Sunday Arts calendar (April 27)

04/27/2014 12:00 AM

04/22/2014 5:14 PM

THEATER

“Chemical Imbalance,” a Jekyll & Hyde play, 7:30 p.m. Thu.-Sat., 2 p.m. May 4, Wilner Auditorium, WSU. Tickets $10, $8 faculty/seniors/military, $6 non-WSU students, free WSU students. Call 316-978-3233.

“Rugrats Live,” Tommy, Chuckie and the gang wrestle with a giant Reptar when Angelica’s plan to be princess of the world goes horribly wrong, Fri.-Sat., Crown Uptown Theatre, 3207 E. Douglas. Lunch 11:15 a.m., show 12:30 p.m.. Tickets $15. Call 316-612-7696.

“Shrek: The Musical,” animation about a grouchy ogre, his donkey sidekick and a princess with a big green secret, Fri.-May 4, Mary Jane Teall Theater, Century II. Shows 7:30 p.m. Fri.-Sat., 2:30 p.m. Sun. Tickets $12 adults in advance, $15 at the door, $10 students. Information and tickets, www.wichitatix.com or 316-219-4849.

“Man of La Mancha,” musical, through 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.

“Sabrina Fair,” romantic comedy, through 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.

Met: Live in HD “Rossini’s La Cenerentola,” opera, 11:55 a.m. May 10, Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $23 general, $21 seniors, $18 students/military, $13 ages 7-17. Call 316-440-6407.

“Say What?! Improv,” “Empire House Live” series, doors open 7:30 p.m., show 8 p.m. May 17, 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

“Rockin’ Round the Clock,” Singing Quakers annual Symphony of Spring, 2 p.m. Sun., Friends University Sebits Auditorium. Tickets $16 adults, $13 seniors/students. Information and tickets, friends.edu/finearts or 316-295-5677.

“Sounds of Spring,” Newton Community Children’s Choir concert, 4 p.m. Sun., First Mennonite Church, 429 E. First St. in Newton. Offering. Call 316-283-0273.

Young People’s Competition Winner and Concert, featuring Jennifer Terrell and Delano Chamber Orchestra, 3 p.m. Sun., West Side Baptist Church, 304 S. Seneca. $10. Information, delanochamberplayers.org or 316-259-0467.

Concert Choir Coffeehouse, 7 p.m. Sun., Casado Campus Center, Friends University. Free. Call 316-295-5677.

Chamber Music Concert, 2 p.m. Sun., First Unitarian Universalist Church, 7202 E. 21st St. $10. Call 316-684-3481.

Eastertide Concert, 5 p.m. Sun., Church of the Magdalen, 12626 E. 21st St. Donations accepted.

Kansas Mennonite Men’s Chorus , concert, 7 p.m. Sun., Central Community Church, 6100 Maple; 7 p.m. May 4, Memorial Hall, Bethel College, 300 E. 27th North in North Newton; 4:30 p.m. June 8, Preser Hall, Bethany College, 335 E. Swensson in Lindsborg. Free. Call 620-327-2422.

Pops Concert and Banquet, 7:30 p.m. Sun., Student Activities Center, Kansas Wesleyan University, 100 E. Claflin in Salina. Tickets $10 for the banquet. Call 785-827-5541.

NT Live: “King Lear,” an aged king decides to divide his kingdom between his three daughters, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m., Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $15. Call 316-440-6407.

“Live and Let Die,” Pops Concert, a symphonic tribute to the music of Paul McCartney, 8 p.m. Sat., Century II Convention Hall. Tickets $20-$60. Call 316-267-7658.

Gooding Concert, songwriter and singer, 7 p.m. Sat., Murdock Theatre, 536 N. Broadway. Tickets $10-$15. Information and tickets, www.murdocktheatre.com or 316-440-6507.

Senseney Music Community Band, outdoor band concert, 3 p.m. May 4, Friends University Rose Window Plaza. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Free. Call 316-295-5677.

Universal Harmony Concert, sacred Christian, Muslim and Hindu music traditions, 6:30 p.m. May 4, St. Vincent de Paul Catholic Church, 123 N. Andover Road in Andover. Free. Call 316-269-0635.

