“The Magistrate,” live in HD, comedy, 1 p.m. Thu., Louise C. Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $15. Information, 316-440-6407 or murdocktheatre.com.
“Otello,” opera by Verdi, presented by Wichita Grand Opera, 7 p.m. Sat., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $35-$85. Information and tickets, 316-262-8054 or selectaseat.com.
“Arms and the Man,” 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25, Sebits Auditorium, Friends University. Tickets $11, $9 seniors and students. Call 316-295-5677.
24-Hour Theatre Project, various performances written, cast and performed in 24 hours, 8 p.m. Jan. 26, Jabara Theatre, Newman University. Tickets $10, $8 seniors, $5 students. Call 316-942-4291, ext. 2486.
“Greater Tuna,” comedy, through Feb. 2, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15 p.m. Fri.-Sat, show at 8 p.m. Dinner/show $27, show only, $17. Senior and child discounts available. Call 316-263-0222.
“The Mystery of Irma Vep,” play, featuring Ray Wills and Monte Wheeler playing eight characters and with 48 costume changes, 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun., through Feb. 3, The Forum Theatre, 147 S. Hillside. Tickets $23 Thu., Sun., $25 Fri.-Sat. Call 316-618-0444.
“If You Give a Mouse a Cookie,” show noon Jan. 30 (pizza served at 11:30 a.m.); show only 10 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Jan. 31; show only 10 a.m., shows noon, 6:30 p.m. Feb. 1 (pizza served at 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.); show noon Feb. 2 and 9 (pizza served at 11:30 a.m.); show 6:30 p.m. Feb. 8 (pizza served at 6 p.m.); Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Cost for show, $6, pizza and show $7.50. Call 316-262-2282.
“Brighton Beach Memoirs,” semi-autobiographical comedy, Jan. 24-Feb. 10, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., doors open 7 p.m.; 7 p.m. Sun., doors open 6:30 p.m. Tickets $14, $12 seniors, students, military. Call 316-686-1282.
“Church Basement Ladies 4: A Mighty Fortress Is Our Basement,” musical, Feb. 1-March 9, Crown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Select Thu. matinees, lunch service 11 a.m.-noon, show 12:30 p.m.; Thu.-Sat., dinner service 5-6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m.; Sun. matinees 2 p.m. show only. Tickets $55 Thu. matinees, Thu.-Sat. evenings; $40 Sun. matinee; $40 children under 12 for dinner/show.
Italian Symphony, featuring guitarist Eliot Fisk, 3 p.m. Sun., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $17-$49, discounts available. Concert Talks begin one hour prior to performance and are free to all ticket holders. Information and tickets, 316-267-7658 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wichita Blues Society 15th Annual Blues Ball, featuring Nick Moss & The Flip Tops, Kentucky Gentlemen and Kool Kat Daddy Band, 8 p.m. Sat., the Cotillion, 11120 W. Kellogg. Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at door. Information and tickets, 316-722-4201, thecotillion.com.
Fort Hays State University String Duet, featuring violinist Matt Means and cellist Benjamin Morris-Cline, 3 p.m. Jan. 20, Thorsen Room, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St., Lindsborg. Free. Call 785-227-2220.
An Acoustic Evening with Matisyahu, 8 p.m. Feb. 2, Stiefel Theatre, 151 S. Santa Fe, Salina. Tickets $29. Information and tickets, 785-827-1998, ticketmaster.com or stiefeltheatre.org.
Charlie Chaplin at the Symphony, Blue Jeans & Classics, featuring Dan Kamin, impersonator, mime and comedian, presented by The Wichita Symphony, 8 p.m. Jan. 26, 3 p.m. Jan. 27, Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $20. Call 316-267-7658.
“Open for Business,” members’ party, artistic interpretation of “retail therapy,” 7-9 p.m. Sat., Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Admission $10, free for members and students. Call 316-978-3664.
“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.
“A Joyful Noise,” by Maureen Fitzharris Walter, paintings, fused glass jewelry by Rose Litsey and Cindy Mullen, exhibit through Jan. 22, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.
“Tintinnabulation,” sculpture, artist Mike Miller, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Jan. 25, Art for Lunch, noon-1 p.m. Jan. 29, exhibit through Feb. 15, Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-942-4291, ext. 2199.
“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.
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.
“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.
“Stocked: Contemporary Art from the Grocery Aisles,” work of contemporary artists who directly and indirectly take the grocery store and consumption of its products as their subjects, exhibit Jan. 19-April 14, Polk/Wilson Gallery, Ulrich Museum, WSU. Hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free. Call 316-978-3664.
Murdock and Beyond: Pairings from the Permanent Collection, paintings, works by Winslow Homer, Edward Hopper and various artists, exhibit through April 30, 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 youth and students, children age 5 and under free. Sat. 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. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.