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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (6)
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  3. Calendar Overlay Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts (2)
  4. Calendar Overlay Kansas State Wildcats athletics (1)
  5. Calendar Overlay Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings (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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  6. 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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Community Events

  1. New Clothing Warehouse Sale

    September 26, 2019, 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM @ Holiday Inn at the Campus

    Mall Outlet & Designer Brands and Shoes. NEW CLOTHING WAREHOUSE SALE! Clothing, Shoes and Jewelry. 1 DAY ONLY! Payment: Cash, Credit and Debit Cards accepted.
    ALL NEW CLOTHING & OVERSTOCKS (except for the Ugg boots, which are store returns). NO KNOCKOFFS. Select brands include: Levi's, Gap, ABERCROMBIE & FITCH, Hollister, Adidas Tees and Shorts, American Eagle, The Buckle Brands Clothing, Pac-Sun, Silver Jeans, RVCA, Realtree, Nike Tees, And 1 Athletic Shorts, Reebok, Puma Shoes, Carhartt Tees, Dickies Tees, Champion Athletic Performance and Sportswear (work out pants, bras tops, fleece MENS WOMENS), Express clothing & jewelry, Under Armour, The North Face Tee Shirts, Hurley Athletic Shoes that were store models, Eddie Bauer, Columbia Sportswear, Ugg boots (store returns and customer returns starting at $9.99 to $49.99).
    Also included is tons of mall brand costume jewelry from Express stores that retails between $20-30, we sell for $3.99 a piece!

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. The Wizard of Oz

    September 26, 2019 - October 6, 2019 @ Columbian Theatre

    When a nasty neighbor tries to have her dog put to sleep, Dorothy takes her dog Toto, to run away. A tornado appears and carries her to the magical land of Oz. Wishing to return, she begins to travel to the Emerald City where a great wizard lives. On her way, she meets a Scarecrow who needs a brain, a Tin Man who wants a heart, and a Cowardly Lion who desperately needs courage. They all hope the Wizard of Oz will help them, before the Wicked Witch of the West catches up with them. This longtime favorite has been on this historic stage countless times. They are such big fans they even started a museum!

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  2. Landshark Music Series: Santiago Brothers

    September 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Coco Bolos

    Join Bolos' crew for loud food and spicy music with Santiago Brothers as part of the Landshark Music Series. Corner entrance to Aggieville for a Bolo of a good time.

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Kansas State Wildcats athletics

  1. Women's soccer: Baylor vs. K-State

    September 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Kansas State Soccer Stadium

    The Bears advanced through to the NCAA Tournament quarterfinal round before being handed its sixth match defeat. Baylor tore through nine Big 12 games with only one defeat, then reached the Big 12 title match and dropped a 3-nil decision to West Virginia.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. World of Wines

    September 26, 2019, 6:30 PM @ Hoffman Lounge: Justin Hall

    Join for a fun evening of wine and cheese tasting in Hoffman Lounge on September 26th!
    Throughout the course of the evening you'll learn about and taste a variety of wines as well as a complementary cheese pairing for each. Wines will be expertly paired by Cristina Milostan, Certified Sommelier.

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  2. Talk 20 MHK 5th Edition

    September 26, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    A FREE event where you can connect with ideas and innovators in our community.

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  3. David Parks, noted photographer, film director and son of Gordon Parks: The Learning Tree

    September 26, 2019, 7:30 PM @ Staley School of Leadership Studies, Town Hall

    David Parks, an American photographer, film director and author, will be a guest on the Kansas State University campus Sept. 25-27. Parks is the son of the late photographer, filmmaker, director, composer and author Gordon Parks.
    Parks will deliver a lecture, "The Learning Tree' at 50: Gordon Parks' Son David Parks Reflects on His Father's Classic Work," at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 26, in Town Hall at the Staley School of Leadership Studies.

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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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