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September 2016

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2016 Call for Submissions for BisonBison Student Film Festival
2016 Call for Submissions for BisonBison Student Film Festival

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Description: The festival is a showcase of films in all genres by young emerging filmmakers. The Bison Bison Film Festival is open to filmmakers enrolled in accredited colleges, universities and trade schools in mid-America (Oklahoma, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Arkansas and Texas). All works must be 40 minutes or less in length, including titles and credits. Any film exceeding this limit will not be considered. No works in progress. Incomplete entries are ineligible. The work must have been created within the past two years, and the filmmaker must have been an enrolled student at the time. A jury panel made up of film professionals will make festival film selections and determine the award recipients. The Festival will be held at the Historic Poncan Theatre in Ponca City, Oklahoma on April 8, 2017. Submitted by: Kelsey Wagner BisonBison Film Festival

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09/05/2016 - 19:00
FREE Community Concert: Kansas City Symphony’s Pops in the Park
FREE Community Concert: Kansas City Symphony’s Pops in the Park

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Description: Jason Seber, David T. Beals III Assistant Conductor Be here for the debut of the Kansas City Symphony’s new Assistant Conductor Jason Seber as he leads this FREE Labor Day concert program filled with familiar classics and fun movie music. Bring your family and friends, plus blankets, lawn chairs and a picnic dinner. The parking lot opens at 4:30 p.m. Gates and the Symphony’s Bush and Jamie Helzberg Instrument Petting Zoo open at 5 p.m. Pre-concert entertainment provided by the Youth Symphony of Kansas City begins at 6 p.m. Sponsors include Kansas Gas Service. Media support from 99.7 The Point and 106.5 The Wolf. Visit kcsymphony.org for more information. Submitted by: Beth Buchanan Kansas City Symphony

09/05/2016 - 19:00

 
 
 
 
09/08/2016 - 19:00
Readers' Theater
Readers' Theater

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Description: Part of “Shared Stories of the Kansas Land,” a series of five readers’ theater programs that highlight the relationship between Kansans and their shared environmental history. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council, Elizabeth Schultz Environmental Fund, and the Douglas County Community Foundation. Submitted by: Will Hickox Watkins Museum of History

09/08/2016 - 19:00

 
 
09/09/2016 -
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For Your EARS Only (FYEO) Sale
For Your EARS Only (FYEO) Sale

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KPR's sister station is holding its annual benefit sale this Friday!

**Advance tickets for $7 are now on sale at Audio-Reader! Please stop by Audio-Reader anytime during our operating hours (listed below) before Friday, September 9 at 5:00pm to purchase your advance tickets. After that, tickets will be sold at the door for $10**

Make sure to mark your calendars for the Midwest's biggest sale of all things audio!

Friday, September 9, 6-9 p.m.
Saturday, September 10, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Douglas County Fairgrounds, Building #21 South, Lawrence, KS
Tickets for Friday night are $10 at the door, $7 in advance.
Saturday is Free Admission day with prices on many items slashed in the afternoon.

If you love music, you don't want to miss Audio-Reader's annual sale of vinyl records and other audio items, For Your EARS Only!

This year's sale will feature thousands of vinyl records, vintage and modern stereo equipment, musical instruments, CDs and DVDs, all priced to sell.

Proceeds from the sale will provide free reading and information services to the blind, visually-impaired and print-disabled.

For more information about the event call (785) 864-4600. 

Audio-Reader is open as follows:

M-F: 7:00am-7:00pm, S&S: 7:00am-2:00pm

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09/09/2016 - 19:00
The Baker Wetlands Benefit
The Baker Wetlands Benefit

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Description: The Baker Wetlands Benefit will be held on Friday, September 9th from 7:00-9:00 pm at The Bottleneck in downtown Lawrence. Alt Country group,The Donner Party of Five along with the bluegrass group, Signal Ridge, will be performing. Submitted by: Martha Wenzel The Baker Wetlands

09/09/2016 - 19:00

 
 
09/09/2016 - 20:00
The Music of Led Zeppelin with the Kansas City Symphony
The Music of Led Zeppelin with the Kansas City Symphony

