“Das Rheingold,” broadcast of opera, 1:30 p.m. today, Louise C. Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $24, $22 seniors, $18 students. Call 316-263-1665.
“ Peter and the Wolf,” story-based ballet, 7 p.m. Thu., Main Street Park, 400 N. Main, Mulvane. Bring your own lawn chairs, blankets and snacks. Free. Call 316-687-5880.
“Monky Business,” musical comedy, through Sat., Cabaret Oldtown, 412 1/2 E. Douglas. Shows 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets $19. Reservations recommended. Call 316-265-4400.
“The Tempest,” Shakespeare-in-the-Park series, presented by Wichita Shakespeare Company, 7 p.m. at the following locations: today, Riggs Park, 700 Sara Lane, Haysville; Tue., Star Floating Stage, Wichita River Festival; Fri., Buffalo Park, 10201 W. Hardtner; Sat., College Hill Park, 304 Circle Drive; June 10, Hand Park, 633 S. Lakeview, Derby; June 15 and June 17, Central Riverside Park, 720 Nims; June 16, Hap McLean Park, 6801 N. Hydraulic. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free, donations accepted. Information, 316-655-2017 or www.wichitashakespearecompany.org.
“Fiddler on the Roof,” Broadway classic, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, June 13-17, Century II Concert Hall. Shows 8 p.m. Wed.-Sat., matinee 2 p.m. Sat., 7 p.m. Sun. Tickets $20-$58. Call 316-265-3107.
“Jack and the Beanstalk,” cookie show only at 10 a.m. June 15, 21, 22; show and pizza, noon June 15-16, June 21-22, 6:30 p.m. June 22, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Cost for show $5.50, pizza and show $7. Call 316-262-2282.
“Call the Doctor,” musical, June 7-July 1, Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road. Shows at 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets $10 Thu. and Sun., $11 Fri.-Sat. Call 316-744-2152.
“Moonlight and Magnolias,” through June 24, presented by Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 7 p.m. Sun. Cost $12, $10 for military, seniors and students, $8 on June 7. Suggested for mature audiences. Call 316-686-1282.
“Michelle’s Club House or Ain’t Livin’ in Derby a Beach?” and “American Bandstand,” musical comedy, through July 14, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15 p.m. Thu.-Sat., curtain at 7:50 p.m. Dinner/show $27, $17 show only. Senior and child discounts available. Call 316-263-0222.
Classics on the Prairie, NMKSO Summer Chamber Music Concert featuring Nicolasa Kuster, Jim Jones, Ann Miller and Nancy Johnson, 4 p.m. today, Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, 177 W. Hickory, Hesston. Tickets $12.50 in advance, $15 at the door. Call 316-772-3265.
“Cabaret,” sponsored by Wichita Chamber Chorale, 7:30 p.m. June 12, doors open 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m. pre-show featuring a live band, Prairie Pines Christmas Tree Farm, 4055 N. Tyler Road, Maize. Cost $25, includes hors d’oeuvres buffet and bar. Call 316-259-9683.
Summer Art and Music Stroll Celebration, 12:30-5 p.m. June 10, musicians Rachelle Coba, Reintarnation and various artists, on Main Street, Marion; meet Flint Hills photographer Ron Beeton, Gallery 101, 106 E. Main. Free. Call 620-382-3206.
Wichita State University’s 2012 Children’s Kodaly Choir Camp, celebrates the employees of City Hall, 4 p.m. June 14, Council Chambers, City Hall, 455 N. Main. Free. Call 316-978-3581.
Voices in Accord, combined concert of the WSU Children’s Kodaly Choir Camp and teachers in the WSU Kodaly Certification Program, 5:30 p.m. June 15, Wichita State University, Wiedemann Recital Hall. Free. Call 316-978-3581.
LIV Fest, featuring local, regional and national bands, artisan market and various activities, Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway, June 15-16. Music begins at 5 p.m. Fri.-Sat., hours for the market noon-5 p.m. Sat. Admission $25 for two-day pass, $50 for VIP two-day pass. Tickets available through Select-A-Seat, 316-755-7328, Dillon’s Superstores, plant employee clubs and at the door. Information, 316-263-0884.
PaintAmerica, national juried exhibit featuring 100 works and 50 mini works, exhibit Tue. through Aug. 11, Coutts Memorial Museum of Art, 110 N. Main, El Dorado. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., noon-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-321-1212.
Student and Faculty Exhibition, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., exhibit through July 8, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 316-634-2787.
Michael L. Nicholson Paintings, exhibit through June 25, Artwork Gallery, 7724 E. Central. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-682-1481.
“Changing Seasons,” oil and pastel paintings by artist Diane Warta and ceramics works by Terry Corbett, exhibit through June 26, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.
Doug Billings, The Urban Experience, hand-pulled original prints, acrylic paintings and handmade books, exhibit through June 29 by appointment, Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Free. Call 316-303-1996.
“Historical Wonders of Kansas,” photography exhibit sponsored by the Kansas Sampler Foundation, includes architecture, art, commerce, cuisine, customs, geography, history and people, through June 29, KU School of Medicine, William J. Reals Gallery of Art-West, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-2643.
“Among Friends,” paintings by Kim Casebeer and Cally Krallman, exhibit through June 30, reception noon-1:30 p.m. June 30, VAAM Gallery, McPherson Opera House, 223 S. Main, McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free.
Kansas Landscape, photography exhibit, through June 29, Wichita Public Library, 223 S. Main. Hours Mon.-Thu. 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Fri.-Sat. 10 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Sun. 1-5 p.m. Free. Call 316-261-8500.
“Grow,” national photography exhibit of plant life, featuring various artists, through July 13, Center Gallery, 111 Ellis. Free. Information and hours, 316-269-1250.
Watercolor Masters, featuring artists Ralph Fontenot, Oscar Larmer, Jim Hagan, Dick Sneary and Susan Lynn, on exhibit through July 15, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Hours noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-284-2749.
“Northeastern Kansas Artists Group,” featuring artists Carl Brothers, Gene Ernst, Deb Hanes-Nelson and Dennis Southwick, exhibit through July 31, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main, El Dorado. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. Information, 316-321-3223 or www.artroom114.com.
“Extraordinary Ordinary,” public art installation on WSU campus by artist Tony Feher, exhibit through September, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Information, 316-978-3664 or ulrich.wichita.edu/feher.
“Southwest Archaeology, The Ewing Site: An Unusually Rich and Surprising Place,” exhibit through Dec. 12, includes pottery, unique jewelry and photographs describing the Mesa Verde inhabitants of the Ewing Archaeological Site from A.D. 1050 to 1150, Lowell D. Holmes Museum of Anthropology, Neff Hall, Wichita State University. Hours 1-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free.
“The Lois Kay Walls Visual Arts Series: Art from the Museum’s Collection,” exhibit through Dec. 12, featuring various artists, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, Lois Kay Walls Gallery, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri. and1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $4, $2 ages 6-12, children under 6 free. Information, 316-265-9314 or Wichitahistory.org.