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Thursday, October 5, 2017

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Thu, October 5th - 7:30am
38th Kansas Economic Outlook Conference
38th Kansas Economic Outlook Conference

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Description: The purpose of the conference is to provide insight into current local, state, and national economies, addressing topics of interest to the community. A combination of nationally known speakers and local experts will be on hand to provide perspectives on issues affecting business, industry, education and government. This event attracts around 800 regional business professionals each year. Registration Cost: $120 ($150 after September 15, 2017) Register at Submitted by: Anne Price Center for Economic Development and Business Research (CEDBR), part of W Frank Barton School of Business, Wichita State Univ.

Thu, October 5th - 7:30am

Thu, October 5th - 2:00pm
3D Print Tools, Not Toys
3D Print Tools, Not Toys

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Description: Manufacturers and Engineers - You don't want to miss this event! Join us in Kansas City for a demonstration of Markforged 3D printers. With Markforged, you can get strong parts fast, equating to real ROI: — Manufacture tooling & fixtures — Print functional, working prototypes - not just form & fit — Carbon fiber 3D printing — Print industrial strength tools, jigs & fixtures — Save 80% of the cost of machining — From CAD to part in one day Manufacturers and engineers like you are reinventing manufacturing today, not sometime in the future, and we want to help you play a part in the new ways of making things. Register Today (Admission is FREE) – Limited Seating Submitted by: Aaron Lancaster D3 Technologies

Thu, October 5th - 2:00pm

Thu, October 5th - 7:30pm
Juilliard String Quartet
Juilliard String Quartet

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Description: Founded in 1946, the ever-evolving Juilliard String Quartet has become a living American legend. Widely known as the “quintessential American string quartet,” the Juilliard has been recognized for the boldness of its interpretation of the classics with an equal and parallel tradition of championing the new—a vibrant combination of the familiar and the daring. The quartet’s sound is famously characterized by clarity of structure, compelling rhythmic drive and an extraordinary unanimity of purpose, no matter the work at hand. Tickets are $11-$35. Repertoire: Haydn String Quartet in D Major, Op. 76, No. 5 Bartok String Quartet No. 5, Sz. 102, BB110 Dvorak String Quartet No. 11 in C Major, Op. 61 Submitted by: Madi Schulz Lied Center of Kansas

Thu, October 5th - 7:30pm

Thu, October 5th - 7:30pm
John Cleese LIVE
John Cleese LIVE

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Living comedy legend, JOHN CLEESE, is heading in your general direction for a live and truly unforgettable evening of conversation and audience Q&A.* Absurd and/or ridiculous questions only are requested, please.

John will tell stories of his life and career and you just may finally find out the air-speed of an unladen swallow. Before John silly walks his way on to the stage, the excitement will build as the audience will get to watch "Monty Python and the Holy Grail" in its entirety on the big screen.

Don't miss your chance to see the man who has achieved nothing short of comedy royalty in this thrill-of-a lifetime evening.

*Coconuts NOT included in ticket price.

Season Tickets on sale now. Single Tickets on sale July 30.
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The 2017-2018 Season is sponsored by CivicPlus. This show is sponsored by Hy-Vee.

Submitted by:
Todd Holmberg
McCain Auditorium

Thu, October 5th - 7:30pm

Thu, October 5th - 8:00pm
Live Music: Caustic Casanova with Irata
Live Music: Caustic Casanova with Irata

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Description: D.C.'s psych rock band, Caustic Casanova, teams up once again with NC's heavy rock group, Irata, for a jaunt across the US. Both bands deliver tight, energetic performances that you're guaranteed to enjoy. Local support provided by Hyperbor Submitted by: Cheryl Manner Irata

Thu, October 5th - 8:00pm


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