Local Love February Round 3

When:
February 19, 2014 @ 9:00 pm
Where:
Aggie Central Station, 1115 Moro Street, Manhattan, KS, 66502, United States
Categories:

LAST OPEN ROUND!

Come show us your musical talents and get a chance to move on to the final round at the end of the month where finalist will compete for $150 cash and three hours of recording time at Aggie Central Station!

Rules:

- Each artist/group gets 3 songs or 10 minutes to perform. If we have more than 9 groups signed up, this goes down to 2 songs and seven minutes.

- Electrified instruments are allowed, but only if they go direct or have small amplifiers, in which case they will be turned down to minimum. No full bands. The general rule is, if it can’t be set up in 3 minutes or less, we don’t want it.

- We do not allow singers to sing to tracks, this isn’t karaoke. If you are a hip hop MC, you can use tracks but only if they are original and have no main vocals in them.

- Want to win? Bring lots of friends! However, they must stay until the end of the night to vote.

The Story

When:
February 20, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – February 23, 2014 @ 2:30 pm
Where:
Purple Masque Theatre

K-State’s Ebony Theatre presents The Story, a drama by playwright Tracey Scott Wilson on February 20-22 at 7:30 p.m. and February 23 at 2:30 p.m. in the Purple Masque Theatre.

The Story, directed by K-State Alumni Nahshon Ruffin, is a drama inspired by true events. Yvonne Robinson, a black newspaper reporter, goes against her editor to investigate the murder of a white teacher in a bad neighborhood. She finds her story- but at what cost?

Tickets are $7 for adults and $4 for students, plus tax and applicable fees.

Evolution of Dance: Dancing with the K-State Stars

When:
February 25, 2014 @ 8:00 pm
Where:
McCain Auditorium, 221 McCain Auditorium, Manhattan, KS, 66506, United States

Dancing with the K-State Stars is just like ABC’s hit show, Dancing with the Stars, with a K-State twist!

Judson Laipply will be speaking at 2 pm in Forum Hall and will be a guest judge and performing at Dancing with the K-State Stars.

K-State Stars include:
Allie Neideree, Kaitlyn Dewell, Kaitlin Long, Katy Zapletal, Christina Hurtado, Brett Seidl, Chance Berndt, Adam Miller, and Brett Elchman

Local Love February Final Round!

When:
February 26, 2014 @ 9:00 pm
Where:
Aggie Central Station, 1115 Moro Street, Manhattan, KS, 66502, United States
Categories:

FINAL ROUND! ONLY FINALISTS PLAY!

Come show us your musical talents and get a chance to move on to the final round at the end of the month where finalist will compete for $150 cash and three hours of recording time at Aggie Central Station!

Rules:

- Each artist/group gets 3 songs or 10 minutes to perform. If we have more than 9 groups signed up, this goes down to 2 songs and seven minutes.

- Electrified instruments are allowed, but only if they go direct or have small amplifiers, in which case they will be turned down to minimum. No full bands. The general rule is, if it can’t be set up in 3 minutes or less, we don’t want it.

- We do not allow singers to sing to tracks, this isn’t karaoke. If you are a hip hop MC, you can use tracks but only if they are original and have no main vocals in them.

- Want to win? Bring lots of friends! However, they must stay until the end of the night to vote.

Mr. K-State Theatre

When:
March 1, 2014 @ 7:00 pm
Where:
Purple Masque Theatre

Announcing the first ever Mr. K-State Theatre male beauty pageant!

Come see all the best young talent K-State has to offer! But only those with a Y chromosome, of course. In order to showcase the best of the best of the gentlemen in K-State theatre, KSTO (the organization formally known as TAP) is hosting Mr. K-State Theatre.

Contestants will showcase their swimwear, evening wear, talents, and answer a question regarding their opinions on the betterment of the theatre department.

This is an opportunity for students to help KSTO raise money to come back to the students! We HIGHLY encourage audience members to bring $1 bills and be prepared to tip the contestants! Your donations will all go to benefit KSTO and fund our events for students, as well as tell us who YOU think should be crowned Mr. K-State Theatre!

Please invite your friends, in and out of the department! We want to show off our wonderful talent to everyone we can.

Here is the official lineup of contestants!
Logan Jones
Mathew Ellis
Joey Boos
Joe Sheppard
Ben Deghand
Dylan Rogerson
Mark Young
Clay Massingill
Jon Strom
Manasseh McPike
Blake Cordell
Mitch Ward
Mark Hay
Chris Zimmerman

And our judges:
Jennifer Vellenga
David Ollington
Melissa Salvatore

2014 Little Apple Pride Parade

When:
April 5, 2014 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Where:
Manhattan, KS

This year will mark the 5th Annual Little Apple Pride Parade! Let’s make it the biggest one yet!

