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  • KSU inauguration, chocolate and tea, and more

    SUNDAY The 30th annual Tulip Festival, all day. Vibrant tulip colors as backdrop for this craft fair with 150 craft and artisan vendors, food trucks, inflatables for all ages, petting zoo, rock-climbing wall, a beer garden sponsored by Oz Winery, horseshoe .

  • Time travel and other student ideas for FHDC exhibits Timetravel

    Upcoming exhibits at the Flint Hills Discovery Center would include time machines, weather models and iPad games if local students have their way. On Friday morning, Bluemont Elementary’s sixth-grade class presented to the public their ideas for new exhibits. .

  • In ‘Wilson’ Harrelson’s talking is never funny

    As long as our town has 25 first-run movie screens, we stand a chance of seeing a number of films intended for smaller audiences and made for less money than are the usual run of action pictures. For example, “Last Word,” “.

  • Crews come together in Columbian’s ‘High School Musical’ Musical1

    Instead of sticking to a clique, high schoolers can learn that we’re all in this together. That’s the message of “Disney’s High School Musical,” a community production that opens at the Columbian Theatre in Wamego on Friday. .

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

    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 .

  • There are reasons to see French film ‘Personal Shopper’

    As a story, director Olivier Assayas’s “Personal Shopper” is either diffuse or inept. But there are some decent reasons for going out to Seth Child to see this new French film. The movie is a perhaps unintentional observation about .

  • Some new film DVDs are pretty big deals

    April is an odd month for new movies released on DVD. There aren’t that many new titles coming out. But the ones that previously appeared on screens in the Little Easy’s two commercial theaters are pretty big deals. .

  • Shirley MacLaine stars in pleasant ‘Last Word’

    What will we write about you when you die? One way to enjoy the new movie “The Last Word” is to think about the influences of journalism on our lives. Particularly print journalism. The events of the film begin, after .

  • K-State student travels world to help others Neighbors9

    Maria Vannicola’s passion for helping others and gaining perspective has taken her all over the world. Vannicola, a K-State senior studying marketing, recently traveled to Costa Rica with 16 other college students to build a skate park in a poor .

  • Wefald paddles competition in namesake hall Wefaldpong

    A man with a familiar name won a ping pong tournament at K-State’s Wefald Hall. Jon Wefald, former K-State president, won the tournament April 7 in the residence hall named after him. He was able to beat about 25 of the .

  • Quartet’s performance makes for nearly perfect evening

    Sometimes a performance is simply so nearly perfect that a fair-minded reviewer can only react by trying to come up with words of praise sufficiently varied to not grow tedious. Such was Lawrence’s Lied Center April 11 recital by the .

  • New Smurfs movie proves to be satisfactory kids fare

    If you only hear the story, you’ll think the new movie being discussed is likely a new “Mission Impossible” film. It could be an action- adventure flic. Or fantasy. Maybe Peter Jackson has squeezed another movie out of “The .





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