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CALENDAR

ONGOING
Exhibition: Big Shots: The Photography of Andy Warhol
Jan. 12 through April 3. Beach Museum of Art. For museum hours and exhibit details, go to http://beach.k-state.edu/.

Exhibition: New to the Collection
Jan. 12 through May 1. Beach Museum of Art. For museum hours and exhibit details, go to http://beach.k-state.edu/.

Exhibition: Bangladesh: Colours of Culture and Context
Jan. 24 through Feb. 17. Chang Gallery, Seaton Hall, College of Architecture, Planning and Design. Photography by Katrina Lewis, assistant professor in interior architecture and product design, and narrative by Summer Lewis, K-State alum and Rotary Peace Fellow. 

 

Jan. 26
Memorial: MLK Memorial Program and Candlelight Vigil
7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Hot chocolate reception following in Forum Hall foyer. Part of MLK Observance Week. Sponsored by Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity and School of Leadership Studies.

Diversity Lecture: Tunde Odunayo
10:30-11:30 a.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. 12th Annual College of Business Diversity Lecture by Tunde Odunayo, CEO of Honeywell Flour Mill, Plc. Free and open to the public. Part of MLK Observance Week. Sponsored by the College of Business Administration.

Lecture: Enrique Larranaga
1:30 p.m., Little Theater, K-State Student Union. Sponsored by the College of Architecture, Planning and Design.

Training: Division of Facilities Van Operator Training, Salina
1:30 to 3:30 p.m., 101 Facilities Room, K-State at Salina. National Safety Council training will be conducted for all operators and/or potential operators of motor pool vans operated by K-State faculty, staff and students. This training is mandatory for all operators. Register at www.k-state.edu/facilities/forms/signup.html

Lecture: The State of the Patchwork Nation by Dante Chinni
1:30 p.m., Town Hall, Leadership Studies Building. Chinni is the director of the Patchwork Nation reporting project, which won a 2009 Knight Batten award for journalistic innovation.

 

Jan. 27
MLK Fellowship Luncheon: The Dreamer Speaks Again
11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Alumni Center. Featuring the tape of Dr. King's Jan. 19, 1968, speech at K-State and the 1968 platform guests. Admission is free and open to the public. Cost of lunch is $12. Part of MLK Observance Week.

Lecture: Why Materials Matter by Gerry Craig
4:30-5 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Craig is the exhibition curator of Material Evidence.

Landon Lecture Forum: Sonia Sotomayor, U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice
3 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Live video stream will be available at time of lecture. Sponsored by the Landon Lecture Series.

 

Jan. 28
McCain Performance Series: Kansas and the Kansas State University Orchestra
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Progressive rock from America's heartland. Ticket information can be found at http://www.k-state.edu/mccain/ or by calling 785-532-6428.

Luncheon: Brown Bag Luncheon for Diverse Faculty and Staff
Noon, Sunflower Room, K-State Student Union. Part of MLK Observance Week.

Event: Laying of the Wreaths
2 p.m., Martin Luther King Jr. memorial bust, southeast corner of Ahearn Field House. The processional to the bust forms at 1:40 p.m. in front of the MSO Office in the Union. Part of MLK Observance Week.

Film: "You Again"
8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.

Grand Opening: Chapman Center for Rural Studies
4-5:30 p.m., Leasure Hall. Alumnus and donor Mark Chapman will be on hand to help celebrate the grand opening in rooms 109, 110, 111 and 112 Leasure Hall. There will be tours of the new space and explanations of the work of the center given by Bonnie Lynn-Sherow, director of the Chapman Center. To attend, please RSVP to blynn@k-state.edu.

Reception: Bangladesh: Colours of Culture and Context Exhibition
5:30-7 p.m., Chang Gallery, Seaton Hall, College of Architecture, Planning and Design. Photography by Katrina Lewis and narrative by Summer Lewis.

 

Jan. 29
Wildcat Watch Party: K-State vs. Kansas
6 p.m., The Wareham Opera House. Presented by the Ahearn Fund.

Film: "You Again"
7 & 9:30 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.

Film: "Andy Warhol"
2 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. A definitive biography accompanied by spectacular images of the artist’s greatest work.

 

Jan. 30
Film: "You Again"
8 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Admission $2. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.

Film: "Andy Warhol"
2 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. A definitive biography accompanied by spectacular images of the artist’s greatest work.

 

Jan. 31
Training: Superpave Field Certification
K-State Student Union and Fiedler Hall. For more information, contact the Division of Continuing Education conference registration office at 785-532-5569.

 

Feb. 1
Guest Artist: Ilia Radoslavov, Pianist
11:30 a.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the department of music.

 

Feb. 2
Presentation: Reclaiming the Black Genius by Ashra Kwesi
7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. Join K-Staters for a critical and empowering discussion about redefining and regaining Black culture. Kwesi is a lecturer on African American History, civilization, religion and culture. Free and open to the public. Sponsored by K-State Black Student Union, Student Government Association and K-State Alumnni Association.

Showcase: Research and the State Poster Session
9 a.m.-3:30 p.m. K and S Ballrooms, K-State Student Union. K-State graduate students showcase research on topics such as quality of education, bioscience, energy and alternative energy sources, roads and transportation, military families and relations, and technology. All K-State students, faculty and staff are welcome to attend. Presented by Graduate Student Council.

Meeting: Classified Senate
12:30 p.m., K-State Student Union Cottonwood Room.

 

Feb. 3
Theater: Humble Boy
7:30 p.m., Nichols Theatre. Buy tickets online at http://cstd.k-state.edu/Theatre/index.html#buytickets, or call the box office at 785-532-6428. Presented by K-State Theater.

Workshop: Valentines Workshop for Adults
6:30-8 p.m., Beach Museum of Art. Make valentines for your loved ones and enjoy luscious desserts. Equipment to create photo valentines a la Andy Warhol will be available. $10 per person, reservations requested.