Sunday Arts calendar (June 9)

06/09/2013 7:55 AM

06/09/2013 7:56 AM


“The Two Gentlemen of Verona,” Shakespeare-in-the-Park series, presented by Wichita Shakespeare Company, shows at 7 p.m. Sun., Riggs Park, Haysville; Fri., Buffalo Park; Sat., 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.

“Monty Python’s Spamalot,” comedy, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, Wed.-June 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. Thu., Louise C. Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $15. Call 316-440-6407.

“Cinderella,” show 10 a.m. and noon Thu.-Fri.; 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. Thu.-Fri.; 11:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. June 21. Call 316-262-2282.

“All Ways a Woman,” formerly known as “Menopaus-A-Palooza,” comedy, through Sat., 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, through June 23, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 7 p.m. Sun. Tickets: $14 general; $12 students, seniors, military. Information, 316-686-1282 or

“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.

“Peter Pan The Musical,” presented by Wellington Community Theater and Children’s Theater of Wellington, 7 p.m. June 21-22, 2:30 p.m. June 23, Wellington High School, 1700 E. 16th St., Wellington. Tickets $10, $5 ages 6-12, free ages 5 and under, available at the door.

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

“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 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.

Diamond W Wranglers Western Dinner Show, comedy, 6:30 p.m. June 22, July 26, Aug. 24, Empire House Theater at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Reservations required. Tickets $30, $15 ages 3-12 years. Call 316-788-1751.


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

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

“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.


“Prairie Tale,” ballet, 1 p.m. Sun., Kansas Aviation Museum, 3350 S. George Washington Blvd. Bring lawn chair. Free. Information, 316-687-5880 or

Treehouse Series of Concerts, 4 p.m., Bartlett Arboretum, Belle Plaine. Sun., 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. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Tickets $10. Information, 620-488-3451 or

Sloppy Joe Improv Troupe Summer Show, comedy, 7-9 p.m. Mon. 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. Tue., 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. Tickets $7, $3 members. Call 316-264-0448.

Once Upon a Time, interactive exhibit where fairy tales come to life through stage sets and graphics, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Sat., “Goldilocks & The Three Bears”; June 22, “Hansel & Gretel”; June 29, “Extra Day”; exhibit through July 7. 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, 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.

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

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.

“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.


Artists Sam and Kent Wilson, exhibit Tue.-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 Sat., 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. Sat., 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. Sat., 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.

“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.

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.

Jan Ritchie Dorian, still life and Pien Air Painting Collection, exhibit through June 30, 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 July 2, VAAM Gallery, 223 S. Main, McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-241-5774.

The 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

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, ArtRoom 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.

“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

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

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