Sunday Arts calendar (Sept. 22)

09/22/2013 12:00 AM

09/21/2013 12:44 PM

THEATER

“Cymbeline,” play, Shakespeare-in-the-Park series, presented by Wichita Shakespeare Co., 7 p.m. Sun., High Park Amphitheatre, Derby. Bring lawn chairs and blankets. Free. In the event of inclement weather and for information, call 316-655-2017.

“Arcadia,” play, takes place in an English country house in the early 19th century and the present, 2 p.m. Sun., Wichita Center for the Arts Theatre, 9112 E. Central. Tickets $25, $20 members/seniors, $15 students. Call 316-315-0151.

“Snoopy,” musical, 2 p.m. Sun., Friends University Sebits Auditorium. Tickets $11, $9 seniors/students. Call 316-295-5677.

“Othello,” HD Live, Shakespeare’s tale about the destructive power of jealousy, 1 p.m. Thu., encore 7 p.m. Sept. 29, Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $15 adults/seniors, $12 students, $10 advance tickets on online only through Wed. Information and tickets, www.murdocktheatre.com and 316-440-6407.

“Curtain Up a Broadway Revue,” Emerald City Chorus, Sweet Adelines International medalists, various vocal artists, featuring Broadway tunes, 7:30-9:30 p.m. Sat., Wichita Scottish Rite Center, 332 E. First St. Tickets $16. Call 316-733-2619 or 316-773-9300.

“Hunting a Doe,” play, 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sat-Sept. 29, sponsored by WSU School of Performing Arts, Welsbacher Theatre, Metropolitan Complex, 5015 E. 29th N. Mature audiences. Tickets $10, discounts available. Information and purchase tickets, 316-978-3233 and www.wichita.edu/j/?2377.

“Play On,” a farce about community theater people putting on a show, through 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.

“School House Rock Live, Jr.,” musical, cartoon series that taught history, grammar, math and more through songs, 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 7 p.m. Oct. 4, 2 p.m. Oct. 5, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Tickets $6. Call 316-262-2282.

Friends University Fall Ballet, featuring “Les Sylphides” and “A Contemporary Ballet,” by Stan K. Rogers, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 4-5, 2 p.m. Oct. 6, Sebits Auditorium, Friends University. Tickets $16 adults, $13 seniors/students. Information and tickets, friends.edu/finearts and 316-295-5677.

“Doc MacDougal’s Miraculous Melodrama,” part of “Empire House Live” series, 7 p.m. Oct. 10-12, Sat. dinner-theatre option by reservation only. Old Cowtown Museum, 1864 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets $10-$12 in advance, $12-$14 at door, Sat. dinner-theatre $22-$24. Information and purchase tickets, www.wichitatix.com and 316-219-4849.

“One Man, Two Guvnors,” play, Broadway farce about a man who discovers he’s employed by two rival gangsters, through Oct. 13, Forum Theatre, 147 S. Hillside. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat, 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $23 Thu. and Sun., $25 Fri.-Sat. Information and tickets, forum-theatrewichita.com and 316-618-0444.

“Cats,” musical, through 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; Thu.-Sat. evening, $45 dinner and show; $45 children 12 and under. Call 316-612-7696.

“The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee,” musical-comedy, through Nov. 2, Cabaret Oldtown, 412 1/2 E. Douglas. Shows 7 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Tickets $20. Call 316-265-4400.

“Admiral Windwagon, Vampire Hunter,” by Carol Hughes, through 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 ages 12 and under, $17 show only all ages. Call 316-263-0222.

MUSIC

Dr. Deborah Baxter, voice, mezzo soprano, 3 p.m. Sun., Widemann Hall, WSU. Tickets $7, discounts available. Information and purchase tickets, 316-978-3233 and www.wichita.edu/j/?2375.

“The 18th Century,” presented by Delano Chamber Orchestra, 3 p.m. Sun., West Side Baptist Church, 304 S. Seneca. $10. Reception will follow the concert. Call 316-259-0467.

St. Petersburg String Quartet, chamber ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Tue., Wiedemann Hall, WSU. Tickets $7, discounts available. Information and purchase tickets, 316-978-3233 and www.wichita.edu/j/2376.

Sebits Jazz Scholars, tribute to Carl Sebits, 7:30 p.m. Fri., Friends University Sebits Auditorium. Tickets $9, $6 seniors and students. Call 316-295-5677.

Chris Botti, American jazz instrumental artist, 8 p.m. Sat., Stiefel Theatre, 151 S. Santa Fe in Salina. Tickets $51-$77. Information, 785-827-1998 or ticketmaster.com.

“Bugs Bunny at the Symphony II,” Wichita Pops Concert, presented by Wichita Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. Sat., 2 p.m. Sept. 29, Century II Concert Hall. Recommended for ages 5 and up. Tickets $25-$70. Call 316-267-7658.

“Ricky Nelson Remembered,” performers Gunnar and Matthew Nelson, Ricky Nelson’s twin sons, 7 p.m. Sat., McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main, McPherson. Tickets $24-$32, $10 students. Call 620-241-1952.

UNT Jazz Faculty Quintet Concert, featuring the University of North Texas Jazz Faculty Quintet, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 3, Friends University Alumni Auditorium. Tickets $9, $5 seniors/students. Information and tickets, friends.edu/finearts or 316-295-5677.

Met: Live in HD-“Tchaikovsky’s Eugene Onegin,” romance, 11:55 a.m. Oct. 5, Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $23, seniors $21, $17 students with ID/military, $13 under age 13. Call 316-263-1665.

