Sunday Arts calendar (April 6)

04/02/2014 4:00 PM

04/02/2014 4:00 PM

THEATER

“In the Power of the Spirit,” drama, presented by the Guild Hall Players, 8 p.m. Sun., St. James Episcopal Church, 3750 E. Douglas. Tickets $12 adults, $7 students. Call 316-683-5686.

Friends University Theatre Showcase, 7:30 p.m. Tue.-Wed., Cornerstone Studio Theatre, 2100 University. Free. Call 316-295-5677.

“The Ugly Duckling,” musical, Wed.-Sat., Wichita Children’s Theatre & Dance Center, 201 Lulu. $6 show only, $7.50 pizza and show. Show times are noon Wed.; 10 a.m. and 1:45 p.m. Thu.; 10 a.m., noon and 6:30 p.m. Fri.; and noon Sat. Pizza is available with lunch and dinner shows. Call 316-262-2282.

“Peter Pan,” presented by Christian Youth Theater Wichita, 7 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sat., Wichita Northeast Magnet School, 5550 N. Lycee in Bel Aire. Tickets $11 adults, $9 students/seniors, additional $2 at the door. Call 316-682-1688.

A Festival of One-Act Plays, seven short plays selected and directed by students, 7 p.m. Thu.-Sat., Jabara Theatre, Newman University. Tickets $10 adults, $8 students, $5 for Newman students. Call 316-942-4291, ext. 2486.

Diamond W Wranglers Western Dinner Show, comedy, 6:30 p.m. Fri., Empire House Theatre at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets $30, $15 ages 3-12. Call 316-778-1751 or 866-830-8283.

“Broadway by Request,” 7 p.m. Sat., McPherson Opera House, 219 S. Main in McPherson. Tickets $10-$32. Call 620-241-1952.

“Tosca,” by Puccini, opera, 7 p.m. Sat., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $35-$85. Call 316-262-8054.

“Think Again: An Evening of Uncertainty,” presented by Empire House Live, 8 p.m. Sat., Empire House Theatre at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets $10. Information and tickets, www.wichitatix.com or 316-350-3323.

“Die Fledermaus,” operetta, Thu.-April 13, Miller Concert Hall, WSU. Show times are 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $16, $14 faculty/seniors/military, $6 non-WSU students, WSU students free. Call 316-978-3233.

“Man of La Mancha,” musical, Thu.-May 4, Forum Theatre, 147 S. Hillside. Show times are 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. Sun. Tickets $23 Thu. and Sun., $25 Fri.-Sat. Call 316-618-0444.

“Memphis,” musical, 7:30 p.m. April 15-17, Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $35-$65. Call 316-219-4849.

“War Paint,” play, an American Indian girl trying to prove herself in college while finding her true identity, 8 p.m. April 16-20, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Tickets $25, $20 members/senior, $15 students. Call 316-634-2787.

“Sabrina Fair,” romantic comedy, April 17-May 4, Wichita Community Theatre, 258 N. Fountain. Shows 8 p.m. Thu.-Sat. Tickets $14 adults, $12 students/seniors/military, $10 opening night. Call 316-686-1282.

“But We Digress,” comedy, presented by Empire House Live, doors open 7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. April 18, Empire House Theatre at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets $10. Information and tickets, www.wichitatix.com or 316-350-3323.

“Say What?! Improv,” “Empire House Live” series, doors open 7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. April 19, Empire House Theatre at Old Cowtown, 1865 W. Museum Blvd.. Mature audience ages 16 and older. Tickets $10. Information and tickets, www.wichitatix.com or 316-350-3323.

“Reno County 911: The Adventures of Starsky & Hutchinson,” comedy, through May 24, 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. Call 316-263-0222.

MUSIC

“Ode to Joy,” Classics Concert, Sun., Century II Concert Hall. Tickets $17-$55. Information and tickets, www.wso.org or 316-267-7658.

Erin Brode Group, Prairie Window Concert Series, 4 p.m. Sun., Dyck Arboretum of the Plains, 177 W. Hickory in Hesston. Tickets $20, $10 children. Call 620-327-8127.

Delano Wind Ensemble, concert, presented by the Delano Chamber Players, 3 p.m. Sun., West Side Baptist Church, 304 S. Seneca. $10. Call 316-259-0467 or 316-655-5614.

Friends University Concert Band, concert, featuring guest composer and Conductor-in-Residence Robert Sheldon, 7:30 p.m. Mon., Sebits Auditorium. Tickets $6, $4 seniors/students. Information and tickets, friends.edu/finearts or 316-295-5677.

