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Sunday arts calendar Sunday Arts calendar (Dec. 16)

  • Published Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, at 12:01 a.m.

THEATER

“The Nutcracker,” ballet, 2 p.m. Sun., Sebits Auditorium, Friends University. Tickets $20, $15 seniors and students. Call 316-295-5677.

“The Best Christmas Pageant Ever,” family of children who learn the Christmas story and help to rediscover its true meaning, produced by Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 2 p.m. Sun., Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Tickets $6, group rates available. Call 316-262-2282.

“Nutcracker Ballet,” featuring Ballet Wichita Symphony Orchestra and over 100 Ballet Wichita company dancers, 2 p.m. Sun., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $12.50-$40, may be purchased at 316-219-4849 or WichitaTix.com.

“The Littlest Angel,” musical, performed by the Wichita Children’s Theatre and Dance Center, 4:30 p.m. Sun., Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Ages 8 and older. Tickets $6. Call 316-262-2282.

“Crazy Christmas,” comedy, Wed.-Sat. 6:15-7:30 p.m. dinner, 8 p.m. show, Cabaret Oldtown, 4121/2 E. Douglas. Tickets, show only $21, $36 with dinner. Information, 316-265-4400 or www.cabaretoldtown.com.

“Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol,” musical, 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., through Dec. 23, The Forum Theatre, 147 S. Hillside. Tickets $23 Thu. and Sun., $25 Fri.-Sat. Information, 316-618-0444 or forumwichita.com.

“Every Christmas Story Ever Told (And Then Some),” comedy, 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Dec. 23, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Tickets $14, $12 seniors, military, students. Call 316-686-1282.

“White Christmas,” Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas, through Dec. 23, Thu.-Sat., doors open 5 p.m., dinner 5-7:15 p.m., show 7:30 p.m., Sun. doors open 12:30 p.m., show 2 p.m. Select Thu. matinees, doors open 11 a.m., lunch 11 a.m.-12 15 p.m., show 12:30 p.m. Tickets $35-$50, $30-$35 for ages 12 and under, includes dinner. Information, 316-612-7696 or www.crown@uptown.com.

“The Greatest Christmas Stories Ever Re-Told: Part Deux,” musical, Thu.-Sun. dinner 6-7:30 p.m., 8 p.m. show, through Dec. 23, Prairie Pines Dinner Theatre, 4055 N. Tyler Road. Tickets $31.95. Information, 316-303-2037 or prairiepines.com.

“Shakespeare’s MacBethlehem Christmas or Wherefore Art Thou Saint Nick?” and “Colors of Christmas,” comedy and musical revue, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley, Mon.-Sat. 6:15-7:30 p.m. dinner, 7:50 p.m. show; Sat. matinee 12:15-1:30 p.m. lunch, 1:50 p.m. show; Sun. 5:15-6:30 p.m. dinner, 6:50 p.m. show, through Dec. 30. No performances Dec. 24-25. Tickets $27. Call 316-263-0222.

MUSIC

ART EVENTS

“Poetic Fictions,” artist Ronald Christ, still-life paintings, subtle Kansas Flint Hills landscapes and works created in Italy, 1-5 p.m. Sun., Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

“From the Ground Up,” paintings, featuring artist Ron Michael, exhibit through Wed., Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-942-4291.

Mark Ward, watercolorist, exhibit through Fri., Vintera Gallery, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Call 316-262-2435.

Jasmine Massions Photography, exhibit Sat. and Dec. 29, Artist Central, 5014 E. Central. Hours 1-3 p.m. Free. Call 316-686-2266.

Ceramics by Paul Phrehm, exhibit through Dec. 26, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

“Expressions in Glass,” blown glass by Rollin Karg, exhibit through Dec. 28, William J. Reals Gallery of Art-West, KU School of Medicine, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-2643.

Joseph Loganbill’s “A Sense of Home,” oil paintings of area landmarks, bridges, buildings and trains, exhibit through Dec. 29, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Hours noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-284-2749.

“Lucid Dreaming,” artist Martha Wherry, exhibit through Dec. 29, by appointment only, Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Free. Information, 316-303-1996, fiberstudio1@sbcglobal.net.

Janessa Wood, artist, acrylic paintings of horses from realistic to whimsical, exhibit through Dec. 31, Gallery 101 of the Flint Hills, 106 E. Main, Marion. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-382-7501.

G. Rita Beuttel, exhibit through Feb. 3, Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 9-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

“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.

Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition 2012, 85 watercolor paintings, juried exhibition through Jan. 6, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Free. Call 316-634-2787.

“The Glory of Glass,” blown glass from 18 artists, exhibit through Jan. 10, 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.

“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 through Jan. 20, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Cost $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 students with ID, children under 5 free, Saturdays always free. Call 316-268-4921.

“My Little Town: Two Weeks in February,” watercolor paintings by Beth Barritt Wiechman, exhibit through Jan. 25, William J. Reals Gallery of Art-East, KU School of Medicine-Wichita, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-2643.

“Occupy Art: Protest and Empathy for the Worker,” reflecting the ongoing empathy artists have long had for the everyman and for populism, curated by Rachel Epp Buller, exhibit through March 31, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Sun. Cost $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 students with ID, children under 5 free. Saturdays always free. Call 316-268-4921.

American Impressionists, paintings from the Roland P. Murdock and John W. and Mildred L. Graves Collections, exhibit through April 3, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Cost $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 students with ID, children under 5 free. Saturdays always free. Call 316-268-4921.

George Vollmer Collection, artwork created by local Wichita artists, exhibit through April 21, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon to 5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7 adults, $5 seniors, $3 youth and students, children age 5 and under free. Call 316-268-4921.

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