Sunday, February 7, 2016

Lifestyle - Arts & Leisure

  • Arts & Leisure | February 06, 2016

    Jessica Lange Dance,  ‘Jake’s Women’ and more


    SUNDAY Valentines workshop, 1:30-3 p.m. Families are invited to make Valentines while enjoying goodies to fuel creativity. Reservations are not required, but children must be accompanied by an adult. Cost for the workshop is $5 per participant, $3 for Friends of the Beach Museum of Art

  • Arts & Leisure | February 01, 2016

    Latest library program ‘exceptionally ambitious’


    This past Friday the Atma Trio (Slawomir Dobrzanski, piano; Cheung Chau, cello; and special guest violinist Ben Sayevich) played an exceptionally ambitious program for a capacity audience in the Kansas State University library’s music-friendly Hemisphere Room. The unusually balmy January evening accompanying us on

  • Arts & Leisure | January 31, 2016

    Keeping journal for 52 years has helped man be happier, healthier

    Charley Kempthorne wakes each morning before sunrise, pours a cup of black coffee, opens his computer and writes in a private journal that he began in 1964. These days, he logs between 1,000 and 3,000 words a day. By his rough calculations, his journal is about 10 million words

  • Arts & Leisure | January 31, 2016

    Beach exhibit to bring rare volume to Manhattan

    Something wicked cool this way comes. One of the first published books of William Shakespeare’s plays will be on display in Manhattan for the month of February, with a number of events to accompany it. The folio, one of few remaining first-edition copies printed

  • Arts & Leisure | January 30, 2016

    Trek to the tower, Shakesbeer, ‘Forward’ and more

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    SUNDAY Trek to the Tower, 2-4 p.m. Join the Opera House staff for a tour of the Opera House all the way to the top of the Clock Tower. Participants must be confident in their physical fitness, including the ability to climb vertical ladders,

  • Arts & Leisure | January 28, 2016

    Shakespeare, drag show, Tyler Gregory and more


    William Shakespeare died 400 years ago this year, yet his words live on. And this month, K-State will celebrate “Shakespeare in the Little Apple” with a visit from the First Folio, a collection of his plays that his actor-friends published shortly after his death. According to

  • Arts & Leisure | January 23, 2016

    Kansas Day, First Folio, drag show and more


    SUNDAY Read with a Dog, 2 p.m. Manhattan Public Library. MONDAY Baby and toddler play date, 9:30 a.m. For a complete list of programs and storytimes, visit Manhattan Public Library.  Columbian Theatre Auditions: “Oliver!” 6-7:30 p.m. or 7:30-9 p.m. Also

  • Arts & Leisure | January 21, 2016

    ‘Pinocchio,’ Acoustic Junction, Science Saturday and more


    The Manhattan Arts Center is hosting the Missoula Children’s Theatre’s production of “Pinocchio,” featuring up to 65 area thespians this weekend.   For four and a half hours every day this week, many local performers in grades kindergarten through 12th have been rehearsing and preparing

  • Arts & Leisure | January 16, 2016

    Strecker-Nelson Gallery opens exhibit of ‘opposites’


    Making contrasting images fit together is the aim of the latest Strecker-Nelson Gallery show. Big and small. People and animals. Pixelation and clarity. Representational and abstract. “Opposites Attract” opened Friday and will continue through Feb. 27 at the commercial art gallery at 406 Poyntz Ave. Jay Nelson,

  • Arts & Leisure | January 16, 2016

    Remembering MLK, children’s theatre and more


    MONDAY FHDC Adventure Camp, Celebrate MLK, 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Students will retrace King’s steps during his visit to Manhattan and K-State, and take a field trip to Brown v. Board National Historic site in Topeka. Adventure Camp is limited to 24 students, grades 3

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