Saturday, June 25, 2016



Lifestyle - Arts & Leisure

  • Arts & Leisure | June 23, 2016

    Dublin, Stockholm, Copenhagen Journal: May 29-June 16

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    It seemed strange, setting off to visit three European capital cities, none of them London, especially odd in this the 400th year since Shakespeare’s death. But that didn’t mean the trip’s agenda had to be devoid of culturally substantial fare. Nor that

  • Arts & Leisure | June 23, 2016

    Country Stampede, Hanover Days and more

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    The end of June brings an economic boom to Manhattan. Wheat harvest starts and thousands of people flock to Tuttle Creek State Park for the annual Kicker County Stampede. The party officially started Thursday afternoon with concerts in Tuttleville and the NSAI Songwriters Tent. Dierks

  • Arts & Leisure | June 22, 2016

    Sunflower festival offers great music for free

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    For 30 years now, Washburn University’s White Concert Hall has hosted an annual summer music festival called the Sunflower. Using area funding, including a lot of small private donations, chief organizer Charles Stegeman has each summer brought professional musicians, academics, and, eventually, music students to

  • Arts & Leisure | June 18, 2016

    Pope riding wave of No.-1 hit duet to Stampede

    Cassadee Pope could only think of one word to describe her last few months: whirlwind. Deservedly so for the Season 3 winner of NBC’s “The Voice,” who will be making her Country Stampede debut next week. She performs on Thursday at 6:30 p.m., just ahead

  • Arts & Leisure | June 18, 2016

    Minecraft, ‘Hairspray Jr.,’ puppet theater and more

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    SUNDAY Father’s Day.   Father’s Day Special, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. All dads get in free with a paid child’s admission. Sunset Zoo.   Father’s Day Special, noon-6 p.m. All dads get in for free with one paid admission. Flint Hills

  • Arts & Leisure | June 16, 2016

    Juneteenth Celebration, Fatty Fest, Father’s Day and more

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    THURSDAY ARTSmart Summer Classes: “Mascot Masks,” 3-4 p.m. for ages 6 and up. Cost: $3 per child, $1.50 for Friends of the Beach Museum members. Beach Museum of Art.   FHDC Go See It Lecture: Fireworks, 6:30 p.m. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the preparations and science that

  • Arts & Leisure | June 16, 2016

    East meets west at Hale Library’s Jazz in June

    The concluding concert in the Hale Library 2015-16 Concert Series, presented by the Friends of K-State Libraries, contrasted the diverse styles of jazz that evolved in the 1950s. From the hard driving technical virtuosity of bebop, fueled by Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie on the

  • Arts & Leisure | June 13, 2016

    ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ (Abilene version) proves entertaining

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    One of the best of the “Golden Age” musical plays is “Annie Get Your Gun,” a highly fictionalized take on American Wild West show star Annie Oakley’s romance with champion marksman Frank Butler. The 1946 show has Irving Berlin songs that are among the most

  • Arts & Leisure | June 11, 2016

    Grizzly Boys hope Country Stampede catapults career

    Country Stampede has played host to the biggest acts in country music for 21 years, and this time around is no different, but many took the main stage at Tuttle Creek State Park long before they became radio mainstays and big-ticket acts. Often playing in the

  • Arts & Leisure | June 11, 2016

    ‘We are Monsters,’ experimental theater and more

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    SUNDAY Flint Hills Area Builders Association Spring Parade of Homes, 1-4 p.m. For information, visit flinthillsbuilders.com. The Historic Columbian Theatre presents “Annie Get Your Gun, The Musical,” 2 p.m. Also 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. Also June 24-26. “Annie


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