March brings exhibitions, recitals to K-State

By The Mercury

The following events, all free unless otherwise indicated, are sponsored by the university’s McCain Performance Series; the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance; and the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art. They include:

• The exhibition “Konza: Sculpture by John Douglas Powers” is on display through July at the Beach Museum of Art. Powers’ kinetic sculpture, which evokes the Konza Prairie near Manhattan, is constructed from brass, aluminum and stainless steel.

• The Beach Museum of Art’s collaborative, interdisciplinary exhibition the “Museum of Wonder” is available through Oct. 12.

The exhibition, in the Pelton and Hyle Family Galleries, celebrates Kansas State University’s sesquicentennial and land-grant heritage and showcases artifacts from numerous university departments.

• Homeschool Tuesday at the Beach Museum Art will be from 1-2:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 5. The cost is $3 per child, or $1.50 for Friends of the Beach Museum of Art members.

Reservations are required; call 785-532-7718 or email Children must be accompanied by an adult. Cancellation notice is requested to serve those on the waiting list.

• Guest tubist Alexander Lapins will perform a solo recital at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, March 5, in All Faiths Chapel Lapin is a senior lecturer at the Northern Arizona University, where he teaches applied tuba and euphonium, chamber music, brass methods, and history of rock music.

• Flute students of Karen McLaughlin Large, assistant professor of music, will perform a studio recital at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, March 6, in All Faiths Chapel.

• The School of Music, Theatre, and Dance will present the Mozart opera “The Marriage of Figaro” at 7:30 p.m. March 7-9 in McCain Auditorium. Tickets cost $8-$16, plus applicable taxes and fees. They are available at the McCain Auditorium box office, by calling 785-532-6428 or online.

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