Sunday Arts calendar (July 8)

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“Honk!,” comedy, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, Wed.-July 15, 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.

“Michelle’s Club House or Ain’t Livin’ in Derby a Beach?” and “American Bandstand,” musical comedy, through Sat., 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.

“Nunsense,” musical, through July 15, Forum Theatre, 147 S. Hillside. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $23 Thu. and Sun., $25 Fri.-Sat. Information, 316-618-0444 or

“The Elves and the Shoemaker,” Fri.-July 20, cookie and show 10 a.m. Thu.-Fri., pizza and show, 6:30 p.m. Fri., noon Fri.-Sat., Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Tickets $5.50 for cookie and show, $7 pizza and show. Call 316-262-2282.

“Snow White,” children’s classic, Fri.-July 21, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3701 E. Douglas. Shows at 12:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat.; lunch included. Tickets $11.95 children under 14, $13.95 adults. Call 316-612-7696.

“The Wizard of Oz,” presented by Newton Community Theatre, 7:30 p.m. July 19-21, matinee 2 p.m. July 21, Bethel College, Krehbiel Auditorium, 300 E. 27th St., North Newton. Tickets $10, $8 seniors, children ages 5-12, free children 4 and under. Call 316-283-4902.

“A Chorus Line,” musical, through July 21, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3701 E. Douglas. Select Thu. matinees, lunch service 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m., show 12:30 p.m.; Thu.-Sat. dinner service 5-7:15 p.m., show 7:30 p.m.; Sun. dinner service 3:30-5:45 p.m., show 6 p.m. Tickets $29.95 for matinees, $35.95 Thu., $41.95 Fri.-Sun., $36.95 children under 12. Show only, $19.95-$31.95 adults, $19.95-$26.95 children 12 and under. Information, 316-612-7696 or

“Streakin’,” musical flashback of the 1970s, through Aug. 25, Cabaret Oldtown, 4121/2 E. Douglas. Shows at 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Tickets $19. Call 316-265-2558.


New Zealand String Quartet, performing Barber String Quartet and works by two New Zealand composers, 6:30 p.m. optional garden dinner, 8 p.m. concert, July 18, Prairie Pines Christmas Tree Farm, 4055 N. Tyler Road. Tickets $12-$47. Call 316-721-7666.

Brett Valliant, organist playing classical music on Kansas’ largest pipe organ, 7:30 p.m. July 19, First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway. Free, donations accepted. Call 316-267-6244.

WSU Summer Orchestra Concert, featuring soloist Scott Oakes, principal bassoon of the Wichita Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. July 20, WSU Wiedemann Hall, 1845 Fairmount. Cost $7, discounts available. Call 316-978-3233.

Air Capital Chorus Annual Show, a cappella-style music in barbershop harmonies, 7 p.m. July 21, Wichita Scottish Rite Auditorium, 332 E. First St. Tickets $12, $6 children under 12 and students with identification. Call 316-776-2121.


“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

WAM Summer Birthday Bash, 2-4 p.m. July 21, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Ice cream, live entertainment and art project. Free. Call 316-268-4921.


Student and Faculty Exhibition, today, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 316-634-2787.

“Grow,” national photography exhibit of plant life, featuring various artists, through Fri., 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.

“Adobe Equivalents,” photography exhibit by Chris Clark, through July 20, Murillo Studio and Gallery, 119 N. Mead. Hours 9-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., by appointment Sat.-Sun. Free. Call 316-265-3380.

Louis Copt, artist, exhibit of paintings in oils and acrylics through July 23, Artworks 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.

Photographs by Justin Bayles and Ceramics by Brandon Smith, exhibit through July 24, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Andrea Fuhrman and Adam Crispin, exhibit through July 24, Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Hours 8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Through My Eyes,” digital photography exhibit by Stan Shook, through July 27, KU School of Medicine, William J. Reals Gallery-East, 1010 N. Kansas. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-293-2643.

“Northeastern Kansas Artists Group,” featuring 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

Gallery II All-Member Exhibit, works by various artists honoring the 35th anniversary of Gallery XII, exhibit through Aug. 3, Friends University, Riney Fine Arts Center Gallery, 2100 W. University. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Gustave Wolff: An Impressionist Eye for New York, 19th- and 20th-century urban cityscapes, exhibit through Aug. 5, 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.

PaintAmerica, national juried exhibit featuring 100 works and 50 mini works, exhibit 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.

Samuel Agoitia, artist, exhibit through Aug. 20, The Leaf Tea Lounge, 605 N. Main, Newton. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Wed., 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Thu., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. Call 316-283-1023.

Visions of Mexican Art, paintings, sculpture and photographs by well-known Mexican artists, exhibit through Aug. 25, Wichita Art Museum, 1401 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

“A Second Glance,” artist Jeffrey Pitt, reception 5-7 p.m. July 28, exhibit through Aug. 26, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Free. Call 316-634-2787.

“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

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

“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

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