Senior Jazz Night, concert, 7:30 p.m. Fri., Friends University Sebits Auditorium. Tickets $9, $6 seniors/students. Information and tickets, friends.edu/finearts or 316-295-5677.

“Music of the Munes,” composed by Cortland Mahoney, 4 p.m. Sat., Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

“Songs from the Heartland,” musical, presented by Wichita Chamber Chorale, 7:30 p.m. Sat., 3 p.m. April 13, Plymouth Congregational Church, 202 N. Clifton. Tickets $15, $12 seniors, $5 students, high school students free. Call 316-204-2315.

Friends University Faculty Brass Quintet Concert, 3 p.m. April 13, Sebits Auditorium. Free. Call 316-295-5677.

“Messiah Mosaic,” concert, part of the Messiah Festival of the Arts, featuring Apollo Chamber Brass Quintet, 3 p.m. April 13, Presser Hall, Bethany College, 335 E. Swensson in Lindsborg. Tickets $17-$22. Call 785-227-3380.

Delano Chamber Brass, 3 p.m. April 13, Westside Baptist Church, 304 S. Seneca. Donations accepted. Call 316-772-1207.

Friends University Percussion Ensemble Concert, 7:30 p.m. April 14, Sebits Auditorium. Free. Call 316-295-5677.

Bloomfield Carillon Concert, music on bells from the tower by Brett Valliant, noon April 18, Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Free. Call 316-744-9433.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Friends of the Derby Library Used Book Sale, 1-5 p.m. Sun., Derby Public Library, 1600 E. Walnut in Derby. Call 316-788-0760.

Share Our Culture: Arts and Crafts Powwow Series Part One, focuses on different aspects of the ceremony in preparation for the American Indian Festival to be held July 12-13, 7 p.m. Wed., Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Free. Call 316-350-3340.

Friends of the Augusta Public Library Used Book Sale, 9:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Wed.-Sat., Augusta Public Library, 1609 State in Augusta. Call 316-755-2681.

Red Carpet Wine Dinner, sommelier service, wine with each course and stories of heart survivors, sponsored by the American Heart Association and Grace Hill Winery, 5 p.m. Thu., Crown Uptown Dinner Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Tickets $50. Call 316-612-7696.

Senior Thursday: “The Mind of Bill Lear,” the man behind Lear Jet Corp. and a prolific innovator of technology, 10 a.m. Thu., Kansas Aviation Museum, 3350 S. George Washington Blvd. Free. Call 316-683-9242.

WSU Reading Series: “Ed Skoog,” 5:30 p.m. reception, 6 p.m. poetry reading, Thu., Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

Sons of the Pioneers Concert, horse-drawn wagon rides, classic cowboy movies, Silver Screen Cowboy Museum and barbecue supper, 5 p.m. Fri.-Sat., Prairie Rose Chuckwagon Supper, 15231 SW Parallel in Benton. Tickets $40. Call 316-778-2121.

“Messiah Fesitval of the Arts,” art exhibits, music and theater performances, through April 20, Bethany College in Lindsborg. Find a full festival schedule and ticket prices at www.messiahfestival.com.

American Buffalo Workshop, with artist Mary Binford Miller, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Ages 14-adult. Members $125, nonmembers $135. Call 316-634-2787.

“Imagine 2020: Imagine the New Kansas We Can Build Together,” dinner, featured speakers Kevin Myles and Delia Garcia, 6 p.m. Sat., Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tickets $24 or $40 for two. Call 316-264-9972.

Bunco Mania, fundraiser and tournament for Heartspring, 1-4 p.m. Sat., Heartspring Conference Center, 8700 E. 29th North. $20 to play bunco. Call 316-634-8792.

“Muzart on Sixth Street,” art, music, food and art activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat., Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. in Newton. Free. Call 316-284-2749.

Great Plains Renaissance Festival, jousting knights, falconry, games, music and various activities, 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Sat.-April 13, Sedgwick County Park, 6300 E. 13th St. Tickets $8.50 in advance, $11 at the gate, $5 ages 12 and under, one free child’s ticket per adult purchase. Information and tickets, www.greatplainsrenfest.com or 316-253-3392.

Wichita Military Gun & Collectibles Show, historical artifacts from all periods and wars, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat., 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 13, Cessna Activity Center, 2744 S. George Washington Blvd. Tickets $4; ages 12 and under free when accompanied by adult. Call 316-684-3971.