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Description: Richard Carsey, guest conductor Randy Jackson, vocals Don’t miss this spectacular tribute to rock legends Led Zeppelin, with the help of a blazing hot band, vocalist Randy Jackson, the Kansas City Symphony and an incredible light show. Audiences will rock out to classic hits such as “Whole Lotta Love,” “Heartbreaker,” and of course, “Stairway to Heaven.” Tickets start at $40. Submitted by: Beth Buchanan Kansas City Symphony

09/09/2016 - 20:00

 
 
09/10/2016 - 09:00
2 Hip Chicks Roadshow
2 Hip Chicks Roadshow

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Description: Grab your girlfriends and come shop the day away with us! Bring you over 110 vendors that have everything! Boutiques, kids boutiques, repurposed furniture, metal art, health & beauty, chippy, home decor, jewelry, salvaged, upcycled, one of a kind finds, and good ole JUNK! Door prizes will be given every 45 minutes! Swag bags filled with awesome goodies will be given to the first 25 thru the door! Submitted by: Maria Schoonover 2 Hip Chicks Roadshow

09/10/2016 - 09:00

 
 
09/10/2016 -
09:00 to 14:00
For Your EARS Only (FYEO) Sale
For Your EARS Only (FYEO) Sale

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KPR's sister station is holding its annual benefit sale this Friday!

**Advance tickets for $7 are now on sale at Audio-Reader! Please stop by Audio-Reader anytime during our operating hours (listed below) before Friday, September 9 at 5:00pm to purchase your advance tickets. After that, tickets will be sold at the door for $10**

Make sure to mark your calendars for the Midwest's biggest sale of all things audio!

Friday, September 9, 6-9 p.m.
Saturday, September 10, 9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Douglas County Fairgrounds, Building #21 South, Lawrence, KS
Tickets for Friday night are $10 at the door, $7 in advance.
Saturday is Free Admission day with prices on many items slashed in the afternoon.

If you love music, you don't want to miss Audio-Reader's annual sale of vinyl records and other audio items, For Your EARS Only!

This year's sale will feature thousands of vinyl records, vintage and modern stereo equipment, musical instruments, CDs and DVDs, all priced to sell.

Proceeds from the sale will provide free reading and information services to the blind, visually-impaired and print-disabled.

For more information about the event call (785) 864-4600. 

Audio-Reader is open as follows:

M-F: 7:00am-7:00pm, S&S: 7:00am-2:00pm

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09/10/2016 - 13:00
Mother's Brewing Company's SIXTH EVER Oktoberfest in the Ozarks
Mother's Brewing Company's SIXTH EVER Oktoberfest in the Ozarks

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Description: Mother’s Brewing Company continues its tradition of celebrating German beer heritage—Ozarks style—with its SIXTH EVER Oktoberfest in the Ozarks. On Saturday, September 10, beer and music lovers from around the Midwest are invited to join Mother’s in the brewery’s spacious back yard at 215 S. Grant Ave., Springfield, MO, for a day of music, food, gemütlichkeit and beer. The beer will be flowing from 1:00 to 7:00 pm, with gates opening at 12:30. Admission is $10 at the gate with no charge for children 15 and under. Revelers are encouraged to bring camp chairs or blankets. No need to check the forecast: rain or shine, it will be fine. Parking is available in the Grant Ave. lot just east of the brewery with two downtown parking garages only a two-block walk away. While Mother’s usually welcomes Fido, please leave pets at home for this event. Under the Munich-style beer tent, local legends The Garbonzos will bring the traditional oom-pah between sets on the main stage from Bryan Wilkinson, Me Like Bees, and Shawn James & the Shapeshifters. FireLight Pizza Company, Galloway Station, and Horrmann Meat Company will be dishing out vittles for the hungry. From a traditional Munich-style Oktoberfest Märzen lager to a hop forward American IPA, thirsty festival goers will have a heady selection of Mother’s beers both in the tasting room and at two outdoor beer stations. Beer tokens will be purchased for $5 and can be used for beer, soda, water, or festival merchandise. Submitted by: Kyle Jeffries Mother's Brewing Company

09/10/2016 - 13:00

 
 