“Right of Spring,” exhilarating yet controversial piece that changed symphonic music forever, classics concert, presented by Wichita Symphony Orchestra, 8 p.m. Oct. 12, 3 p.m. Oct. 13, Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $17-$55. Information and tickets, www.wso.org or 316-267-7658.

SPECIAL EVENTS

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

Gathering at the Gazebo, open-air music, featuring MNJ Combo, Wichita Celtic Players and The Thistle Dew Band, 6 p.m. Sat., Historic District Gazebo in Haysville, Grand and Main Streets. Bring a blanket, lawn chair and a picnic dinner. Free. Call 316-529-5922.

Party in the Park Music Fest, featuring six music groups, 2 p.m. Sat., Camp Hawk, 1801 SW 36th St. in Newton. Tickets $12 in advance, $15 at gate, free under age 12. Call 316-283-5303.

Wichita Art Chatter, illustrated talks about a range of subjects, ceramist Ted Adler, oboist Andrea Banke, jazz band director Lisa Hittle, David Neville, Sandra Denneler and Jodi Throckmorton, presented by the Wichita Art Museum Contemporaries, 6 p.m. reception, 6:45 p.m. program, Oct 4, dinner available following the program at the Muse, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free. Cash bar available. Dinner reservations recommended. Call 316-268-4921 or 316-268-4973.

Blackbear Bosin Talk, featuring David Simmonds, 1 p.m. Oct. 5, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free. Call 316-4921.

Art Aid 2013, silent art auction, various performances, runway show by Models and Images, dancing and food, 7 p.m. Oct. 12, The Cotillion, 11120 W. Kellogg. Tickets in advance $65, $75 at the door. Call 316-722-4201.

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

ART EVENTS

Quilts from the Permanent Collection, quilts and coverlets, 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.

“Complexity,” paintings by Melinda Weis and raku works by Micki Donnelly, exhibit through Tue., Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Paintings by JanCarol, exhibit through Tue., Lotus Leaf and Creperie, 613 W. Douglas. Hours 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Tue., 11 a.m.-9 p.m. Wed.-Sat. Free. Call 316-295-4133.

“Monoliths,” James Farmer, artist, exhibit Wed.-Oct. 25, Cenury II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-264-9121.

Jose Alvarado, artist, paintings and drawing, reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., exhibit through Oct. 11, Friends University Riney Fine Arts Center. Free. Call 316-295-5537.

“Timeless Traditions, New Fire,” Susan deWit, curator, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., “Art for Lunch,” noon to 1 p.m. Oct. 1, exhibit through Oct. 18, Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-942-4291.

“American West,” Jim Clements, artist, reception 6:30-10 p.m. Fri., exhibit through Oct. 19, Mead Street Gallery, 121 N. Mead, Suite 107. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-262-5192.

“Chrome, Smoke and Flames,” automotive art by various artists and custom rods, 7 p.m. Fri., 1 p.m. Sat., 7 p.m. Oct. 4, 7 p.m. Oct. 11, Go-Away Garage Gallery, 508 S. Commerce. Free. Call 316-263-9455.

“Vital Signs,” media art from San Jose Museum of Art, exhibit through Jan. 19, members’ opening party, meet curator Jodi Throckmorton, cash bar, dinner available in the Muse Cafe, reservations recommended, 7-9 p.m. Sat., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Admission free for members, $10 non-members. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7, $5 seniors, $3 ages 5-17 or students with an ID, ages under 5 free. Sat. always free. Call 316-268-4921.

Photography and Mixed Media Art Display, artist Jasmine Massions, exhibit through Sept. 30, Mead’s Corner, 430 E. Douglas. Hours 7 a.m.-11 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 7 a.m.-1 a.m. Fri.-Sat., 8 a.m.-11 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 316-201-1900.

Brian W. Hinkle, artist, focus on Kansas landscapes, 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.

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.

“Kansas Art Guild,” opening reception with music provided by Victor Rose, 6-9 p.m. Oct. 5, exhibit through Nov. 22, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main in 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.

Scenes of Threads, Paintings and Installation Art, Chiyoko Myose, artist, exhibit through Oct. 12, Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Free. Viewing by appointment or by chance. Call 316-305-1996.

The Wichita National All Media Craft Exhibition 2013, trends and tradition of American crafts and artists from around the country, exhibit through Oct. 15, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 316-648-2787.

“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.

Julie Baldwin, artist, watercolor and oil, exhibit through Nov. 1, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Oct. 18, Heritage Gallery, McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main in McPherson. Hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 620-241-6131.

“Nature’s Toolbox: Biodiversity, Art and Invention,” works of more than 40 international artists in a wide range of media, ranging from 3-D animation and video sculpture to an installation of more than 90,000 wooden chopsticks, exhibit through 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.

“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.

BOOK SIGNINGS

“Frozen,” by Melissa de la Cruz and Michael Johnston, 7-8 p.m. Tue., Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Charlie Goes to School,” by Ree Drummond, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Sat., Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Mothering Mennonite,” by Rachel Epp Buller, Christine Crouse-Dick and Jennifer Chappell Deckert, contributors to the book, 2-4 p.m. Sat., Faith & Life Bookstore, 606 N. Main, Newton. Free. Call 316-283-2210.

“Oil and Honey: The Education of an Unlikely Activist,” by Bill McKibben, 7-8 p.m. Sat., Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Exile: Book 2 of the Keeper of Lost Cities,” by Shannon Messenger, 7-8 p.m. Oct. 2, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Crow After Roe: How ‘Separate But Equal’ Has Become the New Standard in Women’s Health And How We Can Change That,” by Robin Marty, 12:30 p.m. Oct. 5, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“The Last Ride of Caleb O’Toole,” by Eric Pierpoint, 3-5 p.m. Oct. 5, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

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