Sunday Arts calendar (May 19)

05/19/2013 12:00 AM

05/17/2013 5:13 PM


“The Full Monty,” musical, Sun., The Forum Theatre, 147 S. Hillside. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $35 dinner/show, $23 show only Thu. and Sun., $25 Fri.-Sat. Call 316-618-0444.

“The Diaries of Adam and Eve,” comedy, presented by Stage 5 Dinner Theatre, 6 p.m. Sun., Central Christian Church, 206 W. Central, Arkansas City. Tickets $17.50. Proceeds will benefit the Burford Center for the Arts. Call 620-442-5895.

“The Cherry Orchard,” centers around a land-owning family and their servants, presented by Guild Hall Players, 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. May 26, St. James Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas. Tickets $10, $5 students. Call 316-683-5686.

Diamond W Wrangler Western Dinner Show, comedy, 6:30 p.m. Fri., Empire House Theater at Old Cowtown, 1864 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets $30, $15 children ages 3-12. Call 316-778-1751.

“Bite It, Wichita! The Foodie Network Challenge,” comedy, through Sat., Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15 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.

“Empire House Live,” series, 7 p.m. June 6-8, Sat. show will have a dinner option and is by reservation only, Old Cowtown Museum, 1864 Museum Blvd. Tickets $10 and $12 in advance, $12 and $14 at door, $22 and $24 dinner theatre. Call 316-219-1871.

“Little Women,” tale about four sisters of the March family, who lose their wealth while the family patriarch is away serving in the Civil War, through June 8, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Select Thu. matinees, lunch service 10:30 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 $40 show only, $55 lunch/dinner and show. Call 316-612-7696.

“All Ways a Woman,” formerly known as “Menopaus-A-Palooza,” comedy, through June 15, Cabaret Oldtown, 4121/2 E. Douglas. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., doors open 7 p.m. Tickets $20. Call 316-265-4400.

“Dixie Swim Club,” comedy, June 6-23, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 7 p.m. Sun. Tickets $14, $12 students, seniors, military, $10 opening night. Information, 316-686-1282 or


“Music from the Magic Kingdom,” concert celebrating favorite Disney songs from film and stage, by the Wichita Broadway Singers, 7:30 p.m. Tue., Independent School Auditorium, 8301 E. Douglas. Free, donations accepted. Call 316-942-5374.

Jazz on the Patio, live jazz,6 p.m. Wed., 7 p.m. Fri., May 31, Homewood Suites by Hilton at the Waterfront, 1550 N. Waterfront Parkway. Free. Call 316-260-8844.

Bloomfield Carillon Concert, bells provide music from the museum tower, performed by WSU organ professor Lynne Davis, 12:01-1 p.m. Fri., Free. Call 316-744-9433.

Tuesdays on the Terrace: “Hyacinths & Hurricanes,” music, drinks and horticulture, 5:30-7:30 p.m. May 28, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tickets $7, $3 members. Call 316-264-0448.

“Chamber Reflections,” featuring John Harrison, David DeBolt, James Jones, garden tours, music and dessert, 4 p.m. June 2, Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, 177 W. Hickory, Hesston. Tickets $12.50 in advance, $15 at door. Call 316-772-3265.

The Tenors, Canadian quartet, classical and contemporary pop, 8 p.m. June 8, Orpheum Theatre. Tickets $15-$100. Information and tickets, 316-755-7328, and all Dillons Superstores.


The New Yorker’s First Art Critic: Murdock Pemberton, Sally Pemberton will speak regarding her biography on her grandfather, Murdock Pemberton, 5:45 p.m. Thu., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets $50 for dinner; lecture is free.

Butterfly House Grand Opening, performance by Bugs and Balloons, crafts, various activities, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 27, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tickets $7, $5 children ages 3-12, members free.

Once Upon A Time, interactive exhibit where fairy tales come to life through stage sets and graphics, featuring “Jack and the Beanstalk,” June 1, “Three Little Pigs,” June 8, “Goldilocks & The Three Bears, June 15, “Hansel & Gretel,” June 22, “Extra Day,” June 29, 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

“Tsate Kongia: Walking in Two Worlds, the Life of Blackbear Bosin,” in-depth look into the personal and professional life of Bosin, one of the founders of the Indian Center and the man behind Keeper of the Plains sculpture, permanent display, Mid-America-All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Admission $7, $5 seniors, military, students, $3 children ages 6-12, free children under age 6. Call 316-350-3340.


National Fiber Directions 2013, the art of fiber, juried exhibition by Pauline Verbeek-Cowart, exhibit Sun., Rounds Gallery, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 316-634-2787.

“In the Middle of America: Printmaking & Print,” print collection of Elsie Allen, lithographs, block prints, etchings, aquatints, exhibit Sun., Wiedemann Gallery, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 316-634-2787.

“Designs of the Celtic Isles,” paintings and pastels, featured themes and motifs of Celtic scriptural embellishments by artist Margi Sweeton, reception 3-5 p.m. Sun., exhibit through July 2, VAAM Gallery, 223 S. Main, McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-241-5774.

Judith Mackey’s Flint Hills Impressions, paintings of landscapes, western and historical, 4 p.m. Thu., Vintera Gallery, 412 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-262-2435.

“Life at Its Best,” paintings, featured artists Pat Coryell, Steve Cost, Sharon Edwards, Marty Penner, Carlos Soto and Brenda Yarnall; ceramics exhibit by Lauren Pohlenz; exhibit through Fri., Art Room 114, 114 N. Main, El Dorado. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon., Wed.-Fri., 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tue. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-321-3223.

“From the Margins,” paintings, drawings and sculpture by artist Kevin Kelley, opening reception 5:30-8:30 p.m. Fri., exhibit through June 15, Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Hours by appointment or by chance. Free Call 316-305-1996.

“Cats and Cows and Chickens, Oh My,” paintings and sculptures from regional artists, exhibit through Sat., Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St., Newton. Free. Information, 316-284-2749 or

“Pushin’ Up Daisies”: Famous Dead Artists 20th Anniversary, collages, sculptures, acrylics and printed pieces, exhibit through Sat., CityArts, 334 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-350-3245.

“Transformations of Water,” paintings on rice paper by Chiaw-Weai Loo, ceramics by students of David Self, exhibit through May 28, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Sue Vautravers & Jill Stromberg, pastels and oil paintings, Larksfield Place Bistro, exhibit through May 31, Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

“Artist’s Proof,” original prints by notable American artists exploring an array of print media, lithograph and etching, exhibit through June 1, Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., noon-4 p.m. Sat. Call 316-262-7651.

Ray Turner: Population, portraits on glass, exhibit June 1-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, $5 seniors, $3 youth and students, children age 5 and under free. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.

Quilts from the Permanent Collection, quilts and coverlets, exhibit through June 2, 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.

Friends University Senior Art, exhibit through June 7, Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Free.

Spring Exhibitions, paintings, ceramics and watercolors, featured artists Jacklyn Garlock, Dale Hartley and Susan Lynn, exhibit through June 23, closing reception 2-4 p.m. June 23, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St., Lindsborg. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Information, 785-227-2220 or

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, $5 seniors, $3 youth and students, children age 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, $2 children ages 6-12, free under age 6. Information, 316-265-9314 or

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

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