09/10/2016 - 18:00
Kansas City Symphony League Presents: Evening Overtures: Symphony Ball 2016
Kansas City Symphony League Presents: Evening Overtures: Symphony Ball 2016

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Description: Michael Stern, conductor Experience a truly memorable evening as you enjoy a magnificent performance by your Kansas City Symphony, together with cocktails, gourmet dining, a silent auction, dancing and so much more. Visit kcsymphonyball.org or call (816) 218-2616 for tickets and details. Submitted by: Beth Buchanan Kansas City Symphony

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09/15/2016 - 19:00
Duane Goossen to Speak on Kansas Budget
Duane Goossen to Speak on Kansas Budget

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Description: Duane Goossen, a former Kansas Budget Director, will speak on the current budgetary situation on Sept. 15, 7 p.m., at the Bank of America building, 122 W. Marlin, 5th floor, McPherson, Kansas. The talk is free and open to the public. Goossen has served as a 7-term member of the Kansas House of Representatives representing Marion and Chase Counties and worked as the Kansas Budget Director for 12 years under three governors (Graves, Sebelius and Parkinson). He received the National Association of State Budget Officers’ Gloria Timmer Award for career achievements in a state budget office. In recent years he has served as the Vice President for Fiscal and Health Policy at the Kansas Health Institute in Topeka. He is a graduate of Bethel College in North Newton, and has a master’s degree in public administration from the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Goossen’s talk is sponsored by Central Kansas Progressives (https://www.facebook.com/groups/682801378480898/). Submitted by: Eugene Bales Central Kansas Progressives

09/15/2016 - 19:00

 
 
 
09/17/2016 - 10:00
2nd Annual Library in the Park
2nd Annual Library in the Park

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Description: Do you love food, music, and fun? Join Kansas City, Kansas Public Library for the second annual Library in the Park on September 17 from 10 am to 2 pm at Big Eleven Lake in KCK. We’ll have a taco contest with KCK taquerias, great local bands, and fun activities for kids and adults. This year, we will have a special guest! Author and current Newbery Medal winner Matt de la Peña will be reading from his award winning book Last Stop on Market Street. We will be giving away 1000 free copies of the book to the first people to arrive. For more information and to sign up for updates, visit libraryinthepark.org Submitted by: Kim Woolery Kansas City, Kansas Public Library

09/17/2016 - 10:00

 
 
09/17/2016 - 19:00
Brandon Jenkins, "Red Dirt" Music
Brandon Jenkins, "Red Dirt" Music

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Description: Known as the “Red Dirt Legend” by his fans and the Red Dirt / Texas Music community, Jenkins is known for his unique songwriting style and musicianship. Throughout his 20 + year music career he has been a mainstay on festival and listening rooms and stages throughout the US and Europe. Beginning his career in his hometown of Tulsa, Jenkins has never strayed from writing and singing songs filled with honesty, soul, emotion, and never shied away from facing his own demons. Submitted by: Kim McDowell Great Plains Theatre

09/17/2016 - 19:00

 
 
09/17/2016 - 20:00
Adam Devine
Adam Devine

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Adam Devine is quickly becoming one of the most sought after young comedians and actors in the comedy world. Devine is best known as a co-creator, writer, and star of the hit Comedy Central show Workaholics. He has starred in the hit movies Pitch Perfect and Pitch Perfect 2 as well as ABC’s Modern Family. In addition, he can be seen on Comedy Central’s Adam Devine’s House Party, which is currently shooting its third season.

09/17/2016 - 20:00

 
 
09/18/2016 - 14:00
Kansas City Symphony Family Series Begins: Buckets N Boards
Kansas City Symphony Family Series Begins: Buckets N Boards

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Description: Jason Seber, David T. Beals III Assistant Conductor A hilarious and high-energy show handcrafted by Matt Levingston and Gareth Sever is chock-full of precise percussion, ridiculous songs, spectacular tap dancing, inventive instrumentation and unique musical talent. A Branson sensation, Buckets N Boards with the Kansas City Symphony is an experience sure to entertain the entire family. Tickets start at $20 for adults and $10 for children. Submitted by: Beth Buchanan Kansas City Symphony

09/18/2016 - 14:00

 
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09/20/2016 - 17:30
Information Session
Information Session

