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Sunday Arts calendar (June 30)

  • Published Saturday, June 29, 2013, at 10:34 p.m.


“Les Miserables,” musical, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, 2 and 7 p.m. Sun., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $22-$60. Call 316-265-3107.

“You Take the Cake,” comedy, through June 30 shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun., Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road, Kechi. Tickets $11 Thu. and Sun., $12 Fri.-Sat. Call 316-744-2152.

“The Importance of Being Earnest,” classic by Oscar Wilde, Thu.-July 28, Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road, Kechi. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets $11 Thu. and Sun., $12 Fri.-Sat. Call 316-744-2152.

“The King and I,” musical, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, July 10-14, Century II Concert Hall, Shows 8 p.m. Wed.-Fri., 2 and 8 p.m. Sat., 2 and 7 p,.m. Sun. Tickets $22-$60. Call 316-265-3107.

“Peter Rabbit,” show 10 a.m. and noon July 11-12, 10 a.m., noon and 6:30 p.m. July 19, Wichita Children’s Theatre, 201 Lulu. $6 for show and cookie, $7.50 for show and pizza. Pizza served 11:30 a.m. Thu.-Fri; 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sun. Call 316-262-2283.

“Butch Cassidy and the Can’t Dance Kid, or, You Polka, You Brought Him,” comedy, through July 20, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15-7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., curtain 7:50 p.m., dinner/show $27, $23 seniors, $21 children under 12, $17 show only all ages. Call 316-263-0222.

“Hairspray,” musical, through July 27, Crown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Select Thu. matinees, lunch service 10:30 a.m.-noon, show 12:30 p.m.; Thu.-Sat. dinner service 5-7:15 p.m., show 7:30 p.m.; Sun. matinees 2 p.m., show only. Tickets $45 show only, $60 lunch/dinner and show. Call 316-612-7696.

Diamond W Wranglers Western Dinner Show, comedy, 6:30 p.m. July 26 and Aug. 24, Empire House Theater at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Reservations required. Tickets $30, $15 ages 3-12 years. Call 316-778-1751.


The Senseney Community Band in Concert, sponsored by Music for the Master, Sun. Ascension Lutheran Church, 842 N. Tyler Road. Dinner 6 p.m., reservations requested; 7:30 p.m. concert. Free; donations accepted. Call 316-722-4694.

Summer Concerts at Bradley Fair Plaza, jazz, shows 7:30-9:30 p.m., Bradley Fair, 2000 N. Rock Road. Thu., Joseph Vincelli, followed by a fireworks display. Free. Information, 316-630-9990 or bradleyfair.com.

Darol Anger and The Republic of Strings, combination of jazz, classical, bluegrass and pop, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., The Barn at Prairie Pines, 4055 N. Tyler Road. Tickets $12-$47, optional buffet dinner at 6:30 for additional fee. Call 316-721-7666 or cmath.org.

Gallery Jazz Fest and BBQ, music from Willie Wactor III, 6-9 p.m. July 12, Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water. Admission, $15. Call 316-262-7651.

Mike Blakely Concert, “Empire House Live” series, 8 p.m. Old Cowtown Museum, 1864 Museum Blvd. Tickets $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Information and purchase tickets, 316-219-4849 or WichitaTIX.com.


Bloomfield Carillon Concert, patriotic music on carillon bell in the tower, performed by David T. Childs, noon-1 p.m. Wednesday, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Call 316-744-9433.

Once Upon a Time, interactive exhibit where fairy tales come to life through stage sets and graphics, exhibit through July 7, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun., extended hours to 8 p.m. Tue. and Thu. Tickets $5 ages 3 and up in addition to admission to Botanica, which is $7, $5 ages 3-12. Information, 316-264-0448 or botanica.org.

Treehouse Series of Concerts, 4 p.m., Bartlett Arboretum, Belle Plaine. July 7, Darol Anger and the Furies; Sept. 15, Driven; Oct. 13, Philip Aaberg. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Tickets $10. Information, 620-488-3451 or bartlettarboretum.com.

Sloppy Joe Improv Troupe, performed by Newman University students, 7-9 p.m. July 8, Mead’s Corner Coffee Shop, 430 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-942-4291.

Tuesdays on the Terrace: music, drinks and horticulture, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Botanica, 701 Amidon. July 9, Carson Mac; July 16, Ryan Windham; July 23, Shantel Leitner; July 30, Jenny Wood; Aug. 6, Aaron Lee Martin; Aug. 13, Wayne Long and Arthetta Faye; Aug. 20, Bruce Huss; Aug. 27, “I Wish I Wrote That”; Sept. 3, Nikki Moddelmog; Sept. 10, Scott Allan Knost; Sept. 17, Uche; Sept. 24, RKO Blues. Tickets $7, $3 members. Call 316-264-0448.

