Sunday Arts calendar (Oct. 20)

10/20/2013 12:00 AM

10/19/2013 3:40 PM


“The Return of Charlie Chan in Graveyard Shift,” murder mystery comedy and dessert buffet, 7 p.m. Thu., Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 600 N. Greenwich Road. Tickets $15. Call 316-682-0504.

“Macbeth,” know as “The Scottish Play,” presented by the Guild Hall Players, Thu.-Oct. 27, St. John’s Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat, 7 p.m. Sun. Tickets $12, $7 students. Information, 316-683-5686 or

“Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde,” classic about depravity, lust, love and horror, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Oct. 27, Friends University Alumni Auditorium. Tickets $11, $9 seniors/students. Information and tickets, 316-295-5677 or

“Trick or Treat Street,” musical, 7 p.m. Fri., ; 10 a.m., 1 p.m. & 3:30 p.m. Sat.; 2 p.m. Oct. 27, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. $6 for show, $7.50 for show and pizza. Pizza served 6:30 p.m. Fri., ; 12:30 p.m. Sat. . Information, 316-262-2282 or

“True (or False) Grit,” mystery dinner theatre, 6:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., Haysville Community Library, 210 Hays Ave. in Haysville. Tickets $20, $30 for a couple. Call 316-524-5242.

“Copper Moon,” comedy, throught Oct. 27, Kechi Playhouse, 100 E. Kechi Road in Kechi. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2:30 Sun. Tickets $11 Thu. and Sun., $12 Fri.-Sat. Reservations requested. Call 316-744-2152.

“Million Dollar Quartet,” jukebox musical, presented by Theater League, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29-30, Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $35-$65. Call 316-219-4849 or

Manos: Rock Opera of Fate,” musical, 7 p.m. Oct. 29-30, Scottish Rite Auditorium, 332 E. First St. Tickets $10, $7 students. Call 316-263-4218.


“Mad Melancholy,” featuring Newton Mid-Kansas Symphony, 4 p.m. Sun., Bethel College Memorial Hall, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th St., North Newton. Tickets $12 in advance, $14 at door; or $6 in advance, $7 at door for students. Call 316-772-3265.

Delano Chamber Players, concert, 3 p.m. Sun., West Side Baptist Church, 304 S. Seneca. Free, $10 donattion requested. Call 316-259-04577.

Bethany College/Lindsborg Community Orchestra Concert, featuring cellist Jakub Omsky, 4 p.m. Sun., Presser Hall, Bethany College, 335 E. Swensson, Lindsborg. Free. Call 785-227-3380, ext. 8235.

Anthony Kearns, acknowledged as Ireland’s finest tenor, 7 p.m. Tue., El Dorado Middle School, 500 W. Central in El Dorado. Tickets $45, $10 students. Call 316-321-9601.

“Everything Old is New Again,” presented by the WSU Madrial Singers, songs of nature presented by WSU Women’s Glee Club, 7:30 p.m. Tue., Wiedemann Hall, WSU. Tickets $7. Call 316-978-3233.

“Concert for the Common Man,” tribute to Scott MacLaughlin, presented by Cowley College Concert Choir and Band, 7 p.m. Tue., Robert Brown Theatre, Cowley County Community College, 125 E. Second St., Arkansas City. Free. Call 620-442-0430.

Inspiration and Dance, performed by WSU Concert Chorale and A Cappella Choir, 7:30 p.m. Thu., Wiedemann Hall, WSU. Tickets $7. Call 316-978-3233.

“Rachmanioff’s Third,” classics concert, performed by the Wichita Symphony, 8 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. Oct. 27, Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $17-$55. Information, 316-267-7658 or

“Darkness & Light,” performed by Friends University Community Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 29, Sebits Auditorium, Friends University. Tickets $11, $9 seniors/studenets. Call 316-295-5677.

Halloween Family Concert, performed by WSU Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m. Oct. 30, Miller Concert Hall, WSU. Tickets $7. Information, 316-978-3233 or


Art on Monday with John Gary Brown, photographer and author of “Soul in the Stone: Cemetery Art from America’s Heartland,” who will speak on the rich traditions and striking headstones he discovered across the region, lunch at noon, 1 p.m. lecture, Mon., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets $30. Call 316-268-4912.

Bill Mize, past Walnut Valley Festival champion, performing a benefit concert for Marquee Performing Arts Center, 7 p.m. Sat., Messenger Recital Hall, Southwestern College, 100 College in Winfield. Tickets $15, $5 youth and students. Information, 620-402-6688 or

School of Music Open House, celebrating the completed renovation of the Duerksen Fine Arts Center, 4-7 p.m. Oct. 30, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3233.


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

“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 Wed., 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 Fri., Century II Performing Arts and Convention Center. Hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 316-264-9121.

Bruce van Osdel, ceramics, opening reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., “Art for Lunch” presentation noon-1 p.m. Oct. 29, exhibit through Nov. 15, Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-942-4291.

“Reflections of France,” paintings by Joanna Ramondetta, ceramics by Frank Martinez, reception 5:30-10 p.m. Fri., exhibit through Nov. 26, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

“Wire Horse Exhibit,” sculptures by Belinda Hope Skiles, exhibit through Oct. 31, Coutts Museum of Art, 110 N. Main, El Dorado. Free. Call 316-321-1212.


“Shaken in the Water, by Jessica Penner, 7-8 p.m. Fri., Eighth Day Books, 2838 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-683-9446.

“Timely...Timeless: 25 Years at Eighth Day Books,” and 25th Anniversary celebration, featuring authors Clare Vanderpool, Stephanie Mann, Rod Learned, Bo Bonner, Jeri Holladay, Roy Beckemeyer, John Eberly, Carolyn Ballinger, 7 p.m. Sat., Eighth Day Books, 2838 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-683-9446.

“Fate’s Twisted Circle Volumes 1 & 2,” by C. A. McJack, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat., Book-A-Holics, 8760 W. 21st St. Free. Must purchase a book to sign. Call 316-721-5575.

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