Thursday, May 28, 2015



Lifestyle - Arts, Leisure

  • Arts, Leisure | May 24, 2015

    Forum Theatre, summer reading and more

    MONDAY Memorial Day   TUESDAY   MAC Summer Art Classes begin. For more information, visit http://www.manhattan-arts.org   WEDNESDAY   K-State Landon Lecture: Jeh Johnson, Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, 10 a.m. K-State Student Union Forum Hall. Wii Play

  • Arts, Leisure | May 21, 2015

    Municipal Band, inaugural half marathon, live music and more

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    With the Memorial Day holiday this weekend, it is your first chance to hear the Manhattan Municipal Band. The band is celebrating its 95th season. On Monday morning, the band will be performing at the Sunset Cemetery at 9:30 a.m. for the Memorial Day service.

  • Arts, Leisure | May 17, 2015

    New Purple Masque offers more space, resources

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    Just like the actors who perform on its stage, K-State’s Purple Masque Theatre has transformed itself. After about two years of planning and construction, the theater reopened this spring with more space, more resources and maybe even its infamous ghost. “We gained a real

  • Arts, Leisure | May 17, 2015

    Farmers Market, Zoofari Tails, Chappie and more

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    SUNDAY Teen Volunteer Orientation, 2-3 p.m. Also at 7 p.m. Monday and 6 p.m. Wednesday. Orientation for summer teen volunteers. Manhattan Public Library.     TUESDAY   Lecture: Social Justice Education: A Global Perspective with Marzanna Pogorzelska, 2 p.m. Pogorzelska will discuss social justice education

  • Arts, Leisure | May 14, 2015

    Feinstein brings a taste of Sinatra to McCain stage

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    The final show in the McCain Performance Series for 2014-2015 brought award-winning entertainer Michael Feinstein to Manhattan on Mother’s Day, May 10. More than a performer,  Feinstein works to preserve, celebrate and perpetuate the history of American popular song. In 2009 Feinstein was awarded an

  • Arts, Leisure | May 14, 2015

    Graduation ceremonies, Truckstop Honeymoon and more

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    It’s graduation weekend in the MHK. K-State graduation starts Friday. For a complete list of the graduation ceremonies, visit k-state.edu. Manhattan High School graduation is at 2 p.m. on Sunday in Bramlage Coliseum. In between ceremonies and grad parties, take in some live

  • Local |Business |Arts, Leisure | May 10, 2015

    Comic book store strives to create community

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    Neither Evan Johnson, district manager of Boom Comics, nor the store’s employees should be referred to as heroes. If one had to bestow some sort of title on them, they could probably be called protectors of all things nerd. “I think the most important

  • Arts, Leisure | May 10, 2015

    Iris Day, ‘Footloose,’ comedy show and more

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    SUNDAY Mother’s Day.   Flint Hills Iris Society Iris Day, 1-4 p.m. View the colorful array of blooming iris and vote for your favorite. The top five irises will be announced at a later date. Members of the Iris Society will be on hand

  • Arts, Leisure | May 07, 2015

    ‘The Mikado’ takes a pop turn at the MAC

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    Penny Cullers, local arts stalwart, is currently the Artistic Director of Manhattan Arts Center. She has directed a version of Gilbert and Sullivan’s “The Mikado” which runs through this weekend. Like Gilbert and Sullivan’s “Pirates of Penzance,” which the MAC staged so successfully

  • Arts, Leisure | May 07, 2015

    Mother’s Day, Sinatra Project, ‘Mikado,’ improv and more

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    It is a weekend of off-the-cuff comedy as On the Spot, K-State’s improv team, has three chances for you (and mom) to laugh. Tonight, one of the groups within On the Spot, called Get in the Van, will perform at 8 p.m. in Union


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