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The Little Apple Pride Parade will start this year at the church located on Juliette and Poyntz! We will march all the way to Triangle Park, hitting up Aggieville on the way.

Once at the park, there will be a list of performers for entertainment!

We are going to have some local Drag Queens:
-Brihanna Jayde
-Vanity Monzter
-Lil Kimchi

Some Live Singers:
-Rico Suave
-Valentino
-Raven Smith

Speaker:
-Stephanie Mott

We will also be having a Silent Auction that will benefit the community as well tables from different groups and organizations! We will have Little Apple Pride T-Shirts available to purchase, but get the fast there will only be 60 available!

We hope to see you all there!

Hedwig and the Angry Inch

When:
April 10, 2014 @ 7:30 pm – April 19, 2014 @ 10:30 pm
Where:
Aggie Central Station, 1115 Moro Street, Manhattan, KS, 66502, United States
Categories:

In cooperation with Aggie Central Station, the Manhattan Music Coalition, Able Printing Company, Liberty Press, and The KSU LGBT Resource Center, we are proud to bring Stephen Trask and John Cameron Mitchell’s rock musical Hedwig and the Angry Inch to Manhattan, KS April 10th-12th and 17th-19th!

Hedwig and the Angry Inch tells the story of a young East German named Hedwig Schmidt who tries to escape his country and come to America by getting a sex change operation and marrying a G.I named Luther. Sadly, the operation is botched and within a year Luther abandons Hedwig. Hedwig is left stranded and penniless in a trailer park in Junction City, Kansas. Eventually, Hedwig falls in love with Tommy. Tommy soon leaves Hedwig when he becomes a Rock and Roll Superstar. Hedwig then forms her own band: The Angry Inch.

Completely produced and performed by local talent, our Hedwig will be staged in Aggieville’s home for live music, Aggie Central Station.

Directed by Heather Branham-Green, with music direction by Ashalen Sims.

Starring Evan Tuttle, Betsy Baddeley, Ashalen Sims, Stephen Keith, Nick Reiter, and Justin Trowbridge.

Tickets:
Click the link above.

Floor/Chair/Bar seats are available for $8.

Our Prime Tables can be reserved for $100 (seats 4-5) with 5 tables available for each show.

Individual seats at non-Prime tables are $15.

Online ticket sales end two days before the night in question, but you can buy tickets for all pricing levels at the door, including our full table seating (email jimbo@aggiecentralstation.com to reserve a full table after the two days prior mark)!

18+ Performance. Patrons under 21 must leave Aggie Central Station at 10pm.

Make a Difference Monday!

When:
February 16, 2014 @ 6:00 pm
Where:
Auntie Mae's, 616 N. 12th, Manhattan, KS, 66502, United States

Auntie Mae’s is donating 10% on their sales every Monday in February to the Flint Hills Human Rights Project! Remember to support businesses that support the community. Thanks Auntie Mae’s!

Jokes For Joes: Honoring Military Service Members

When:
March 7, 2014 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Where:
RC McGraw's, 2317 Tuttle Creek Blvd, Manhattan, KS, 66502-4462, United States

S.A.M.G. & RC MCGRAWS presents:
JOKES FOR JOES: Honoring Military Service Member
Featuring The Comedian WILL C and hosted by MR. CHAZS
The Comedian WILL C will be showcased with 4 incredible comedic talents from the Manhattan area such as
ANDY SCHMITZ
CODY DETRICK
LUKE FABRIZIUS
PAT BILLINGTON

This is an 16 and up comedy show with a $10 door cover as 10% of all proceeds will go towards the Wounded Warrior & Help A Hero Fund.

A half time show will be lead by a performance with S.A.M.G. artist at the helm!

Will C has been apart of such memorable projects as:
HBO’s hit show Hello Ladies
Gene Simmons Family Jewels
Sons of Anarchy
Storage Hunters
Monk
The Office
My Name is Earl
CSI & CSI Miami

To add to his tv success, The Comedian Will C has finished shooting the following movies
Gone Girl with Ben Affleck and Neil Patrick Harris
The Purge 2: Anarchy
Inherent Vice with Joaquin Phoenix and Owen Wilson
Murder of a Cat with Greg Kinnear and Blythe Danner

Please come out to support our troops for a night full of laughs with S.A.M.G., RC MCGRAWS, and the Comedian WILL C.