Sunday Arts calendar (Sept.29)

09/29/2013 12:00 AM

09/25/2013 5:18 PM


“Othello,” HD Live, Shakespeare’s tale about the destructive power of jealousy, encore 7 p.m. Sun., Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $15 adults/seniors, $12 students. Information and tickets, and 316-440-6407.

“Hunting a Doe,” play, Sun., 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

“Play On,” a farce about community theater people putting on a show, 2:30 p.m. Sun., Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road, Kechi. Tickets $11. 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. Fri., 2 p.m. Sat., 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. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Oct. 6, Sebits Auditorium, Friends University. Tickets $16 adults, $13 seniors/students. Information and tickets, and 316-295-5677.

“Doc MacDougal’s Miraculous Melodrama,” part of “Empire House Live” series, 7 p.m. Oct. 11-12, 2 p.m. Oct. 13, Old Cowtown Museum, 1864 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets $10-$12 in advance, $12-$14 at door, Sat.-Sun. dinner-theatre $22-$24. Sat.-Sun. dinner-theater option by reservation only. Information and purchase tickets, 316-219-4849 or

“The Learned Ladies,” comedy, 7:30 Oct. 10-12, 2 p.m. Oct. 13, Wilner Auditorium, Wichita State University. Tickets $10. Call 316-978-3233.

“How the Dog Runs,” play, about family, death and dogs on the Fourth of July, 8 p.m. Oct. 10-12, 2 p.m. Oct. 13, Jabara Theatre, Newman University. Tickets $10, $8 students, $5 Newman students. Call 316-942-4291.

“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, and 316-618-0444.

“Menopause: The Musical,” musical, celebrating women and The Change, 8 p.m. Oct. 15-16, Century II Mary Jane Teall Theatre. Tickets $44-$54. Information and tickets, and 316-303-8100.

“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 ages 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.


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

Kansas Wesleyan Wind Ensemble, String Orchestra and Full Orchestra, concert, 7:30 p.m. Tue., Kansas Wesleyan University, 100 E. Claflin Ave. in Salina. Refreshments following concert. Free. Call 785-827-5541, ext. 5124.

Rie Bloomfield Organ Series, featuring Martin Jean, 7:30 p.m. Tue., Wiedemann Hall, WSU. Tickets $10. Call 316-978-3233.

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

WSU Jazz Arts & Guitar Ensemble, 7:30 p.m. Thu., Miller Concert Hall, WSU. Tickets $7. Call 316-978-3233.

An Evening with Samuel Ramey, international opera star, presented by WSU Symphony, 7:30 p.m. Sat., Miller Concert hall, WSU. Tickets $7. Call 316-978-3233.

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

Christopher Shaw, organist, presented by the Wichita Chapter of the American Guild of Organists and Plymouth Congregational Church, 4 p.m. Oct. 6, Plymouth Congregational Church, 202 N. Clifton. Free. Call 316-990-7659.

WSU Concert Band with Jazz Combos, standard and new band repertoire, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 7, Miller Concert Hall, WSU. Tickets $7. Call 316-978-3233.

WSU Symphonic Wind Ensemble and Chamber Winds, concert, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8, Miller Concert Hall, WSU. Tickets $7. Call 316-978-3233.

Lynne Davis, international concert organist, 5:15 p.m. Oct. 9, Wiedemann Hall, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3233.

Cantus, men’s vocal ensemble, 7 p.m. Oct. 12, McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main in McPherson. Tickets $15, $10 students, discounts available. Reservations required. Call 620-242-5356.

“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, or 316-267-7658.


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, Fri., 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. Sat. Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free. Call 316-4921.

A Blast to the Past Block Party, anitque automobiles, music by the Southeast High School Band, tours of the museum, sponsored by the Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, noon-3 p.m. Sat., corner of William and Main. Free. Call 316-265-9314.

“Art on the Trail,” interacting with artists as they demonstrate their art form using a variety of media along a half-mile loop of paved trail, nature projects for children, refreshments, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat., Great Plains Nature Center, 6232 E. 29th North. Free. Call 316-683-5499.

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.

Jerry Barlow, celtic guitarist, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12, Pretty Prairie Middle School, 101 N. Maple in Pretty Prairie. Tickets $10. Proceeds will be used in the restoration of the wall of the Civic Theatre. Call 620-459-6461.

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

Art on Monday, photographer and author of “Soul in the Stone: Cemetery Art from America’s Heartland” will speak on the rich traditions and striking headstones he discovered across the region, lunch at noon, 1 p.m. lecture Oct. 21. Reservation deadline Oct. 15. Tickets $30. Call 316-268-4912.


“Tactile Vision,” art by students who are blind, visually impaired and/or multi-disabled that participate in the Envision Art program, opening reception 5-9 p.m. Fri., exhibit through Oct. 20, CityArts, 334 N. Mead. Hours 1-9 p.m. Mon., 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-350-3245.

Photography and Mixed Media Art Display, artist Jasmine Massions, exhibit through Mon., 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 Mon., 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 Mon., The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 8 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

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

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

“Kansas Art Guild,” opening reception with music provided by Victor Rose, 6-9 p.m. Sat., 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.

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

Dale Strattman Photography, photography exhibit through Oct. 11, Center Gallery at the Midwest Center for Photography, 111 Ellis. Hours Fri. 1-5 p.m. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-269-1250.

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.

“American West,” Jim Clements, artist, 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.

“Sendito de Tres,” paintings, drawings, mixed-media assemblages and metal embossments by Martha Wherry, “Summer of My Discontent,” blown glass by Robin Lies, exhibit through Oct. 23, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

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

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.

“Vital Signs,” media art from San Jose Museum of Art, exhibit through Jan. 19, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. 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.

“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


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

“Someone,” by Alice McDermott, 6 p.m. reception, Ulrich Museum of Art, 7 p.m. signing, CAC Theatre, both at WSU, Fri. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

“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, 12:30-2:30 p.m. Sat., 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. Sat., Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

Grand Book Signing, featuring works of 35 Kansas authors, sponsored by Kansas Authors Club of South Central Kansas, 1-2 p.m. Sat., Holiday Inn East, 549 S. Rock Road. Free. Call 316-682-5209.

“Midnight in Peking,” by Paul French, 7-8 p.m. Oct. 9, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Doing Hard Time,” by Stuart Woods, 7-8 p.m. Oct. 11, Watermark Books and Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Hidden in Christ: Living as God’s Beloved,” by James Bryan Smith, 1-2 p.m., Faith & Life Bookstore, 606 N. Main in Newton. Free. Call 316-283-2210.

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