Sunday Arts calendar (June 2)

06/02/2013 8:31 AM

06/02/2013 8:32 AM


“Empire House Live,” series, 7 p.m. Thu.-Sat., Sat. show will have a dinner option by reservation only, Old Cowtown Museum, 1864 Museum Blvd. Tickets: $10 and $12 in advance, $12 and $14 at door, $22 and $24 dinner theater. 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 Sat., 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.

“Monty Python’s Spamalot,” comedy, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, June 12-16, Century II Concert Hall. Shows 8 p.m. Wed.-Sat., 7 p.m. Sun., matinee 2 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Tickets $22-$60. Call 316-265-3107.

“The Audience,” HD Live, play, Helen Mirren reprises her Academy Award winning role as Queen Elizabeth II, 1 p.m. June 13, Louise C. Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $15. Call 316-440-6407.

“Say What?! Comedy Improv,” part of “Empire Live Series,” 8 p.m. June 16, Old Cowtown Museum, 1864 W. Museum Blvd. For mature audience only. Cash bar available. Tickets $10. Call 316-219-1871.

“Cinderella,” show 10 a.m. and noon June 13-14; 10 a.m., noon and 6:30 p.m. June 21, Wichita Children’s Theatre, 201 Lulu. $6 for show and cookie, $7.50 for show and pizza. Pizza served 11:30 a.m. June 13-14; 11:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. June 21. Call 316-262-2283.

“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, Thu.-23, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 7 p.m. Sun. Tickets: $14 general; $12 students, seniors, military; $10 opening night. Information, 316-686-1282 or

“The Two Gentleman of Verona,” Shakespeare-in-the-Park series, presented by Wichita Shakespeare Co., shows at 7 p.m. Fri., College Hill Park; Sat., Hap McLean Park, Park City; June 9, Riggs Park, Haysville; June 14, Buffalo Park; June 15, Central Riverside Park; June 16, Andover Sports Park, Andover; June 21, College Hill Park, June 22; Cowtown, June 23, Hand Park, Derby. Free. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. In the event of bad weather call 316-655-2017 after 6 p.m.

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

“A Tom Frye Melodrama,” comedy, through July 20, 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.


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

Summer Concerts at Bradley Fair Plaza, jazz, shows at 7:30-9:30 p.m. Thu., featuring Julian Vaughn; June 13, Greg Adams; June 20, Steve Cole; June 27, Denny Jiosa; July 4, Joseph Vincelli followed by a fireworks display, Bradley Fair, 2000 N. Rock Road. Free. Information, 316-630-9990 or

Wichita Chamber Chorale Cabaret Concert, music by the Chorale, food and silent auction, 6:30 p.m. Fri., Prairie Pines Christmas Tree Farm, 4055 N. Tyler Road. Buffet 6:30 p.m., 7 p.m. preshow, 7:30 “Cabaret” concert. Tickets $25 general, $15 students. Call 316-204-2315.

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

Sandzen Gallery Chamber Music Concert, clarinetist Surunas Jankauskas, 3 p.m. June 9, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St., Lindsborg. Free; donations accepted. Call 785-227-2220.

“Joyful Expeditions,” concert of classical melodies, 8-10 p.m. June 19-21, Prairie Pines Christmas Tree Farm, 4055 N. Tyler Road. Tickets $12-$47. Call 316-721-7666.


Tuesdays on the Terrace: music, drinks and horticulture, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Tue., Trevor Stewart and Earthlines; June 11, Haymakers; June 18, Thor Bonner; June 25, Carrie Nation and the Speakeasy; July 2, Raging Sea; 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, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tickets $7, $3 members. Call 316-264-0448.

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

A Christian Cowboy Experience, featuring Maurice Sklar, Claren and Nancy McQueen, Becky Spencer, Aaron Keller and McFerrin Family Singers, Sun.-Mon., SK Ranch, 12508 W. Parallel Road, Pretty Prairie. Hours 4-8 p.m. Sun., lunch will be provided or bring your own, 6 p.m. Mon., dinner will be provided. Free; donations accepted. Call 620-960-5898.

Kelley Hunt, blues artist, humane society fundraiser, 7 p.m. Sat., McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main, McPherson. Tickets $17-$25. Call 620-242-5356.

Sloppy Joe Improv Troupe Summer Show, comedy, 7-9 p.m. June 10, Mead’s Corner Coffee Shop, 430 E. Douglas.

Treehouse Series of Concerts, 4 p.m. June 9, featuring Claire Lynch Band; June 16, Moreland & Arbuckle; June 30, John Fullbright; July 7; Darol Anger and the Furies, Sept. 15; Driven; Oct. 13, Philip Aaberg, Bartlett Arboretum, Belle Plaine. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Tickets $10. Information, 620-488-3451 or

Once Upon A Time, interactive exhibit where fairy tales come to life through stage sets and graphics, featuring “Three Little Pigs,” Sat.; “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

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

Alfresco Gala, blends of gardens, culinary treats, 6:30 p.m. June 21, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tickets $75 members, $100 nonmembers.

KEYN Summer Concert Series, 8-10 p.m. 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, WaterWalk, 515 S. Main. Bands are subject to change. Bring your lawn chair. Free. Call 316-219-6060.

“Wichitennial River Festival and Traders Day,” buttons from 1972 and Riverfest Artifacts, exhibit through June 30, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Admission $2 with Riverfest Button through June 9, regular admission $4, $2 children ages 6-12, children 5 and under free. Information, 316-265-9314 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 general; $5 seniors, military, students; $3 ages 6-12; free under age 6. Call 316-350-3340.


Quilts from the Permanent Collection, quilts and coverlets, exhibit Sun., 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.

Billy and Ariana Powell, sculpture exhibit, 7-10 p.m. Fri., Go-Away Garage Gallery, 508 S. Commerce. Free. Call 316-263-9455.

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

“Earth and Sky, Women of the Prairie,” watercolors, oils and acrylics, from 16 women artists from Kansas, Nebraska and Missouri, exhibit through June 24, Artworks, 7724 E. Central. Hours 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-682-1481.

Artists Sam and Kent Wilson, exhibit June 11-July 19, Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-264-9121.

“From the Margins,” paintings, drawings and sculpture by artist Kevin Kelley, exhibit through June 15, Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Hours by appointment or by chance. Free. Call 316-305-1996.

“Stitch in Public Day,” various forms of needlework, presented by Needle Arts Guild of Wichita, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. June 15, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Included with paid admission. Call 316-207-2643.

“Art Unleashed,” featured artists Gregory Folken and Krystle Cole, opening reception 5:30-7 p.m. June 15, 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.

Blake Boyle, drawings, various artists Jillian Henning, ceramics, Candace Lowrey, steampunk computer graphics, Gary Pendergrass, steampunk sculptures, exhibits through June 17, Tessera Fine Art Gallery, 412 E. Douglas. Free. Call 262-2435.

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

“Reinvented,” paintings by Harry Williford, sculptures by Don Lind, exhibit through June 26, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Information, 316-267-5915 or

Needle Arts Guild of Wichita, various forms of needlework created by local members, exhibit through June 30, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Included with paid admission. Call 316-207-2643.

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

“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

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. Hours by appointment only. 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.

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.

“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

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

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