“Jayhawkers,” story about Wilt Chamberlain and of how a small group of unlikely allies modernized college sports, 2 p.m. April 13, Richardson Performing Arts Center, Southwestern College, 100 College in Winfield. Tickets $13 adults, $5 students. Information and tickets, www.marqueepac.org or 620-402-6688.

Senior Wednesday: Christy Davis: “Symphony in the Flint Hills,” performance by the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra, 10 a.m. April 16, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

ART EVENTS

Art Show at the Dog Show, juried exhibit that is dedicated to canine-related art created by national and international artists, exhibit through Mon., at CityArts, 334 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Mon.-Thu., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri. Free. Call 316-350-3245.

Artist Talk: “Free Texts,” by Stephanie Syjuco, large-scale spectacles of collected cultural objects, cumulative archives and temporary vending installations that invite viewers to participate, 2 p.m. Sat., 210 McKnight West, WSU School of Art and Design, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

Slow Art Day, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Sat., Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

“Juvenile in Justice,” photographs by Richard Ross, exhibit through April 13, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., noon-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

“The Clan of Munes,” drawings by Frederick J. Waugh, through April 13, Ulrich Museum of Art, WSU. Hours 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., noon-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

“Under the Layers,” artists Jennifer McBratney and Erin Raux, sculpture and mixed media, exhibit through April 18, Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. or by appointment. Call 316-942-4291.

Wichita Art Chatter, short illustrated talks about a range of subjects, featuring various artists, 6 p.m. April 18, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Tickets $10, free for members. Dinner available, reservations recommended. Call 316-268-4921 or 316-268-4973.

Paul Cezanne, French artist, still life, exhibt through April 20, 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 students and youth over age 5. Saturdays are free. Call 316-268-4921.

Small Art Wall, paintings, exhibit through April 21, Mead Street Gallery, 121 N. Mead. Hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-262-5192.

Midwest Art Exhibition, photographs, exhibit through April 27, Birger Sandzen Memorial Gallery, 401 N. First St. in Lindsborg. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 785-227-2220.

“Magical Moments,” paintings, artist Sally Johnson, exhibit through April 29, VAAM Gallery, McPherson Opera House, 223 S. Main in McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-241-6131.

“The Era of Downton Abbey,” British watercolors that reflect the central themes and storylines of the British drama, through May 4, 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 students and youth over age 5. Saturdays are free. Call 316-268-4921.

“Works From Faith,” paintings, exhibit through May 9, Karg Art Glass, 111 N. Oliver in Kechi. Hours 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sun. Free. Call 316-744-2442.

Pastel National 2014, pastel on paper, juried by artist Marla Baggetta, exhibit through May 11, Wichita Center for the Arts, 9112 E. Central. Hours 1-5 p.m. Tue.-Sun. Free. Call 316-634-2787.

“George Catlin’s American Buffalo,” paintings, exhibit through May 11, Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Musuem Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Admission $7, $5 seniors, $3 students and youth over age 5. Saturdays are free. Admission for reception $10 for nonmembers, free for members. Call 316-268-4921.

Vernon Rickman: “The Artful Life of a Smithsonian Sculptor,” paintings and sculptures, exhibt through May 24, Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St. in Newton. Hours noon-5 p.m. Tue.-Fri., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Sat. Free. Call 316-284-2749.

“Impressions,” contemporary impressionistic artwork and stone sculptures, featuring artists Linda Metsker, Cher Heller Olsen, Elizabeth Corbett, Brenda Yarnall and Karen Carney, exhibit through May 26, Art Room 114, 114 N. Main in El Dorado. Hours Mon., Wed.-Fri. 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Tue. 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Call 316-321-3223.

“Images of Kansas,” presented by the Wichita Women Artists, exhibit through June 1, Gallery at Larksfield Place, 7373 E. 29th North. Hours 9-6 p.m. daily. Free. Call 316-636-1000.

“Gesture and Expression: Isabel Bishop and the Fourteenth Street School,” exhibit through Aug. 17., Wichita Art Museum, 1400 W. Museum Blvd. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun. Tickets $7, $5 seniors, $3 adults. Free all day Saturday. Call 316-268-4921.

BOOK SIGNINGS

“Goat Glands to Ranch Hands,” by Orin Friesen, 2 p.m. Sun., Wichita-Sedgwick County Historical Museum, 204 S. Main. Free. Call 316-265-9314.

“Girls of Atomic City,” by Denise Kiernan, 6 p.m. Tue., Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

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