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  • Arts, Leisure | June 28, 2015

    Vaudeville, fire and light camp, 4th of July and more

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    TODAY Riley County Genealogical Society Lecture: “Czech Immigration to Cuba Kansas” by Glen F. Lojka, 2 p.m. Lojka, a third generation Czech, was born on a farm near Cuba, Kansas. He attended a one room country school, attended college, earned a PhD and spent 45 years

  • Arts, Leisure | June 28, 2015

    Country music fest has its own fashion rules, trends


    Country Stampede is whole different universe — or at least it sometimes feels that way. When tens of thousands of fans descend upon Tuttle Creek State Park for the four-day music event each year, a temporary civilization springs up with its own rules and its own

  • Arts, Leisure | June 25, 2015

    Stampede to attract thousands over weekend


    For the 20th time this weekend, tens of thousands of people will flock to Manhattan to camp and listen to more than 30 of the hottest acts in country music. This year might be a bit cooler than usual, but with open tubes, higher levels of

  • Arts, Leisure | June 21, 2015

    Country Stampede, ‘The Show Must Go On’ and more


    SUNDAY Kansas City Midwest Cat Club’s 64th and 65th annual American Cat Fanciers Association (ACFA) Championship Purebred and Household Pet Cat Show, 9:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Featuring more than 80 registered purebred and household pet cats. Admission: $5 adults, $4 children, seniors and active duty military.&

  • Arts, Leisure | June 21, 2015

    Sara Evans opens up on women in country music ahead of Stampede

    Sara Evans has zero intention of being a tomato. Recent comments by national radio consultant Keith Hill have female country music artists like Evans outraged. “Trust me, I play female records and we’ve got some right now — they’re just not the lettuce in

  • Arts, Leisure | June 18, 2015

    Youth music and theater, winemaking and more


    Area youth and students from around the state take the stage this weekend to entertain and show off their talents. The fun starts at 6:30 p.m. Thursday with the talented musicians at the K-State Music Camp. In its 22nd year, the K-State Music Camp provides

  • Arts, Leisure | June 16, 2015

    GPT’s ‘Damn Yankees’ worth a trip to Abilene


    “Damn Yankees” is playing through Sunday at Great Plains Theater in Abilene. Which means there are several good reasons for heading for 1300 N. Cedar, Abilene High School. The company’s downtown theater burned down just short of a year ago. GPT was celebrating its 20th

  • Arts, Leisure | June 14, 2015

    Parade of homes, winemaking class, Jazz in June

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    SUNDAY Flint Hills Area Builders Association Parade of Homes, 1-4 p.m. Sunday. Free and open to the public. For information, visit     MONDAY   Move and Groove Toddler Storytime, 9:30 a.m. and Baby Rhyme Time, 11 a.m. For more storytimes throughout the

  • Arts, Leisure | June 14, 2015

    From Broadway to blues, stars come to McCain

    Some of the brightest stars ever seen at McCain Auditorium will light up its stage for the 2015-16 season. The season features stars like former “The Tonight Show” host Jay Leno, Oscar-winning actress Shirley MacLaine, Tony Award winner Kristin Chenoweth, music legends The Beach Boys

  • Arts, Leisure | June 11, 2015

    MAC theater camp, Duck Dash and more


    School may be out for summer, but area youth have been busy at Camp MAC: Theatre Camp, a summer art and theater day camp for kids. These talented youth will present “Tales from Hans Christian Andersen” at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Friday at the

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