A classical trio, a bluegrass duo and a flautist

By Ben Hopper

Two local performance series present options for your musical tastes this weekend.  

The Hale Library Concert Series presents The Flint Hills Trio of Kansas featuring cellist David Littrell, pianist Amanda Arrington and soprano Janie Brokenicky at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the Hemisphere Room of Hale Library. 

Also performing at this concert series will be flautist Karen Large.

Cost for this concert is $30 for adults and $10 for K-State students.  For information, contact Darchelle Martin at (785) 532-7442.  

The Manhattan Arts Center’s BirdHouse fine acoustic music series presents bluegrass and folk duo Anne and Pete Sibley at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Manhattan Arts Center.

The Sibleys were winners of the Great American Duet Sing-Off on “A Prairie Home Companion” in 2009.

This event is sponsored by Enid and Lew Cocke, Jon and Kathy Murdock and Kevin and Jenny Murdock.

For tickets or more information, visit or call (785) 537-4420.

Here’s a look at other area events:




UPC Poster Sale, 8 a.m.-6 p.m. through Friday.

K-State Student Union Courtyard.


Local Laughs: Open Mic Comedy, 8 p.m.

Aggie Central Station.





UPC Film: “Ender’s Game,” 8 p.m. for $2. Also 7 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday and 8 p.m. Sunday for $3.

K-State Student Union Forum Hall.

  The Show: The Mathematics with Starving in Style and Vela, 9 p.m.

Aggie Central Station.


K-State After Hours: Mind Reader Mark Toland, 10:30 p.m.  Free.

Student Union Forum Hall.





Film: “ Soundtrack for a Revolution: A documentary film by Bill Guttentag and Dan Sturman, 1 p.m.

Featuring songs of protest from the Civil Rights Era. Part of MLK Observance Week 2014. Free.

Beach Museum of Art.


K-State women’s basketball vs. Kansas, 1 p.m.

Bramlage Coliseum.


Manhattan Public Library Groundbreaking Ceremony, 1 p.m.

Mountain Sprout with The Boondogglers, 10 p.m.

Aggie Central Station.





Jazz Brunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

Bluestem Bistro.


C.L. Hoover Opera House presents Garry’ Krinsky’s Toying with Science, 3 p.m. A fun-filled, interactive show.  Cost: $12 adults, $10 for military/senior citizens, $7 students.

C.L. Hoover Opera House.


Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m.

Read to a certified therapy dog. The dogs have been trained to listen, and they help children relax while reading. Avid readers welcome also. No sign up required.

Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room.


Jazz Trio, 6-8 p.m.

della Voce.

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