Sunday Arts calendar (Sept. 1)

09/03/2013 4:36 PM

09/03/2013 4:36 PM

Correction: The ticket price for children 12 and under for “Admiral Windwagon, Vampire Hunter” at Mosley Street Melodrama, is $21. THEATER

“Not Now, Darling,” comedy, through Sun., 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. Sun.-Mon, Wichita Scottish Rite Center, 332 E. First St. Tickets $10 adults; $7 students, military and seniors. Call 316-263-4218.

“Dr. Dillinger’s Freaks and Floozies” (Cirque du Risque), part of “Empire House Live” series, 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., doors open at 7:30 p.m., Old Cowtown Museum, 1864 W. Museum Blvd. Mature audience. Tickets $15, $18 at the door. Cash bar available. Call 316-350-3323.

“Cymbeline,” play, Shakespeare-in-the-Park series, presented by Wichita Shakespeare Co., each performance 7 p.m. Fri., Central Riverside Park; Sat., Hap McLean Park; Sept. 8, Riggs Park, Haysville; Sept. 13, Buffalo Park; Sept. 14, College Hill Park; Sept. 15, Andover Sports Park, Andover; Sept. 20, Central Riverside Park; Sept. 21, College Hill Park; Sept. 22, High Park Amphitheatre, Derby. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free. In the event of inclement weather and for information, call 316-655-2017.

“Jailhouse Rock & Roll, or I Love to Sing Sing,” through Sat., 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.

“Play On,” a farce about community theater people putting on a show, Thu.-Sept. 29, 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.

“Admiral Windwagon, Vampire Hunter,” by Carol Hughes, Sept. 12-Nov. 2, 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 12, $17 show only all ages. Call 316-263-0222.

“Cats,” musical, Sept. 13-Oct. 19, 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; select Thu. matinees: doors open 11 a.m., lunch service 11 a.m.-noon, show 12:30 p.m. Tickets $60 lunch/dinner and show, $45 show only; ages 12 and under, Thu.-Sat. evening, $45 dinner and show. Call 316-612-7696.

MUSIC

Friends University Faculty Fanfare, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 12, Sebits Auditorium, Friends University. Free. Call 316-295-5677.

“Celebrate the Good Times,” Wichita Chorus of Sweet Adelines 2013 performance, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 21, Century II Mary Jane Teall Theater. Tickets $20. Call 316-219-4849.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Tuesdays on the Terrace, music, drinks and horticulture, 5:30-7:30 p.m., Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tue., Nikki Moddelmog; Sept. 10, Scott Allan Knost; Sept. 17, Uche; Sept. 24, RKO Blues. Tickets $7; $3 members. Call 316-264-0448.

“Nature’s Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention,” fall party, 7 p.m. Sept. 14, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Tickets $10, free to members and WSU students. Call 316-978-3664.

The Big Read Pre-Party, 2 p.m. Sept. 21, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free. Call 316-268-4921.

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 bartlettarboretum.com.

“Family ArtVenture: Wheatshocker Warhols,” drop-in art explorations and a variety of paintings and prints from the museum permanent collection created by former faculty members of WSU, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Sept. 28, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free. Call 316-268-4921.

ART EVENTS

John Hicks Ahhd Art, paintings, “Art For Lunch” presentation by John and Mary Hicks, noon-1 p.m. Tue., exhibit through Sept. 20, Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-942-4291.

Carole J. Banda and Eugene A. Stucky, artists, acrylic paintings and clay sculpture, exhibit through Wed., Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Hours are by chance or appointment. Call 316-303-1996.

Brian W. Hinkle, artist, focuses on Kansas landscapes, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., exhibit through Sept. 30, Hutchinson Art Center, 405 N. Washington in Hutchinson. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free. Call 316-620-1280.

Autumn & Art, juried art festival by 95 artists from Wichita and across the United States, 6-9 p.m. Sept. 13, 10 a.m.-7 p.m. Sept. 14, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sept. 15, Bradley Fair, 2000 N. Rock Road. Free. Call 316-630-9990.

Art in the Park, various artists and activities, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sept. 14, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. in Newton. Free. Call 316-284-2749.

Emerson Wiens, artist, wood carvings, 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.

“Nature’s Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention,” art works of more than 40 international artists in a wide range of media, ranging from 3D animation and video sculpture to an installation of more than 90,000 wooden chopsticks, exhibit Sept. 14-Dec. 15, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

“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.

Nathan Hein, art exhibit, through Sept. 20, Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-264-9121.

Kansas Art Guild, various artists, exhibit through Sept. 21, 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.

“Phantasia Phun,” abstract paintings by Randy Clark; “Signals and Information,” photography by Caitlin Doolittle; “Landscapes,” photography by Glenn Fillmore, exhibit through Sept. 21, CityArts, 334 N. Mead. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 316-350-3245.

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.

“Complexity,” paintings by Melinda Weis and raku works by Micki Donnelly, exhibit through Sept. 24. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

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.

“Landscapes and Still Lifes,” watercolor paintings, artist Jette Summers, exhibit through Oct. 18, 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 316-293-2643.

“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, through 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.

“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.

AUDITIONS

Repertoire Division, dance auditions, 12:30-3 p.m. Sat., Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Call 316-262-2282.

BOOK SIGNINGS

“The Blessing Cup,” by Patricia Polacco, 7 p.m. Sept. 10, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Sunflowers and Sweet Tea,” by Beki Hastings, 10 a.m.-noon Sept. 14, Faith & Life Bookstore, 606 N. Main in Newton. Free. Call 316-283-2210.

“Locomotive,” by Brian Floca, children’s book, 11 a.m.-noon Sept. 14, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“It Is What It Is But It Wasn’t A Tragedy,” by Debra Lee, 2-4 p.m. Sept. 15, Hawthorn Suites West, 2405 N. Ridge Road. Free. Books will be available for purchase, $15.99. Call 316-722-1810.

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