Arts & Leisure

  • ‘Aggiefest’ brings a variety of sounds to the ’Ville

    What sorts of awards would judges give out to performers at last weekend’s “Aggiefest”? Guitarist, ukulele player, and singer Sally Vee would be in the running for “Most Talented.” Topeka space trio Emotional Feedback would be one of the .

  • MAC team meets the challenge of ‘All My Sons’

    The 2012-2013 Manhattan Arts Center Theatre season opened this past Friday with a presentation in the MAC’s Grosh Performance Hall of Arthur Miller’s 1947 drama, All My Sons. Final performances in the two-week run: October 4, 5, and 6 at 7:30 p.m., .

  • Off to see ‘The Wizard’ for Wamego’s Oztoberfest Wizard.phatch

    Dorothy’s house has just been picked up by the tornadic winds circling outside her home. In the window over her bed, a small farm dangling from strings appears. Next, a car flies past. The terrible Miss Gultch follows. All .

  • SNL’s Meyers one of several big names in town this weekend

    Some big names, topped by Saturday Night Live comedian Seth Meyers, are going to be in Manhattan this weekend. Meyers, the head writer for Saturday Night Live and Weekend Update anchor, will perform “An Evening with Seth Meyers” at 8 p..

  • Local cinema ballet impresses, overwhelms

    A couple of hours after seeing the most recent “Ballet in Cinema” out at our local twelve-plex, one might begin worrying over how Nederlands Dans Theater’s “Move to Move” program complicated the viewer’s notion of some basic concepts. .

  • Renowned caller uses pop music to attract younger participants to square-dancing Twirl.phatch

    Square dancers came from as far away as Hutchison to take cues from a nationally renowned caller Tuesday night at the Riley County Seniors Center. Randy Dougherty has traveled the United States and the globe calling square dances for the .

  • ‘Intergalactic Nemesis: Target Earth’ entertaining Christopher.conner

    On Friday, September 21, the audience at McCain Auditorium was treated to a different kind of performance. “The Intergalactic Nemesis” is part pulp comic book and part radio play. On the stage a large screen hosted images from the graphic novel .

  • Annual concert brings listeners, bands together D1 music.phatch

    For two days out of the year Aggieville trades in its bar-hopping antics and turns itself into Aggiefest: one-stop venue where local artists can plug in their guitars and rock out. The seventh-annual Aggiefest will be Sept. 28-29 and features .

  • L.A. jazz singer excited to return to K-State for cabaret performance Laura ellis.phatch

    Food, cocktails, and a K-State alumna who is a successful jazz singer are all on the bill for the Friends of the Beach Museum Gala tonight. Laura Ellis, a 1994 graduate of the university and former member of the K-State Singers, .

  • YouTube star to perform at McCain

    YouTube, a video-sharing website, is said to have one hour of video uploaded every second. Millions have viewed clips. Careers have been launched from people seeing and sharing these videos. To have a lot of views is a big deal. .

  • If you play tuba, it’s a really sound weekend

    It’s Labor Day weekend. As many prepare to take a day off, your nationally ranked Wildcats are heading to work as they take on the Bears of Missouri State on Saturday for the fourth annual K-State Family Reunion. Kick-off .

  • Weary audience still able to rise for Lovett

    On the K-State campus last Sunday night, the 2012-13 McCain Auditorium season got going with a Lyle Lovett and his Large Band concert. The telling irony of the event is that Lovett may not have been the most famous member .


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