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K-State Today

November 1, 2016



November brings a full harvest of culture to K-State

By Communications and Marketing

The following cultural events are sponsored by the university's McCain Performance Series, Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art, and the School of Music, Theatre, and Dance. Most events, unless otherwise noted take place on campus and are free:

• The Jazz Big Bands Concert will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 1, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union.

• The voice studio of Bryan Pinkall, assistant professor of voice, will have a recital at 5:45 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 2, in McCain Auditorium's Kirmser Hall.

• K-State Theatre presents the "Rocky Horror Show" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 3 and 4, 2:30 and 10 p.m. Nov. 5, and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 6, all in the Mark A. Chapman Theatre in Nichols Hall. Set amidst the background of campy sci-fi and B-movies, Brad and Janet become stranded at the home of transvestite-scientist, Dr. Frank N. Furter, as he unveils and plays with his newest creation — Rocky. For tickets, order online at k-state.edu/mtd/tickets or call 785-236-8638.

• Gallery Walks through the exhibition "Elizabeth 'Grandma' Layton: You Gotta Have Art" with Don Lambert will take place at 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, at the Marianna Kistler Beach Museum of Art. Lambert, a K-State alumnus, was a young reporter at the Ottawa Herald when he discovered Layton's drawings in a college freshman drawing show at Ottawa University. Recognizing her extraordinary talent and singular artistic vision, he curated and toured an exhibition of her work throughout Kansas, and introduced her art to museum curators all over the country. Hear firsthand accounts about the artist and her works from her close friend and advocate. Preregistration is required; for more information, visit beach.k-state.edu.

• Cyrus Chestnut, jazz pianist, will swing gospel to bebop when he performs at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4, at the Wareham Opera House, 410 Poyntz Ave., Manhattan, as part of the McCain Performance Series. Tickets are available at the McCain Auditorium box office, by calling 785-532-6428, or online at k-state.edu/mccain.

• James Renner will present a bassoon recital at 1 p.m., and a percussion studio recital will be at 3 p.m., both Sunday, Nov. 6, in Kirmser Hall at McCain Auditorium.

• The saxophone studio recital will be at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 7, in All Faiths Chapel.

• The Sticks and Strings student recital will be at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 8, in Kirmser Hall at McCain Auditorium.

• The Clarinet Ensemble, Bassoon Ensemble and Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble recital will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 9, in All Faiths Chapel.

• A screening of the film "Temple Grandin" will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in the UMB Theater at the Beach Museum of Art. Enjoy this Oscar-winning bio-pic starring Clare Danes as the animal scientist who has worked to make humane practices more prevalent in the handling of animals raised for food. Complimentary snacks provided. The screening is free and the public is invited.

• Ronald Atkinson, tuba, will perform a recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 10, in All Faiths Chapel.

• K-State Theatre presents "Bug" at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 10-12 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 13 in the Purple Masque Theatre at West Stadium. Directed by Chase Rossman and set in a seedy Oklahoma City motel room, the play centers on the meeting between Agnes, a divorced waitress with a fondness for cocaine and isolation, and Peter, a soft-spoken Gulf War drifter. Through the course of the play, fears escalate to paranoia, conspiracy theories and twisted psychological motives. For tickets, order online at k-state.edu/mtd/tickets or call 785-236-8638.

• In-a-Chord and K-State Singers present their Fall Concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 11, in McCain Auditorium. Admission will be charged.

• K-State Wildcat Oboe Day will be from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 12, in Kirmser Hall at McCain Auditorium.

• The K-State Concert Choir will perform at 10:30 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, at Grace Cathedral, 701 SW 8th Ave., Topeka.

• Alex Wakim will present a composition recital at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 13, in All Faiths Chapel.

• The Faculty Brass Quintet will play at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 14, in All Faiths Chapel.

• Joseph Fedrizzi will present a violin recital at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in All Faiths Chapel.

• The K-State Percussion Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 15, in McCain Auditorium.

• The Flute Ensemble and Trombone Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 16, in All Faiths Chapel.

• The General Student Recital will be at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in All Faiths Chapel.

• The Chef Robert Irvine VIP Pre-Show Cooking Seminar will be at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, at McCain Auditorium. This is an exclusive opportunity to see Chef Irvine in action, sample his culinary creations, ask questions, take a photo and get his autograph. The cost is $100 plus fees and taxes, which does not include a ticket his McCain Performance Series event. For more information, call 785-532-6428 or visit k-state.edu/mccain.

• Chef Robert Irvine Live, presented by the McCain Performance Series, will be at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17. See the Food Network star live: no recipes, no script, no holds barred. Tickets are available at the McCain Auditorium box office, by calling 785-532-6428, or online at k-state.edu/mccain.

• Tom Stein, tuba, will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17, in All Faiths Chapel.

• Kirstyn Norris will present a percussion recital at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 17 in Kirmser Hall at McCain Auditorium.

• The annual Kansas State University Marching Band Concert will be at 3 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, in Ahearn Field House.

• Elizabeth Tobald will present a viola recital at 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 27, in Kirmser Hall at McCain Auditorium.

• Temple Grandin, the groundbreaking animal scientist, author and advocate for people on the Autism spectrum, will present Kansas State University's 175th Landon Lecture at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in McCain Auditorium. Admission is free and the public is invited. Grandin also will sign books and be honored at a public reception at 6 p.m. Nov. 29 at the Beach Museum of Art.

• The Jazz Big Bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 29, in Forum Hall at the K-State Student Union.

• The beloved musical "Annie" will be present at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in McCain Auditorium as part of the McCain Performance Series. Tickets are available at the McCain Auditorium box office, by calling 785-532-6428, or online at k-state.edu/mccain.

• The Horn Studio recital will be at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30, in All Faiths Chapel.

• The K-State Jazz Combos will perform at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 30 in the Little Theatre at the K-State Student Union.

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