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Your cultural menu for the first week of March

By The Mercury

MLA Annual Book Sale, 1-4 p.m. Manhattan Public Library.

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

Student Recital Series: Kyla Smith, clarinet, 2 p.m. All Faiths Chapel.

A 4 Seasons Series of Concerts: Spring Concert featuring pianist Leroy Johnson, 3 p.m. Cost: $20. For information, contact Grace at (785) 776-0512. University Christian Church.

Jazz Trio, 6-8 p.m. dellaVoce.

Read to Dogs, 2-4 p.m. Read to a certified therapy dog. Manhattan Public Library Storytime Room.

Manhattan Arts Center presents “The House of Blue Leaves” by Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright John Guare, 2 p.m. For tickets and more information, visit www.manhattanarts. org or call 785-537-4420.

UPC Film: “The Impossible,” 8 p.m. for $3. K-State Student Union Forum Hall.


First Monday Gaming, 4 p.m. Manhattan Public Library.

Institute for Civic Discourse and Democracy Public Forum: “Shaping Our Future: How Should Higher Education Help Us Create the Society We Want?” 6:30-8 p.m. Alumni Center Banquet Room B.

UPC presents Last Comic Standing, 8:30 p.m. Watch 7 Union Station, K-State Student Union.

Student Recital Series: Ryan Doberer, trombone, 7:30 p.m. All Faiths Chapel.

PBR Monday, 6-11 p.m. PBR and bowling specials. K-State Student Union Recreation.



Guest Artist. Alexander Lapins, tuba, 5:45 p.m. All Faiths Chapel.

Student Recital Series: Amy Kraus and Elizabeth Huck, 7:30 p.m. All Faiths Chapel.

Homeschool Tuesdays, 1-2:30 p.m. Beach Museum of Art.

The History of Native Americans in Kansas, 2-4 p.m. College Avenue United Methodist Church.

Presentation: “Love Knows No Borders: Marriage-Based U.S. Permanent Residence and Citizenship” by Gabriela Vega. 5:30-6:30 p.m. Free and open to the public. Multipurpose Room, Intertanational Student Center.

“What makes a family?” by Zach Wahls, 8 p.m. Free. K-State Student Union Forum Hall.

On The Spot Improv presents (Belated) K-State 150th Anniversary-Valentine’s-Improv-Bonanza, 8 p.m. Free. K-State Student Union Little Theatre.

Mighty Fine Poetry Night, 9 p.m. Auntie Mae’s.



Center for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning and the Office of the President present Spotlight K-State, 7 p.m. Spotlight K-State will represent teaching innovation and excellence in a TED Talk format. K-State Student Union Forum Hall.

Student Recital Series: Flute Studio of Karen McLaughlin Large, 5:45 p.m. All Faiths Chapel.

Lecture: “Fake Patty’s Day and Spring Break: Real Fun, Real Consequences” by Sarah Barr, J.D., 8 p.m. K-State Student Union Little Theatre.



SHEL with Jessica Furney, 10 p.m. Aggie Central Station.

2013 Culinary Enhancement Workshop for Students, 10 a.m. Also 10 a.m. Friday. Gold Room, Derby Dining Center.

SafeZone Advanced Training: Threats on Campus. 2:30-4:30 p.m. For information about registering, visit 207 K-State Student Union.

Friends of the Beach Museum of Art Business Partners Presentation: “The Many Sides of John Boyd” by James W. Johnson, 5:30 p.m. UMB Theater, Beach Museum of Art.

K-State Theatre presents “The Marriage of Figaro,” 7:30 p.m. through Saturday. Tickets available at the McCain Box Office, online at, or by calling (785) 532-6428. McCain Auditorium.

On The Spot Improv presents A Very Fakes Improv Show, 8 p.m. Free. K-State Student Union Little Theatre.

Thursday Starts the Weekend, 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Bowling and billiard specials. Union Recreation.



K-State Baseball vs. Cal Poly, 3 p.m. Also 2 p.m. Saturday and noon Sunday. Tointon Family Stadium.

Hale Concert Series, 7:30 p.m. Featuring Tod Kerstetter, clarinet; Amy Rosine, soprano; Jacqueline Fassler-Kerstetter, horn; and Amanda Arrington, piano. Cost: $25, $10 for students. Call (785) 532-7442 for tickets. Hemisphere Room, Hale Library.

Get Busy Living, 10 p.m. Aggie Central Station.

Lecture: The Question of Sound and Hiroshima Mon Amour by Rey Chow. 4-5 p.m. K-State Student Union Little Theatre.

International Student & Scholar Services Coffee Hour Series: Nigeria, 4-5 p.m. Free and open to the public. International Student Center Multipurpose Room.

Opening reception for “Abstract Landscapes,” 5:30 p.m. Strecker Nelson Gallery.

14th Annual Flint Hills Festival of Wines, through Saturday. A wine dinner and live auction at the Manhattan Country Club. To reserve your tickets, call Chris Nolte at (785) 537-0688.

K-State After Hours: Comedy Theater 3000, 9 p.m. Pre-show at 8 p.m. Free admission. K-State Student Union Forum Hall.

Rock’It Bowl, 10:30 p.m.-1 a.m. Union Recreation.



Tuttle Creek State Park Open House and Free Entrance Day, 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.

Analog Games Day, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Third Floor Great Room, Hale Library.

Footsteps in the Flint Hills: Native Technologies, 1-3 p.m. For ages 6 to 8. Call the Discovery Center or Manhattan Parks and Rec Department to register. Flint Hills Discovery Center.

UPC Film: “This is 40,” 7 & 9:30 p.m. and 8 p.m. Sunday for $3. K-State Student Union Forum Hall.



Student Recital Series: organist Stephen Kucera, 3 p.m. All Faiths Chapel.

K-State Wind Ensemble, 3 p.m. McCain Auditorium.



Butterflies Exhibit, through March 11. An interactive butterfly house which includes an educational tour and complimentary craft activities. Manhattan Town Center.

K-State Project Runway Exhibit, March 5 through March 14. William T. Kemper Art Gallery, K-State Student Union, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday.

The Lenses of The Flint Hills, March 8 through April 5. Swogger Gallery, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Friday and 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Unique Creative Visions: The Art of Jessie Montes, through April 6. Manhattan Arts Center, noon-5 p.m. Monday-Friday and 1-4 pm Saturday.

Konza: Sculpture by John Powers, through May 31.  Beach Museum of Art, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday and noon-5 p.m. Sunday.


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