maintaining humanity and human relationships in modern environments.

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  3. Live Music: Nick Walsh

    November 14, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ The Bluemont Hotel

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  4. Live Music: The Blackbird Fields w/ Field Day Jitters

    November 14, 2019, 9:00 PM @ Auntie Mae's Parlor

    MHK’s treasures, The Blackbird Fields & Field Day Jitters, will be returning to Auntie Mae's Parlor.
    The Blackbird Fields are a Midwestern heavy blues rock duo, a stripped down 2 piece playing blues & old-school country inspired indie/garage rock.
    The Field Day Jitters are a synth-y, psychedelic, and groovy trio of three wonderful humans.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. KSBN Fall Lecture Series: "Darius the Great Is Not Okay"

    November 14, 2019, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM @ Big XII Room, K-State Student Union

    Representatives from K-State Athletics and Counseling Services will offer a moderated panel discussion on "Sports and Well-Being."
    Dr. Kyle Goerl, MD CAQSM, primary care sports medicine and family medicine physician for Lafene Health Center and team physician for K-State Athletics, will serve as moderator.
    Participants will include:
    Anne Weese, director of sport psychology, K-State Athletics.
    Kennedy Felice, graduate student in kinesiology and student athlete. Bri Presutti, post-degree consultant, Counseling Services.

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  2. Exodusters Go West: The Settlement of Nicodemus, Kansas

    November 14, 2019, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Talk by Angela Bates, executive director, Nicodemus Historical Society
    The story of Nicodemus, a community in western Kansas founded by Exodusters—African Americans who migrated to this state after the Civil War—is often omitted from historical accounts of Westward Expansion in the United States. Bates will share her research on this “icon of the African-American experience in the West,” now a National Historic Site of the U.S. National Park Service.
    This talk is in conjunction with the exhibition John Steuart Curry: The Cowboy Within on view at the Beach Museum of Art September 24, 2019-March 21, 2020

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  3. Joe Tiao Lecture featuring Kathryn Shaw of Stanford University: Managing in the Age of AI

    November 14, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Regnier Hall, Regnier Forum

    The title of Shaw's talk is "Managing in the Age of AI." All faculty, students and members of the Manhattan community are welcome to attend this event.
    Shaw has been the Ernest C. Arbuckle Professor of Economics at Stanford University since 2003, and is a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research. From 1981 to 2003, she was in the economics department at Carnegie Mellon University, where from 2002-2003 she held the Ford Distinguished Research Chair. She was a member of the Council of Economic Advisors from 1999-2001, and is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research and a research follow at the Institute for the Study of Labor. She received her doctorate in economics from Harvard in 1981.
    Her research interests are broadly in the area of personnel economics. Recently, her research has focused on the importance of management in understanding the productivity of workers.

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  4. Carlos Urquilla-Diaz: U.S. Census Bureau Representative

    November 14, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Big XII Room, K-State Student Union

    Carlos Urquilla-Díaz, a 1996 K-State alumnus and partnership specialist for the U.S. Census Bureau, will speak at the K-State League of United Latin American Citizens, or LULAC, meeting from 7-8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 14, in the K-State Student Union Big XII Room.
    Urquilla-Díaz, who has a Juris Doctor, will discuss strategies to prepare Kansas communities for a successful count in the 2020 census. Urquilla-Díaz's responsibilities include educating, encouraging and increasing the census response among the Latino/a/x communities in Kansas.

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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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