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  • Prairie chicken booming, artisan demonstrations and more Planyourweekend

    Your first chance to see the mating ritual of prairie chickens is this weekend. The Flint Hills Discovery Center is hosting greater prairie chicken booming tours for the next four weekends. The experience begins with an early morning light hike .

  • Meet the Makers, prairie chicken booming and more

    SUNDAY Free genealogy presentation: Getting Started with Your German Family History, 2 p.m. Learn about things you need to know in both American and German records to begin tracing your German roots. The presenter, Kelsee Walker, has a bachelor’s .

  • Randolph outdoor school teaches survival, preparedness Outdoor

    Dave Carlson has spent a lot of the last year and a half cutting trees in the woods. He’s used the wood to build grills, a cooking stand, fire circles and has started to build emergency shelters and a .

  • Discovery Center hosting art demos

    The Flint Hills Discovery Center will have free demonstrations of art creation this week in its atrium. The “Meet the Makers” series, which starts Monday and ends Friday, will give community members a firsthand look at how different works of .

  • Little Apple Comic Expo expands in second year

    Little Apple Comic Expo has expanded its operation in its second year. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday at the K-State Student Union. Tickets are $10 for general admission, $5 for students and military with ID, .

  • Shaolin Warriors bring their moves to McCain

    Two-thirds of the way through the “Shaolin Warriors” show, presented as part of K-State’s McCain Auditorium Series last Monday night, the Chinese performers made sure we knew how difficult it was for them to do what they had been .

  • A house party as art Image 5

    Tooflady put out a full spread of traditional party foods including sherbert punch, salmon loaf and pickles wrapped in cream cheese and pastrami, for her house party. Guests played board games, enjoyed food and danced to ‘90s music the living .

  • Dervish plays Irish music at the Wareham downtown

    K-State’s McCain Auditorium series has been using the Wareham downtown as a second house, a smaller auditorium into which it can bring musical acts for 7:00 and then 9:00 shows. The Wareham is where we saw Cyrus Chestnut’s terrific Jazz .

  • K-Staters offer entertaining production of ‘Magic Flute’

    K-State Opera and Theater put on an outstanding and entertaining production of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute” last weekend in Mc-Cain Auditorium. Directed by Reginald Pittman, the large cast and orchestra did justice to this English language version of the .

  • Henna artist leaves her mark in Little Apple Hena1

    An inability to settle on a major at K-State led Ann Warren to a life as an artist working with canvas, ceramics and skin. Her interests in history, anthropology and fine arts blossomed into a business doing henna body art. .

  • ‘The Magic Flute,’ TEDxMHK, Irish dance and more

    TODAY Read with a Dog, 2 p.m. Manhattan Public Library. K-State School of Music, Theatre, and Dance presents “The Magic Flute,” 2:30 p.m. Mozart’s last opera is set in a mythical land between the sun and the moon. Costs: $19.50 .

  • Kathy Mattea offers her hits to Manhattan fans

    Country music star Kathy Mattea apparently does more than one kind of concert. We got the stripped down one, the “acoustic living room” edition that features Bill Cooley’s acoustic lead guitar, Mattea’s flat-top rhythm playing, and the singer’.


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