“The King and I,” musical, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, Wed.- July 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 Thu.-Fri., 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.
“Say What?! Comedy Improv,” part of “Empire Live Series,” 8 p.m. July 20, Old Cowtown Museum, 1864 W. Museum Blvd. Mature audiences only. Cash bar available. Tickets $10. Call 316-219-1871.
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“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. Call 316-778-1751.
“The Importance of Being Earnest,” classic by Oscar Wilde, through 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
“Knockin’ ’Em Dead: A Rock N Roll Whodunit,” mystery murder with audience participation to determine which member of the theatre troupe is responsible, through Aug. 17, Cabaret Oldtown, 412 1/2 E. Douglas. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Tickets $20. Call 316-265-4400.
Gallery Jazz Fest and BBQ, music from Willie Wactor III, 6-9 p.m. Fri., Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water. Admission, $15. Call 316-262-7651.
“Romantically Inclined,” romantic chamber music, featuing Johannes Brahms, Zoltan Kodaly and Antonin Dvorak, 8 p.m. July 17-19, 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.
Mike Blakely Concert, “Empire House Live” series, 8 p.m. July 19, Old Cowtown Museum, 1864 Museum Blvd. Tickets $15 in advance, $18 at the door. Information and purchase tickets, 316-219-4849 or WichitaTIX.com.
Once Upon a Time, interactive exhibit where fairy tales come to life through stage sets and graphics, exhibit Sun., 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. Sun., 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. 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., 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. Thu., 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. Fri., 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.
Wichita Art Museum Birthday Bash, music, activities for children, ice cream 2-4 p.m. July 20, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free. Call 316-268-4921.
“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.
Mary R. Koch School of Visual Arts, exhibition of paintings, ceramics, sculpture and jewelry, by students and faculty, Sun., Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 316-634-2787.
“Two Dozen from Five Decades,” glass by Vernon Brejcha, “ The Road Less Traveled,” paintings by Brian Hinkle, collections by Herschel Logan and other various artists, Tue.-Aug. 19, closing reception 2-4 p.m. Aug. 18, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St., Lindsborg. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Information, 785-227-2220 or sandzen.org.
Street LVL: Art and Sound, printmaking, stencil art and installation, artists Sonny Laracuente and Armando Minjarez, music by Mark Walker, opening reception 7-10 p.m. Fri., exhibit through July 26, Go-Away Garage Gallery, 508 S. Commerce. Viewing by appointment only. Call 316-263-9455.
“The Hills Are Alive: Flint Hills Landscapes,” paintings, ceramics and art glass, exhibit through Sat., 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.
“Visibility,” 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
“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.
“Sisterland,” by Curtis Sittenfeld, 7 p.m. Mon., 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. Wed., Wichita Public Library, 223 S. Main. Free. Call 316-261-8500.
“The Never List,” by Koethi Zan, 7 p.m. July 18, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.