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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (2)
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Art Exhibits

  1. Chipping the Block, Painting the Silk: The Prints of Norma Bassett Hall

    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.

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  2. People and Places

    August 24, 2018, 10:00 AM - October 27, 2018, 6:00 PM @ Strecker Nelson West Gallery

    Stop in to see new works on the theme "People and Places." Featured works by Pat Abellon, Zak Barnes, Margaret Buie, Ann L. Carter, Sienna Clark, Clare Fallon, Brenda Fox, Linda Ganstrom, Colleen Gregoire, Anthony Benton Gude, Rita Guile, Rebecca Hoyer, Cally Krallman, Dean Kube, Lacey Lewis, Dean Mitchell, David Overmyer, Ryan Perry, Matthew Richter, Jennifer Schermerhorn, Barbara Waterman-Peters and Chris Willey.

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Community Events

  1. Third Thursdays at Downtown Manhattan

    September 20, 2018, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Downtown Manhattan

    See art exhibits, enjoy various performers and listen to live music as you peruse Poyntz! Grab a bite from any of our local downtown eateries and enjoy one of many drink specials offered from MHK restaurants and bars. Then explore what’s new in the neighborhood; activities available for those young in age and young at heart. Your favorite downtown shops stay open late. Something new to discover every month! Complete list of artists/performers at Downtownmhk.com/event/third-thursdays-5/

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. Landshark Music Series: Dr. Goins & the Bolos All-Stars

    September 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Coco Bolos

    Join Bolos' crew for loud food and spicy music and watch Manhattan's rollicking blues standard Dr. Wayne Goins and the Bolos All-Stars. Corner entrance to Aggieville for a Bolo of a good time.

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Conserving Bison in the Flint Hills

    September 20, 2018, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM @ Flint Hills Discovery Center

    The Nature Conservancy plays a special role to restore bison to the prairie. Learn about the organization's decade-long agreement with the National Park Service to conserve the most unique bison genetics. Brian Obermeyer directs the Flint Hills Initiative in Kansas and guides whole-system conservation in the broader region. He works with ranchers, landowners and stakeholders to preserve the biological integrity of the unique region.

    This dialogue with Obermeyer is part of Bison: The American Icon exhibition on display through January at Flint Hills Discovery Center.

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Special Events

  1. Bison: The Great American Icon

    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.

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  2. Old Forester Whiskey Row Series

    September 20, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Harry's

    Harry's Somm Series tastings feature lots of tasty bourbons to kick off National Heritage Bourbon month. Harry's celebrates America's "Native Spirit" by highlighting Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style Bourbon Whiskey Row Series. Event led by special speaker Adam Clary.

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