Art for Your Ears, 7-9 p.m., McKnight Outdoor Plaza, WSU. July 11, Vance Gilbert; Aug. 1, Mark Selby and Tia Sillers. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Free. Information, 316-978-3664 or ulrich.wichita.edu/artforyourears.

KEYN Summer Concert Series, 8-10 p.m., WaterWalk, 515 S. Main. July 12, Fun Tones; July 19, King Midas; July 26, Big Fat Fun; Aug. 2, Lucky People; Aug. 9, Across the Pond; Aug. 16, Soul Project. Bands are subject to change. Bring your lawn chair. Free. Call 316-219-6060.

“Summer of Magic,” Harry Potter film series, Mondays only through July 22, Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway. Tickets $5, free with Big Brothers Big Sisters membership card. Call 316-263-0884.


Jan Ritchie Dorian, still life and Pien Air Painting Collection, Sun., Artist Central, 5014 E. Central. Viewing by appointment. Free. Call 316-686-2266.

“Designs of the Celtic Isles,” paintings and pastels, featured themes and motifs of Celtic scriptural embellishments by artist Margi Sweeton, exhibit through Tue., VAAM Gallery, 223 S. Main, McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-241-5774.

“Time Lapse,” abstract paintings along with time-lapsed videos, artist Alex Walker, 8-10 p.m. Friday, Go-Away Garage Gallery, 508 S. Commerce. Free. Call 316-263-9455.

Mary R. Koch School of Visual Arts, exhibition of paintings, ceramics, sculpture and jewelry, by students and faculty, through July 7, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 316-634-2787.

“The Hills Are Alive: Flint Hills Landscapes,” paintings, ceramics and art glass, exhibit through July 13, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Free. Information, 316-284-2749 or carriagefactoryartgallery.com.

Artists Sam and Kent Wilson, exhibit through July 19, Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-264-9121.

Dustin and Lisa Sypher and Gallery Member Mary Erickson, layers and shapes, exhibit through July 20, Mead Street Gallery, 121 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-2626-5192.

“Visibilty,” paintings, artist Sally Allen, exhibit through July 23, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Linda & Sheldon Ganstrom: Bell(e)s and Bow(l)s, exhibit through July 26, Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Viewing by chance or appointment. Free. Information, 316-303-1996 or fiberstudio1@sbcglobal.net.

“Petite Paintings,” watercolor and oil paintings, artist Jan Butler, exhibit through July 26, William J. Reals Gallery of Art, KU School of Medicine-Wichita, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-3400.

Nathan Patrick, photographs, exhibit through July 26, Riney Fine Arts Center Gallery, Friends University. Hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-295-5537.

Rosemary Dugan and Judy Dove, pastels, acrylics and collage, exhibit through July 28, The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

Photography Show, photographers Richard, Kuhns, Fred Lassman, John Morrison, Rod Seel, Steven Seymour, blown glass by Roger Ward, exhibit through July 31, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main, El Dorado. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-321-3223.

“The Santa Fe Collection,” contemporary paintings, sculpture, prints and assemblage, exhibit through Aug. 1, Marcia McCoy Studios, 5020 E. Central. Viewing by appointment. Free. Call 505-470-1067.

Prints and Print Makers, 1916-1946: C.A. Seward and Friends, curated by Barbara Thompson, exhibit through Aug. 4, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission: $7 general, $5 seniors, $3 youth and students, free for ages 5 and under. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.

“Art Unleashed,” featured artists Gregory Folken and Krystle Cole, exhibit through Aug. 5, Derby Public Library, 1600 E. Walnut Grove, Derby. Hours 9 a.m.-8:30 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 316-788-0760.

Ray Turner: Population, portraits on glass, exhibit through Aug. 25, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Tickets: $7 general, $5 seniors, $3 youth and students, free for ages 5 and under. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.

Quilts from the Permanent Collection, quilts and coverlets, exhibit through Sept. 22, 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, ages 5 and under free. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.

“Western Lithograph Co.: The Fine Art Printing Program,” drawings printed in multiples by master lithographers, exhibit through March 11, 2014, 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 general, $2 ages 6-12, free under age 6. Information, 316-265-9314 or wichitahistory.org.

“Small Pleasures,” outdoor sculpture, exhibit through fall of 2016, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Information 316-978-3664 or ulrich.wichita.edu.


“The Girl Who Cried Wolf,” by Nancy Jensen with Nathan P. Swink, Ph.D, 3-5 p.m. Sat., Mead’s Corner Coffee Shop, 430 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-670-0067.

“Sisterland,” by Curtis Sittenfeld, 7 p.m. July 8, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

Senior Wednesday: “The Miracle of Father Emil Kapaun,” by Roy Wenzl and Travis Heying, 1:30 p.m. July 10, Wichita Public Library, 223 S. Main. Free. Call 316-261-8500.

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