Tuesday, December 1, 2015

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  • Arts, Leisure | November 30, 2015

    Grammy winner to sing at K-State

    Singing holiday favorites in his own distinctive style, rhythm and blues musician and soul singer Aaron Neville will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9, in Kansas State University’s McCain Auditorium as part of the McCain Performance Series. Neville’s first hit single

  • Arts, Leisure | November 28, 2015

    Winter Dance, home tour, ‘Nutcracker’ and more

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    SUNDAY Visit Santa Claus at the mall, through Dec. 31. Manhattan Town Center.   MONDAY   Native American Student Association Heritage Day Event, 1:30 p.m.  Featuring Lee Stumbling Deer Slusher, a Native American flutist. Visit stumblingdeer.com for a list of his songs.  K-State

  • Arts, Leisure | November 26, 2015

    Black Friday, Festival of Lights and more


    Happy Thanksgiving. Between the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade, football, food, and family, many are laying out a game plan to tackle Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. To get you ready for the holiday, check out these events to get you in the Christmas

  • Arts, Leisure | November 22, 2015

    Strong House tour, Santa Claus, Festival of Lights

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    Read to Dogs, 2 p.m. Manhattan Public Library.   Henry Strong Home Open House and Tour, 2-5 p.m. Strong built the home from native limestone in 1867. The open house will feature stories of Territorial Kansas, the Underground Railroad, and the Henry Strong family (including Grandma

  • Arts, Leisure | November 21, 2015

    Orchestra prepares to say farewell to director


    During his 27 years as conductor of the Gold Orchestra, David Littrell has kept his hands busy and his heart full. Since Littrell founded the group in 1988, it has grown from just 10 middle school students to more than 80 participants, ranging in age from first to 12th

  • Arts, Leisure | November 19, 2015

    Transgender Remembrance Day, Festival of Trees and more


    A world-renowned transgender advocate and K-State alum is returning home to present a Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Resource Center lecture as part of a day of remembrance. Theresa Sparks, known for her military service in the Navy, is the executive director of the San

  • Arts, Leisure | November 16, 2015

    ‘Christmas Carol: The Musical’ entertaining, impressive


    Some of my young neighbors were in McCain for the first night of the new K-State Theater show, “A Christmas Carol: The Musical.” After we saw the production I found myself wondering how it went over with them. I was entertained thoroughly. Every detail of

  • Arts, Leisure | November 15, 2015

    Church’s ‘pipe dream’ comes true with member help


    Starting this Sunday, there will be no more “faking it” during services at First United Methodist Church in Manhattan. For almost 90 years, the congregation’s pipe organ featured a row of decorative pipes facing the 800-seat sanctuary, but it was a facade — the sound was

  • Arts, Leisure | November 14, 2015

    Mennonite meal, Festival of Trees, privilege lecture and more


    TODAY Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week: Cuddle Up in a Good Book, through Saturday. For information about this week and events at the Manhattan Public Library, visit MHKLibrary.org. German Mennonite Meal and International Craft and Bake Sale, noon-6 p.m. Pottorf Hall, CiCo Park.

  • Arts, Leisure | November 13, 2015

    MHS presents outstanding ‘Guys and Dolls’


    Damon Runyon was born in 1880 in the house still standing on the northwest corner of Fourth and Osage in Manhattan, Kansas. This was the subject of a Ripley’s Believe It or Not because Runyon became famous as a writer who described the lives of

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