August 7, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 15, 2018, 5:00 PM @ Beach Museum of Art
Traveling exhibition of richly colored prints the first solo exhibition of Norma Bassett Hall’s work since her death in 1957. Hall was the only female founding member of the Prairie Print Makers, Kansas-based organization established during Great Depression to promote American artists’ work. Joby Patterson, Eugene, Ore., guest curator.
September 25, 2018 - December 22, 2018 @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Zhang Hongtu trained as an artist in Beijing, China, lived through the Cultural Revolution between 1966 and 1976, and emigrated to New York City in 1982. Having now lived as long in the United States as in China, Zhang produces works that embody his hybrid cultural roots. His knowledgeable mash-ups of Chinese and Western cultures are sometimes amusing and always thought-provoking.
October 5, 2018, 10:00 AM - June 1, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art
Scenic prairies, bucolic farms and the architecture of Kansas’ agricultural industry, exhibition features more than 100 years of works by Kansas artists reflecting sense of place. Cornerstone for museum’s popular “Picturing Kansas” school tour program which integrates art, history, environmental and agricultural science, and language arts.
November 2, 2018, 10:00 AM - December 29, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery
Representing the region's finest artists, Strecker Nelson West Gallery offers unique and original art for the unique and original people in your life.
October 23, 2018, 9:00 AM - November 19, 2018, 9:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Riley County Historical Society/Museum exhibition highlights local connection to ground-breaking work in food exploration and food safety recounted in “The Food Explorer.” RCHS/Museum also offering driving tour, “Where the Adventure Began: Touring the Home Town of the Food Explorers,” which begins Nov. 7. Self-guided driving tour available at Rileycountyks.gov/museum. Visit locations connected to David Fairchild and Charles Marlatt, food explorers/innovators with connections to Manhattan/Riley County. Global Food Systems Initiative coordinates the effort.
November 3, 2018, 12:00 PM - December 24, 2018, 5:30 PM @ Manhattan Arts Center
Each year the exhibition and art sale includes dozens of participating artists. This event began in 1999 with the work of 35 artists on display. The intent was to showcase high-quality, affordable art for the gift-giving season. Wrap It Up has since expanded to include more than 80 regional artists with wide variety of work. Also, 35 percent of all sale proceeds benefit Manhattan Arts Center’s facility and programming.
November 5, 2018, 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM @ First Presbyterian Church
Fall choir concert presented by Kansas State University School of Music, Theatre and Dance.
November 5, 2018, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium
Outrageous musical comedy lovingly ripped off from film classic “Monty Python and the Holy Grail.” Spamalot tells the tale of King Arthur and his Knights of the Roundtable as they embark on their quest for the Holy Grail. Flying cows, killer rabbits, taunting Frenchmen and show-stopping musical numbers are just a few of the reasons audiences worldwide eat up Spamalot! Parental Advisory: Adult content and themes.
November 5, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Bramlage Coliseum
Wildcats get one final prep before season-opener in one week against Omaha. Farlington, Kan. native Amanda Davied is in her 15th season at Pitt State, her first as head coach. The Gorillas went 23-7 in 2017-18 season.
November 5, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Manhattan Public Library
Participants encouraged to read “The Food Explorer" in advance; no prerequisite for participation. Discussion facilitated by William L. Richter, professor emeritus of political science and formerly K-State’s first associate provost for international programs.
November 5, 2018, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Cottonwood Room
Knowing improv fundamentals help you make faster connections and stay in tune with your present surroundings. All K-State grad students/faculty invited to free, 1-hour workshop. Learn to apply lessons of improvisational theater to your own presentations and professional interactions. Workshop hosted by K-State’s own On The Spot Improv troupe (limited to 20 attendees). Post-workshop meal for participants; everyone invited to watch On The Spot Improv weekly show.
September 15, 2018, 10:00 AM - January 13, 2019, 5:00 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center
North American bison herds were long as much a part of the prairie as native grasslands. By the millions; as wide as the horizon. Flint Hills Discovery Center celebrates the bison's history and significance and spotlights important preservation efforts to strengthen the species' very existence on the Great Plains of Kansas.
November 5, 2018, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Pool House Kitchen & Bar
Three-course meal inspired by Hamilton Rums. Each course showcases intricacies of these amazing rums and paired with cocktail featured with each rum! Craft Spirits expert Adam Clary joins the fun with insight into the world of rum.