“Frost/Nixon,” behind-the-scenes look at the real-life 1977 television interviews between journalist David Frost and President Richard Nixon, Sun., Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Show 7 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m. Tickets $14, $12 students, military and seniors. Information and reservations, 316-686-1282.
“The Lion King,” musical, through Sept. 30, Century II Concert Hall. Shows 7:30 p.m. Tue.-Thu., 8 p.m. Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., 1 and 6:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets $40-$135; may be purchased at Century II WichitaTIX box office, by phone at 316-219-4849 or online at WichitaTIX.com.
“Julius Caesar,” presented by Wichita Shakespeare Company, shows Sun., Andover Sports Park, 1008 E. 13th St., Andover; Fri., College Hill Park, 304 Circle Drive; Sat., Hap McLean Park, 6801 N. Hydraulic, Park City; Sept. 23, Central Riverside Park, 720 Nims. Free. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. In the event of inclement weather, call 316-655-2017 after 6 p.m.
“Seminar,” comedy, 8 p.m. Wed.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sept. 23, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Tickets $20, $18 seniors, $10 students. Recommended for mature audiences. Call 316-315-0151.
“Sweeney Todd – The Demon Barber of Fleet Street,” musical thriller, through Oct. 20, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3701 E. Douglas. Thu.-Sat. dinner service 5-7:17 p.m., show 7:30 p.m.; Sun. dinner service 3:30-5:45 p.m., show 6 p.m. Tickets $35.95 Thu., $41.95 Fri.-Sun., $36.95 children 12 and under. Information, 316-612-7696 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
“An Evening of Burlesque,” 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., Empire House Theatre at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets $15 in advance, $18 at door. Information, 316-350-3323 or WichitaTIX.com.
“Brundibar,” children’s opera, presented by Lyric Opera of Wichita, 7:30 p.m. Sat., The Forum Theatre – Performing Arts and Events Center, 147 S. Hillside. Tickets $15, $5 students. Call 316-618-0444.
“You Can’t Take it With You,” comedy, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. matinee Sat., Butler County Community College, 901 S. Haverhill Road, El Dorado. Tickets $5 adults, $2 students ages 12 and older. Information and reservations, 316-322-3262.
“King of the Road,” Roger Miller tribute, 7 p.m. Sept. 29, McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main, McPherson. Tickets $24-$32, students $10. Information, 620-241-6139 or mcphersonoperahouse.org.
Daniel Rodriguez and Marla Kavanaugh in Concert, presented by the El Dorado Community Concert Association, 7 p.m. Tue., El Dorado Middle School Auditorium, 500 W. Central, El Dorado. Admission is by season ticket. Tickets $45 adults, $10 students, $95 family, $50 single family. Information, www.eldoradokscca.org or www.360eldorado.com/AttractionsAndEntertainment/ElDoradoCommunityConcertAssoc., or call Shirley, 316-321-6742, or Sheila, 316-321-9601.
Michael Powell and WSU Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Thu., Miller Concert Hall, WSU. Cost $7, discounts available. Call 316-978-3233.
Delano Chamber Players Concert, featuring Marta Prugar, James Knight, Delano Chamber Players String Quartet, the Polished Brass Quintet and the Horn Society, 3 p.m. Sept. 23, reception following concert, West Side Baptist Church, 304 S. Seneca. Free, $10 donation requested. Information, 316-259-0467 or delanochamberplayers.org.
Jazz and Strings Concert, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 28, Sebits Auditorium, Friends University. Admission $9 adults, $6 students and seniors. Call 316-295-5677.
Third Annual Autumn & Art at Bradley Fair, featuring various musicians, artists and “Youth Palette,” an interactive learning art area hosted by The Wichita Center for the Arts. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun., Bradley Fair Parkway, 2000 N. Rock Road. Free. Information, 316-267-2817 or www.Autumnandart.com.
Highly Prized: HopeArt 2012, live art, musicians, art collections by local arts and auction, 6-9 p.m. Sun., Wichita Country Club, 8501 E. 13th St. Tickets $75. Proceeds benefit HopeNet, a nonprofit organization helping local individuals and families in crises. Call 316-684-4673.
13th Annual Fall Great Plains Renaissance Festival, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-Sept. 23, Sedgwick County Park, 6300 W. 13th St. Tickets $8.50 in advance, $12 at the gate, $5 children 12 and under, one free children’s ticket with each adult ticket purchased in advance. Call 316-253-3392.
