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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (5)
  2. Calendar Overlay Community Events (1)
  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (3)
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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. The Land of the Living Opening Reception

    August 23, 2019, 5:00 PM - October 26, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery

    Please join Strecker Nelson West Gallery for the opening of the next exhibit, The Land of the Living. This show will feature figurative and architectural work mostly, and will be on display until October 26th. Please join the reception to enjoy some drinks and hors d'oeurves, and meet the artists!

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  5. Three Native Portrait Artists

    August 31, 2019, 12:30 PM - October 12, 2019, 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center

    A good portrait moves beyond depiction of a person's likeness to a commentary on humanity. Paintings and photographs in this exhibition are portraits of local individuals who portray features of our cultural environment and are part of the fabric of our community. Dick Beeman, Clive Fullagar and Luke Townsend are all local artists living in Manhattan. None of them have formal training in art.

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Community Events

  1. Annual Mum Sale: K-State Horticultural Club

    September 13, 2019, 10:00 AM - September 14, 2019, 7:00 PM @ K-State Gardens

    The Horticulture Club, a registered departmental student organization, will have its annual mum sale from 4-7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 13, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in the K-State Gardens north entrance by the visitors' parking lot.
    Stop by to get 8-inch plants for $8 each, in a selection of red, yellow, orange, white, purple and pink.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Live Music: Casey Donahew

    September 13, 2019, 7:00 PM - September 14, 2019 @ The Hat

    Come see Casey Donahew!

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  2. McCain Performance Series: The Four Italian Tenors, Viva Italia

    September 13, 2019, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    Extraordinary program of the most famously beloved Italian opera arias and songs, fusing Italian wit and charm with romanticism, lyricism, dramatic flair and operatic style. Inaugural U.S. tour of this sensational, young, new Italian ensemble. Be transformed to the land of Italy and bathe in its rich culture with the sounds of The Four Italian Tenors.

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  3. Free Concert: Josie Dunne featuring opener Taylor Phelan

    September 13, 2019, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Bosco Student Plaza, Kansas State University (Inclement weather location: Courtyard, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union)

    8pm opener is Taylor Phelan
    9pm headliner is Josie Dunne
    FREE concert! Wear your best 80's attire!
    No recording of any kind is allowed.
    Inclement weather location: Union Courtyard, Ground Floor, K-State Student Union

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Mario DeCiuttts: Radio City Music Hall Percussionist

    September 13, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Kirmser Hall, McCain Auditorium

    International performer and entrepreneur Mario DeCiutiis will visit the K-State Manhattan campus to present a clinic and lecture/performance. K-State students also will participate in recording sessions with DeCiutiis Sept. 13-14. The clinic is scheduled for 2:30 p.m. in 135 McCain Auditorium and the lecture/performance is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. in McCain's Kirmser Hall. Both of these events are free and open to the public.
    DeCiutiis, an accomplished musician serves as principal percussionist of Radio City Music Hall in New York, may be more well known as the owner of Alternate Mode, a New England-based company that designs and produces Musical Instrument Digital Interface, known as MIDI, percussion controllers.
    In his clinic, DeCiutiis will present many of the functions of the malletKAT, his MIDI controller for keyboard percussionists. His lecture/performance will include the malletKAT; jamKAT, a MIDI controller for hand percussionists; and some of his newest software.

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