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Description: Join us for an Information Session to learn more about Emporia State University – Kansas City’s undergraduate and graduate programs. Find out how an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Business Administration, Elementary Education or a graduate degree in School Counseling, Library Science (SLIM), Master of Business Administration (MBA), and the Master of Accountancy (MAc) can help you advance your life and career without ever leaving the KC Metro Area. You will have the opportunity to hear in-depth information about the programs and learn more about admission, enrollment procedures, cost to attend ESU, and more! RSVP today at www.emporia.edu/kcmetro Submitted by: Alicia Alvarado Emporia State University

09/20/2016 - 17:30

 
 
09/20/2016 - 18:00
Diabetic Self-Managment Classes
Diabetic Self-Managment Classes

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Description: There are two more sessions in our Diabetic Self-Management Classes (September 20 & 27). Details and pre-registration information is available online at www.ewmed.com or by calling 785-810-1177. Submitted by: Beth Vallier Ellsworth County Medical Center

09/20/2016 - 18:00

 
 
09/20/2016 - 19:30
ThePianoGuys
ThePianoGuys

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Description: Hailing from Utah, ThePianoGuys are four dads who became an Internet sensation by way of their immensely successful series of strikingly original self-made music videos. They've made over 50 since early 2011, including their hit video, an innovative multi-handed version of One Direction's "What Makes You Beautiful" and a gorgeous reinvention of the hit song "Let It Go" from Disney's "Frozen." It's the Guys’ highly original blend of classical music with pop that has really been the cause of an Internet phenomenon and has led to over 500 million YouTube views. http://www.k-state.edu/mccain/events/2016-2017/thepianoguys.html The McCain box office is open weekdays 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 90 minutes before each performance. 785.532.6428 Submitted by: Todd Holmberg McCain Performance Series

09/20/2016 - 19:30

 
 
09/21/2016 - 08:30
Flu Shot Clinics
Flu Shot Clinics

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Description: - Flu Shot Clinics are coming to Ellsworth Sept. 21, 22, 23, 26, 27, 30 and October 3, 4 & 7. Details and times available can be obtained by calling 785-810-1177. Submitted by: Beth Vallier Ellsworth County Medical Center

09/21/2016 - 08:30

 
 
09/21/2016 - 19:00
Sexual Violence in Your Community: What You Can Do
Sexual Violence in Your Community: What You Can Do

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Description: Join the Watkins Museum in partnership with the Sexual Trauma & Abuse Care Center for a panel discussion and forum on sexual violence in Douglas County. This discussion will be led by community leaders, activists, and experts in the field. The event will also include outreach activities to better understand community needs as well as great free food from local restaurants. Doors open at 7:00 and panel begins at 7:30. Submitted by: Will Hickox Watkins Museum of History

09/21/2016 - 19:00

 
 
 
09/23/2016 - 19:30
An Evening with Pat Metheny
An Evening with Pat Metheny

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Description: It is one thing to attain popularity as a musician, but it is another to receive the kind of acclaim Metheny has garnered from critics and peers. Over the years, Metheny has won countless polls as Best Jazz Guitarist and awards, including three gold records for "(Still Life) Talking," Letter from Home” and "Secret Story." He has won 20 Grammy Awards spread out over a variety of different categories including Best Rock Instrumental, Best Contemporary Jazz Recording, Best Jazz Instrumental Solo, and Best Instrumental Composition; at one point winning seven consecutive Grammies for seven consecutive albums. In 2015 he was inducted into the Downbeat Hall of Fame becoming only the fourth guitarist to be included, and its youngest member. Metheny has spent much of his life on tour, often doing more than 100 shows a year since becoming a bandleader in the 70s. http://www.k-state.edu/mccain/events/2016-2017/pat-metheny.html The McCain box office is open weekdays 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 90 minutes before each performance. 785.532.6428 Submitted by: Todd Holmberg McCain Performance Series

09/23/2016 - 19:30

 
 
09/24/2016 - 08:00
David Bowie: A Musical Odyssey with the Kansas City Symphony
David Bowie: A Musical Odyssey with the Kansas City Symphony

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Take a symphonic musical odyssey and explore the incredible range of David Bowie’s music. A full rock band and guest conductor Martin Herman join your Kansas City Symphony to perform Bowie’s greatest hits, such as “Space Oddity,” “Changes,” “Under Pressure,” “Rebel Rebel,” “Fame,” “China Girl” and many more. 

