K-State Singers, Tulip Festival, ‘Spamalot’ and more

By Ben Hopper

An almost 70-year K-State tradition continues this weekend with the K-State Singers show at 7:30p.m. Friday in McCain Auditorium.

Since 1954, the Singers have been the ambassadors for K-State. Throughout this time, the group has toured the United States and the world, as well as hosted a variety of concert and performances. They also perform at high schools throughout the state, representing K-State.

Tickets are $8 for 7:30p.m. show. Also performing with the Singers will be In-AChord, K-State’s official a capella group.

Here’s a look at other area events.


Tween Club: Iron Chef, 4:30 p.m. Manhattan Public Library.
Paint and Sip, 6-8:30 p.m. Featuring Uncorked Inspiration Artwork: Butterfly. Liquid Art Winery. Craft Night: Upcycled T-Shirts, 7 p.m. Manhattan Public Library.
MAC Community Studios: Oil & Acrylic Studio, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Cost: $5 per month Bring your own materials.
Manhattan Arts Center.
Wayne Goins Gumbo Combo, 7-9 p.m.
Hibachi Hut. Zeta Tau Alpha presents Country Can Cure featuring Kansas native, Erik Dylan, 7 p.m.
The Hat. K-State Theatre presents Kevin Kerr’s “Unity (1918),” 7:30 p.m. through Saturday. Also April 27-30. Mark A. Chapman Theatre, Nichols Hall.


UPC Film: “Split,” 7 & 9:45 p.m. Also 7 & 9:45 p.m. Saturday.
Cost: $2 on Friday, $3 on Saturday. K-State Student Union Forum Hall. MAC presents “Monty Python’s Spamalot,” 7:30p.m. Friday and Saturday, 2p.m. Sunday. Also April 28-30 & May 5-7. Tickets: $20/17 adult, $15/12 military, $13/10 student/child. Call 785537-4420 or manhattanarts. org for tickets and information. Manhattan Arts Center.
Hunter Sprong, 7:30 p.m. Kirmser Hall, Mc- Cain Auditorium. K-State After Hours: Laughing Apple Comedy Show featuring Jacob Williams and Chris James, 9 p.m. As seen on America’s Got Talent. Fireplace Lounge, K-State Student Union.


“Shakespeare Now” Undergraduate Interdisciplinary Research Symposium and Shakespeare Display, all day.
Teaching interdisciplinary knowledge, early literature, and culture. KSU and Hale Library.
Tulip Festival, 9 a.m.-5 p.m., also 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday Wamego City Park Free cancer screenings, 9a.m.-noon and 2-5 p.m. Free public screening for four types of cancer
will be offered in Manhattan and Wamego by the Masonic Lodge in cooperation with University of Kansas Medical Center. Screening for skin, prostate and colon cancer will be offered. No appointments necessary. The screening in Manhattan will be at 621 Humboldt St., from 9 a.m. to noon, in conjunction with the Cancer Run; in Wamego at 519 Lincoln Ave., from 2 to 5 p.m., in conjunction with the Tulip Festival.
For more information, call 785-565-2479 in Manhattan or 785844-0939 in Wamego.
Amanda Krieg, piano, 11 a.m.
Stephanie Goering and Deanna Richard, voice, 7:30 p.m. All Faiths Chapel.
Wonder Workshop Classroom on Wheels, noon-4:30 p.m.
Sunset Zoo. Meet the Author: Jill Haukos, 1 p.m. A story about a special baby bison living on the prairie. Jill Haukos will read her children’s picture book, “The Autumn Calf,” which follows the true story of a bison calf born on the Konza Prairie late in the season. Haukos is the KSU Director of Education for the Konza Prairie Biological Station.
Manhattan Public Library.
Spring Game, 1:10 p.m. Bill Snyder Family Stadium C.L. Hoover Opera House presents Jazz at the Junction featuring Wayne Goins, 7 p.m. Cost: $5. Call 785-2383906 to make your reservation.
C.L. Opera House, Junction City.


Jazz brunch, 11 a.m.-
1 p.m. Bluestem Bistro. Sara Gift, oboe, and Shelby Goss, bassoon, 1:30 p.m. Eva Roebuck, cello,
3 p.m. Kirmser Hall, Mc- Cain Auditorium. Enid Stover Poetry Recitation, 2-4 p.m. Manhattan community members are invited to read or recite a poem they love during National Poetry Month.
Manhattan Public Library.
Sigma Kappatizers,
5-8 p.m. An all you can eat appetizer bar, with wings, fresh fruit, mozzarella sticks, chips, queso, salsa and more.
Sigma Kappa.
Be a Kid for CASA with Kappa Alpha Theta and FarmHouse, 5-8 p.m. Featuring foods like chicken nuggets, French fries, mac ‘n’ cheese, Jell-O, and pudding while under our giant blanket fort. All proceeds will go to Sun- flower CASA. Tickets: $5 in advance, $7 at the door. Kappa Alpha Theta. Scott Senn, jazz pianist, 6-8:30 p.m. dellaVoce.

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