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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. 

 

Feb. 16
Lecture: Reception Study, Genre Study and Literary History by Professor Jim Machor
3:30 p.m., 212 K-State Student Union. Part of the English department's Spring Colloquia Series.

Faculty and Guest Artists: David Pickering and Yuka Morishita, Organists
11:30 a.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the department of music.

University Ensemble: K-State Wind Ensemble
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Frank Tracz, conductor. Sponsored by the department of music.

 

Feb. 17
Lecture: The Creation of Anne Boleyn by Susan Bordo
5:30 p.m., Ballroom, K-State Student Union. Bordo has made major contributions to feminist, cultural and gender studies as well as to psychology, sociology, history and media studies. Sponsored by the women's studies program, the English department and more.

Student Recital Series: General Student Recital
11:30 a.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the department of music.

Faculty Artists: Celebrating New Music
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the department of music.

School's Out Workshop: Pop Art
10-11:30 a.m., Beach Museum of Art. Create your own art using labels from everyday life. $3 per child, reservation required.

Event: K-State TRIO Day 2011
Noon to 2 p.m., K-State Student Union Courtyard. Area high school students will be in attendance to meet with K-State students in TRIO programs. Activities include a guest speaker, student panel discussion and drawing for door prizes. Open to the public.

Lecture: Tim Hegarty from the Riley County Police Department
6 p.m., 207 K-State Student Union. Captain Hegarty will speak on the Riley County Police Department and their role within the criminal justice system. Open to the public. Sponsored by the K-State Criminology Club.

 

Feb. 18
McCain Performance Series: William Inge's "Bus Stop"
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. William Inge's comedy classic set in small-town Kansas. Ticket information can be found at http://www.k-state.edu/mccain/ or by calling 785-532-6428.

Reading: Poet Eamonn Wall
3:30-4:30 p.m., 213 K-State Student Union. Wall will read from his work. Sponsored by the English department.

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 Alumni Association.

Film: "Blood Diamond"
8 p.m., Little Theater, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. A discussion will follow the film. Sponsored by the Union Program Council and K-State AID.

Performance: The Vagina Monologues
7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. The play will be performed by Creative Arts Therapies. Tickets are $5 and will be available, along with merchandise, in the UPC office or the UPC booth at the Union food court Feb. 14-18. Tickets and merchandise can also be purchased at the show. All proceeds will benefit the Kelsey Smith Foundation and K-State Women’s Center. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.

Event: Intercollegiate Rodeo
7:30 p.m., Weber Arena. Tough Enough to Wear Pink night. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for kids in advance and $10/$5 at the door. Weekend passes are also available for $30. Tickets are for sale at Tractor Supply, Orscheln, Varney's and RB Outpost in Manhattan as well as Vanderbilt’s in Wamego and Roy Frey Western Wear in Topeka. The Rodeo Dance will be at RC McGraw's following the performance.

 

Feb. 19
Film: "Blood Diamond"
7 p.m. and 10:15 p.m., Little Theater, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.

Ebony Theater: "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf"
7:30 p.m., Nichols Theater. Tickets available from McCain box office. Presented by K-State Theater.

Performance: The Vagina Monologues
7 p.m., Forum Hall, K-State Student Union. The play will be performed by Creative Arts Therapies. Tickets are $5 and will be available, along with merchandise, in the UPC office or the UPC booth at the Union food court Feb. 14-18. Tickets and merchandise can also be purchased at the show. All proceeds will benefit the Kelsey Smith Foundation and K-State Women’s Center. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.

Event: Intercollegiate Rodeo
1 and 7:30 p.m., Weber Arena. Kid day in the afternoon, Miss Rodeo K-State coronation at 6:45. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for kids in advance and $10/$5 at the door. Weekend passes are also available for $30. Tickets are for sale at Tractor Supply, Orscheln, Varney's and RB Outpost in Manhattan as well as Vanderbilt's in Wamego and Roy Frey Western Wear in Topeka. The Rodeo Dance will be at RC McGraw's following the evening performance.

 

Feb. 20
Film: "Blood Diamond"
8 p.m., Little Theater, K-State Student Union. Admission $1. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.

Guest Artist: Mauricio Salguero, Clarinet
3 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the department of music.

Ebony Theater: "For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide/When the Rainbow is Enuf"
2 p.m. Nichols Theatre. Tickets available from McCain box office. Presented by K-State Theater.

Event: Intercollegiate Rodeo
1 p.m., Weber Arena. Military Appreciation day. Tickets are $8 for adults and $4 for kids in advance and $10/$5 at the door. Weekend passes are also available for $30. Tickets are for sale at Tractor Supply, Orscheln, Varney's and RB Outpost in Manhattan as well as Vanderbilt’s in Wamego and Roy Frey Western Wear in Topeka.

 

Feb. 22
Student Recital Series: Oboe Studio of Nora Lewis with the Double Reed Ensemble
7:30 p.m., All Faiths Chapel. Sponsored by the department of music.

Training: Division of Facilities Van Operator Training
9:30-11:30 a.m., 213 K-State Student Union. 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 http://www.k-state.edu/facilities/forms/signup.html.

 

Feb. 23
Wildcat Watch Party: K-State vs. Nebraska Men's Basketball
8 p.m., the Wareham Opera House. Presented by the Ahearn Fund.

Training: Nonviolent Communication Training
3-5 p.m., 213 K-State Student Union. Learn about the basic styles of communication, the NVC model and cross-cultural communication. Get tips for verbal and non-verbal communication. Register at http://bit.ly/eh2vjm. Presented by SafeZone at K-State.

 

Feb. 24
Event: Dancing with the K-State Stars
7:30 p.m., McCain Auditorium. Prominent K-Staters paired with K-State dance specialists will perform routines ranging in styles and genres of dance. Free admission. Sponsored by the Union Program Council.

Ebony Theater: "Broke-ology"
7:30 p.m., Purple Masque Theater, East Stadium. Tickets available from McCain box office. Presented by K-State Theater.