Sunday Arts calendar (Jan. 5)

01/05/2014 8:14 AM

01/05/2014 8:15 AM

THEATER

“Driving Miss Daisy,” story of two outsiders who come to a mutual respect based on their independence, strength and stubborn integrity, Jan. 16-Feb. 2, The Forum Theatre-Performing Arts and Events Center, 147 S. Hillside. Shows 8 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $11.50-$25. Call 316-618-0444.

“Say What?! Improv,” “Empire House Live!” series, 8 p.m. Jan. 18, Empire House Theater at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Ages 16 and older. Tickets $10. Information and tickets, www.wichitaTIX.com or 316-303-8100.

“Hell Hath No Fury Like a Woman Scorned,” play, 5 p.m. Jan. 26, Century II Convention Hall. Tickets $47.50. Information and tickets, www.wichitaTIX.com or 316-303-8100.

MUSIC

Matt Anderson, blues, 7 p.m. Jan. 18, McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main in McPherson. Tickets $10-$22. Call 620-241-1952.

Franck Symphony, concert, presented by Wichita Symphony, 8 p.m. Jan. 18, 3 p.m. Jan. 19, Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $17-$55. Information and tickets, www.wso.org or 316-267-7658.

SPECIAL EVENTS

“Sleeping Beauty,” ballet, featuring Maria Sokolnikova and the Russian National Ballet Theatre, presented by Wichita Grand Opera, 3:30 p.m. Sun., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $35-$85. Call 316-262-8054.

Mindbenders Exhibit, traveling exhibit of puzzles, brainteasers and interactive challenges guaranteed to test brain power and problem-solving skills, noon-5 p.m. Sun., Exploration Place, 300 N. McLean Blvd. Included with regular museum admission. Call 316-660-0600.

“Ragamuffin” movie, 7 p.m. Thu., world premiere of movie based on the life of Rich Mullins, Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway. Event is sold out.

Advance Auto Parts Monster Jam, 7:30 Fri., Intrust Bank Arena, 500 E. Waterman. Call 316-440-9000.

Wedding Floral 101, 11:30 a.m. Sat., learn the best techniques to create arrangements, corsages, bouquets and boutonnieres, CityArts, 334 N. Mead. Ages 16 and older. $35. Call 316-350-3245.

Senior Wednesday: Jered Becker and the Luna Copil Quintet, 10 a.m. Jan. 15, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Ages 55 and older. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

ART EVENTS

Kansas Watercolor Society National Exhibition, paintings, 1-5 p.m. Sun., Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Free. Call 316-634-2787.

Plymouth Congregational Church Showcasing, featuring pieces by Jo Zakas and Rafael Robles “Madona & Child,” 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Sun., Plymouth Congregational Church, 202 N. Clifton. Free. Call 316-684-0221.

“Coming Home,” paintings by Brian Hinkle, Kim Casebeer, Kristin Goering, Matthew Richter, Joseph Loganbill; ceramics by Danny Meisinger, Tue.-Jan. 19, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth, Newton; noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-284-2749.

“Vital Signs,” media art from San Jose Museum of Art, through Jan. 19, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7, $5 seniors, $3 students and those over age 5. Saturdays are free. Call 316-268-4921.

Stone Carvers/Masters and Students, Cathedrals/Don Siedhoff, exhibt through Jan. 25, CityArts, 334 N. Mead, 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.

“Range of Vision,” various artists, music by Joel Barkman, exhibit through Jan. 25, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main, El Dorado; 10 a.m.-5 p.m. or by appointment. Call 316-321-3223.

Hugh Greer, acrylic paintings, exhibit through Jan. 28, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

“Madona & Child,” hand-carved gold wood frames by Peruvian artist Rafael Robles, through Jan. 31, Artist Central Gallery, 4014 E. Central. Viewing by appointment. Free. Call 316-686-2266.

Wurlitzer Works, by Robert J. Schmidt, art designed from 1939 Wurlitzer Piano parts, exhibit through Jan. 31, Fiber Studio, 418 S. Commerce. Free. Open by appointment or by chance. Call 316-303-1996 or fiberstudio1@sbcglobal.net.

“The Art of Flying,” art photography by Paul Bowen, exhibit through Jan. 31, the Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North, 9 a.m.-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

BOOK SIGNINGS

“A Tale for the Time Being,” by Ruth Ozeki, 5 p.m. Jan. 15, Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

AUDITIONS

“Moon Over Buffalo,” 5 p.m. Tue., Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center’s Heather Muller Black Box Theatre, 201 Lulu. Comedy set in the theater world of New York City. No prepared material required. Ages 12 and older. Call 316-262-2282.

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