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  • Air Supply brings its power ballads to McCain

    Two fellows make up the Aussie power-ballad company called Air Supply. And from the beginning of the act’s 90-minute set in McCain Auditorium last Thursday night, it was obvious that Graham Russell and Russell Hitchcock are old pros who .

  • Westmoreland woman’s Kansas art on display

    The K-State Student Union’s Kemper Art Gallery opened again this month with the Kansas- inspired work of a local artist. The gallery features the work of Linda Asbury, from Westmoreland, who uses acrylic and oil painting to highlight the .

  • MLK Day events, Russian National Ballet and more

    SUNDAY Martin Luther King Jr. Community Celebration, 2-4 p.m. Rescheduled from Jan. 14. Share in the words and music of the Civil Rights Movement and celebrate the life and impact of Martin Luther King Jr. Hear and see the creative .

  • MHS talent show offers variety for audience Mhstalent1

    The special talents of some Manhattan residents were on display at Manhattan High School Thursday evening. Rezac Auditorium was filled to the brim with people and cheering during the school’s ninth annual America’s Got Special Talent Show. The .

  • Air Supply, ‘Space Jam,’ basketball and more

    Get lost in love Thursday as the 80s rock sensation Air Supply takes the McCain Auditorium stage. With the trademark sound of Russell Hitchcock’s soaring tenor voice and Graham Russell’s simple yet majestic songs, Air Supply has entertained .

  • Early work demonstrates artist John Steuart Curry’s growth

    To understand the artwork of John Steuart Curry, viewers need to see his early work before he left his home state, said Elizabeth Seaton, curator for K-State’s Beach Museum of Art. Early illustrations and other works of Curry, who .

  • Animals impact history beside famous owners Obamapets

    When he takes the presidential Oath of Office on Friday, Donald Trump will be a rarity in that he will not bring a pet to the White House. It might have been as long as 150 years since the last time .

  • MLK Day events, Air Supply, free skating and more

    SUNDAY Happy Zoo Year, noon-4:30 p.m. Watch animals unwrap enrichment gifts and visit animal exhibits. Sunset Zoo. MONDAY FHDC Adventure Camp: Civil Rights in Kansas, 7:30a.m.- 5:30 p.m. Students will retrace MLK’s steps during his January 1968 .

  • MLK events, children’s theater and more

    Share in the words and music of the Civil Rights Movement and celebrate the life and impact of Martin Luther King Jr. at the MLK Jr. Community Celebration from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Manhattan Fire Station, 2000 Denison Ave. .

  • Bridal show, MLK Prayer Breakfast and more

    SUNDAY Flint Hills Bridal Show, noon-4 p.m. Featuring more than 50 vendors. Free admission. Hilton Garden Inn. Read with a Dog, 2 p.m. Manhattan Public Library. MONDAY CanTEEN, 4 p.m. Featuring video games, crafts and snacks. Manhattan Public Library. Auditions .

  • Bridal show, eagle day, KSU basketball and more

    With a fresh dusting of snow, there could be a white Flint Hills Bridal Show this weekend. More than 50 wedding vendors, from florists and caterers to DJs and photo booths, will be on display at the Hilton Garden Inn from .

  • ‘Fences’ thoughtful, full of dramatic turns

    Playwright August Wilson is about ten years gone now, dead of cancer. Denzel Washington has gotten ahold of the playwright’s screenplay version of his own “Fences.” And the resultant film is playing downtown in the mall 13-plex. “Fences” is .


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