Tuesday, July 26, 2016



Lifestyle - Arts & Leisure

  • Arts & Leisure | July 10, 2016

    Camps, movie night and more

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    SUNDAY Riley County Genealogical Society Lecture: “Aggieville through the Years” by Dan Walter, 2 p.m. Walter is the historian for the Aggieville Business Association and found of Aggieville Archives. Manhattan Public Library Auditorium. MONDAY Adventure Camps: Dino Diets, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Wonder Workshop

  • Arts & Leisure | July 07, 2016

    One-act plays, daylily festival, Arts in the Park and more

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    The fifth annual One-Act Play Festival features 16 actors this weekend at the Manhattan Arts Center. The five plays and their directors are “Words, Words, Words” by David Ives and is directed by Naci Peters; “Haiku” by Katherine Snodgrass, directed by Kim Riley; Eric Speers’ “Relationship

  • Arts & Leisure | July 03, 2016

    Fourth of July celebrations, one act plays and more

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    SUNDAY Sundown Salute, through Monday. Junction City. MONDAY Solar Kiwanis Pancake Feed, 7:30-11 a.m. Featuring pancakes, sausage, orange juice, milk, and coffee. Cost is $6 for adult and $3 for children. Proceeds from feed go to support local youth groups. Pottorf Hall, Riley County Fairgrounds. Wamego

  • Arts & Leisure | July 03, 2016

    Exhibit highlights area artists, Flint Hills views

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    Susan Rose, a local nature artist, said it was always a goal of hers to create art good enough to be featured in Jay and Barbara Nelson’s Strecker-Nelson Gallery. “It’s hard to get into his gallery,” Rose said of Jay. Rose and many

  • Arts & Leisure | July 01, 2016

    Chamber group fills Lindsborg gallery with music

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    Six musicians from Wichita’s Chamber Music at the Barn summer series offered an encore presentation of their ambitious June 23/24 Barn recital—titled either “Full Circle” (printed program, p. 5) or “Circle of Life” (p. 12, 14) to an appreciative audience in the Thorsen Room of Lindsborg’s

  • Arts & Leisure | June 30, 2016

    Blues, Brews and BBQ, Sundown Salute, Arts in the Park and more for July 4th

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    Happy birthday to the United States. There are several area events celebrating another year of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Junction City’s Sundown Salute, which begins Thursday, has a variety of events and live music through Monday. Kansas’ largest Independence Day celebration

  • Arts & Leisure | June 26, 2016

    In a place where memories can be blurry, couple’s makeshift photo booth captures Stampede moments

    Lawn chairs, red Solo cups and cans of beer accompany sunburned yet smiling faces that while away the hours as they wait to see their favorite acts perform at Country Stampede. Over the 21 years since Stampede’s inception, the art of filling that time includes

  • Arts & Leisure | June 25, 2016

    In a place where memories can be blurry, couple’s makeshift photo booth captures Stampede moments

    Lawn chairs, red Solo cups and cans of beer accompany sunburned yet smiling faces that while away the hours as they wait to see their favorite acts perform at Country Stampede. Over the 21 years since Stampede’s inception, the art of filling that time includes

  • 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


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