Sunday Arts calendar (Feb. 16)

02/16/2014 12:00 AM

02/11/2014 4:42 PM


“Clybourne Park,” play, 2 p.m. Sun., Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Tickets $25, $20 members/seniors, $15 students. Call 316-634-2787.

“The Trojan Women,” story of the Trojan War told through the eyes of the women left behind, 7:30 p.m. Wed.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sat.-Feb. 23, Welsbacher Theatre, WSU Hughes Metropolitan Complex, 5015 E. 29th St. North. Tickets $10, $8 military/seniors/faculty, $6 students. Information and tickets, or 316-978-3233.

“Moon Over Buffalo,” comedy, production by Heather Muller Black Box Theatre, 7 p.m. Fri. through Feb. 23, 2 p.m. Sat.-Feb. 23, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. Tickets $8.50-$12.50. Call 316-650-2710.

“Godspell,” musical, Sat., Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. 5-7 p.m. dinner, 7:30 p.m. show. Tickets $50-$60 lunch/dinner and show, $35-$45 show only; $35-$45 ages 12 and under. Call 316-612-7696.

“The Emperor’s New Clothes,” exploration of the dangers of vanity and dishonesty, Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. $6 show only, $7.50 pizza and show. Show times are noon Feb. 26; 10 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Feb. 27; 10 a.m., noon and 6 p.m. Feb. 28; and noon March 1. Pizza is available with lunch and dinner shows. Call 316-262-2282.

“The Chalk Garden,” play, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 26-28, Cornerstone Studio Theatre, Friends University. Tickets $11, $9 seniors/students. Information and tickets, or 316-295-5677.

NT Live: “War Horse,” an extraordinary journey from fields of rural Devon to the trenches of First World War France, Louise C. Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Shows 1 and 7 p.m. Feb. 27, 7 p.m. Feb. 28. Tickets $15, $13 students/military. Call 316-440-6407.

“Iphigenia,” play, 8 p.m. Feb. 27-March 1, 2 p.m. March 2, De Mattias Performance Hall, Newman University. Tickets $12, $10 students, $5 Newman students. Call 316-942-4291.

“I Love You, You’re Perfect, Now Change,” musical, through March 9, The Forum Theatre-Performing Arts and Events Center, 147 S. Hillside. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $23-$25. Call 316-618-0444.

“Wild Rebel Angels on Wheels or Heck’s Angels in Haysville,” comedy, through March 29, Mosley Street Melodrama, 234 N. Mosley. Dinner 6:15 p.m. Thu.-Sat., curtain at 7:50 p.m. Dinner/show $28, $18 show only. Senior and child discounts. Call 316-263-0222.


“The New World,” American Brass Quintet, Classics concert, presented by Wichita Symphony, 3 p.m. Sun., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $17-$55.

“Nights of Broadway,” music from various Broadway shows, presented by East High School’s Fine Arts Department, 2 p.m. Sun., Wichita East High School, 2301 E. Douglas. Tickets $10, $7 students, available at the door. Call 316-973-7200.

Jazz Vocal Invitational Concert, 7:30 p.m. Fri., Friends University Sebits Auditorium. Tickets $9, $6 seniors/students. Tickets at or 316-295-5677.

Jazz Festival Concert, featuring Horizon, 7:30 p.m. Sat., Friends University Sebits Auditorium. Tickets $25, $20 seniors/students. Tickets at or 316-295-5677.

“William Tell,” by Rossini, presented by Wichita Grand Opera, 7 p.m. Sat., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $35-$85. Call 316-262-8054.

ARISE, concert, highlights songs from pre-Civil War to the civil rights era, 7 p.m. Feb. 23, First United Methodist Church, 330 N. Broadway. Tickets $20, $10 students. Proceeds go to support the League of Women Voters Education and Scholarship Fund. Call 316-259-7575.

Guy Davis, Prairie Window Concert Series, musician, composer and storyteller, also featuring Fabrizio Popggi, harmonica player, 4 p.m. Feb. 23, Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, 117 W. Hickory in Hesston. Admission $20, $10 children. Call 620-327-8127.

Delano Chamber Orchestra, concert and reception, 3 p.m. Feb. 23, West Side Baptist Church, 304 S. Seneca. Free. Donations accepted. Information, or 316-259-0467.

Los Angeles Guitar Quintet, concert, 7:30 p.m. Feb. 27, Hesston Mennonite Church, 309 S. Main in Hesston. Tickets $23-$27, $18-$27 seniors, $12-$27 students. Call 620-327-8158.


