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  1. Calendar Overlay Art Exhibits (3)
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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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  3. Culture Mixmaster Zhang Hongtu

    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.

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Community Events

  1. KSU Latin Jazz Ensemble

    September 27, 2018, 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM @ Liquid Art Winery

    Enjoy Liquid Art's new patio space and fire pits while appreciating local wine and hard cider with a side of BBQ. Portion of the proceeds provide scholarships to performers as they prepare to perform at the Johnny Pacheco Latin Music and Jazz Festival in New York City. Patio seating limited; lawn chairs/blankets encouraged.

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Cultural Events, Productions, Concerts

  1. McCain Performance Series: The Fabulous Thunderbirds featuring Kim Wilson

    September 27, 2018, 7:30 PM @ McCain Auditorium

    For more than 30 years, The Fabulous Thunderbirds have been the quintessential American band. The group’s distinctive and powerful sound is influenced by a diversity of musical styles and manifested itself into a unique musical hybrid. Co-founder Kim Wilson, sole original member, still spearheads the group. In addition to Wilson, the current Thunderbirds' lineup features Jay Moeller (drums), Johnny Moeller and Mike Keller (guitar) and Randy Bermudes (bass).

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Public Lectures, Workshops & Readings

  1. Talk20MHK, Third Edition

    September 27, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Manhattan Public Library

    Talk20MHK is a collaborative project of UFM Community Learning Center and Manhattan Public Library. The goal of Talk20MHK is to build strong community connections and give individuals a platform to share their knowledge, stories and skills with others in the community. Each presenter shares their topic through 20 images; 20 seconds each. There will be time for questions at the end of the event.

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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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