Sunday Arts calendar (Aug. 11)

08/11/2013 12:00 AM

08/07/2013 1:10 PM


“The Underpants,” play, 7 p.m. Sun., Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Tickets $14; $12 for students, military, ages 60 and over. Call 316-686-1282.

“Mary Poppins,” musical, presented by Music Theatre of Wichita, Sun., Wed.-Aug. 18, 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.

“The Miracle of Father Kapaun,” by Anne Welsbacher, 2 p.m. Sun., Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Free. Based on the series by Eagle reporter Roy Wenzl on the life of Father Emil Kapaun, who is a candidate for sainthood. Reservations, 316-686-1282.

“Say What?! Comedy Improv Troupe,” part of “Empire Live Series,” comedy, music and audience participation, 8 p.m. Sat., Empire House Theater at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Intended for ages 16 and older. Tickets $10. Information and tickets, 316-219-4849 or

“Knockin’ ’Em Dead: A Rock ’N Roll Whodunit,” murder mystery with audience participation to determine which member of the theater troupe is responsible, 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., Cabaret Oldtown, 4121/2 E. Douglas. Tickets $20. Call 316-265-4400.

Diamond W Wranglers Western Dinner Show, comedy, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 24, Empire House Theater at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Reservations required. Tickets $30; $15 ages 3-12. Call 316-778-1751.

“Nunsense,” musical comedy, through Aug. 25, Forum Theatre, Performing Arts and Events Center, 147 S. Hillside. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Fri., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $20. Call 316-618-0444.

“Spring Awakening,” rock musical, through Aug. 31, Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Thu.-Sat.: doors open 5 p.m., dinner service 5-6:30 p.m., show 7:30 p.m.; Sun.: doors open 12:30 p.m., matinee 2 p.m., show only. Tickets $58 dinner and show, $43 show only. Call 316-612-7696.

“Not Now, Darling,” comedy, through Sept. 1, 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. Reservations recommended. Call 316-744-2152.

“A Few Good Men,” drama, presented by Wichita Scottish Rite Signature Theatre, 7 p.m. Sept. 1-2, Wichita Scottish Rite Center, 332 E. First St. Tickets $10 adults, $7 students, military and senior citizens. Call 316-263-4218.

“Jailhouse Rock & Roll or I Love to Sing Sing,” through Sept. 7, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15-7:30 p.m., curtain 7:50 p.m., dinner/show $27, $23 seniors, $21 under age 17, $17 show only all ages. Call 316-263-0222.


Sloppy Joe Improv Troupe Summer Show, 7 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., 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.

Night of the City Sensational, community, diversity, recognition, flair and celebration, celebrating one city, one community and one voice, 6-11 p.m. Sat., Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Tickets $50; discounts available. Call 316-880-5546.

Treehouse Series of Concerts, 4 p.m., Bartlett Arboretum, Belle Plaine. Sept. 15, Driven; Oct. 13, Philip Aaberg. Bring lawn chair or blanket. Tickets $10. Information, 620-488-3451 or


Emerson Wiens, artist, wood carvings, opening reception 6-8 p.m. Thu., exhibit through Sept. 14, Pages Books & Coffee, 605 N. Main, Newton. Hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-283-1596.

“War and Peace,” works in fiber, artist Shin-hee Chin, reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., exhibit through Aug. 31, VAAM Gallery, 223 S. Main, McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-241-5774.

Brian Lingle and Libby Bryant, photographs, exhibit through Sat., Tessera Fine Art Gallery, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Call 316-262-2435.

“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, closing reception 2-4 p.m. Aug. 18, exhibit through Aug. 19, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St., Lindsborg. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Information, 785-227-2220 or

Gems of Fine Art: International Miniature Fine Art Traveling Exhibit, international group of artists who specialize in creating diminutive gems of the fine art world and promoting an ancient art form, Aug. 20-Dec. 28, Harvey County Historical Museum, 203 N. Main, Newton. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Admission $3. Call 316-283-2221.

ARC Exhibit, through Aug. 23, Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-264-9121.

Bob Bayer, Lindy Wiese, Jeanne, Sean and Stephanie Ward, art exhibits, 6-10 p.m., concert 8 p.m., each Fri. through Aug. 23, WaterWalk, 515 S. Main. There will be a drawing for a painting. Free. Call 316-686-2266 or 316-219-6060.

Cindy Chinn and Donna Walling, artists, exhibit through Aug. 24, Mead Street Gallery, 121 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-262-5192.

Artists With Disabilities, artwork from competition held by the ARC of Sedgwick County, through Aug. 24, 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.

“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.

“ViVi,” artist Curt Clonts, through Aug. 27, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Hours 7 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Crazy Eights Small Works Invitational,” various artists, ceramics by Judy Brees, exhibit through Aug. 27, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours Mon.-Sat. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Bob Bayer, Lindy Wiese, Jeanne, Sean and Stephanie Ward, artists, exhibit through Aug. 31, Riordon Clinic, 3100 N. Hillside. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1 p.m. private tours. Free. Call 316-682-3100.

“Kansas: The Big Picture,” Kansas scenes in large-format photographs on canvas plus a variety of ceramics, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. in Newton, exhibit through Sept. 17. Hours noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-284-2749.

“Art Room 114 Artists,” various artists, exhibit through Sept. 20, 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.

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.

Gallery XII Artists, art exhibit through Sept. 30, The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

“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


Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, auditions for musicals “School House Rock Live Jr.,” 5 p.m. Aug. 19, ages 8-14; “Zombie Prom,” Heather Muller Black Box Theatre production, 6:30 p.m. Aug. 19, ages 12 and over; Repertoire Division, Intermediate II level and above, 12:30-3 p.m. Sept. 7, 201 Lulu. Call 316-262-2282.

Prairie Voice, community children’s choir, grades 4-6, 3:30-6 p.m. Aug. 20, 22, 24, Burford Center for the Arts, 112 S. Summit, Arkansas City. Information, 620-442-6106 or

Ballet Wichita Dance Studios, annual auditions Aug. 25, 12:30-3 p.m. ages 8-13, 3:30-5 p.m. ages 14 and older, 1600 W. Douglas. Call 316-210-1879.

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