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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (5)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (3)
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Art Exhibits

  1. Picturing Kansas

    October 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - June 1, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Scenic prairies, bucolic farms and the architecture of Kansas’ agricultural industry, exhibition features more than 100 years of works by Kansas artists reflecting sense of place. Cornerstone for museum’s popular “Picturing Kansas” school tour program which integrates art, history, environmental and agricultural science, and language arts.

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  2. 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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  3. Creatures Great and Small

    January 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - February 23, 2019, 5:00 PM @ SNW Gallery

    Featuring works by Jean Cook, Elaine Lierly Jones, Marie Mason, Nora Othic, Bobbie Rieger and David Rintoul.

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  4. Armin Mühsam: The Unburdened Present

    February 9, 2019, 12:00 PM - April 28, 2019, 5:00 PM @ The Volland Store

    Because the present is a product of the past and thus of history, there is no such thing as an unburdened present, neither in life nor in art. This ironic meaning of "The Unburdened Present" does not stop with Armin Mühsam’s art but extends to historical events and fates of people whose lives are dramatized in programming that accompanies the show.

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  5. "In Passing" exhibition, Flor Widmar

    February 11, 2019, 10:00 AM - February 20, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Mark A. Chapman Gallery

    Current K-State ceramics area artist in residence Flor Widmar was California born and raised in Chihuahua, Mexico; she earned an MFA at Cranbrook Academy of Art and BFA from Sierra Nevada College. Widmar has exhibited in Denmark, Japan and numerous venues across North America. "In Passing" stems from the elaborate memorials made to honor and mourn those lost; beautiful-yet-tragic structures built on highways and country roads in U.S. and many other nations. The future of these roadside remembrances is uncertain.

    Events presented and funded by SGA Fine Arts Fee. Part of the Kansas State University Department of Art Visiting Artists Series for 2018-19 season.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Pete Souza: Two Presidents, One Photographer

    February 5, 2019, 10:00 AM - April 27, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art

    Pete Souza served as official photographer to presidents Reagan and Obama, and developed an abiding respect for both men. The artist’s intention is to have these images contribute civility and respect across party lines during lead-up to 2020 elections. Beach Museum is proud to be the first venue for this historic exhibition.

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  2. McCain Performance Series: Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

    February 14, 2019, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    Reimagined contemporary pop, rock and R&B hits in style of various yesteryears, ranging from swing to doo-wop, ragtime to Motown. Postmodern Jukebox has performed on “Good Morning America,” topped iTunes and Billboard charts, and played hundreds of shows to soldout houses around the world. The music act has amassed more than 950 million YouTube views with 3.66 million subscribers.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. "The Grind: Using Journalism as a Community Builder"

    February 14, 2019, 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ K-State Student Union

    19th Annual Huck Boyd Lecture in community media delivered by Bonita Gooch, editor/publisher of The Community Voice in Wichita. "Minority Voices in the news" panel to follow Gooch's lecture on the campus of Kansas State Universtiy.

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  2. Searching for Simurgh: Artist Talk/Performance by Kate Digby

    February 14, 2019, 5:30 PM @ Beach Museum of Art

    K-State Assistant Professor of Dance Kate Digby shares her work on an immersive performance installation, Search for Simurgh, which makes use of bio-sensing technology. The work draws on the writings of artist Roya Movafegh, who escaped Iran during the revolution and settled in Canada before moving to the United States. Part of the Silk Road through Kansas program series.

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  3. Postmodern Jukebox: Bringing the Jukebox Back!

    February 14, 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:15 PM @ K-State Student Union

    Discuss how Scott Bradlee and his Postmodern Jukebox ensemble have seamlessly blended style of the past with cutting-edge music. Hosted by School of Music, Theatre and Dance associate professor Steve Maxwell. Coffee/light desserts provided. Free to ticket holders of “Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox” show.

    Note: Present your “Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox” McCain ticket at Chick-fil-A in the K-State Student Union for one free breakfast or lunch sandwich (expires Feb. 28, 2019).

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Recreational sports activities/events

  1. Jump and Flex

    January 10, 2019, 6:00 PM - March 7, 2019, 8:00 PM @ Paragon Performance Sports

    Four-week special event program emphasizes jump techniques, leg strength and body flexibility for cheer. Program instructed by Matt Barley, NYSCA certified instructor with five years all-star cheer experience.

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Special Events

  1. Framed: Step Into Art

    January 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - May 12, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    Life inside a painting may sound like a Twilight Zone episode remake. Until now. Center guests immersed into different paintings to grow appreciation for artistic creations. Exhibit "prompts" spark thoughtful conversations and connections. Plus, experience favorite children’s books come to life at the second-floor children's exhibition area! Life-sized scenes from popular children’s novels allow visitors to feel part of the story.

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