Arts & Leisure

  • Tuttle Creek State Park to host First Day Hike

    Area residents can start 2017 in a healthy way by connecting with nature and hiking Sunday afternoon. Tuttle Creek State Park is hosting a birdwatching hike along Eagle Pass Trail, which was recently mulched, said Amelia Staver, office assistant at the .

  • Little Apple drop and more for New Year’s

    Say goodbye to 2016 with these themed, festive New Year’s Eve events on Saturday for the entire family. Throughout the day, enjoy additional specials at your favorite shops, restaurants, and bars when you purchase a wristband from the Aggieville Business .

  • Wrap It Up, Discovery Center Adventure Camp and more

    Looking for any last minute gifts? Check out the Wrap It Up art exhibit and sale at the Manhattan Arts Center and get a unique art piece for that someone special. Check out clay, glass, wood, jewelry, paintings, photography, prints, .

  • ‘Collateral Beauty’ well-acted, but pretty much empty

    One of the interesting features in the now apparently permanent local controversy about changing the high school sports teams’ mascot is that those who want to get rid of the current mascot are for change itself, not for change to .

  • Etheridge offers unconventional concert at KSU

    Leavenworth’s gift to celebrity, Melissa Etheridge, is also Leavenworth’s gift to Rock music. On a cold night after a snow and after finals had finished, a decent crowd gathered to hear the singer, songwriter, and guitarist in McCain .

  • Local couple to buy Strecker-Nelson Gallery Artheads

    On Jan 27, 1990, K-State lost 57-85 to the University of Kansas at Bramlage Coliseum. Also on that day, Fort Riley soldier Kevin West met KU student Alyn Pennington Our because one of his friends invited a former girlfriend to Manhattan to .

  • H-TOWN: Houstonian gives tips for K-State bowl travelers

    So, you’ve decided to travel to Texas, the greatest country in the world, for K-State’s bowl game. The Wildcats’ Texas Bowl matchup against Texas A& M on Wednesday, Dec. 28, in Houston could be a good game. What’.

  • A Columbian Christmas, snowy storytime and more

    TODAY The Historic Columbian Theatre presents “A Columbian Family Christmas,” 2 p.m. Escape the cold, snowy weather and warm up with carols and cocoa.The whole family will be filled with the Christmas spirit as local soloists and groups perform .

  • Gallery walk, Melissa Etheridge and more

    Take a stroll in a wintery wonderland this weekend. Over in Junction City, the annual Winter Gallery Walk is from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday where up to 15 merchants in the 100 and 200 blocks of West Seventh Street and the 600 to 900 blocks .

  • ‘Office Christmas Party’ diverting holiday fare

    Despite its air of being a reunion for cast members of the “Saturday Night Live” TV series during its despondent years, the new film “Office Christmas Party” is generally diverting. It relies on some old ideas about comedy movie plotting, .

  • MAC production deserved more exposure than it got

    Last Friday’s postponed opening night presentation of Tina Howe’s “Painting Churches” played to a nearly full house in the Manhattan Arts Center’s Grosh Performance Hall. Given that MAC’s usual two-week run was collapsed by the delayed .

  • Regan brothers bring some laughs to McCain crowd

    Comedian Brian Regan came to K-State’s McCain Auditorium last Thursday and gave series ticket-holders a couple of hours of laughter. Or should we say that the Regan brothers, plural, entertained the large crowd? Dennis Regan introduced the show and .


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