09/24/2016 - 08:00

 
 
09/24/2016 - 12:00
Rev It Up car show, Lawrence KS!
Rev It Up car show, Lawrence KS!

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Description:

Motorcycles * Rat Rods * Muscle Cars * Hot Rods * Exotic

Featuring the Nashville recording artist and Grammy nominee Chuck Mead and the Grassy Knoll Boys in concert! Go get registered right away! Slots fill up fast at this show and you don't want to miss out on your biggest one yet.

Rev It Up is a benefit for community charities.

http://revitupcarshow.com

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09/24/2016 - 12:00

 
 
09/24/2016 - 17:00
Harvest Home Picnic & Pie Auction
Harvest Home Picnic & Pie Auction

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Description: The Clinton Lake Historical Society is hosting a community event for all ages. The Harvest Home Picnic & Pie Auction will be on Sat., Sept 24th. Starting at 5pm, kids games and live music provided by The House Jumpers. Potluck dinner (hot dogs & brats provided) begins at 6pm. Pie Auction at 7pm. We will also have the drawing for the long-awaited Quilt Raffle. Raffle tickets will be for sale beforehand. The museum is located inside Bloomington Park on west side of Clinton Lake. See our website, www.wakarusamuseum.org or our Facebook page for more info. Contact us at 785-783-4420. Dinner is free-will offering (donation). Submitted by: Marin Massa Clinton Lake Historical Society

09/24/2016 - 17:00

 
 
09/24/2016 - 19:30
An Evening With Judy Collins
An Evening With Judy Collins

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Judy Collins has inspired audiences with sublime vocals, boldly vulnerable songwriting, personal life triumphs and a firm commitment to social activism. In the 1960s, she evoked both the idealism and steely determination of a generation united against social and environmental injustices. The Grammy Award-winning Collins is known for her iconic 50-album body of work that features hits Someday SoonSend in the Clowns and Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season). Five decades later, her luminescent presence shines brightly as new generations bask in her glow and take inspiration from her spiritual discipline to thrive in the music industry for half a century.

09/24/2016 - 19:30

 
 
09/25/2016 - 07:30
Concert Against Campus Carry
Concert Against Campus Carry

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Description: The Concert Against Campus Carry is intended to raise awareness of the issue of campus carry, and of our statewide campaign against it. Proceeds will go for #failcampuscarry efforts throughout the state. Featured performers include Victor & Penny, Barclay Martin Ensemble, and Minimal Animal. Part of a national "Concerts Across America Against Gun Violence" taking part the same day. Tickets ($20, students $10) are available at the Liberty Hall box office or through LibertyHall.net. For more information visit kansasinterfaithaction.org. Submitted by: Moti Rieber Kansas Interfaith Action

09/25/2016 - 07:30

 
 
09/25/2016 - 15:00
Concert Against Campus Carry
Concert Against Campus Carry

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Description: The Concert Against Campus Carry is intended to raise awareness of the issue of campus carry, and of our statewide campaign against it. Proceeds will go for #failcampuscarry efforts throughout the state. Manhattan's own The Red State Blues Band will perform from 3-5 pm. Part of a national "Concerts Across America Against Gun Violence" taking part the same day. Tickets ($10 or larger donation) are available at the door. For more information visit kansasinterfaithaction.org. Submitted by: Elizabeth Dodd Submitted by: Elizabeth Dodd Kansas Interfaith Council

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09/26/2016 - 09:30
Kelly’s 39th Annual Shillelagh Open Golf Tournament
Kelly’s 39th Annual Shillelagh Open Golf Tournament

