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  • 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’.

  • Home show, ‘The Nerd,’ Celtic music tour and more

    SUNDAY Flint Hills Home Show, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday. Cost: $5. National Guard Armory. MAC Theatre presents Larry Shue’s comedy “The Nerd,” 2 p.m. The hilarious dilemma of a young architect who is visited by Rick Steadman, a .

  • Kathy Mattea, ‘The Nerd’ and more

    Kathy Mattea, an American Music Award, Country Music Association Award and Grammy Award- winning country and bluegrass legend, will perform on Friday at the Wareham Opera House. Tickets for the 7 and 9:30p.m. shows are available at the McCain box .

  • ‘Fist Fight’ provides a laugh or two for the viewer

    There is at least one funny moment in the new film “Fist Fight” and at least one remarkably apt turn of a phrase. Two teachers working the last day of the year at a Georgia high school are at odds .

  • Pilobolus brings its magic to McCain Auditorium

    Something went wrong with Pilobolus’s performance at K-State’s McCain Auditorium last Sunday night. And that’s a major surprise. Pilobolus may be the world’s greatest modern dance company. We’ve seen them here in town several times .

  • MAC troupe offers farce ‘The Nerd’

    This past Friday evening Manhattan Arts Center’s Grosh Performance Hall hosted the opening night for Larry Shue’s 1981 comedy The Nerd, the third production in MAC acting company’s 2016-2017 performance season. The two-week run ends with evening shows .

  • In MAC’s ‘The Nerd’ chaos reigns supreme Nerd1

    Most people have been to a dinner party gone wrong, and in “The Nerd,” one man’s evening falls completely apart. “The Nerd” opened at Manhattan Arts Center on Friday and continues through March 5. It is the story of Willum .

  • ‘The Nerd,’ ‘Pilobolus: Shadow Land’ and more

    SUNDAY MPL annual book sale, 1-3:30 p.m. Manhattan Public Library. MAC Theatre presents Larry Shue’s comedy “The Nerd,” 2 p.m. Also 7:30p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday. The hilarious dilemma of a young architect who .

  • KSU project offers college experience to adults with developmental disabilities Ksuspecial1

    Natasha Leininger is happy to be a Wildcat. “I love the Wildcats,” she said. “I love (being on) campus. I feel like an actual wildcat. I love K-State.” Leininger, 31, is one of the several students in K-State’s Project EXCELL, .

  • Looks aren’t everything in film ‘Cure for Wellness’

    Perhaps we expect too much of the movies. Can it be enough for them to simply be beautiful to look at? This is one of the arguments made for Disney’s annual live-action nature movie, like “Born in China,” which .


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