Johnsmith, original and traditional folk music, 3 p.m. May 4, Derby Bible Church, 321 S. Derby in Derby. Tickets $15; children under 16 free with parent. Call 316-788-4525.

John Scofield Organic Trio, concert, 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. May 9, Newton Fox Theatre, 518 N. Main in Newton. Tickets $24.50-$32.50. Call 316-804-8475.

SPECIAL EVENTS

Community Holocaust Comemoration: “This is Your Life, Hanna Bloch Kohner,” story of a survivor of four concentration camps, artifacts, readings and an interfaith memorial service, 7 p.m. Tue., Hughes Metropolitan Complex, 5015 E. 29th St. North. Free. Call 316-686-4741.

“Forty Years/Forty Stories,” speaker Martin H. Bush, 6 p.m. Thu., 209 Hubbard Hall, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-3664.

Big Grapes Wine Auction, wine and food, 6:30 p.m. Thu., Newport Grill, 1900 N. Rock Road. Admission $40, $65 per couple. Call 316-636-9555.

Mid-America All-Indian Center Benefit Car Show, vintage cars, trucks, motorcycles, craft activities for kids and Indian tacos, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. May 4, Mid-America All-Indian Center, 650 N. Seneca. Free. Call 316-350-3340.

Charity Benefit, music, silent auction heavy hors d’oeuvres, wine and beer, proceeds benefit Supporters and Leaders against Sexual Assault, 5:30-9 p.m. May 4, Public at the Brickyard, 129 N. Rock Island. Tickets $75. Information and tickets, www.wichitasac.com or 316-263-0185.

Journey of the Heart, women’s luncheon to benefit Union Rescue Mission, 11:45 a.m. May 6, Botanica, 701 Amidon. Tickets $25. Call 316-687-4673.

“Passion, Prejudice & South Pacific,” celebration of Music Theatre of Wichita’s 43rd season, 7 p.m. May 7, Orpheum Theatre, 200 N. Broadway. Free; $25 for Soiree. Call 316-265-3253.

La Noche de Fiesta: Art and Book Fair Preview Party, artwork, music and food, 7-9:30 p.m. May 9, Century II Exhibition Hall. Reservations $50. Call 316-268-4921.

ART EVENTS

“GIS: Mapping the Future,” “Reinventing Tradition: The Rebirth of Hopi Pottery” and “Carvings Across Cultures,” opening reception 4 p.m. Monday, exhibit through Dec. 2016, Neff Hall, WSU. Free. Call 316-978-7068.

Brady Hatter, mechanical sculpture, Art for Lunch noon Tue., exhibit through May 16, Steckline Gallery, Newman University. Hours 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Mon.-Fri. or by appointment. Free. Call 316-942-4291.

“Island Impressions,” artist Cheryl Lindstrom, exhibit through Fri.-May 24, 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, 1-5 p.m. Sun., 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 Tue., VAAM Gallery, McPherson Opera House, 223 S. Main in McPherson. Hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tue.-Sat. Free. Call 620-241-6131.

Leonardo Da Vino, metalsmithing, 7 p.m. Thu., CityArts, 334 N. Mead. Cost $25. Call 316-350-3245.

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

“The Era of Downton Abbey,” British watercolors that reflect the central themes and storylines of the British TV 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.

Art and Book Fair, crafts, regional artworks, musicians interactive exhibitions and children’s activities, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. May 10, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. May 11, Century II Exhibition Hall. Free admission. Call 316-303-8000.

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.

BOOK SIGNINGS

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

“The Storied Life of AJ Fikry,” by Gabrielle Zevin, 6 p.m. Thu., Watermark Books & Cafe, 4701 E. Douglas. Free. Call 316-682-1181.

“Liberty Bell 7: The Suborbital Mercury Flight of Virgil I. Grissom,” by Colin Burgess, 7 p.m. Sat., Kansas Cosmosphere & Space Center, 1100 N. Plum in Hutchinson. Admission $12, $10 seniors/children ages 4-12. Call 620-662-2305.

“Looking for Me,” by Beth Hoffman, 5 p.m. May 6, Watermark Books & Cafe. Free. Call 316-682-1191.

“He Said, She Said,” by Wendelin Van Draanen and Mark Huntley, 4 p.m. May 8, Watermark Books & Cafe. Free. Call 316-682-1191.

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