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Description: Kansas City, MO, August 12, 2016 – The Kelly’s 39th Annual Shillelagh Open Golf Tournament is scheduled for Monday, September 26, 2016, Shotgun start 11:00 a.m. at the Swope Memorial Golf Course. It is a benefit for the Welcome House Sober Living Recovery Program and families with autistic children. “In nearly its 40th year, the Kelly’s Shillelagh Open has raised several hundred thousand dollars for Welcome House,” said Mitch Kelly, Co-owner of Kelly’s Westport Inn. “In addition to helping Welcome House continue its mission, a portion of this year’s proceeds will benefit Autism Awareness and treatment for special needs kids in the Kansas City area. Your generous contribution will help these very worthy causes, and aid countless men and children.” In the 45 years since its humble beginning, Welcome House has received over $6,000,000 in private donations, served 1,200,000 meals, held more than 40,000 12 step meetings, and helped over 15,000 men seeking sobriety and a place to turn their lives around. Welcome House is committed to providing a high-quality, moral, and open residential program to recovering alcoholics and drug-addicted men facing the difficult transition from treatment, incarceration, and homelessness to reintegration back into society as productive citizens. For more information on supporting Welcome House, contact Rusty Menaugh (816) 472-0760 or rusty@welcomehousekc.org and visit www Submitted by: Rusty Menaugh Welcome House, Inc.

09/26/2016 - 09:30

 
 
 
 
09/29/2016 - 18:00
Where Have You Bin? Hangin’ at the Bins!
Where Have You Bin? Hangin’ at the Bins!

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Description: Join us to learn about shopping and cooking from the bulk bins! Whole grains and beans are an important part of a healthy and nutritious diet. A good place to find them is in the bulk bin section of your local grocer. This class will feature a number of recipes made with bulk bin staples, including some of the lesser known but especially nutritious ones. You’ll also learn the best candidates to purchase from the bins; how to purchase items from the bins, and how grocers maintain their freshness and flavor. Cost: $20. Register online at www.johnson.k-state.edu, or call 913-715-7000. K-State Research and Extension is committed to making its services, activities, and programs accessible to all participants. If you have special requirements due to a physical, vision, or hearing disability, please contact Johnson County Extension at 913.715.7000. K-State Research and Extension is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Submitted by: Linda Landreth, Master Food Volunteer K-State Research & Extension

09/29/2016 - 18:00

 
 
09/29/2016 - 19:30
THE GLASS MENAGERIE by Tennessee Williams
THE GLASS MENAGERIE by Tennessee Williams

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Description: K-State student performance of THE GLASS MENAGERIE held in The Purple Masque Theatre, West Stadium, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS. Performance dates and times are: Sep. 29-Oct. 1, Oct. 6-8 at 7:30 P.M. Oct. 2 at 2:30 and 7:30 P.M. Oct. 9 at 2:30 P.M. Submitted by: Cindy Friedrich School of Music, Theatre, and Dance, Kansas State University

09/29/2016 - 19:30

 
 
09/30/2016 - 18:00
Art of Conversation: Segregation and Civil Rights
Art of Conversation: Segregation and Civil Rights

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Description: This program will feature KU historian William M. Tuttle and historical eyewitnesses discussing segregation in 1960’s Lawrence and the grassroots movement that brought about the historic Fair Housing Ordinance of 1967, one of the first in the nation. Dr. Tuttle will begin the first hour with background information on the racial climate in 1960’s Lawrence. Audience members will then have the opportunity to ask him and the witnesses about life in segregated Lawrence and the civil-rights movement. Dr. Tuttle will conclude the first hour with remarks on what we’ve heard and what it indicates about local and civil-rights history. After an intermission, the second hour will feature research volunteer Tom Arnold and Scott Wagner of the City Attorney’s Office introducing listeners to a new oral history project undertaken by the city government to record the stories of those involved in the Fair Housing Ordinance. Submitted by: Will Hickox Watkins Museum of History

09/30/2016 - 18:00

 
 
09/30/2016 - 19:00
Brave Little Tailor
Brave Little Tailor

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Description: **Youth Production** When Chris climbs into his Grandmother's attic and blows upon a magic ocarina, the mysterious Storyteller and his many spirits and elves appear. But Chris is in for a surprise when the Storyteller sends Chris (and his trusty cat Keara) into the fable as the little tailor himself! Chris doesn't feel very brave to begin with, but once he encounters a not-so-bright giant, the royal court, two vain dragons, a mysterious unicorn and the dreaded Swamp Monster, perhaps he'll learn where bravery comes from. The furniture of Grandmother's attic becomes all of the locales in this comic adventure for young audiences. Submitted by: Kim McDowell Great Plains Theatre