“If Music Be the Food of Love, Sing On,” evening of love songs and romance, dessert buffet, 7 p.m. Sun., St. James Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas. Tickets: adults $12, students $7. Call 316-683-5686.

Senior Wednesday: “Kinship Concealed: Amish Mennonite/African-American Family Connections,” 10 a.m. Wed., Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

“Murder at the Manor Mystery Night,” clue-like fun while trying to figure out who did what, 7 p.m. Fri., Harvey County Historical Museum, 203 N. Main in Newton. Ages 16 and older, ages 12-15 if accompanied by adult. Tickets $35, $25 for HCHM members. Call 316-283-2221.

Love Your Gallery Gala, annual fundraiser to promote the arts, featuring Phil Epp exhibit, Bethel Jazz Trio, silent auction, 6-9 p.m. Sat., Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. in Newton. Admission $60. Call 316-284-2749.

Senior Wednesday: “Josie: A Pioneer Girl,” featuring storyteller Donnis Slusser, 10 a.m. Feb. 26, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. There will be a book signing after the program. Admission: $5 adults, $2 seniors/students, free under 6. Call 316-265-9314.

Palette to Palate, annual fundraiser, food, wine tasting, art demonstrations, silent and live auctions, 7 p.m. Feb. 28, Beech Activity Center, 9710 E. Central. Tickets $75. Call 316-383-8889.

“More Than a Month,” focuses on the stories of influential African-Americans, performance by Gordon Parks Academy students, dance by WSU’s Roberts Sisters, 7 p.m. Feb. 28, Kansas African American Museum, 601 N. Water. Free. Call 316-262-7651.

Wichita Art Day of Giving (ArtDOG), 24-hour charitable giving campaign designed to support area nonprofits related to the arts, midnight Feb. 27 to 11:59 p.m. Feb. 28, Wichita Community Foundation, 301 N. Main. Call 316-264-4880.


Curator Talk, George Catlin by Dr. Joan Carpenter Troccoli, 6 p.m. Thu., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free. Call 316-268-4921.

Kansas Art Guild Exhibition, reception 4:30-6 p.m. Thu., exhibit through March 31, The Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th St. North. Hours 9-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

Bob Benson and Robin Lies, photography and hand-blown glass, closing reception 5-7 p.m. Fri., exhibit through Fri., Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-942-4291.

Art Exhibit, various artists, through Sat., Tessera Fine Art Gallery, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-262-2435.

“Be as Mad as a March Hare,” artists Bob Regier and Paul Hesston and exhibit of works by Lester Raymer, exhibit through Feb. 23, Sandzen Gallery, 401 N. First St. in Lindsborg. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free; art auction, hors d’oeuvres, desserts and cash bar 7 p.m. March 1, J.O. Sundstrom Conference Center, 102 N. Main in Lindsborg. Master of Ceremonies journalist Larry Hatteberg. Tickets $45. Call 785-227-2220.

Doug Billings and Terry Corbett, prints, paintings and ceramics, exhibit through Feb. 25, Gallery XII, 412 E. Douglas. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Sat. Free. Call 316-267-5915.

Artist Talk: Tim High, printmaker, 6 p.m. Feb. 26, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Free. Call 316-268-4921.

“Pushing the Limits,” artist Jeff Grubbs, exhibit through Feb. 28, reception 5-7 p.m. Feb. 28, The Gallery, Kansas Wesleyan Gallery, 100 E. Claflin in Salina. Hours 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Fri. Free. Call 785-827-5541, ext. 5124.

“Art What? Why Not!,” art exhibit by students with and without disabilities, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Feb. 28, Wichita East High School, 2301 E. Douglas. Refreshments served. Free. Call 316-973-7200.


“Wichita State Baseball Comes Back: Gene Stephenson and the Making of a Shocker Championship Tradition,” by John Brown and guest Coach Gene Stephenson, co-sponsored by Watermark Books & Cafe, 2 p.m. Sat., Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Free. Call 316-265-9314 or 316-682-1181.

“Shattered Hopes: Obama’s Failure to Broker Israeli-Palestinian Peace,” by Josh Buebner, 6 p.m. Feb. 28, Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“The Unchangeable Spots of Leopards,” by Kristopher Jansma, 5 p.m. March 1, Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.


Wichita Grand Opera Children’s Chorus, auditions for “Tosca,” 4 p.m. March 6, Century II Concert Hall. Children ages 9-11. Chorus will perform as church acolytes and is intended to be an all-boy choir but girls are welcome to audition. Information and registration, or 316-683-3444.

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