Sunday, August 2, 2015

Lifestyle - Arts, Leisure

  • Arts, Leisure | August 02, 2015

    MAC’s ‘Rent’ show to highlight lessons of love and loss


    Jonathan Larson’s 1996 Broadway musical “Rent” is a tribute to love in all its forms. An upcoming production at Manhattan Arts Center seeks to adhere as closely as possible to the original version, said director Penny Cullers. Living in New York City at the height

  • Arts, Leisure | August 02, 2015

    Adventure camp, Uncorked, ‘Rent’ and more

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    MONDAY FHDC Adventure Camp: Art of Gardening, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. To prepare for the fall exhibition, Flint Hills Masters, day campers will explore the art of gardening. Children will paint masterpieces using flowers, experience how to arrange a bouquet of flowers and explore

  • Arts, Leisure | July 30, 2015

    Arts in the Park, Water Safari, microbrew samples and more


    The 40th anniversary of Arts in the Park is this weekend with live music, micro brews and a little jog through downtown. The celebration starts Friday with the “Best Cajun Band in the World” with BeauSoleil, a Lafayette Louisiana group specializing in Creole music, at 8

  • Arts, Leisure | July 23, 2015

    County fair, rodeo, furniture amnesty and more


    The weather may be fair for the Riley County Fair, but the activities, events, and entertainment are exceptional this weekend at CiCo Park and around town. The Riley County Fair kicks off Thursday with a parade at 6 p.m. down Poyntz Avenue. Exhibits, 4-H projects

  • Arts, Leisure | July 20, 2015

    Huge cast pulls off pleasant ’Mary Poppins’


    Ginny and Chad Pape, now ensconced as Director and Musical Director of the annual “Summer Youth Musical,” have got to have a certain sympathy with Linda Uthoff. Uthoff is now the long-time director of the theater program at Manhattan High, where the no-cut musical has

  • Arts, Leisure | July 18, 2015

    Riley County Fair, Day of the Cowboy and more


    TUESDAY Teen Movie and Popcorn: “The Fault in Our Stars,” 2 p.m. Manhattan Public Library.   THURSDAY   Riley County Fair, through Monday. For a complete list of activities, visit   Riley County Fair Parade, 6 p.m. Poyntz Avenue.   Kaw Valley Rodeo, 8

  • Arts, Leisure | July 16, 2015

    Live music, home brewing, crawfest and more


    This weekend brings a variety of live music options. The 2006 South by Southwest Austin Musician of the Year, Jon Dee Graham and the Fighting Cocks, will be performing at 9 p.m. Thursday at Auntie Mae’s. There is a $5 cover charge. For its final concert

  • Arts, Leisure | July 12, 2015

    Home-brew demo, crawfish boil, 1st ID band


    TODAY Tough Enough to Wear Pink Spaghetti Dinner, 5-7 p.m. This all-you-can-eat dinner catered by Cox Bros. benefits K-State’s Johnson Cancer Research Center. Cost: $10 adults, $5 kids age 5-12, free for kids age 4 and under. Tickets are available from the center or by calling 785

  • Arts, Leisure | July 09, 2015

    One-act festival, Arts in the Park, pink dinner and more


    Check out the Manhattan Arts Center’s fourth annual One-Act Play Festival this weekend featuring five one-act plays by different writers and directors. Directed by Brent Sigman, the plays include “The Hotsy-Totsy Boys,” “Superhero Support Group,” “Jacob’s Ladder,” “Je M’Appelle Cockette” and “DMV

  • Arts, Leisure | July 04, 2015

    One-act plays, Municipal Band, Arts in the Park and more


    MONDAY Move and Groove Toddler Storytime, 9:30 a.m. and for preschool children, 11 a.m. For more storytimes throughout the week, visit Manhattan Public Library.   Yu-Gi-Oh Dueling, 6 p.m. Duel with fellow Yu-Gi-Oh gamers, trade cars, and enter to win a prize. Manhattan

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