Sunday, August 30, 2015

Lifestyle - Arts, Leisure

  • Arts, Leisure | August 29, 2015

    Charlie Daniels Band, fireworks and more


    SUNDAY Kupcakes with Kappa, 2-4 p.m. Join the women of Kappa Kappa Gamma for an open house event, Kupcakes with Kappa, featuring cupcakes, lemonade and iced tea for $2 and a tour of our newly renovated house. All proceeds will be benefiting the Manhattan Public

  • Arts, Leisure | August 27, 2015

    Jazz series opens with Topeka band

    TOPEKA — The longest continuously running jazz concert series in the nation — the Topeka Jazz Concert Series — will present the first concert of its 47th season on Sunday. The Topeka Jazz Workshop Band, under the direction of Ryan Simpson, will perform with a guest artist, trumpeter

  • Arts, Leisure | August 27, 2015

    K-State carnival, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ and more


    With thousands of students returning to campus, you have noticed the increased traffic and longer lines at the stores. But it also means more events to attend. K-State is hosting its Week of Welcome and there are several events planned to welcome students and the

  • Arts, Leisure | August 27, 2015

    Flint Hills Beekeepers work to help declining bee numbers

    EMPORIA — A local group has been working for more than a decade to keep alive a hobby that is increasingly important for our very existence. The Flint Hills Beekeepers is a club that meets monthly. Its members are called apiarists — the official name for those

  • Arts, Leisure | August 22, 2015

    Festival of Wines, ‘Little Shop of Horrors’ and more


    TODAY The Columbian Theatre presents “Hoo Haw,” 2 p.m.  Celebrating the 10th anniversary of this beloved annual fundraiser featuring a veteran cast. Enjoy the side-splitting antics of the KORN county residents and sing along with the live band, the Pott. County Posse. For information and

  • Arts, Leisure | August 21, 2015

    Topeka Symphony announces auditions

    TOPEKA — The Topeka Symphony Orchestra will hold auditions for the 2015 - 2016 season on Thursday, Sept. 10, at the University of Missouri Kansas City from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and at Washburn University in Topeka from 7 to 9 p.m.  The Symphony has openings for Associate Concertmaster, Third

  • Arts, Leisure | August 20, 2015

    Art Happens, Cattle Baron’s Ball, K-State welcome rally and more


    This weekend is the opportunity to witness art in the making during Manhattan Arts Center’s annual fundraiser, Art Happens. The MAC’s signature fundraiser features demonstrations and performances by local artists. This year’s featured demonstrating artist is Kim Casebeer, a Kansas born and

  • Arts, Leisure | August 16, 2015

    ‘Rent,’ ‘Hoo Haw,’ Cattle Baron’s Ball and more

    SUNDAY Pet POOLooza, 1-4 p.m. End the pool season with your furry friends. Cost: free, but a $2 donation is appreciate to benefit the T. Russell Reitz Animal Shelter. CiCo Park Pool. MAC presents “Rend: A Rock Musical,” 2 p.m. Sunday. The musical than changed

  • Arts, Leisure | August 13, 2015

    Fan appreciation day, ‘Rent,’ Pet Poolooza and more


    With September just around the corner and the new Vanier Family Football Complex complete, it is time to start thinking about the Cats. Get your first look at K-State Football at 5 p.m. Saturday, as K-State hosts the annual Academy Sports + Outdoors Fan Appreciation Day

  • Arts, Leisure | August 09, 2015

    Petpoolooza, ‘Hoo Haw,’ craft sale and more

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    SUNDAY MAC presents “Rent: A Rock Musical,” 2 p.m. Also 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The musical than changed Broadway forever. “Rent” follows a year in the life of a group of impoverished young artists and musicians struggling to survive and

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