09/30/2016 - 19:00

 
 
09/30/2016 - 19:30
KU Symphony Orchestra with special guest Caroline Goulding, violin, and special guest conductor Jung-Ho Pak
KU Symphony Orchestra with special guest Caroline Goulding, violin, and special guest conductor Jung-Ho Pak

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Violinist Caroline Goulding has performed as a soloist with many of the world’s premier orchestras, including The Cleveland Orchestra, Toronto Symphony, Netherlands Philharmonic Orchestra and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s. She has appeared in recital at many of the world’s finest halls and is the recipient of an Avery Fisher Career Grant. She received a Grammy nomination for her debut album and has appeared on NBC’s TodayMARTHA hosted by Martha Stewart, and can be heard on NPR’s Performance Today and SiriusXM Satellite Radio.

Goulding will perform Felix Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, Op. 64 at the Lied Center with the University of Kansas Symphony Orchestra (KUSO), and the orchestra will also present selections from Prokofiev’s Romeo and Juliet. KUSO is the premier orchestral organization in the KU School of Music. The special guest conductor for the evening is Jung-Ho Pak. The New York Times says he “radiates enthusiasm,” and the Los Angeles Times describes him as “a real grabber.” And that suits Pak just fine because he firmly believes the orchestra doesn’t exist to simply play notes but to “grab souls.”

As a passionate advocate for arts in education, he is dedicated to making classical music more accessible to the younger generation. Pak currently leads the Cape Symphony and the World Youth Symphony Orchestra at Interlochen Center for the Arts. He is also music director emeritus of the New Haven Symphony Orchestra.

$25 Adult
$14 Student/Youth
 

09/30/2016 - 19:30

 
 
09/30/2016 - 19:30
The Oak Ridge Boys
The Oak Ridge Boys

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Description: Theirs is one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of country hits and a Number One pop smash, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry and fan accolades. Every time they step before an audience, the Oaks bring four decades of charted singles, and 50 years of tradition, to a stage show widely acknowledged as among the most exciting anywhere. And each remains as enthusiastic about the process as they have ever been. http://www.k-state.edu/mccain/events/2016-2017/oak-ridge-boys.html The McCain box office is open weekdays 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 90 minutes before each performance. 785.532.6428 Submitted by: Todd Holmberg McCain Performance Series

09/30/2016 - 19:30

 
 
09/30/2016 - 19:30
Musical: Sweeney Todd
Musical: Sweeney Todd

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Description: Show opens September 30! Tickets available at www.manhattanarts.org. A musical thriller, Sweeney Todd is based on a Victorian penny dreadful. Todd, a London barber who has been unjustly exiled by a corrupt judge, returns to seek vengeance. His revenge turns indiscriminately murderous, leading him and his resourceful accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, into a unique plan that helps them both, but with deadly consequences. Not recommended for children. (Shows: Sep-30-Oct 2, Oct 7-9, Oct 14-16) Submitted by: Michele Ward Manhattan Arts Center

09/30/2016 - 19:30

 
 
09/30/2016 - 20:00
Kansas City Symphony Classical Series Begins! Tchaikovsky’s Fourth
Kansas City Symphony Classical Series Begins! Tchaikovsky’s Fourth

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Description: Michael Stern, conductor Stefan Jackiw, violin PATRICK HARLIN Rapture KORNGOLD Violin Concerto TCHAIKOVSKY Symphony No. 4 Thrills, chills and passion abound in the Kansas City Symphony opening weekend concerts featuring Tchaikovsky’s Fourth Symphony — a blazing depiction of humanity’s struggle with fate. Kicking off the program is American composer Patrick Harlin’s Rapture, a work inspired by a history-making expedition into Earth’s deepest cave. Captivating violinist Stefan Jackiw also returns as soloist in a lush, romantic concerto, based on melodies from some of Korngold’s greatest film scores. Tickets start at $30. Submitted by: Beth Buchanan Kansas City Symphony

09/30/2016 - 20:00

 
 
 

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