What to do this weekend in Manhattan: Jan. 26-28


Arts and Culture

What: UPC Film: Wonder

When: Friday and Saturday at 7 and 9:30 p.m.

Where: K-State Student Union, Forum Hall

Based on the New York Times bestseller, “Wonder” tells the story of August Pullman, a boy with facial differences who enters fifth grade, attending a mainstream elementary school for the first time. Free for students with a valid K-State ID and $3 for non-students, with $1 off for military with ID & children under 12.

What: Happy Trees Painting

When: Friday at 7 and 9 p.m.

Where: K-State Student Union, Union Ballroom

UPC will be hosting an evening of guided artistry at their Happy Trees Painting event. K-State students may sign up for one of two sessions, and K-State email is required for sign up (limited spaces available; first-come, first-served). The first session at 7 p.m. will be a galactic scene. The second session will be tree and sky scenery. Paintings created at the event will be posted on the front page of the UPC website.

What: Philosophy of Lions & The Lions’ Pride at Bluemont Lounge

When: Friday at 7 p.m.

Where: Bluemont Hotel

The Philosophy of Lions played at the Aggieville’s New Years Eve this year, but due to inclement weather and below freezing temperatures, the band played a limited number of songs. The bands rescheduled their concert to play indoors this Friday at the Bluemont Hotel, along with several special guests from other local bands.

What: Swan Lake Russian National Ballet Theatre

When: Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Where: McCain Auditorium

The Moscow Festival Ballet returns to Manhattan with Tchaikovsky’s Swan Lake Ballet Performance, a full-length story ballet with choreography by Marius Petipa and Lev Ivanov. With a company of 50 dancers, this ballet explores the tale of an evil sorcerer standing in the way of true love. Tickets are available at the McCain Box Office, open weekdays 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and 90 minutes before each performance.


What: Men’s basketball: K-State vs. Georgia

When: Saturday at 1 p.m.

Where: Bramlage Coliseum

The K-State Wildcats take on the University of Georgia Bulldogs at 1 p.m. this Saturday in Bramlage Coliseum. The Wildcats are currently leading a three-game winning streak, punctuated by a 90-83 victory over Baylor University on Monday.

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