“eGuitar@80 – eighty years of the amplified guitar,” Wichita’s role in electric guitar development, origin and history of the instrument, exhibit through Nov. 11, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $4, $2 children 6-12, children under 6 free. Information, 316-265-9314 or wichitahistory.org.
Emily Glass, art exhibit, through Thu., Riney Fine Arts Center Gallery, Friends University. Hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-295-5677.
Friends University 2012 Alumni Art, exhibit Thu.-Oct. 12, reception 5-7 p.m. Sept. 28, Riney Fine Arts Center Gallery, Friends University. Hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-295-5677.
Fine and Functional Pottery, ceramics, opening reception 6-9 p.m. Fri., exhibit through Nov. 8, Karg Art Glass, 111 N. Oliver, Kechi. Hours 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 316-744-2442.
“Paradoxes and Extremes: Where the Heavens Meet the Prairies,” paintings and fiber art by Derek Wilkinson and Patricia Kahn, exhibit through Fri., Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-942-4291.
“Moody Waters,” six egg tempera paintings by Jim Butler, exhibit through Sept. 28, 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.
“Photo Safaris,” by Mark Hunter, exhibit through Sept. 28, McPherson Opera House, Heritage Gallery, 219 S. Main, McPherson. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 620-241-6131.
Bob Burdette, “Nothing Good Will Happen Here,” paintings and mixed media, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Sept. 28, exhibit through Oct. 19, Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-942-4291.
“Kansas and Color,” artist Bob Benson, exhibit through Sept. 30, Andover Public Library Gallery, 1511 E. Central, Andover. Free. Call 316-558-3500.
Kansas Academy of Oil Painters, exhibit through Sept. 30, The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.
“5 to 9,” featuring Rich Bachman, Luke Bott, Justin Cary, Ryan Gallett, Chad McClure and Jonathan Wood, exhibit through Sept. 30, Art Room 114, 144 N. Main, El Dorado. Free. 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 Sept. 30, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Information, 316-978-3664 or ulrich.wichita.edu/feher.
“Art Unlocked III,” exhibit through Oct. 5, Hubbard Welcome Center, Butler Community College, 901 S. Haverhill Road, El Dorado. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-323-6729.
“Cozy and Colorful,” whimsical acrylics and photolithographs of Marie Mason, ceramics by Wynne Wilbur, exhibit through Oct. 20, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. 6th St., Newton. Hours noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-284-2749.
National Small Oil Painting Exhibition, nationally juried exhibit celebrates the art of oil painting, featuring juror Kim Casebeer, through Oct. 21, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 316-634-2787.
Murdock and Beyond, pairings from the permanent collection, exhibit through Oct. 24, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7 adults, $5 students, $3 students, children under 5 free, Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.
“All Dressed Up and Nowhere To Go,” paintings by artist Mary Werner, exhibit through Oct. 31, VAAM Gallery, McPherson Opera House, 223 S. Main, McPherson. Gallery hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-241-5774.
Barbara Sorensen, sculptural installations that draw on geological formations and classical elements, mixed media prints and two-dimensional works, exhibit through Nov. 15, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free. Call 316-634-2787.
Robert Motherwell and Jasper Johns: Poetic Works as Metaphor, exhibition of 46 lithographs and etchings, through Nov. 25, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. Sun. Cost $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 students with ID, children under 5 free, Saturdays always free. Call 316-268-4921.
“Discombobulation,” mixed media by Michele Guiol, exhibit through Nov. 30, Bella Luz, 300 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-11 p.m. Fri.-Sat., noon-6 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 316-440-2590.
“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. and 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $4, $2 ages 6-12, children under 6 free. Information, 316-265-9314 or Wichitahistory.org.
Ed Davison: Recent Acquisitions, exhibit of paintings, through Jan. 6, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 students, children under 5 free, Saturdays always free. Call 316-268-4921.
“The Disquieting Imagination,” figuration and gestural abstraction to create imagery able to provoke insight into the human condition, featured artists James G. Davis and Judith Burns McCrea, exhibit Sun.-Jan. 20, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., 12-5 p.m. Sun. Cost $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 students with ID, children under 5 free, Saturdays always free. Call 316-268-4921.