Arts & Leisure

  • Comedy, basketball & fairy tales on tap this weekend

    Help cheer on the Wildcats this weekend. First up is the On The Spot Improv Troupe, which is getting ready for the College Improv Tournament in Kansas City on Saturday. They will be offering a free performance tonight at 8 p..

  • ‘Young Frankenstein,’ from the movies, surprisingly successful on stage G.w.clift1

    We’ve had a run of movies made into theater productions. Most of the titles that come immediately to mind — “The Lion King” being first — belong to the category of entertainments made so that blocks of tickets could be purchased .

  • Create a snowman for the Columbian

    Even though we have only had a little snow, don’t miss out on creating a snowman. Put all that extra ribbon and wrapping paper to use by creating a unique snowman for the Columbian Theatre’s Snowman Contest. This .

  • Ring in 2012 in Aggieville at Little Apple ball drop A1.1.2.09.misc

    Ring in the 2012 with the 10,000 of your closest friends for the ninth annual Little Apple New Year’s Eve celebration and ball drop. The party starts at 10 p.m. with DJ Double Threat, followed by the 2010 and 2011 OPUS Band Competition .

  • Procrastinators still have chance at last-minute gifts Wrapitup

    Ben Hopper Contributing writer Get those last minute gifts at the Manhattan Arts Center’s Annual Wrap it Up sale through Saturday. The sale features dozens of local and regional artists and a variety of work including masks, jewelry (glass, .

  • Welcome Week continues at K-State this weekend

    K-State’s Week of Welcome activities are wrapping up this weekend and it’s not just for students. The 2006 winner of Last Comic Standing and Paraolympics Soccer Team member Josh Blue will provide some laughs after a long first week .

  • Hurry to new MAC play; it’s Pinter, after all

    MAC Summer Theatre’s production of Harold Pinter’s one-act from 1978, Betrayal, opened in the Arts Center’s Grosh Performance Hall Thursday night. Only two further chances to see this play remain, Friday night and Saturday. I’ve often been .

  • Topeka concert series set to kick off 43rd season

    TOPEKA — Live jazz performed by world-class musicians will be just an hour’s drive from Manhattan during the Topeka Jazz Workshop, Inc.’s 43rd concert season, which kicks off Sunday. Concert headliners will include Freddy Cole, brother of Nat “King” .


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